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As part of a multi-year examination of what's taught in local schools, the Blaine County School District is looking for parents and community members to participate in the review process of its arts and social studies programs. 

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Blaine County public schools rang in the 2021-22 academic year on Monday, bringing all students back to classrooms at once for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic broke the rhythms of in-person education some 18 months ago. This year, kids return full-time—to full classes—with COVID-1…

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The Blaine County school board will hold a special meeting tonight to finalize back-to-school COVID-19 safety plans, two days after a group of maskless protestors drove the trustees end a session prior to a vote on the subject.

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A Blaine County school board special meeting to vote on mask mandates lasted just minutes on Tuesday as a group of maskless protestors spurred Chairman Keith Roark to end the session before it could begin in earnest.

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Around 70 friends, family members and colleagues showed up to the Sun Valley Wine Company in Ketchum last Wednesday to give Blaine County School District Superintendent Fritz Peters a proper sendoff into retirement. Peter—pictured here with Maria Simms, his wife of 30 years—has been an assis…

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The Blaine County School District board of trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a budget for the 2021-22 school year. But that budget is still flexible, Chairman Keith Roark noted, as the board has the ability to make adjustments at its upcoming July meeting.

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The Blaine County School District kicked off its summer programming last week, with a variety of camps, academic enrichment programs and tutoring offerings to follow.

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As the skyrocketing cost of housing in the Wood River Valley continues to push the prospect of owning or renting a home out of reach for a growing number of local workers, the Blaine County School District is creating a working group to address the lack of affordable housing options for scho…

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Wood River High School will adopt a trimester schedule in the fall, the Blaine County School District board of trustees determined Tuesday night, walking back a planned shift to a quarter system due to technical challenges with the district’s school management software.

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The Blaine County School District and Blaine County Education Association reached a tentative consensus on updating the district’s master agreement last week, after weeks of at-times tense negotiations.

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Twenty-three Carey School seniors will walk across the stage Friday night, June 4, for an in-person ceremony that will also be broadcast live online.