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CNN broadcaster Anderson Cooper was one of many familiar faces strolling Sun Valley Resort early Wednesday morning ahead of the first sessions… Read more

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Doug and Stacy Layman from Oneonta, N.Y. took advantage of Sun Valley Resort’s summer operations on Thursday, July 1. The resort reopened its lifts on Bald Mountain last weekend, with the Roundhouse Gondola and Christmas chairlift offering lift-served hiking and biking. The gondola and chair…

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The city of Sun Valley has begun the process of adopting a fiscal 2022 budget, which in draft form contains a general fund of about $6.8 million, 13% higher than the current year’s general-fund budget of just under $6 million.

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In front of a popular Ketchum pizzeria and Italian restaurant, signs read, “Now Hiring. All positions.” At Sun Valley Resort—one of the largest employers in the area—some 80 job openings are posted online. In the newspaper classifieds, dozens of ads stream below the heading of “Help Wanted.”

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Skier and snowboarder visits to U.S. ski areas totaled 59 million for the 2020-21 ski season, the fifth best season on record and a strong recovery from the pandemic-shortened 2019-20 season.

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Jessica Maynard, operations manager for the Visit Sun Valley marketing organization, stands ready to answer questions Monday at the Sun Valley Visitor Center, adjacent to Starbucks on Sun Valley Road in Ketchum. The center reopened recently after a long closure through the height of the COVI…

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After a year off, Allen & Co.’s Sun Valley conference is set to return to the valley July 6-11, bringing with it some of the world’s most famous billionaires and business tycoons.

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Sun Valley Resort announced its summer 2021 operations Wednesday, with the Roundhouse Gondola and Christmas chairlift on Bald Mountain to start running on June 26 for lift-served hiking and biking.

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Work continued Tuesday on reconstruction of the four-way intersection in front of Sun Valley City Hall, where Elkhorn, Dollar, Old Dollar and Fairway roads come together. The project is part of some $3 million in work scheduled to be completed this spring and summer by Nampa-based Idaho Mate…

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The total assessed property value in Blaine County rose more than 23% between 2020 and 2021, according to preliminary figures from the Blaine County Assessor’s Office, with the cities of Carey and Bellevue seeing the most drastic increases.

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As Idaho drivers return to the road in large numbers, gas prices continue to climb across the state, with some Wood River Valley stations charging more than $4 a gallon for premium. 

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The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is encouraging residents to remain vigilant and close off spaces beneath their porches and decks after receiving “numerous” daily calls about mountain lion sightings in the Wood River Valley this week—particularly in Ketchum and Sun Valley.

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Since last Monday, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has reported 1,151 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide, raising the total to 190,279. In the past week, the state’s coronavirus-related death toll has risen by eight, to a total of 2,069.

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Gov. Brad Little today formally moved Idaho back into Stage 4 of reopening. The state spent much of last summer in Stage 4 of Little’s economic rebound plan, but has been in the more strict Stage 3 or Stage 2 since Oct. 26, 2020.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 340 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide over the weekend, raising the total to 189,128. The state reported no new coronavirus-related deaths over the weekend. The death toll remains 2,061.

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Trail Creek Road reopened Wednesday following its annual seasonal closure, according to the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office. In a social media post Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Office thanked the Blaine County Road and Bridge Department for its hard work to get the pass to Trail Creek Summit open…