The Bureau of Land Management says the Sharps Fire was caused by someone shooting at an exploding target. The latest fire size estimate is about 27,000 acres and is burning to the northeast. BLM says more than 142,000 gallons of water and retardant has been dropped on the blaze
Wood River Valley authorities say a recent traffic resulted in an arrest for possession of heroin. According to the Blaine County Sheriff's Office, the traffic stop happened on January 10, at just before 1 a.m. in Hailey.
A Hailey 19-year-old is facing accusations of raping a teen at a hot springs near Carey on Saturday. The Blaine County Sheriff's Office says it arrested Marco A. Martinez-Reyes and charged him with one count of felony rape.