COVID-19 cut short Sun Valley’s 2019-20 ski season by nearly a month—and now the resort is trying to make up for the lost time.
There has been “really heartfelt cooperation and collaboration” from contractors in abiding with city safety standards at jobsites, Sun Valley Mayor Peter Hendricks said during a City Council discussion last week about reopening construction and landscaping.
In less than four days, Blaine County residents collected more than 200 ski goggles for healthcare workers, first responders and essential service workers who may be in need of protection.
Officials in Blaine County, Ketchum, Hailey, and Bellevue have all voted to adopt new restrictions on travel and construction in light of COVID-19.
Local jurisdictions will vote soon on jointly tightened terms of last week’s state-issued isolation order as the total of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Blaine County hit 63. Meanwhile, the whole of Idaho has been asked to do what the Wood River Valley has done since last Friday: “shelte…
The mayors of Ketchum and Sun Valley are asking Idaho’s governor for additional resources and increased testing capabilities as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Blaine County continues to rise.
As of Thursday, Blaine County had the most COVID-19 cases in the state. Amid the spread of the virus and increasingly restrictive guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cities throughout the Wood River Valley continues to reassess and respond accordingly.
Sun Valley will shut down mountain operations on Monday, March 16, after the coronavirus outbreak reached Blaine County on Saturday, the resort announced Sunday afternoon. The decision is a change of course for the resort, which as recently as Saturday expected to stay open through Easter.
Sun Valley Resort's Bald Mountain will stay open through Easter, April 12, but several hallmark year-end events will be cancelled before then, the resort announced Thursday.
The Sun Valley Film Festival has been cancelled amid health concerns related to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Anew Cold Springs chairlift is scheduled to be built this summer and be ready to run by the start of next ski season, opening up an additional 4,200 linear feet of novice terrain on Lower Broadway run as well as advanced terrain in Turkey Bowl and in two chutes dropping into the Cold Springs gully.