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Fourth of July Info

June 4, 2020

Special Fourth of July Parade Salutes Hailey’s Heroes The coronavirus pandemic has turned life upside-down here in Hailey and throughout the world. It has made it challenging to do some of our favorite things, like hold our iconic Fourth of July Parade on Main Street. Despite being the hotbed of…

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A Tight Knit Community

June 4, 2020

The Wood River Valley stays strong during the pandemic. #WeAre1WoodRiver

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Staying Mentally Healthy

May 21, 2020

Helping one another survive the crisis While the number of people infected with COVID-19 in Blaine County is considered high, with around 500 confirmed cases, that number is shattered by the amount of local people whose lives have been damaged and threatened in other ways. Thousands of locals lost their…

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Provide a Pie: Rico’s steps up to feed those in need

May 14, 2020

They say that all heroes don’t wear capes. Apparently, some of them wear aprons and deliver pizzas. Originally founded in west Ketchum before moving to Main Street over a decade ago, Rico’s Authentic Italian restaurant has been feeding local families tasty pizza and Italian dishes since 1982. So when the…

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The Best in the Country

May 7, 2020

We think that the Wood River Valley is one of the best places in the country … and it’s pretty tough to argue with us. Recreation: Check Plus From the ski slopes and mountain biking trails to hiking, fishing and even team and youth sports,  we  are world class. Natural…

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Your Time makes a LOT of Impact

April 30, 2020

The City of Hailey needs your help. The Local Option Tax (LOT) will sunset if our population goes above 10,000, as is expected in this year’s census. City leaders with the support of The Chamber would like to extend the “tourist-based tax” for 30 years. The following information explains the…

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Hidden Heroes: Idaho Lumber

April 23, 2020

If you want to find a hidden hero of the coronavirus, you just have to look at one of the essential businesses. Heroes are working the checkout stands at markets and gas stations. They are delivering pizzas, letters and packages. They are manning the hardware store so that homes can…

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The Advocates Offers Safety from the Storm

April 15, 2020

There’s an old saying that life’s roughest seas show the strength of our moorings. The tempest created by the coronavirus is certainly making life rough for many people. Thankfully we have places like The Advocates to hook our anchors to as we ride out the storm. The Advocates has been…

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Communicating During the Coronavirus

April 8, 2020

Computer Talk Services offers some guidance The way we communicate with our clients, our co-workers and even our friends and family has changed.  It is one of the biggest and most far reaching impacts of the coronavirus. But social distancing and being quarantined doesn’t mean we can’t still have good…

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Answering the Bat Signal

April 1, 2020

Blaine County’s Emergency Manger Chris Corwin  Most of the time, Chris Corwin’s job is kind of boring. As the Disaster Services Coordinator for Blaine County, Chris spends a lot of time planning for things that he hopes never happen. “That’s my job. I kind of sit back in the shadows…

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