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Camp out and drink up: Idaho winery adds overnight camping, with a twist ⛺️🍷

For many Idahoans, summer is all about spending time outside, and if you’re trying to decide between a family camping trip or a visit...

Want to fly from Boise to Moscow-Pullman? Another new flight on the way

The flurry of new nonstop destinations from the Boise Airport continues, with more new flights from Alaska Airlines. Last week we told you a previously...

Bogus finishes master plan five years early, looks to what’s ahead

It may be hard to imagine that back in 2016 Bogus Basin came up with a 10-year master plan with a goal of transitioning to a...

New flights from Boise to north end of Seattle area finally set to start

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting the Boise area, we told you about a plan to add a flight from Boise to a...

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. ...

‘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...

Southwest to add new flights from Boise to Orange Co. & Dallas

Southwest Airlines travelers will soon have new nonstop destinations to choose from the Boise Airport. The airline added direct service between Boise and Orange...

City of Boise signing onto global campaign for open space preservation

Boise is setting more ambitious goals for protecting the environment.  The city is joining the worldwide 30x30 movement, which aims to preserve 30% of the...

Tourism is big business in SW Idaho. Uncertainty and optimism mark coming months

Vicki Carley began to see a shift. Instead of busy weekdays and full conference rooms, the hotels she works with began accommodating different types...

Bogus sees big demand, limits capacity during COVID winter

People are desperate to get out of the house during the winter, and Bogus Basin offered the nearest escape valve for the Treasure Valley...

Data shows shifts in Ketchum economy this year in wake of pandemic

Since recovery from outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the resort town of Ketchum started to feel busy again. For a time, Blaine County had...

Tamarack ramps up bike park, adds new jumps and tracks

From novice to expert, mountain bikers will soon be able to try the new features at Tamarack's bike park. The pump track and jump...

Sun Valley sees shift in tourism: conferences out, longer stays in

Tourism is the biggest contributor to Sun Valley’s economy. According to the Chamber of Hailey and Wood River Valley, skiers and other visitors accounted...

Blaine Co. leader reflects on pandemic and recovery so far in Sun Valley area

Just days after Idaho’s Governor Brad Little declared a state of emergency, Blaine County had its first case of community spread.  With county and mayors...

‘Quarantine by the lake:’ Amidst pandemic, cabin rental company sees business increase

Four months ago, Joel Hellerman, the owner of McCall Cabins, thought everything would take a turn for the worse within his business. He did...