TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO May 27, 1993 Heidi Aldous and Katie Harvie will be honored as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, when the Challis High School Class of 1993 graduates... + continue reading

Scout the fox and Smokey Bear, mascots for the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and the U.S. Forest Service, stand back to back. The two mascots were a hit at the May 3 archaeology day at Land of the Yankee Fork State Park attended by area schoolchildren. May is Idaho Archaeology and Historical Preservation Month. Todd Adams photo

Scout the fox and Smokey Bear, mascots for the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and the U.S. Forest Service, stand back to back. The two mascots were a hit at the May 3 archaeology... + continue reading

Lilacs are blooming all across Challis, filling the air with their sweet scent. This bush on North Avenue was loaded with fully open and ready-to-open blossoms. Shelley Ridenour photo

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Warm weather, occasional rain and not-too-cold overnight temperatures have created the trifecta of weather allowing for spectacular blooms on apple trees throughout Challis. This crab apple tree sports pink hues and shadows over its cousin, a regular apple tree, decked out in white. The trees are on Butte Avenue. Todd Adams photo

Lilacs are blooming all across Challis, filling the air with their sweet scent. This bush on North Avenue was loaded with fully open and ready-to-open blossoms. Warm weather, occasional... + continue reading
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TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO May 20, 1993 Challis Joint School District #181 Superintendent Robert Lisonbee has accepted Bingham County’s offer to become superintendent of the Shelley... + continue reading
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TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO May 20, 1993 Challis Joint School District #181 Superintendent Robert Lisonbee has accepted Bingham County’s offer to become superintendent of the Shelley... + continue reading

Scout the fox and Smokey Bear, mascots for the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and the U.S. Forest Service, stand back to back. The two mascots were a hit at the May 3 archaeology day at Land of the Yankee Fork State Park attended by area schoolchildren. May is Idaho Archaeology and Historical Preservation Month. Todd Adams photo

Lilacs are blooming all across Challis, filling the air with their sweet scent. This bush on North Avenue was loaded with fully open and ready-to-open blossoms. Shelley Ridenour photo

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Thursday, 05/24/18
Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2.9 percent in April, continuing an eight-month run at 3 percent or lower, according to the Idaho Department of Labor. The... + continue reading

Joel Peterson sinks a putt at Challis Golf Course last weekend. The tournament season at the course kicks off soon. Todd Adams photo

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Steve Sidlo hits a drive in a May 19 round at the Challis Golf Course. The course has been open for about six weeks this spring. Todd Adams photo

05/24/18

Sports

Challis-Mackay RiverCats player Austin Ollar pitches against Nampa Christian during last weekend’s 2A state baseball tournament. Ollar was named to the all-state team. Lily Verhoeven photo

Thursday, 05/24/18
The Challis-Mackay RiverCats arrived at Nampa Christian High School on April 17 with high expectations. Unfortunately they did not play up to those expectations at the 2A Idaho state... + continue reading

Challis youth Kelli Ann Strand hits a drive at a tournament on the Challis Golf Course last summer. Todd Adams photo

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Lane Strand of Challis watches his ball during a practice round last weekend in Challis. Todd Adams photo

05/24/18

Challis High School athlete Keaton Kikuyama is seen after winning the triple jump at the state meet with a distance of 34 feet. Paul Lind photo

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Ty Redick sets a personal best in the 1,600-meter run at last week’s state track and field championships. His time was 4:49. Paul Lind photo

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The Challis Vikings boys team finished third at the state track competition last week. Team members include, back from left, Tucker Brown, Dustin Stillwaugh, Ty Redick, Jayce Giampedraglia, Jesse Riding, Charles Miller and coach Paul Lind. In front are coach Peggy Redick, William Ashley, Parker May and Owen Peterson. Paul Lind photo

05/24/18

Challis High School track and field team members fared well at the district meet, held last week in Challis. The boys were crowned district champs. Team members include, back from left, coach Peggy Redick, Conagher Cox, Danny Ziegler, Gabe Cogley, Owen Peterson, Charles Miller, Nate Schwenke, Dustin Stillwaugh, Jesse Riding, Isaac Schwenke and coach Paul Lind. Kneeling are Brandon Laws, Charlie Bullock, Tucker Brown, William Ashley, Ty Redick, Parker May, Jayce Giampedraglia and Wyatt Naillon. Jennifer Piva photo

05/17/18

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Otter

Thursday, 05/24/18
Education ranks at the top of nearly every list of Idahoans’ top priorities. For anyone interested in listening to the voice of the people, there’s no way around it: Increasing... + continue reading

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Thursday, 05/24/18
The work of local quilters goes on display at the MadDog Gallery on June 1 and remains up through July 10. An opening reception is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, at the gallery... + continue reading

Milestones

Taylor

Friday, 04/27/18
Kate Taylor, the administrator for grants and special projects at the Challis Area Health Center, has earned the designation of certified medical practice executive by the American College... + continue reading

Chet Collinsworth

04/05/18

Delaney Lee Sanders was born Dec. 28, 2017.

01/25/18

Pahsimeroi residents Eileen and Harley Wallis celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day.

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Thursday, 05/24/18
Senior center menu May 28–June 1 Monday: No lunch, closed for Memorial Day Wednesday: Chicken enchiladas, green salad, Mexicorn, mixed fruit Friday: Lunch menu not... + continue reading
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Kelli Ann Strand was on the youth team that took first place with a score of 61 at the fundraising golf tournament for the Lemhi-Custer Cancer Relief Fund July 1. Above, she tees off toward the end of the fun scramble-format tourney.

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