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New shuttle will help Sun Valley area residents get medical service

Starting April 5, residents in Blaine County and Twin Falls will have a new non-emergency medical transportation system. Mountain Rides will transport people in rural communities in and around the Wood River Valley from Blaine County to Twin Falls, and...

From a food blog to Oprah’s favorite thing: Piedaho booms with artful pies

When people think of art not many think of pies, but one local Sun Valley woman is changing that with Piedaho, a family-owned bakery. Rebecca Bloom created Piedaho to offer Idahoans and people nationwide a way to order handmade...

Clearwater founder asks for permit for an airstrip on his Stanley ranch

Last summer, Michael Boren made headlines for allegedly piloting a low-flying helicopter over a trail building crew working on his family’s Stanley property. The U.S. Department of Justice filed a request for a restraining order against Boren, but wasdenied by...

Sun Valley-area events could perk up this summer, as Ketchum approves three

You can start (tentatively) planning to go to a few events in the Sun Valley area this summer. Monday evening, Ketchum City Council approved three different events, all of which were canceled, postponed, or hosted virtually in 2020: the Sun...

Ketchum City Council approves applications & components of new Sun Valley-area hotel

An upscale new hotel could soon open in the Sun Valley area, with action from the Ketchum City Council. The council approved plans for the approximately 130,000 square foot Marriott-affiliated Ketchum Tribute Hotel. The 92-room hotel with 23 employee housing...

Sun Valley opens new terrain on Bald Mountain

Sun Valley Resort is opening an additional 6/10ths of a square mile of new skiable terrain today.  Sunrise terrain is part of the Bald Mountain expansion that started in 2018.  Sunrise terrain is located on the south side of Bald Mountain....

Sun Valley Resort promotes Safety Week

Sun Valley Resort is promoting a safety week to keep guests informed on how to stay safe on the mountains. “In Sun Valley, we take mountain safety very seriously,” Sun Valley Ski Patrol’s Bryant Dunn said. “Adhering to the Skier’s...

New campground could come to Hailey if grant approved

Hailey City Council authorized Mayor Martha Burke’s signature for a $500,000 grant application for a new campsite during yesterday’s meeting. The grant comes from the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation. Annually IDPR gives different funding and grants for new...

Sun Valley Resort set to open new expansion this weekend

Sun Valley will open a new chairlift this weekend that will replace the oldest lift at the resort, Cold Springs. The Broadway chairlift will open this Saturday. Broadway is a high-speed detachable quad lift. The new lift can bring guests from...

‘Just a matter of time:’ Senior care director talks COVID-19 outbreaks & prevention

Lori Eberharter, the executive director at a Hailey senior living facility says she has gone eight months without a resident case but asks “is it just a matter of time?” Eberharter’s question is common. Nursing homes and senior care facilities...
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Exclusive poll shows Boiseans concerned the city isn’t doing enough for affordable housing, worried about investors

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