Reconstruction of the iconic Grand Mogul bridge across Redfish Lake Creek inlet—which washed out in the winter of 2017—drew to a close last mo… Read more

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The Hailey City Council unanimously passed an engine-idling ordinance Monday evening, prohibiting drivers from leaving their engines running for over three minutes while parked in public or guest spots within city limits.

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This is the fourth part in a series on wolves. The next story will highlight two local ranchers’ perspectives on wolf management and explore long-term coexistence.

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Between the Badger Fire near Oakley, the Grouse Fire near Fairfield and the Trap Fire near Stanley, nearly 100,000 acres of the Sawtooth National Forest are burning, but firefighters are making progress. As of Thursday afternoon, the Badger Fire (which damaged the pictured sign), was 49 perc…

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The Salmon‐Challis National Forest terminated its Stage 1 fire restrictions at midnight on Thursday, Sept. 24, meaning campfires are now legal on forest lands outside of the Frank Church and Jerry Peak Wilderness areas.

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The Bureau of Land Management’s Shoshone Field Office has issued a special recreation permit to Little Wood Outfitters for guided hunting trips in Game Unit 49 within Blaine County.

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The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality has lifted its air pollution forecast and caution in several counties across south central Idaho, including Blaine, citing improved air quality in the region.

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Fires raging across the west coast have left roughly four million acres burned, including one million in Oregon alone. Dry and windy weather conditions sparked blazes across that state, leading to millions of displaced residents and prompting firefighters from around the country to respond.

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Dog lovers in the Wood River Valley be warned: The Environmental Resource Center is taking notice of whether or not you scoop up after your little friend.

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For decades, Carter Niemeyer—wildlife biologist, avid hunter and former wolf recovery coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service—has captured and collared gray wolves in Idaho and Montana. 

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Starting next week, Idaho Department of Fish and Game staff will remove all existing fish from Heagle Pond near War Eagle Drive in Hailey in an effort to reduce impacts on native fish species in the Big Wood River.

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The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality extended an Air Pollution Forecast Caution Monday afternoon. The caution notifies residents of the South Central Public Health District’s eight counties—Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka and Twin Falls—of potentially hazar…

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The Bald Mountain Stewardship Project has made progress since resuming its tree-thinning work on Baldy in July. The project removes unhealthy tree strands from 920 acres of U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management land at the popular Sun Valley ski area. These efforts address forest…

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The Badger Fire—located on the Sawtooth National Forest 20 miles southwest of Oakley—had grown to 23,500 acres Tuesday morning, more than quadrupling in size from the 5,500 acres reported Monday afternoon, according to InciWeb, the federal incident management system.

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The Blaine County commissioners approved a stream alteration permit application from the Wood River Land Trust on Tuesday, authorizing long-proposed plans to revert a stretch of the Big Wood River within the popular Colorado Gulch Preserve back to its natural state.