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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 of the cities unable to reach a consensus on self-isolation, Commissioner Jacob Greenberg requested that...

“#VanLife:” Idaho business sees increase in sales for custom vans during pandemic

Even in the wake of a pandemic, some businesses are seeing growth. Jay Sfingi and Josh Shelter co-owners of Sync Vans have been selling customized sprinter vans in Bellevue, Idaho for almost five years. In the last two years,...

BoiseDev launches Future in Focus with expanded coverage of Sun Valley & McCall regions

Today, BoiseDev will launch a pair of related initiatives to add coverage of the economic recovery of two key tourism-backed economies: Sun Valley and McCall. We hired reporter Autum Robertson to provide extensive coverage of the areas as they begin...

Sleepier summer in Sun Valley: The only stars are the ones in the sky; Allen & Co. canceled

Typically, the week after the Fourth of July sees the Sun Valley area fill up with big names aboard private jets. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. CBS' Shari Redstone. That Jeff Bezos guy. The towns of Sun Valley, Ketchum and Hailey...

Hailey passes mandatory mask law: one of first Idaho cities to do so

Hailey Idaho's city council passed a public health order on Tuesday requiring face masks in any indoor or outdoor public space.  Following some debate on the subject, Hailey’s city council voted unanimously to make masks mandatory in public spaces. Spaces...

Sun Valley moves forward with ski area expansion project

Sun Valley Resort said it remains on pace to open a large new expansion this winter. The resort ended its season early, in March, after the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold.  The Ketchum/Hailey area was especially hard hit, and...

Hard hit Blaine County prepares for phase one, hopes to ‘open responsibly’

By Natasha Williams, Idaho News 6 April 30 is the last day of the governor's stay at home order, and cities across the state are preparing to enter phase one of Idaho's Rebound, the four-phase plan to reopen the state. For Blaine...

Ski 2020: New lift, Bogus perks, more in store at Sun Valley this season

The Sun Valley Resort first welcomed skiers in 1936. In the 83 years, since nearly everything has changed - but some things never will. In recent years, the heirs of Earl Holding continue to invest in the resort the family has...

Culinary education program will remodel historic Ketchum building

The historic Cornerstone building in Ketchum at the corner of Main St. and 2nd St. will soon have new life. The Cornerstone sprung up in 1884 in Ketchum, and started life as the Greenhow and Rumsey store. It's listed on...

Ketchum brewery, distillery at work on big expansion with statewide plans

The Warfield at the corner of Main St. and Sun Valley Rd in Ketchum will soon up a large expansion. The brewery and distillery opened in 2016 in the building storied for its history as The Roosevelt and several other...
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