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 […]
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Uncategorized The Oldest Resort In America Is Right Here In Idaho And It’s Amazing! There are a lot of fantastic resorts scattered across the country, each with their own beautiful locations, lavish amenities, and – of course – incredible skiing. But few people know that America’s first ski destination resort is right here in Idaho – and it has quite the history buried beneath its picturesque surface. Fortunately, even […]
Uncategorized Happy New Year From Sun Valley! This New Year’s Eve, enjoy a simple celebration at home. With big parties out of the question (really, please don’t) it’s time to celebrate the end of 2020 the way we’ve marked most major occasions this year: at home. That doesn’t mean you have to pack it in and put yourself to bed before midnight, […]
Uncategorized For Broadway, the show is on Sun Valley to begin operation of new lift this weekend! Skiers and snowboarders will be able to ride a new chairlift and get a glimpse of new terrain on Saturday, when Sun Valley Resort begins the first phase of opening a long-awaited expansion in the Cold Springs area of Bald Mountain. Sun Valley will welcome […]
Uncategorized Sun Valley Resort Preps for Winter Traditional Thanksgiving opening scheduled for 85th season As snow looms in the near-term weather forecast, Sun Valley and other Idaho ski areas are steadily preparing for the 2020-21 winter season. Sun Valley is scheduled to kick off its 85th winter ski and snowboard season on Bald Mountain on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Dollar Mountain—the resort’s smaller, sister […]
Uncategorized Big City Exodus: Where Is Everyone Moving To? Back in March, major cities like New York City and San Francisco saw an outflux of residents leaving the pandemic-riddled mega metropolises for more cozy and quiet places offered by smaller cities and the suburbs. Some temporarily moved in with families while others left and claimed they will never turn back. Regardless of where they […]
Uncategorized Rediscovering America: Sun Valley, Idaho As the United States begins to get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic and travel starts to open up in many areas, many people are considering how they can safely take a trip at the end of the summer. Despite international travel restrictions being lifted, Americans are not exactly being welcomed with open arms in a number […]
Uncategorized Valley Real Estate Market Booms in Pandemic Ketchum, Sun Valley skyrocket after slow start to 2020! Home sales are up in the Wood River Valley as city dwellers looking to relocate to a more sparsely populated place flock to the Sun Valley area, local real estate agents say. The number of home sales pending in Blaine County in the first three weeks […]
Uncategorized Bald Mountain Expansion 20/21 Season
Uncategorized Sun Valley, Idaho: The Best Things To Do When You Aren’t Skiing Sun Valley, known for its spectacular ski resorts, has so much more to offer than downhill. If your ambition is to be one with nature and experience the active Wild West backcountry life, then a visit to Sun Valley needs to be on your travel agenda. In addition to skiing, backcountry fun is what put […]
Uncategorized Real Estate Property Taxes in Blaine County – Did you know? Did you know about these Property Tax Discounts? Home Owners Exemption – If your home is your primary residence, you qualify for the Home Owners Exemption (HOE). The exemption applies to fifty percent of the value of the residence or $100,000, whichever is less. You must apply and occupy your home by April 15th, you […]