Uncategorized Wagon Days 2023 Saturday, September 2nd, the city of Ketchum will hold its annual Big Hitch Parade, one of the largest non-motorized parades in the Pacific Northwest. This beloved event celebrates the town’s mining history with an impressive display of horse-drawn buggies, carriages, carts, and stagecoaches. The parade got its start in 1958 as a way to honor […]
Uncategorized On Ice: Sun Valley revamping indoor & outdoor ice rinks after refrigeration failure   The well-known Sun Valley ice rink has welcomed skaters of all abilities for decades. It first opened in 1936 with the rest of the resort. It has appeared in movies, hosted the world’s most famous figure skaters and is a place many Idahoans have taken a lap (or a tumble). But this winter, the ice is gone – both on […]
Uncategorized Idaho Tourism Committee gathers in Ketchum to celebrate a good year, planning for an even better 2023 Central Idaho recorded $18.9 million dollars in air transportation from visitors. KETCHUM, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The Idaho Tourism Economic Impact Committee gathered Wednesday in Ketchum, to discuss the upcoming fiscal year budget. “What they do is they look at our marketing programs and they look at what we’re projecting FY-23 year. More importantly it also […]
Uncategorized Sun Valley Holiday 2022
Uncategorized Sun Valley to Host U.S. Alpine and Freestyle Ski National Championships PARK CITY, UTAH (October 10, 2022) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard confirms a two-year deal with resorts in Sun Valley, Idaho, and Waterville Valley, New Hampshire to host the Toyota U.S. Alpine National Championships and the Toyota U.S. Freestyle National Championships through the 2024 season. “Sun Valley and Waterville have a proven track record of hosting competitions […]
Uncategorized Make the Most of Your Labor Day Weekend How to Make the Most of Your Labor Day Weekend in Sun Valley Labor Day weekend often marks the end of summer. Here at Sun Valley, that’s something to reflect on and celebrate, because here there’s something to do in every season, and the closing of one opens doors for another… might be the time […]
Uncategorized Sun Valley Single Fly Tournament Includes Fly Crawl Fly fishing certainly provides its challenges. But Idaho Basecamp is offering yet another challenge—a unique fly-fishing competition titled the Sun Valley Single Fly. The event will be kick off with a Fly Crawl the evening of Friday, July 29. The actual fishing will be done Saturday, July 30, on the Big Wood River, one of […]
Uncategorized Celebrating 45 years of Reinheimer Ranch, the gateway to Ketchum Since 1977, the Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands has stewarded the iconic open space It’s hard to imagine a gift of land that might be more meaningful and significant in Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho. The iconic Reinheimer Ranch, with more than 110 acres of open space and pasture lands, greets visitors as they approach Ketchum […]
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Uncategorized County Leaders Approve Land Transfers for Affordable Housing Plan calls for ARCH Community Housing Trust to Build Homes in Southern County Blaine County commissioners have approved three resolutions to potentially provide affordable-housing units in conjunction with the Blaine County Housing Authority and ARCH Community Housing Trust. ARCH’s plans call for building a total of six three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath homes with two-car garages. ARCH […]
Uncategorized Q4 2021 Idaho Gardner Report
Uncategorized Christmas in Sun Valley It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Sun Valley Fireworks and torchlit parade will ignite the sky on Christmas Eve Sun Valley is transforming into a Winter Wonderland before our very eyes. Magical lights twinkle throughout the village. The sound of jingle bells and the smell of gingerbread float through the air. Sun […]
Uncategorized 12-Acre Sun Valley Estate This 12-Acre Sun Valley Estate Starred in a Marilyn Monroe Film. Now It Can Be Yours for $16 Million. The guest house on the property is better known as Grace’s Diner on the silver screen. While many of the private homes that have appeared in feature films and TV shows are located in Los Angeles […]
Uncategorized These Are The Top 30 Resorts in the West Did your favorite make the list? It’s that time of the year again, when SKI releases the results of our annual Reader Resort Survey ranking the top ski resorts in North America. And after the pandemic season we all made it through, it was anyone’s guess which resorts were going to come out on top. […]
Uncategorized 13 Scenic Fall Foliage Trips That Aren’t in New England From New Mexico to Wisconsin, leaves are turning. When temperatures cool across the United States, the colors of the leaves heat up. States like Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont seem to steal all the glory when it comes to fall foliage and leaf peeping opportunities—but what many travelers don’t realize is there are a bounty of destinations for watching the […]
Uncategorized Skyrocketing Home Prices Mark Biggest Gain in 40 Years By Julie Miller Aug 4, 2021 Home prices notched their biggest annual growth since 1979 in June, during an extra-hot summer for real estate, fueled by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Nationally, sale prices shot up 17.2% in June compared with a year ago, according to a recent report from real estate data provider CoreLogic. They […]
Uncategorized Blaine County TDR Program Sees Success with the Wood River Land Trust   News Release From the Wood River Land Trust Wild spaces, happy places, and a place to call home are all essential to protecting our way of life here in the Wood River Valley. The balance of conservation and development is a tricky one, but is an area the Wood River Land Trust is familiar […]
Uncategorized Plenty of Available Jobs, but Workers Can’t Afford Housing Businesses in the town, near the Sun Valley ski resort, can’t fill openings as applicants are unable find a place to live; mayor proposed letting workers pitch tents in a park. KETCHUM, Idaho—Ethan McKee-Bakos has had no trouble finding work since he moved to this upscale mountain town last February, earning $60,000 a year from […]
Uncategorized Everesting at Bald Mountain With all the talk of a tent city springing up in Ketchum, the canvas tents that popped up in the Upper River Run parking lot and an empty lot at the base of Bald Mountain Monday might have given passersby a start. Are city fathers renting out tents to workers this summer? Is it just […]
Uncategorized Q1 2021 Idaho Gardner Report
Uncategorized Piedaho Booms with Artful Pies When people think of art not many think of pies, but one local Sun Valley woman is changing that with Piedaho, a family-owned bakery. Rebecca Bloom created Piedaho to offer Idahoans and people nationwide a way to order handmade artisanal pies. When she first launched Piedaho, Bloom was selling pies to friends and friends of […]