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Dollar Mountain lit up with the annual torchlight parade and fireworks display on Christmas Eve. Though many holiday traditions were absent th… Read more

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Though the Sun Valley Resort won’t be offering its horse-drawn sleigh rides as usual this holiday season, the horses themselves aren’t getting… Read more

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With autumn snow blanketing Bald Mountain and snowmaking machinery churning away, recreationists who like to ski or hike up the ski area’s trails in the winter are testing their gear. But, Sun Valley Resort is reminding uphill travelers that they will have to follow specific regulations and …

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The Sun Valley Planning and Zoning Commission last week began consideration of the Sunshine Townhomes project, a 51-unit residential development proposed for Elkhorn, though it will need at least one more meeting to work through the details of the prominent project.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare counted 1,519 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the cumulative total since March to 79,798. Today’s rise is second only to Wednesday’s surge of 1,693. Of the grand total, health officials are monitoring an estimat…

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 1,158 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 78,279. Of those, health officials are monitoring an estimated 43,426 active cases.

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed tourism and the economy of the Wood River Valley, but business operators are adapting and the outlook for the winter remains cautiously positive, a panel of area business and marketing experts said Monday.

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For the third time this week, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has reported a new highest ever single-day increase in statewide COVID-19 cases. Today's 1,330 new confirmed and probable cases bring the total since March to 70,909. Almost 4 percent of Idahoans have tested positive fo…

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As it enters its 85th winter season of serving up snow-clad mountain memories, Sun Valley Resort has reached the pinnacle in an annual ranking of ski resorts in North America.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 1,575 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 since Friday, including 597 today. That leaves the state's total case count at 48,663. Of those, an estimated 23,630 are considered active. Coronavirus is considered a contributing factor i…

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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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In what could be an unprecedented move, the Ketchum City Council is considering allowing a developer to fulfill its affordable housing requirement for a larger, downtown housing project with affordable housing outside the city limits.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 430 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 34,617. The state coronavirus death toll rose by one to 407. An estimated 17,599 patients have recovered.

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The Sun Valley City Council passed two ordinances last week, one to amend the city’s zoning map and a second to implement a strict lighting ordinance to comply with the Idaho Dark Sky Reserve. City council members also unanimously voted to sign on to a county-wide effort to create a safe env…

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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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The Sun Valley Planning & Zoning Commission breathed new life into a vacate lot near Elkhorn Village last week by unanimously approving a rezone for a roughly four-acre parcel that will ultimately be subdivided into residential buildings.

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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 Sun Valley City Council discussed an ordinance on Thursday that would require exterior light fixtures within the city to come into compliance with the International Dark Sky Association’s Model Lighting by 2025.

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Idaho gained 475 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 today, according to the state Department of Health and Welfare. That raises the total to 20,721, of which health officials are monitoring 13,534 active cases. The health department counted another 12 deaths overnight, raising the …

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On Monday, July 20, local author and educator Phil Huss will release his new book, “Hemingway’s Sun Valley: Local Stories Behind His Code, Characters and Crisis.” To mark the book’s release, Huss will be speaking at The Community Library on Tuesday, July 21.

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Walk through the halls of the Sun Valley Resort and evidence of the past 85 years of history is plain to see: groundbreaking innovations in the development of skiing as a recreational activity, Hollywood celebrities past and present, Ernest Hemingway. That’s the narrative of Sun Valley as a …

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The Sun Valley City Council approved Mayor Peter Hendricks’ public health order mandating the use of face coverings in places where social distancing is not possible, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations.