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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 this year, the Sun Valley Resort made sure to keep this one alive. Austrian ski instructors held the first torchlight parade at the resort in 1937, and …

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Much of the usual pomp and circumstance that surrounds the holiday season at the Sun Valley Resort will be absent this year, so why not take the opportunity to reflect on how the holiday was celebrated back in the day?

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Guests occupied 29 percent fewer hotel rooms in the Sun Valley destination last month compared to November 2019, according to data from travel organization Visit Sun Valley, while the average daily room rate those guests paid in November rose nearly 20 percent.

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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 a Christmas vacation. Over the weekend, they were hard at work with Shelby Vanslander, left, and Sydney Gouth transporting food for other horses by s…

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported another 1,426 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total since March to 126,878. Of those, health officials continue to monitor an estimated 76,301 active cases.

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Sun Valley Planning and Zoning Commission members gave initial approval last Thursday to a proposed rezone of approximately 75 acres of open land on a high-profile hillside immediately east of Carol’s Dollar Mountain Lodge.

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Sun Valley Resort officials previewed the public launch of the resort’s new Broadway chairlift on Bald Mountain on Thursday morning, with a small-scale ribbon-cutting at the lift’s base in the ski area’s Cold Springs canyon.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 2,298 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 today, registering a new record single-day increase for the second day in a row. Today's surge brings the total to 116,203, of which health officials continue to monitor an estimated 70,289…

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Skiers and snowboarders will be able to ride a new chairlift and get a glimpse of new terrain on Saturday, when Sun Valley Resort begins the first phase of opening a long-awaited expansion in the Cold Springs area of Bald Mountain.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 1,429 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 104,734. Of those, health officials continue to monitor an estimated 61,905 active cases.

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Skiers and snowboarders who saw their seasons cut short last winter because of coronavirus-related shutdowns are likely chomping at the bit to get back on the slopes. As they are welcomed back to Sun Valley for the ski resort’s 85th winter season, they will find a variety of changes, with so…

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 1,773 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today. For reference, the largest ever single-day increase in cases is 1,786. Today's rise brings the state total to 96,503, of which health officials continue to monitor an estim…

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 1,543 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the state's total to 87,978. Of those, health officials continue to monitor an estimated 50,312 active cases.

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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.