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A wildfire was ignited during a routine ground squirrel management operation in Indian Creek on Tuesday and quickly swept up the northwest side of the canyon, scorching about 50 acres of sage-covered hillside.

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The Hailey City Council unanimously approved a final plat subdivision application for Sunbeam subdivision’s first phase of development on Monday evening, initiating the process of home construction.

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Moving, even if just a town away, is a notoriously bittersweet experience, especially when departing from a childhood home. But for Hailey residents Rebecca and Charles Cox and their three children, the process has looked a bit different than for most families.

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A wildfire is currently burning out Indian Creek northeast of Hailey. Eyewitness Kelley Weston told the Mountain Express the fire ignited at approximately 11:30 a.m. in dry grass on the edge of an agricultural field.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 538 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide over the weekend, raising the total to 183,691. Of those, an estimated 103,228 have recovered.

A Ketchum resident was left seriously injured following a bicycle vs. vehicle collision in Hailey Wednesday afternoon, the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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With snow drifts still clinging to the hills around the Wood River Valley, firefighters are already putting out human-caused blazes that have the potential to quickly sweep through dry grass and trees, causing destructive wildfires.

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The Hailey Planning and Zoning Commission will consider an ordinance today, April 5, that would allow fence heights of up to eight feet as a means to promote better screening of recreational vehicles.

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With Hailey’s 10-year franchise agreement with Clear Creek Disposal nearing expiration in May, the City Council reopened its discussion on the possible benefits of adding curbside compost and cardboard pick-up—and costs associated with each new service—on Monday night.

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 313 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 180,076. Of those, an estimated 100,714 have recovered.

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 317 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 179,204. Of those, an estimated 100,093 have recovered.

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The city of Hailey made plans last year to move its historic Forest Service Warehouse Building from River Street to the City Street Shop, but relocation and restoration efforts became improbable last fall after lead paint was discovered on the building. The old warehouse—built circa 1936—was…

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A two-building addition to Valley View Apartments south of Wood River Middle School could significantly boost Hailey’s affordable housing stock, property owner Kevin Garrison told the Hailey Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night.

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A public workshop to gather community input on the city of Hailey’s proposed municipal campground initially scheduled for this week has been delayed until the week of April 12, the city shared on its Facebook page.

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This month, Power Engineers took steps to ensure that the company uses 100% renewable energy in its Idaho buildings. Power Engineers will buy enough renewable energy certificates to cover the energy use of its Hailey headquarters and Meridian campus, about 3,000 megawatt-hours per year.