Hailey offers roof snow load warnings

HAILEY — As of noon Tuesday, the current roof snow load is estimated to be 70.20 pounds per square foot in the vicinity of Hailey. Local building officials measured about 54 pounds per square foot at the old courthouse, 57.5 pounds at Audubon Drive, 57.5 pounds at Lower Board Ranch and 64 pounds at Hulen Meadows.

Hidden History: I.B. Perrine’s peaches and a grocery store empire

There was nothing unusual about the day the son of a Baptist preacher purchased a freight car load of peaches from I.B. Perrine’s Blue Lake Ranch.