Governor Butch Otter and other state leaders helped mark Sun Valley's 75th anniversary yesterday by  declaring it capital for the day.

The event is the governor's way of bringing his office and other state agencies each month to communities of Idaho that aren't close to the State Capitol in Boise. The directors from most state agencies as well officials from sun valley itself participated in the event. The Blaine County School District, various economic development groups and Blaine County Commissioner Angenie McCleary shared their thoughts and concerns with officials. The governor also participated in a ribbon-cutting of a Mountain Rides bus before heading to the Knob Hill Inn in Ketchum for its reopening celebration.