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2013 News Archives

Delta adding larger planes, first class seats to Sun Valley
by BRAD IVERSON-LONG | Idaho Business Review
December 31, 2013

BLOG: Jets Replace Planes at Hailey Airport for Salt Lake City Flights
by JOE CADOTTE | The Times News
December 31, 2013

Hailey LOT revenues up over last year
Food and alcohol sales down
by TONY EVANS | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
December 24, 2013

An Historic Day In Hailey
by JOEY MARTIN | KMVT News
December 12, 2013

Celebration planned for first SFO flight
First regional jet to land at Friedman Memorial Airport
by EXPRESS STAFF | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
December 11, 2013

Councilor: Consider airport expansion
Land acquisition proposal exposes rift
by TONY EVANS | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
December 11, 2013

Hailey thwarts airport land purchase
Effort deemed a violation of joint powers agreement
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
December 6, 2013

Changes for Friedman Memorial Airport
by RACHEL HOLT | KMVT News
December 3, 2013

Report: Jets will have good connections
Analysis shows little impact from SkyWest flight reductions
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
November 20, 2013

Cities to choose reps for Air Service Board
New panel created by passage of 1 percent LOT increase
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
November 8, 2013

Voters in Hailey, Ketchum approve tax on hotels, rental cars to pay for more airline service
by ASSOCIATED PRESS | The Republic
November 6, 2013

Voters in Hailey, Ketchum approve options tax plan
by ASSOCIATED PRESS | The Times News
November 6, 2013

Tax Votes Shine Spotlight on Challenges facing small town airports
by TOM BANSE | NW News Network
November 4, 2013

Air-service LOT on ballot in 2 cities
1 pencent sales tax increase would support airline routes, marketing
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
October 30, 2013

Keirn and Burke to defend Hailey seats
Incumbents both face challenges
by ERIC AVISSAR | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
October 30, 2013

Keirn has best perspective for Hailey
Letter by SUSAN MCBRYANT | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
October 23, 2013

Tourism sector talks to state legislators
LOT for air service deemed 'important' for valley
by TONY EVANS | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
October 23, 2013

Alaska Airlines adds Hailey flights
Schedule expanded for Seattle, Los Angeles routes
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
October 9, 2013

Sun Valley Invites Easterners Out West
by JAY MICHALES and ALMEE BURNETT | KMVT News
October 7, 2013

Idaho Mountain Express: $34 Million for Hailey Airport Upgrade
by GEORGE PRENTICE | The Boise Weekly
October 4, 2013

Airport gets $500K to fund air service
Grant will support connection to East Coast
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
October 2, 2013

LOT for air service would benefit all
by ERIC SEDER | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
October 2, 2013

Government shutdown looms large
Washington, D.C., impasse limits fire recovery, sends many local workers home
by TONY EVANS | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
October 2, 2013

Friedman Memorial Airport in Hailey Awarded $500,000
The Times-news
October 1, 2013

Mountain Express: Hailey Airport Announces Closure for Spring
Jessica Murri | Boise Weekly
September 6, 2013

Airport announces runway closures
Two 25-day shut-downs will permit construction work
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
September 6, 2013

Knife River awarded airport contract
Work would be Phase I of multi-phase project
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
September 9, 2013

Officials: LOT key for United flight
San Francisco route to start this winter
by GREGORY FOLEY | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
August 28, 2013

Hailey decides to fund street repairs
County roads, air service and sewer facility included in discussion
by TONY EVANS | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
August 28, 2013

New Sun Valley Air Service Will Offer Direct Link to San Francisco
by GEORGE PRENTICE | The Boise Weekly
August 24, 2013

New San Francisco/Sun Valley Non-Stop Flights Begin December 12
Press Release | Sun Valley Resort & Fly Sun Valley Alliance
United Express will serve the route winter and summer with regional jet service
August 23, 2013

Contract inked for nonstop United flights
Seasonal daily service to start between Hailey, San Francisco
by GREGORY FOLEY | Idaho Mountain Express News & Guide
August 23, 2013

Sun Valley adds connection to San Francisco
The Associated Press | Star-Telegram
August 23, 2013

Locals Left Behind in Sun Valley Worry About Economic Impact of Fire
Press Release | Northwest News Network
August 22, 2013

Partnerships Will Raise Money To Attract Sun Valley Flights
by JAY MICHAELS | KMVT News
July 24, 2013

Get the scoop on Hailey airport
Letter by Ruth Lieder | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
July 24, 2013

Friedman Memorial Airport Proceeds with Safety Project
by JAY MICHAELS | KMVT-TV/KTWT-TV
July 15, 2013

Committees support air tower funding
Friedman facility now deemed critical to operations
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
July 10, 2013

Allen & Co. conference kicks off tonight
by GREGORY FOLEY | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
July 9, 2013

Mountain Express: Optimism Takes Off For Safety Changes to Hailey Airport
by GEORGE PRENTICE | The Boise Weekly
July 6, 2013

Airport gets green light for safety modifications
FAA approval should allow airport to stay in Hailey
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
July 5, 2013

News regarding airport tower funding
by GREG MOORE | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
July 5, 2013

SkyWest scare ends without incident
Incoming flight reported smoke smell in cockpit
by GREGORY FOLEY | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
June 5, 2013

Sun Valley Tourism Peaks During Summer Months
by KMVT NEWS | KMVT.com
May 25, 2013

