Blaine County resident Bill Hecht caught this errant moose running a few errands through downtown Ketchum on Thursday, March 16. The young ani… Read moreIn downtown Ketchum, a wild moose chase
This time last year, people could still walk into Perry’s restaurant and get a hot breakfast sandwich and a cup of coffee. That changed when P… Read morePerry's replacement project proposes bringing 23 housing units, retail space to Ketchum
In the midst of a regional housing crisis, local governments are doing all they can to maximize their affordable and workforce housing stock. … Read moreKetchum wants to build housing on city-owned lots—but needs answers first
What is now Ketchum’s largest parking lot will soon become a housing development, and the owner of the lot, the Ketchum Urban Renewal Agency, … Read moreKetchum officials contemplate how much parking the town needs
Despite concerns of setting a precedent of reserving community housing units for higher levels of income, the Ketchum City Council advised the… Read moreCommunity housing plans take shape for former Perry's lot
Soon, Ketchum’s bears will have to look a little harder for their favorite human-made meals. Read moreBear-proof trash cans could be coming to Ketchum
Ketchum’s Historic Preservation Commission is looking to expand its list of buildings, as well as start the conversation on ways to fund its o… Read moreKetchum Historic Preservation Commission steps up efforts
The city of Ketchum is hiring a project manager and part-time intern to help with the Planning and Building Department’s increased workload ah… Read moreKetchum aims to add to Planning and Building Department
The developers behind a mixed-use building a block from Main Street have completed the city’s review process and are set to begin planning for… Read moreDowntown Ketchum project approved in close vote
Ketchum is poised to issue $7 million worth of wastewater revenue bonds ahead of this summer’s construction on its waste treatment plant, acco… Read moreIn Ketchum, wastewater plant renovations gain steam
After years of interdepartmental conflict, the Wood River Valley’s fire departments are aiming to put aside their differences in the name of p… Read moreKetchum leaders endorse plan to unite county’s fire departments
In a move meant to streamline the collective efforts to stem the area’s housing crisis, the city of Ketchum is preparing to take over the Blai… Read moreKetchum takes over Blaine County Housing Authority staffing and administration
An elderly couple who had recently replaced a hose on their propane grill accidentally started a fire that burned down the Limelight Condo bui… Read moreReport: Barbecue grill to blame for Limelight Fire
Nearly two years after a combative Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission hearing in which a proposed project at the corner of Fourth and Main… Read moreMinor changes approved to downtown Ketchum project
The Warm Springs Preserve renovation inched closer to reality Tuesday during a special joint meeting of the Ketchum City Council and Planning … Read moreWarm Springs Preserve renovation takes shape
Early returns on Ketchum’s first half year or so of tenant mediation programs with Boise-based Neuro Mediation group are promising. In that pe… Read moreTenant mediation program off to good start in Ketchum
Much to the dismay of Ketchum’s vocal pickleball community, who showed up in droves to Monday’s City Council meeting, the mixed-use tennis and… Read moreNo changes for the Atkinson Park racket sports layout
The Ketchum Post Office is once again a topic of controversy among community leaders and members of the public, as an alleged change in servic… Read moreKetchum's postal woes continue, this time with Amazon packages piling up
Ketchum city leaders took another step Monday toward asking voters in May to approve a no-net-increase change to one of its local-option taxes… Read moreKetchum, Sun Valley advance plans for May LOT elections
The Ketchum farmers market is slated to move back into a central location in town after a period of operating at the River Run base of Bald Mountain. Read moreKetchum farmers market to move back into town
The Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday issued design-review approval to the planned Appellation Sun Valley hotel, the latest it… Read moreKetchum P&Z gives green light to Appellation hotel project
The development team behind the proposed Appellation Sun Valley hotel slated to fill the long-empty hole at the entrance to Ketchum following … Read moreTempers flare during Ketchum hotel hearing
April Norton is a fifth generation Atlantan who ended up in a mountain town in the same way as many others—on a whim. What started as a vacati… Read moreJackson Housing Director offers lessons for Ketchum, Blaine County
The city of Ketchum set to sign a $0 lease to open a temporary homeless shelter in Hailey that will operate through the winter, likely closing… Read moreKetchum to back winter homeless shelter in Hailey
The city of Ketchum will move forward with a ballot initiative to fund housing programs in May, one year after voters rejected a separate prop… Read moreWith a simpler plan, Ketchum set to try again on tax for housing
During the invention of many now-noteworthy inventions, there was an “ah-ha” moment that the inventors consider to be a benchmark point in the process.
