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Cost of major upgrade to St. Luke’s McCall sees big increase

St. Luke’s approved an additional $20 million towards its McCall expansion project.  Originally the entire project was estimated to cost $42 million. Now the project team says it will cost roughly $62 million.  “...The bids to complete the interior work of...

City of McCall sends out COVID-19 advisory ahead of the holiday

The City of McCall sent out a COVID-19 advisory ahead of the holiday weekend. McCall has collaborated with Cascade Medical Center, St. Luke’s McCall, McCall Police department and McCall Fire. “The collaboration is a continued effort to show our commitment to...

Wilks Brothers list massive piece of property near McCall for sale

The company owned by a pair of Texas Billionaires who bought up significant land holdings in Idaho in recent years - listed a big chunk of it for sale. The property listing comes to light as another for-profit company hopes...

Trident, state outline McCall land ideas to Land Board; Community groups, businesses testify in opposition

The Idaho Land Board formally heard about two proposals for a 44-square-mile piece of land in the McCall area. BoiseDev outlined the two concepts last week - including a large-scale trade proposal from Trident Holdings, as well as...

McCall restaurant owner talks plan to get through the colder weather & the pandemic

A few weeks back McCall officials and business owners got together for a round table to discuss how restaurants can remain in business during the colder weather. Since then, the temperature dropped, snow hit the ground - and restaurant...

Deep Dive: State, Trident outline separate plans for future of McCall endowment lands

Next week, the commissioners of the Idaho Land Board will hear two visions for the future of much of the area that surrounds McCall. Though the visions bear some similarities in form -- the function of the two...

Idaho Land Board to see presentation on idea to move McCall-area lands to private control

After several quiet months, a wide-ranging idea to transfer a significant chunk of land controlled by the State of Idaho to private hands will move back into public view. As BoiseDev reported in a Deep Dive story in July, Trident...

You asked: What’s the large new store on Highway 55 in Cascade?

You might have noticed a large new building under construction right off of Highway 55 by the Cascade Aquatic and Recreation Center and the Birch Glen Lodge and Motel in Valley County. The building is a new Cascade Hardware Store...

Brundage Mountain sold to new ownership group

Brundage Mountain is the property of a new ownership group today. The DeBoer Family sold the resort north of McCall to a newly formed company, Brundage Mountain Holdings. The family will keep an ownership stake, as well as an...

‘The spirit of Winter Carnival remains alive:’ McCall event will go on, with changes

During a year full of cancelations and postponements, McCall is planning to host one of its most well known events. It is the 56th annual McCall Winter Carnival. The press release says the “essence” of the carnival will stay. Though, some...

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Special prosecutor to look into process of Labrador appointment to CDH, new candidates to be named

The Ada County Commission will again consider its appointment to the Central District Board of Health at a meeting...