The Forest Service Sawtooth Avalanche Center in Ketchum, Idaho has made the announcement that there is a high avalanche danger in backcountry areas in Blaine County. Please avoid the areas in the danger zones.
St. Luke's Wood River Foundation is planning on expanding and funding a medical center to help those in Blaine County who are not insured or underinsured. According to the news release, over 700 Blaine County patients traveled to Family Health Services Clinics in Jerome or Fairfield.
Southern Idaho health officials say a bat came back positive for rabies this week and warned the public to be cautious around the animals. The South Central Public Health District said the bat had been caught in Blaine County and tested positive for the virus Tuesday