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The Ketchum City Council is exploring measures to reduce the risk of human-bear conflicts following a late July incident in Warm Springs that resulted in the killing of an adult black bear.

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Crews this week demolished an old-fashioned A-frame building at 460 N. Main St. in downtown Ketchum to clear the site for a new mixed-use development.

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Michael Olenick, winner of the 2022 Wagon Days poster competition, is—and always has been—obsessed with details.

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Crews on Wednesday work to rebuild Sun Valley Road in Ketchum, between Main Street and East Avenue. The work is part of a large-scale project to fully reconstruct the busy road from Main Street east to the city border with Sun Valley, near St. Thomas Episcopal Church. The city of Sun Valley …

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One of The Big Easy’s most notable jazz ensembles is performing at The Argyros tonight, July 26. Unfortunately, tickets are sold out, but there is still a chance to see some of the action for free on Tuesday afternoon.

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The city of Ketchum has started analyzing whether historic buildings at the city-owned Forest Service Park can be effectively converted into temporary housing for displaced people and housing for employees of the city and other public entities.

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A group of kids was recognized in Ketchum this week for their part in helping to spruce up an eyesore in town: the massive hole along Main Street dug years ago for a planned hotel.

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A female black bear scheduled for euthanasia due to a pattern of rifling through garbage cans in the Warm Springs area of Ketchum died Monday afternoon shortly after it was darted and trapped by Idaho Department of Fish and Game officers.

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Ketchum leaders heard public comments Monday on the city’s proposed fiscal year 2023 budget of approximately $35.3 million before agreeing to have staff schedule official votes to adopt the spending plan in the coming weeks.

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It will be a busy meeting for the Ketchum City Council on Monday, July 18, with six items combined on the public hearing and new business sections of the agenda, as well as an executive session, which is closed to the public.

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The Ketchum Urban Renewal Agency will meet July 18 at 2 p.m. with the hope of passing its final budget for fiscal year 2023, according to the city of Ketchum.

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Ketchum’s leadership wants better parks in the downtown core—especially for those with disabilities—and it has tagged Little Park as the recipient of $54,000 from this year’s Capital Improvement Fund for such a makeover.

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The city of Ketchum is laying the groundwork to have citizens vote in the Nov. 8 elections on whether to approve a major revenue-bond issue to help fund major improvements to the wastewater treatment plant it owns with the Sun Valley Water and Sewer District.

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Ketchum city staff’s first presentation to the Ketchum City Council of a draft budget for fiscal year 2023 painted a picture of familiar goals coupled with novel obstacles created by recent economic challenges.

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The only ambulance at the Greenhorn Fire Station—which serves Gimlet, Ohio Gulch and other mid-valley neighborhoods—was moved to the city of Ketchum recently, leaving the mid-valley without an ambulance for the first time since the Greenhorn station was built almost 40 years ago.

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Keith and Paula Perry, the owners of recently-closed Perry’s Restaurant, have been selected as the Grand Marshals of the 64th Wagon Days celebration in Ketchum.