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Citing a higher-than-expected revenue stream from development permits, local-option taxes and wildfire deployments this year, the Hailey City Council agreed Thursday to increase the city’s fiscal 2021 budget by $818,000 for a grand total of $14,696,170.

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The West Nile virus infected three Idahoans and several horses in August and was responsible for the death of an Ada County man last week, according to Central District Heath and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.

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Incumbent Kaz Thea will strive to keep her current seat on the Hailey City Council at the Nov. 2 election, likely joining incumbent Heidi Husbands in a re-election bid, Thea told the Express on Thursday.

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The Hailey City Council voted 3-1 on Monday to move forward with a bond election that, if approved next Monday, will ask voters on Nov. 2 whether taxpayers should reimburse the city for its recent purchase of a $950,000 lot between City Hall and River Street.

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Hailey Police Department Officer Andrew Tucker, left, received a Lifesaving Award Commendation on Monday evening from Police Chief Steve England, right, for saving the life of 71-year-old Florida resident Bob Brucksieker three months ago.

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A split Hailey City Council formally scrapped plans to build a 33-site campground out Croy Canyon on Monday night, with Mayor Martha Burke casting the tie-breaking vote needed to reject a $711,000 grant offer from the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation that would have funded the project.

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The Hailey City Council will vote tonight, Monday, Aug. 23, on whether to accept a $711,000 grant from the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation Recreational Vehicle Fund to build a 33-site developed campground on a 22-acre parcel of city land out Croy Canyon.

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After a productive night, firefighters expect to contain the Red Devil Fire a mile northeast of Hailey around noon today, Aug. 6, the Bureau of Land Management told the Express Friday morning.