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Being There When Help is Needed

September 23, 2020

Crisis Hotline calls increase 400%   Tammy Davis isn’t a very tall person. But what she lacks in size, she makes up for in impact. Heroes do come in all shapes and sizes.  Tammy has been helping our community for decades. She’s currently serving her second stint on Bellevue City…

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The Voices of the Community

September 10, 2020

Wood River Radio   They create the soundtrack for life here in the Wood River Valley, and their voices are as familiar as an old friend’s.             The local radio stations of Wood River Media, KECH 95.3, KSKI 94.5 and STAR 107.5, have been part of daily life in the…

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August 26, 2020

Nonprofits bring our community together Wow, what a ride! No one could have predicted what was coming in 2020, and as you know, our valley was struck hard in the early stages. Because of our dedication to work together, we have come forward stronger than ever. The definition of resilience…

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A Return to Reading

August 19, 2020

Iconoclast Books keeps the pages turning   If there has been one benefit from the chaos of coronavirus, it’s that it has gotten people to remember how enjoyable and rewarding it is to read a good book.             “People are reading again. People were so busy and hadn’t had time…

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Helping Our Community

June 25, 2020

The silver lining of the recent COVID crisis is that it has brought out the best in our community. Blaine County has answered the call President John F. Kennedy made many decades ago, “And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what…

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Reasons to Celebrate

June 11, 2020

ArborFest and the Fourth of July parade return There hasn’t been a lot to celebrate in recent months. But now that we have begun to crush the COVID curve locally, it’s about time we found some reasons to rejoice. That’s why The Chamber is happy to announce that two hallmark…

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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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