Friedman Memorial Control Tower Exptected to Stay Open Until September
by ANDREW REED | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
May 22, 2013

FAA to fund tower through September
Airport files suie in federal district court
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express & Guide
May 15, 2013

Control Towers Slated for Closure by FAA to Stay Open
by JOAN LOWY | ABC News
May 10, 2013

Board votes to fund airport tower
Facility set to stay open through Sept. 30
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
May 10, 2013

Hailey says 'yes' to tower funding
Council says it supports a short-term solution for airport
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
May 8, 2013

How can Sun Valley get 'stickier?'
Conference speaker talks about effective marketing
by BRENNAN REGO | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
May 3, 2013

Skier count remains flat for a decade
Jackson Hole, Whitefish boast record winters
by BRENNAN REGO | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
April 26, 2013

Crapo, Risch fight to keep air traffic controllers in Idaho towers
KTVB.COM
April 23, 2013

Sequester cuts not yet a problem at Boise Airport...reportedly are on the East Coast
by AUSTIN HILL | Idaho Reporter
April 22, 2013

SkyWest to increase flights
Briefs | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
April 10, 2013

FAA delays funding cut to Hailey tower
Officials still concerned about future
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
April 10, 2013

Sequester Still Threatens Idaho Airport Towers
by FRANKIE BARNHILL | Boise State Public Radio
April 9, 2013

Hailey Airport Board Considers Its Next Move
by JAY MICHAELS | KMVT News
April 9, 2013

Dealing blows to business
Our View | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
April 3, 2013

Legal battle brewing over plan to close airport towers
by Staff | Idaho State Journal
April 3, 2013

Idaho Airport Suing FAA
East Idaho News
April 1, 2013

Hailey Airport Officials take legal action against FAA for Tower Closure
by BENITO BAEZA | 1310 KLIX Fox News Radio
April 1, 2013

Airport officials to sue FAA over closures
by IRINA BABIYCHUCK |KIVI-TV
March 31, 2013

Uneasey Silence Follows Sequester
A Month into the Sequester, those who rely on Federal Funding are still waiting for word on how deep the cuts will be
by KIMBERLEE KRUESI | The Twin Falls Times News
March 31, 2013

Hailey airport officials opt to sue FAA
by ASSOCIATED PRESS | KTVB
March 31, 2013

Idaho Mountain Express: Hailey Airport Prepared to Sue Feds Over Tower Tussle
by GEORGE PRENTICE | The Boise Weekly
March 29, 2013

Airport Authority to sue FAA
Injunction sought to keep Friedman tower open
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
March 29, 2013

Concerns Over Hailey Airport Tower Closure
by BRITTANY COOPER | KMVT
March 28, 2013

FAA sunbs appeal for tower funding
Support for air traffic control set to end in coming weeks
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
March 27, 2013

Hailey, Pocatello Airports Set to Close Towers in Early May
by FRANKIE BARNHILL
March 27, 2013

FAA Plans to Close Hailey Air Traffic Control Tower
by ASSOCIATED PRESS | Times-News
March 25, 2013

FAA closing 4 air traffic control towers in Idaho
by IDAHO PRESS TRIBUNE
March 25, 2013

Four Idaho air traffic control towers will shut down in April
by IRINA BABIYCHUK | KIVI TV
March 24, 2013

FAA Targets Four Idaho Airport Towers For Closure
by GEORGE PRENTICE | Boise Weekly
March 23, 2013

Air Traffic Control Towers To Close
by MICHELLE BARTLOME | KMVT
March 22, 2013

Airport Board ends 1 study, plans another
Site selection tied to improvement project
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
March 15, 2013

Local proposes air service option
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
March 14, 2013

Airport tower remains on chopping block
March 13 is deadline for appeal
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
March 7, 2013

Airport sites could be back on table
Staff: New study is unlikely to yield new sites
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
March 6, 2013

Federal 'sequester' could shut down airport tower
Manager says field 'not going to close'
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
February 27, 2013

SkyWest: Tower closure impact minimal
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
February 26, 2013

Friedman on sequester chopping block
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
February 25, 2013

Mayor's claim on airport is not justified
LETTERS | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
February 20, 2013

Hailey Mayor concerned about airport progress
by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | The Idaho Statesman
February 17, 2013

Debate sparked over EIS termination
Hailey: County isn't serious about new airport
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
February 15, 2013

Greenberg appointed to airport board
EIS is topic for discussion at Tuesday's meeting
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
February 13, 2013

Airport launches revamped website
Promises 'Nonstop flights direct to nonstop adventure'
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
January 16, 2013

Ski for Air Service later this month
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
January 14, 2013

Hailey Moving towards Airport Improvements
by BENITO BAEZA | Fox News Radio
January 14, 2013

Feds approve central Idaho airport plans
by The Associated Press | Idaho Statesman
January 12, 2013

Mountain Express: FAA Gives Go-Ahead for Hailey Airport Expansion
by GEORGE PRENTICE | Boise Weekly
January 11, 2013

Airport Authority sees turnover
Bowman, Burke leave; McBryant to serve as vice-chair
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
January 11, 2013

FAA gives green light to dual path
Bowman: 'We should insist on relentless forward movement'
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
January 11, 2013

Burke discusses board resignation
Former Airport Authority member says she was not effective
by KATHERINE WUTZ | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
January 2, 2013

Scott move is symptom of air-service problems
LETTERS | Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
January 2, 3013

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