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For Dollar Mountain Manager Corey Allen, producing high-quality powder isn’t just an art—it’s a commitment to skiers and boarders that Sun Val… Read more

Cyclists enjoyed the smooth, new surface on the public bike path in the southern part of Elkhorn, in Sun Valley. Crews in recent weeks resurfa… Read more

Around 100 volunteers participated in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area’s fall cleanup in September and October, spending over 260 collect… Read more

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Though pedal-assist electric mountain bikes, or “e-bikes,” have gained popularity on BLM trails—allowing older and less experienced riders to access terrain—the mode of transportation remains controversial among other trail users.

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The city of Bellevue has launched an online survey to find out what residents would like to see developed at Bellevue Memorial Park. Options include more barbecue facilities, basketball courts or a skate park.

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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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Sun Valley won’t require reservations to ski and snowboard this winter, the resort announced last week—both answering a major question asked by prospective guests and departing from the practice of a major industry partner.

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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 Health and Welfare reported another 446 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, leaving the total case count at 38,347. An estimated 20,674 patients have recovered. The state considered coronavirus a contributing factor in another four deaths since y…

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Longtime Wood River Valley resident Mark Davidson will leave his post at The Nature Conservancy next month to join the Blaine County Recreation District (BCRD) as its new executive director, the rec district announced Friday.

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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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Today's 269 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Idaho bring the state total to 33,196, according to the state Department of Health and Welfare. Though yesterday the state did not increase its coronavirus-related death toll, that number rose by 10 today to 382.

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Sun Valley has extended its early-bird season pass pricing for another month, which, according to the company, should buy enough time for cautious skiers and riders to see the resort’s plan for operating Baldy and Dollar Mountain through the COVID-19 pandemic prior to purchase.

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Idaho gained another 704 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 since Friday, including 221 today. That brings the total to 32,088. Over the weekend, the state counted another eight coronavirus-related deaths, raising that total to 361.

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As part of its process to revise or amend its forest management plans, the Salmon-Challis National Forest will host an online public meeting and conference call on its reviews of current plans on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

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Though a judge granted the public the right to access the Big Wood River using a road easement in a north-Hailey subdivision earlier this month, several “No Parking” signs put up by local homeowners—and the question of their legality—remain.

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The Blaine County Commissioners on Tuesday drafted a letter to the Bureau of Land Management expressing support for a plan to create about 80 miles of new trails on public land in the southern Wood River Valley.

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A judge has ruled that the public has the right to park alongside a road in a subdivision north of Hailey in order to access the Big Wood River, marking the latest development in a longstanding dispute between Blaine County and the Flying Heart Ranch homeowners’ association.

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Progress continues steadily on the Sun Valley Resort’s ongoing Bald Mountain expansion. The new Cold Springs Lift, pictured in the middle between the Roundhouse Gondola and Christmas Lift, is on track to be completed before the start of the 2020-21 ski season. Over the past couple of weeks, …

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 538 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 today. That leaves the state total at 26,133, of which 9,850 have recovered and 246 have died, meaning health officials are monitoring 16,037 active cases. The state reported no new coronavir…

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The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposed travel plan for the southern Wood River Valley that includes about 80 miles of new trails near Hailey and Bellevue, most of which would allow mountain bikes and e-bikes.