The "new normal?"
By Brent Lawson
Despite a relatively wet April and May in Idaho, the National Drought Mitigation Center suggests drought conditions heading into the [...]
Ketchum’s new Housing Action Plan addresses housing crisis
By Hayden Seder
Ketchum—nay, all of Blaine County—is in a housing crisis. Most businesses in town have “Help Wanted” signs in their windows [...]
The latest crop of Sun Valley entrepreneurs
By Ben Bradley
With every shifting season in Sun Valley, a new wave of first-time residents makes their way into town with bright [...]
Ever since Sun Valley’s Gretchen Fraser became the first American woman to win Olympic gold in alpine skiing at the [...]
Why Pete Sonntag relishes the “realness” of Sun Valley
By Dick Dorworth
It has been a long, convoluted journey from upstate New York to Idaho for Pete Sonntag, but he brings impeccable credentials and a deep passion for skiing to his new job as Sun Valley Resort's new general manager. [...]
Enchanting dinner adventures powered by moonlight
By Laurie Sammis
Whether you feel the need to howl at the moon, head up to Galena Lodge, a community-owned day lodge nestled in the Boulder Mountains 23 miles north of Ketchum, where they offer special full-moon dinners throughout the winter months. [...]
First Shift program removes barriers to trying the sport
By Karen Bossick
Their hockey jerseys stretch nearly to the ice. And some resemble penguins as they waddle on their skates. But there could be future Wayne Gretzkys or Hillary Knights in the bunch. And they’ll never know until they try. [...]
Fourth-grader climbs all of Idaho’s 12,000-foot peaks
By Kate Hull
On Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, Camden Patrie, who turned 10 on New Year’s Day, became the fourth person 10 years old or younger to scale all of nine of Idaho's 12,000 foot peaks. [...]
Where do Idaho’s birds and animals travel?
By Laurie Sammis
Idaho is still a predominantly rural state and the large tracts of forest, riparian, woodlands, wetlands and shrub habitat, along with agricultural lands, means that many migrations still thrive. Here are a few highlights by hoof, fin, and wing. [...]
Pros and cons of dam removal on the lower Snake River
By Brent Lawson
The Snake River dam removal has been one of the hottest environmental and energy debates in the western United States. [...]