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As the winter snow finally recedes, it inevitably reveals quite a lot of garbage on roadsides, in parks and by trails, but Ketchum-based nonpr… Read more

A large Canada goose, accompanied by a fuzzy little gosling, prepared for a quick swim near Warm Springs on Saturday. The first day of May bro… Read more

It may have snowed a little earlier in the week—and indeed it may rain a little over the weekend—but with temperatures blazing past 70 degrees… Read more

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After weeks of balmy spring conditions, winter came back for a curtain call Monday night, dumping 2-8” of snow throughout the Wood River Valle… Read more

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While a current topic of conversation, vaccinations for various ailments have been around for generations. Take this photo of a school vaccina… Read more

The Latin term for dry eye is keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS). KCS arises from inadequate production of watery tears. A potential cause of KC… Read more

This skiing banana braved the slippery slopes this past Saturday as the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation held its 24th annual Janss Pro-Am … Read more

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John Sisko, center in the group photo, and Ted Yewer were honored as Ketchum Fire Department’s Firefighters of the Year last week. Sisko thanked his department and his team for their support, a sentiment Yewer echoed. Yewer could not attend the announcement in person, and was instead informe…

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Skiers and snowboarders planning to hit the slopes of Dollar Mountain, above, and the Seattle Ridge area of Bald Mountain have four more days to do so. Sun Valley Resort will close Dollar Mountain and Seattle Ridge for the season at the end of the day Sunday, March 28, the resort announced. …

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The newest member of the Bellevue Marshal’s Office is 21-year-old Deputy Marshal Daisy Perez. She was sworn in last week, taking an oath to put her life on the line if necessary while defending the safety of citizens.

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Hailey's Rotarun ski area held its closing day on Saturday, the first official day of spring, but the Croy Canyon hill isn't ready to call it a winter. Rotarun will hold a bonus evening of skiing and riding on Friday, March 26, from 4-10 p.m., staff announced on Facebook following Saturday's…

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Wednesday brought a green scene to Bellevue, where St. Patrick’s Day brought a celebration—and a sense of regularity—to Mahoney’s Bar and Grill. The restaurant went through 120 pounds of corned beef in one night, according to owner Shaun Mahoney, pictured here preparing a plate of the classi…

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A Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation rider aired it out during an intramural contest at Rotarun on Saturday, March 13. This upcoming weekend is the last one of the season planned for the Hailey hill, with skiing tonight and tomorrow, March 19-20. Sun Valley plans to keep Dollar Mountain ope…

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With an increasing number of people hiking, snowshoeing and skiing up Bald Mountain during the ski area’s off hours, Sun Valley Resort and the U.S. Forest Service are reminding uphill travelers that they have to follow specific regulations and routes established to promote safety.

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There is a rebirth in the ski pole industry and it’s happening right here in Ketchum.

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Daylight saving time begins on Sunday, March 14, at 2 a.m., meaning central Idaho residents will need to set their clocks forward by one hour.

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The nonprofit Hunger Coalition has begun moving into a new 13,000-square-foot location in Bellevue after a $6 million renovation. The new building will replace the food pantry’s current 5,000-square-foot facility, which has provided curbside emergency food pick-ups since the start of the pandemic.

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Despite continued challenges and life-altering restrictions, a sense of hope seems to be resurfacing. Longer days promise more sunshine; spring break is on the horizon; and for some, there’s optimism that life will “open up” again.

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The ingestion of raw dough used for baking bread or pizza crusts can pose a hazard to dogs. Dough containing yeast rises in the warm humid environment of the stomach. Expanding dough can compromise blood flow to the stomach wall and decrease blood return to the heart. Yeast fermentation rele…

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The moon was late to bed on Tuesday morning, easing behind Hailey’s Carbonate Mountain. With spring on the horizon, daylight hours are expanding, meaning earlier sunrises and later sunsets. Temperatures are keeping up in kind, with the Hailey forecast predicting highs around 47 degrees for t…

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The outlook for local nonprofits approaching the tail end of a global pandemic will be the topic for weekly discussions scheduled through March 17 at the Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum, beginning Wednesday at 6 p.m.

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For longtime Hailey resident Greg Plowman, a day spent skiing the mountain—or biking Croy Canyon, or gathered around the table with family and friends—was always a good day.

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Robert Contreras was one of many recreationists to enjoy wintry conditions on Wednesday, sledding down Sun Valley’s Penny Hill. Though warmer temperatures earlier in the week suggested spring might be settling in, a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service Thursday evening…

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If you feel sore and stiff, you might want to consider foam or ball rolling. Whether you’ve skied too hard, or overdone any activity, you can fix your post-exercise pain with a technique called self-myofascial release. Rolling can improve flexibility, restore movement function and help with …