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Sparklight moves from traditional cable service to streaming

Sparklight is about to cut the cord on traditional cable TV. In October, homeowners in McCall received an email stating Sparklight (formerly CableOne) would...

Valley County crypto mining project sparks concerns from community

Some Valley County residents are expressing concerns over an upcoming item on the Valley County Planning and Zoning agenda.  The project? A cryptocurrency mining facility....

Long-standing McCall Christmas shop listed for sale

A couple of long-standing McCall businesses are listed for sale.  The Christmas House and Silver Linings Gift shop at 136 E Lake St are on...

Broadband, housing, more: Valley Co. looks at how to spend ARPA dollars

Valley County officials came together to discuss the allocation of American Rescue Plan Act funds during last week’s commissioner’s meeting. The county received two rounds...

Cascade Rural Fire Protection District levy fails

The Cascade Rural Fire Protection District had hoped to pass a levy on the 2022 ballot to add more emergency resources for the community....

Star-News in McCall sold to New Jersey-based media company

This week, The Star-News in McCall published its first edition under new ownership.  New Jersey-based CherryRoad Media bought the Star-News and now owns 79 newspapers...

City of McCall creating Housing Authority to address community needs

The McCall City Council will vote on a resolution Thursday evening that would establish a Housing Authority.  Currently, the city has a Housing Advisory Committee...

Tamarack Resort unveils winter upgrades

Tamarack Resort has announced upgrades and new passes for the upcoming winter season. Newly installed RFID-enabled ski check and heated lockers with boot and helmet...

Shorter & later: McCall Winter Carnival to make big changes due to ‘unmanageable’ crowds

The McCall Winter Carnival is making one of the biggest changes in its 58-year history. In the last almost six decades, the carnival has grown...

Brundage lays out resort upgrades ahead of winter season

Guests at Brundage Mountain will see some improvements during the 2022/23 winter season. These upgrades are a part of the mountain's 10-year master plan,...

‘A lot of work to do’: Valley Co. Commission tables large development

A large development near Donnelly called Valley Meadows was put on hold by the Valley County Commissioners. Triple Dot Development has applied to build Mountain...

McCall City Council allocates LOT funds to library expansion

The City of McCall is using Tourism Local Option Tax (LOT) revenue to help fund the library expansion. The approved 2022 city budget shows $105,000...

Podcast: Scott Turlington What’s next at Tamarack Resort

This week, BoiseDev publisher Don Day chatted with Tamarack Resort President and CEO Scott Turlington on the future of the resort. He talked about...

More than 100 homes planned for Donnelly

A large subdivision is proposed for Valley County.  Tamarack Falls would be located off of Tamarack Falls Rd. and S Norwood Rd. in Donnelly. The...

Cougar Island lot and home goes up for sale on tight timeframe

The saga of Cougar Island in Payette Lake near McCall continues. Just weeks after an auction for land on the island concluded, the lone...