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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 betw… Read more

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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.

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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.

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The National Brotherhood of Skiers were handed the keys to the city of Sun Valley on Thursday, during a City Council meeting. The Brotherhood began holding ski summits in 1973, and since then has visited Sun Valley six times. At the meeting, March 6, 2020 was declared National Brotherhood of…

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They came to ski and to party, but also to raise money for a good cause. The sixth visit of the National Brotherhood of Skiers to Sun Valley brought some 600 African-American skiers to town this week.

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The family of former Union Pacific Railroad mechanical engineer James Michael Curran, including his daughter, grandchildren and great grandchildren, gathered at Ruud Mountain last week to appreciate their progenitor’s work: one of the world’s first three chairlifts, all of which were install…

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     Dog owners are advised to be careful if walking their dogs on Trail Creek Road due to the presence of at least two wolves there.

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The Sun Valley Film Festival begins in just two weeks. Cutting edge indie films, rising stars and cinematic luminaries will descend upon the north valley in mid-March. The festival has been rolling out announcements steadily for the past few weeks, but has finally just confirmed the biggest …

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Sun Valley receives by far the most money per capita of any Idaho city from state sales tax revenue, statistics show, bringing in 10 times as much per person as some other cities last year.

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     Hotel occupancy in Ketchum and Sun Valley was up 3.2 percent last month compared with January 2019, according to the nonprofit agency Visit Sun Valley, and bookings rose 5 percent.

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Fifth-generation cellular technology—a controversial topic in the Wood River Valley as of late—will be discussed at the next Sun Valley City Council meeting on Thursday, March 5.

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     The Sun Valley Tour de Force’s 2020 and 2021 road rallies will benefit The Hunger Coalition, the event’s organizer, Intrepid Events, announced on Tuesday.

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 Sun Valley Mayor Peter Hendricks, Councilwoman Michelle Griffith and Councilwoman Jane Conard were each sworn into office at the latest City Council meeting on Jan. 2.