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Construction of a “high-intensity activated crosswalk”—or HAWK—system at the intersection of Fourth Street and Main Street in Ketchum is near completion. The new crosswalk system, as well as a new “pedestrian scramble” crosswalk system at the intersection of Sun Valley Road and Main Street, …

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The Idaho Transportation Department is seeking input on conceptual design options to improve state Highway 75 from Elkhorn Road, south of Ketchum, north to River Street, on the south end of town, via an online discussion at itdprojects.org/idaho-75-elkhorn-road. The online discussion will be…

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Friedman Memorial Airport saw more demand for commercial bookings last month than it did in May 2019, according to unofficial enplanement data presented by airport Manager Chris Pomeroy on Tuesday.

Blaine County deemed its COVID-19 transmission risk “moderate” once again on its risk assessment dashboard. The positive test rate for the county rose slightly from last week to 0.69%, with 3.1 average new cases per hypothetical 100,000 residents reported. See tomorrow’s paper for more infor…

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The Idaho Transportation Department’s Office of Highway Safety (OHS) has once again acknowledged Memorial Day weekend as the beginning of what they call the “100 Deadliest Days”—a time between Memorial Day and Labor Day that typically sees a dramatic increase in fatal car crashes across the …

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The Blaine County commissioners voted to lift the countywide mask requirement today. Meanwhile, the Bellevue City Council voted in the opposite direction. Keep reading for more on those stories, plus other news from Tuesday, May 25.

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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 Health and Welfare reported 187 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide on Friday--the second straight day under 200 cases--raising the total to 188,788. However, the state reported eight COVID-19-related deaths today. The death toll is 2,061.

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A nonprofit group has filed a lawsuit in 5th District Court on Friday over the Camas County’s approval last month of a proposed private airport near Fairfield that would bring an 8,500-foot runway to the rural agricultural area.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 368 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide over the weekend, raising the total to 188,024. Of those, an estimated 107,765 have recovered.

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The cities of Ketchum and Sun Valley are set to take ownership of a well-traveled road connecting the two communities after the Idaho Transportation Board voted to relinquish and transfer the so-called “Idaho Highway 75 Spur”—locally named Sun Valley Road.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 538 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide over the weekend, raising the total to 183,691. Of those, an estimated 103,228 have recovered.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 655 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide over the weekend, including 337 today, raising the total to 181,836. Of those, an estimated 101,798 have recovered.