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Weekend storms dropped around a foot of snow on the valley floor—and up to 20 inches in the high mountain passes—meaning for many (like Garth … Read more

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Veterans Bob Stone, left, and Lee Jones discussed their military experiences and what Veterans Day means to them outside the Senior Connection… Read more

Flocks of sheep have been making their way down south for the winter, reaching Croy Canyon on Saturday. COVID-19 may have scuppered the annual… Read more

Cyclists enjoyed the smooth, new surface on the public bike path in the southern part of Elkhorn, in Sun Valley. Crews in recent weeks resurfa… Read more

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Reconstruction of the iconic Grand Mogul bridge across Redfish Lake Creek inlet—which washed out in the winter of 2017—drew to a close last month with the completion of two access ramps. Crews were able to install an elevated replacement bridge last fall with a $67,500 grant from the Idaho D…

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Around 100 volunteers participated in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area’s fall cleanup in September and October, spending over 260 collective hours removing rock dams, rehabilitating campsites, disposing of human waste and destroying fire rings. Sixty-six bags of garbage were collected, …

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Much to the excitement of skiers near and far, Baldy received its first light dusting of snow this weekend. Coupled with the brilliant yellows and oranges of the aspens, Baldy’s snow cap is a sure sign of autumn in the Wood River Valley.

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With less than a month until election day candidates for District 26’s Senate seat, House Seat B, and Blaine County commissioner explained their views for voters Wednesday night in a virtual forum hosted by the Idaho Mountain Express. You can see the full video on the Express’ YouTube channe…

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Conservationist and noted Idaho philanthropist Greg Carr has spent more than 15 years organizing efforts to restore ecological biodiversity to Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique. His efforts and successes are being featured in a landmark PBS documentary series, “The Age of Nature,” premie…

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The St. Luke’s health system has hired a new dermatologist, Dr. Garrett Coman, to join Dr. Matthew Reeck and Caroline Hobbs, a nurse practitioner, at St. Luke’s Clinic-Dermatology in Ketchum.  

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The Hailey-based Flourish Foundation is hoping that a lover of classic cars will be enticed to make a suitable offer on this unusual four-door 1960 Chevrolet Bel Air to help fund its educational activities. According to foundation Executive Director Ryan Redman, the car was meticulously rest…

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This is the fourth part in a series on wolves. The next story will highlight two local ranchers’ perspectives on wolf management and explore long-term coexistence.

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Thanks to a collaboration between the Wood River High School W.A.T.E.R. Club and Hailey Climate Action Coalition, Jane’s Artifacts on Main Street in Hailey gained a new mural over Labor Day weekend. The artwork will be officially unveiled during a public ceremony at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.…

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Hailey and Blaine County leaders came together Monday, Sept. 21, to break ground on a long-awaited affordable housing project on the former Blaine Manor property in Hailey. With fiscal support from Blaine County and the Idaho Housing and Finance Association, the ARCH Community Housing Trust …

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Around two dozen young adults from Hailey-based Flourish Foundation have worked since June to restore 30 miles of trail in the central Idaho wilderness. The group recently polished up trails in the Salmon-Challis National Forest, Frank Church Wilderness and Sawtooth Wilderness, removing fall…

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Tuesday was the autumn equinox, and the first signs of fall were clear to see in the Boulder Mountains last weekend, as leaves begin to change color and temperatures cool off. Though daily highs in Ketchum continue to linger mostly in the 70s for the coming week, temperatures will likely dro…

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Doro Lohmann, founder of Silent Voices Equine Rescue, leads Paulina the 10-year-old mammoth donkey through her pasture along Warm Springs Creek on Saturday. “Everybody seems to be wondering about the donkey noise. Well, Paulina is back in Warm Springs,” Lohmann said. The James and Barbara Ci…

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Bikers decorated their motorcycles with toys and gifts and joined together for the 28th annual Wood River Valley Toy Run on Saturday, Sept. 12. The fundraiser collects money to support local families through the Sun Valley Board of Realtors’ Holiday Baskets program, which provides holiday me…

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The Bald Mountain Stewardship Project has made progress since resuming its tree-thinning work on Baldy in July. The project removes unhealthy tree strands from 920 acres of U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management land at the popular Sun Valley ski area. These efforts address forest…