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Highway 55 project near Smiths Ferry to begin summer construction schedule

SMITHS FERRY, Idaho (CBS2) — The massive construction project near Smiths Ferry on Highway 55 is about to begin its summer schedule. And that will impact drivers heading up to McCall, or returning to the Treasure Valley during the week. The Idaho Transportation Department says beginning on Tuesday, the...
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McCall City Council awards library contract despite funding gap

BoiseDev's local journalism is supported by members like you. Consider a membership today. The McCall Public Library expansion will move forward but at a higher price. The McCall City Council voted to award contracts to start construction on the library revamp- however $3.4 million is needed to cover a funding gap.
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A Stay At This Waterfront Hotel In Idaho Is At The Top Of Our Travel Wish List

Payette Lake is one of the most beautiful natural lakes in Idaho. This large body of water is 5,330 acres and is the centerpiece of the small town of McCall. While there are many ways to enjoy Payette Lake, waking up to lake views in the most comfortable accommodations is at the top of the list. Shore Lodge, a waterfront hotel in Idaho, sits right on the shores of this spectacular lake and is more than just a place to rest your head as it offers exceptional dining options, a spa, and countless amenities.

Cascade Medical Center bond fails after not reaching a 66% majority

BoiseDev's local journalism is supported by members like you. Consider a membership today. Cascade voters living in the hospital taxing district decided not to pass the bond that would help bring a new medical facility to the area. Earlier this spring, the Cascade Medical Center Hospital District Board of Trustees...
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Payette National Forest changes camping stay limit to two weeks

McCALL, Idaho (CBS2) — The Payette National Forest is trimming its maximum camping stay limit. On Thursday, the forest service said it will be reducing the limit from 18 to 14 days due to increased visitors. "The previous stay limit allowed for a person or group to stay in...

Masterpieces Among the Mountains

Homebuyers are reveling in private paradises of their own making at Whitetail Club. Dreaming about what his retirement might look like, Martin Dougherty was sure of one thing: It had to include a lot of golf, preferably with a mountainous backdrop. A transplant to Florida after residing in Boise, Idaho, for many years, he was also eager to return to the Gem State with his wife Lisa.

Cascade Medical Center bond fails

CASCADE, Idaho — The proposed Cascade Medical Center bond failed to get a 66% majority in the primary election Tuesday and did not pass. If the bond had passed, it would have designated $19 million over the course of the next 30 years, using tax dollars from Cascade residents.

Big changes set for McCall’s airport, but no commercial service any time soon

BoiseDev's local journalism is supported by members like you. Consider a membership today. Changes are coming to the McCall Municipal Airport. The McCall City Council recently voted to approve the new airport master plan, which features some significant improvements. Findings and development plans. Wayne Reiter of T-O Engineers went over...

Starlight Mountain Theatre returns for its 23rd Season

BOISE, Idaho — Hidden on the banks of the scenic Payette River, in the heart of the mountains, the summer stars are waiting for you to “Come out and Play!”. Idaho’s summer family tradition is back as Starlight Mountain Theatre presents its 23rd season of Broadway musicals under the stars! Experience family-friendly entertainment like never before in the beautiful outdoor theater in Garden Valley. The season runs May 27 through September 4.

Illegally Stocked Walleye in Idaho Triggers Investigation

Walleye are a prized catch in many of the waterways throughout America, especially in the Midwest. But finding them in the 47-square mile Lake Cascade, Idaho, has state officials in a lather. An investigation is now underway into illegally-stocked walleyes in the lake. Idaho Regional Fisheries Biologist Mike Thomas was...

Valley County denies Roseberry Park proposal

VALLEY COUNTY, IDAHO, Idaho — The Valley County Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously voted to deny the proposed bid by California-based developer Roseberry Park, LLC. Valley County Planning and Zoning held the follow-up hearing after last week's initial hearing received a greater public testimony turn out than previously expected.
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Valley County police catch theft suspect with the help of Facebook tips

MCCALL, Idaho (CBS2) — The Valley County Sheriff's Office caught a theft suspect after receiving information from Facebook users. "We previously had asked for help from our Facebook friends to identify an individual who decided to help themselves to property that did not belong to them," the Valley County Sheriff's Office said. Less than 36 hours later, police were able to find and capture the suspect.