Building Futures: Educational Initiatives as Cornerstones for Community Resilience
In the small town of Hailey, Idaho, the Blaine County School District (BCSD) is pioneering a remarkable initiative that addresses the pressing challenge of employee housing shortages while simultaneously enriching the educational experience of its students. Through the Wood River High School's construction academy, BCSD has embarked on constructing housing units for district employees, a move that serves the dual purpose of facilitating staff recruitment and providing students with invaluable hands-on construction experience. This inventive project, championed by Superintendent Jim Foudy, is a proactive response to the looming issue of staff vacancies spurred by a wave of retirements. Funded by Advocates for Real Community Housing (ARCH), the district's commitment is materializing into a quadplex, a single-family home, and two smaller units, epitomizing a community-driven solution to a local crisis.
Local animal shelters face overcrowding issues
Local animal shelters are facing overcrowding issues.
A Day in the Life of Sinjin and Trevor Thomas: Local Subshack Owners and Active Community Members
The Thomas brothers, Sinjin and Trevor, are recognized in the local casual dining sector since they took over Johnny G’s Subshack in November 2022. Both had prior experience in the food industry, with Sinjin working at Subshack and Grumpy’s, and Trevor accumulating twenty years of experience at Grumpy’s and Lefty’s. Outside work, Trevor participates in the Suns hockey team, while Sinjin, an ex-Suns player, spends his time playing pond hockey, A-league hockey, and golf.
Today the gas price is close to $3.89 in Bellevue as of 2023-12-05. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Real Estate Today: Lending Options
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —On Real Estate Today, Ron Jones and Aaron Miskin from the Jeremy Orton Real Estate Group at Keller Williams Sun Valley/Southern Idaho talk about finding the best lending option for you. To watch the full interview, click the play button up above to learn more...
Blaine County School District is assembles their own solutions for housing (Video)
BCSD employees have struggled to find housing which resulted in missed opportunities. The district has gotten creative with finding solutions!...
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Try Delis in Hailey
In this article, we're exploring three delightful delis in Hailey. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Idaho High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Lincoln County Today - December 4
Clear your schedule for the high school basketball action happening in Lincoln County, Idaho today. For a full list of the local high school games and how to watch them, keep reading. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater...
Local Churchville Resident Arrested on Felony Drug Charges in Bellevue
On November 25, 2023, Logan Michael Dvorak, a 20-year-old from Churchville, MD, was arrested by Blaine County Sheriff's deputies in Bellevue, Idaho. The arrest occurred during a traffic stop when controlled substances were found in his vehicle.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of hailey, ID Need You!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to hailey..
Echoes of Expansion: The Oregon Trail's Legacy in Lone Star
The town of Lone Star may be small, but its proximity to the Oregon Trail paints a picture of America's robust westward expansion. This 2,170-mile trail was a beacon of hope for mid-19th-century emigrants, leading them to the promises of the West. As Lone Star evolved from a thriving mill town to a community grasping the remnants of an oil boom, it mirrored the nation's relentless pursuit of prosperity, echoing the broader narrative of growth embodied by the trail.
Shop local at the Papoose Club's Holiday Bazaar
WOOD RIVER VALLEY, ID — The Papoose Club is holding its annual Holiday Bazaar at Hemingway STEAM School this Saturday and Sunday. Go finish your holiday shopping, supporting local artists and a non-profit!. Holiday Bazaar: Saturday 9-5 & Sunday 9:30-3 The Papoose Club is a kid-focused, kid-oriented group that...
Coffee Lover's Guide: 3 Exceptional Cafes in Hailey
In this article, we'll be exploring three delightful cafes in Hailey. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Camas County sweep 1AD2 Sawtooth honors
FAIRFIELD, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The 1AD2 Sawtooth Conference has released their all-conference teams, where conference champions Camas County highlighted the list. Troy Smith was named Player of the Year, Tristen Smith was named Offensive, and Tyson Tupper was named Defensive Player of the Year. Camas County head coach Rusty...
Maiah Wynne knows first-hand how music heals. She’ll share that experience with Sun Valley
Much of her growing fanbase know Maiah Wynne as lead singer of Envy of None, or her performances during NPR’s All Songs Considered or her Tiny Desk Concert. But a select group of people in the Wood River Valley will also connect with Wynne through her Art and Healing workshop.
The Legendary Homegrown Film Festival is On!
Tonight's the night! The Home Grown Film Festival celebrates mountain culture, community, and the next generation of athletes, photographers and filmmakers. Don't miss it!
A Conversation with Novelist Abraham Verghese at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference
Explore the mind of best-selling author and physician, Dr. Abraham Verghese, as he discusses his latest novel, The Covenant of Water, its connection to his family history, and the impact of being selected for Oprah's Book Club.
Local Woman Arrested for Felony Hit-and-Run and Aggravated DUI on State Highway 75
On November 26, 2023, Blaine County Sheriff’s deputies found a man on State Highway 75 near Hospital Drive, south of Ketchum, Idaho. The 38-year-old man from Salt Lake City, UT was a victim of a hit-and-run. Deputies provided first aid and started looking for a damaged vehicle.
John Spengler of Hailey, Idaho Discusses Mountain Playgrounds as Outdoor Wonderlands
John Spengler resides with his family in the picturesque landscapes of Hailey, Idaho. John is a man dedicated to creating outdoor wonderlands for the youngest adventurers – spaces where children can not only play, but embark on transformative journeys amid the rugged beauty of the mountains. In this article, John Spengler provides insightful ways to craft outdoor environments that spark imagination, encourage exploration, and instill a lifelong love for nature.
Looking to the Past to Create Housing Solutions
The North Blaine County Fire District leased land from the Idaho Department of Transportation at a dollar a year for 99 years!. They have built 8 Zip Kit houses on them for employees and volunteers. Hailey Fire Department built a tiny home. Collaboration has led to successes during the housing...