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Headed for McCall? ITD issues ‘advisory,’ warns of slow going this weekend

The Idaho Department of Transportation issued a travel advisory for Highway 55 this weekend.  People planning on traveling on Highway 55 from Horseshoe Bend to McCall this weekend should expect high traffic volumes because of the weather and holidays, Juneteenth...

Brundage opens for summer; releases concert lineup

Brundage Mountain Resort announced its summer operation plans and special events planned for the Fourth of July weekend. The resort will be open for summer activities on weekends June 18 - 20 and June 25 - 17. Starting June...

Road construction season: Another project will slow that trip to McCall

Starting next week, you can expect delays when driving on Highway 55 between Donnelly and McCall. Crews with the Idaho Transportation Department will work to repair potholes, cracks, and making other improvements to the 10-mile stretch of road. Highway 55...

Tall, for McCall: City approves new four-story building downtown

The McCall City Council approved a new four-story mixed-use hostel and condominium project in its Central Business District.  The building would sit at 901 Second St. in the heart of downtown. It would feature six hostels, four apartments, a rooftop...

What’s the future of McCall’s airport? City looking at next steps

The City of McCall is working on an updated Airport Master Plan and is looking for feedback from residents. The upgraded master plan will layout short term (1-5 years), intermediate (6-10 years), and long-term (11-20 years) development goals for the...

McCall will consider ordinance to prevent feeding wildlife

McCall City Council is considering an ordinance that would change how residents and guests alike interact with wildlife. The Department of Fish and Game and the McCall Police Department presented an ordinance to city council that would prohibit feeding wildlife...

‘Coming alive’: Tamarack Resort extends lift operations & adds new activities ahead of summer

Tamarack Resort is “amping up activities” on the mountain this summer. The Village at Tamarack has a new Adventure Center where guests can stop by for guide services, gear rentals, lessons, and more. The Village also opened a World Axe...

McCall asks visitors to do their part this summer with new pledge

As we approach Memorial Day weekend, the McCall Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is asking visitors to sign a new pledge. The McCall Promise outlines how people should act when vacationing in the small mountain resort...

‘Really scary:’ Man tries to enter couple’s cabin, thinking he had a new rental home – but it was a scam

Lisa and Thomas own a cabin in New Meadows they sometimes list on Vrbo as a vacation rental.  But recently, the couple found out a scammer used their cabin to dupe another unsuspecting victim. According to the couple, a man saw...

‘Very optimistic:’ How COVID-19 changed Idaho tourism and what’s next for Boise, McCall, Sun Valley & beyond

Summer is just around the corner. After a long year or so during the COVID-19 pandemic, Idahoans and people across the region are dreaming of a vacation… and Idaho’s lakes, campgrounds, and restaurants look like prime destinations. The pandemic...

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‘I’ve got to do something’: Supply chain problems push Boise restaurant to revamp menu, name

Brad Taylor has been smoking meats and serving them up to Boiseans since 2013 with BBQ4LIFE. Behind their restaurant...