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In wild one, Legion outlasts IF Bees 20-18 - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 23:24

In wild one, Legion outlasts IF Bees 20-18
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Bryce John was Wood River's starting pitcher for two innings. Dylan Broman came in and threw two-and-two-thirds before being relieved by Isaacson, who whiffed five in a three-and-a-third inning stint. Cam Benson closed in the ninth and the 10th for his ...

Wells, Decker, Mata to challenge in USA marathon - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 23:24

Wells, Decker, Mata to challenge in USA marathon
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Signed up as of Tuesday were 282 racers in 10 men's classes and eight women's classes including 24 men and seven women from the Wood River Valley. Among the locals is reigning national marathon Men's Senior 70-plus king Andy Andrews of Hailey.

Fishing Report - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 23:24

Fishing Report
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
BIG WOOD RIVER—I am constantly asked to put into perspective what our current water levels mean in terms of averages and future conditions. Currently, the Wood is flowing at 550 cfs. Historically and measured over 97 years, the mean flow at this date ...

Senior center leader gives perspective on aging - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 23:24

Senior center leader gives perspective on aging
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Two new senior-care facilities are scheduled for construction in the Wood River Valley over the next two years, but only a very small portion of our population will ever live in them. Kim Coonis would like to keep it that way. “We do everything we can ...

Ketchum eyes $148K for whitewater park design - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 23:24

Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Ketchum eyes $148K for whitewater park design
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
The city of Ketchum has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, July 15, to consider appropriating nearly $148,000 for design work on a proposed whitewater park on the Big Wood River. Parks and Recreation Director Jennifer Smith said 65 percent of that ...

Hailey mulls over $4.5 million budget - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 23:24

Hailey mulls over $4.5 million budget
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
The proposed budget would also provide $15,000 for parks playground equipment, $80,000 for sidewalk improvements between the Wood River Middle School and state Highway 75, and about $12,000 for a street-crossing light. A memo presented by ...

10:45 pm UPDATE: Power Outages Across Magic Valley - Twin Falls Times-News

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 22:58

10:45 pm UPDATE: Power Outages Across Magic Valley
Twin Falls Times-News
Area of Spring Cove Road, Clover Creek. Crew en route to outage. 10:30 p.m. Shoshone: 783 customers: North Grape Street, Highway 75, Highway 93, Highway 26, Little Wood River. Cause is loss of transmission. Crews are patrolling looking for the cause.

Power Outages Throughout Magic Valley - Twin Falls Times-News

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 21:32

Power Outages Throughout Magic Valley
Twin Falls Times-News
... North to 1725 North and 1300 East 2000 East. 8:25 p.m. Bliss: 108 customers. Area including Spring Cove Road and Clover Creek. 8:36 p.m. Shoshone: 780 customers. Areas including North Grape Street, Highway 75, Highway 26, and Little Wood River.

Wood River Village spotlight - phillyBurbs.com

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 07:49

Wood River Village spotlight
phillyBurbs.com
Gladys Hall was from Langhorne, a Girl Friday in the Bell Telephone Engineering Department in Jenkintown and Joe Dougherty was from the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, a service man for Pitney Bowes, when they first met at a doggie roast on a friend's ...

Mayor Stothert stumps in north O, gets an earful in return - Omaha World-Herald

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 02:05

Mayor Stothert stumps in north O, gets an earful in return
Omaha World-Herald
Earlier in the meeting, Stothert had talked about her youth in Wood River, Ill., a “little blue-collar refinery town” well on St. Louis' northeastern fringe. “It had one bathroom, one living room, two bedrooms. That's how I grew up,” Stothert said. To ...

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Armory Renovation to Begin Soon - Alton Daily News

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 23:14

Alton Daily News

Armory Renovation to Begin Soon
Alton Daily News
The sale of a shuttered federal facility a few blocks away from Wood River City Hall was completed a few months ago, and work will soon get underway in turning it into a place where the Public Services Department can be consolidated. The Albert J ...

Crater Lake park to truck in water after shut-off - OregonLive.com

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 18:53

Crater Lake park to truck in water after shut-off
OregonLive.com
Watermaster Scott White said shut-offs could reach the Wood River later this week. The park's water is drawn from Annie Creek, a tributary of the Wood River. Dating to May 1902, the park's water right is 28th in priority, Ackerman said. Ackerman said ...

Boise Reaches 109 Degrees, Breaks 89-Year-Old Record - Boise State Public Radio

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 17:32

Boise Reaches 109 Degrees, Breaks 89-Year-Old Record
Boise State Public Radio
Boise set a record high for Sunday at 104 degrees. That topped the previous June 30 record of 103. The heat is also affecting mountain regions where temperatures dipped to near freezing last week. Highs in the west central mountains and in the Wood ...

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Ore. park vows to truck in water if it's shut off - Fort Mills Times

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 16:31

Ore. park vows to truck in water if it's shut off
Fort Mills Times
The park's water is drawn from Annie Creek, a tributary of the Wood River. Dating to May 1902, the park's water right is 28th in priority, Ackerman said. Ackerman said the park has been working for years to develop a backup source of water in case of ...

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Actress Mariel Hemingway to host Hailey documentary film event - KIVI-TV

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 12:56

Actress Mariel Hemingway to host Hailey documentary film event
KIVI-TV
The project is managed by the City of Hailey and includes a number of integral partners and participants: community and Hailey residences; Mountain Rides, Elizabeth Jeffrey, Environmental Resource Center, Wood River Land Trust's Building Material ...

Time for Miss Days of the Old West in Hailey - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 12:53

Time for Miss Days of the Old West in Hailey
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
She is an eighth-grade honor roll student at Wood River Middle School in Hailey. This is the fourth year Emma has participated in the Miss Days of the Old West queen event. Her favorite part is making new friends. Last July, Emma was the third runner ...

Cindy Lange-Kubick: Five days on a bike, humbled by Nebraska - Lincoln Journal Star

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 11:48

Cindy Lange-Kubick: Five days on a bike, humbled by Nebraska
Lincoln Journal Star
People in small towns know how to bake. Bicyclists know how to eat. And I cannot overstate how thankful I am for everyone who filled my plate and topped off my water bottle for five days in every town between Wood River and Juniata. * Off the grid is good.

Crater Lake shutoff possible - Herald and News

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 01:02

Crater Lake shutoff possible
Herald and News
Snow-capped Mount Scott on the eastern rim of Crater Lake is reflected in marshland along the Wood River near Chiloquin. Crater Lake is 27th on the priority list for Wood River water users and could have its water shut off due to drought. Crater Lake ...

Strong Genetic Signals Detected for Sockeye Headed to the Kvichak and Egegik ... - KDLG

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 17:33

Strong Genetic Signals Detected for Sockeye Headed to the Kvichak and Egegik ...
KDLG
For the Nushagak District the latest estimates show that 11.2-percent of the sockeye were bound for the Nushagak River and 10.8-percent were headed to the Wood River. Only 0.6-percent of the sockeye showed a genetic signal for the Igushik River.

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The Sockeye Harvest in Bristol Bay is Approaching 8-Million Fish - KDLG

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 15:16

The Sockeye Harvest in Bristol Bay is Approaching 8-Million Fish
KDLG
44.4-thousand sockeye were counted in the Wood River to increase the total to 765-thousand. Nushagak River escapement was 18.5-thousand fish on Friday to push the total to nearly 659-thousand. 9.3-thousand sockeye were counted to the Igushik River ...