A Ketchum woman is recovering from a concussion, a broken nose and significant bruising after she was reportedly charged at and struck by a cow moose in the Warm Springs area of Ketchum on Friday evening.
Changes to Ketchum’s accessory dwelling unit, or ADU, policy may be imminent, as the Planning and Zoning Commission advised staff to draft potential changes to the city’s rigid regulations in a Jan. 10 meeting of the commission.
The organizational and clerical tasks Tanya Zaccardi has been given at the Best Western Hotel in Ketchum aren’t the most challenging work the former behavioral specialist has ever done, but it’s fulfilling in other ways.
Ketchum and five other Idaho cities will once again enlist a lobbying group to advocate for the interests of resort communities during the legislative session, which started on Monday.
Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Neil Morrow has been reappointed for a third three-year term.
Ketchum’s current 1% tax on ski lift tickets, hotel rooms, alcoholic beverages and other tourist-driven sales—which has consistently raked in over $2 million each year for two of Blaine County’s core air service and marketing organizations—could be modified by voters this spring, potentially…
Receipts from local-option taxes in Ketchum were up slightly in the first quarter of the 2022-23 fiscal year, as the city’s primary indicator of business activity continues to show positive signs.
The just-closed holiday season brought plenty of good snow for skiers and snowboarders, as well as ample customers for Ketchum businesses. Several business operators said this week that the holiday period was one of the strongest they’ve ever seen.
A large and controversial development project planned for the southern gateway to Ketchum—ongoing for the past 14 years—made progress in 2022 after stalling amid a legal confrontation with the city.
The Ketchum City Council will discuss potentially asking voters in May to approve increases in local-option taxes to support workforce-housing initiatives during its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
Faced with the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the population increase it brought to the Wood River Valley, Ketchum officials looked for creative solutions to address a shortage of workforce housing in 2022.
Ketchum Planning and Building Director Suzanne Frick described the building trends in Ketchum in June.
After agreeing last month to hold off on buying two pieces of art for City Hall, the Ketchum City Council has decided to purchase them after all.
Ketchum voters approved the city’s ask to pursue a revenue-bond issue of up to $14 million to help finance a series of updates to its wastewater facility that an engineer retained by the city called “very necessary” at a meeting in October.
The city of Ketchum has formally requested that ownership of the Lift Tower Lodge be transferred to them from the Blaine County Housing Authority in preparation for the soon-to-come development of that property and adjacent piece of land currently owned by Sun Valley Resort.
The Ketchum Fire Station has been awarded a silver certification in LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Aerolynn is a 13-year-old girl and eight-year member of the Girl Scouts. She wasn’t quite sure what she wanted to do for her Silver Award Project—one of the largest undertakings for a Girl Scout—until the perfect idea struck her a couple of months ago.
With Christmas right around the corner, the Hailey Post Office is experiencing home delivery delays rarely experienced by residents, with packages piling up in the back and employees working long overtime hours in an attempt to make a dent in the stack—though progress has been minimal.
Ketchum is moving forward with three major sidewalk projects across downtown, as part of an effort to reach a goal outlined by Councilman Michael David “to have sidewalks on every street in the community core.”
The Ketchum City Council took action to purchase six temporary housing units for $274,500 in an effort to make a dent in the area’s housing crisis as winter weather settles in.
Ketchum’s Planning and Building Department is undergoing a changing of the guard.
Ketchum City Council members on Monday spoke in favor of two road construction plans that would bring substantial changes to downtown—with the big questions moving forward surrounding funding and the Idaho Transportation Department’s vision for Main Street.
Blaine County and the city of Ketchum are moving forward with a tenant-landlord mediation program that aims to prevent evictions before they are filed in court.
The plaintiff in a high-stakes lawsuit against the city of Ketchum and some of its officials is now waiting for a verdict from the Idaho Supreme Court.
The city of Ketchum and Blaine County are aiming for 75% of their energy used in municipal operations to be clean by 2025.
With the first snow comes the first tow(s).
More than two dozen people came out to Ketchum Town Square during a snowstorm Wednesday evening to support a candlelight vigil mourning the four students killed at the University of Idaho last month.