Saturday afternoon clouds are reflected in a scenic pond in Round Valley looking south and east from the Pennal Gulch access road toward the cliffs above Challis Hot Springs. Todd Adams photo

Saturday afternoon clouds are reflected in a scenic pond in Round Valley looking south and east from the Pennal Gulch access road toward the cliffs above Challis Hot Springs. + continue reading

A group of friends and their canine companions renewed an annual tradition on a recent holiday evening by gathering on an ice shelf along the Salmon River. They shared drinks, toasts and the warmth of camaraderie and a campfire as the snow glistened across the mountains and along the riverbank. Todd Adams photo

A group of friends and their canine companions renewed an annual tradition on a recent holiday evening by gathering on an ice shelf along the Salmon River. They shared drinks, toasts and the... + continue reading

The moon rises above alpenglow on the Pahsimeroi foothills east of Challis earlier this week with Henry Roybal’s American flag flying in the foreground. The new year was greeted by a full moon on Jan. 1.

The moon rises above alpenglow on the Pahsimeroi foothills east of Challis earlier this week with Henry Roybal’s American flag flying in the foreground. The new year was greeted by a... + continue reading

A small part of the Challis town deer herd crosses Seventh Street on a recent day. Perhaps they were headed to the pile of leaves in the nearby yard.

A small part of the Challis town deer herd crosses Seventh Street on a recent day. Perhaps they were headed to the pile of leaves in the nearby yard. + continue reading

A light dusting of snow in Challis made for a semi-white Christmas. Blue Mountain appears in the background of this country-looking scene inside city limits. Temperatures warmed considerably into the 40s between Christmas and New Year’s, making it comfortable enough for some people to go around in T-shirts.

A light dusting of snow in Challis made for a semi-white Christmas. Blue Mountain appears in the background of this country-looking scene inside city limits. Temperatures warmed considerably... + continue reading

Saturday afternoon clouds are reflected in a scenic pond in Round Valley looking south and east from the Pennal Gulch access road toward the cliffs above Challis Hot Springs. Todd Adams photo

A group of friends and their canine companions renewed an annual tradition on a recent holiday evening by gathering on an ice shelf along the Salmon River. They shared drinks, toasts and the warmth of camaraderie and a campfire as the snow glistened across the mountains and along the riverbank. Todd Adams photo

The moon rises above alpenglow on the Pahsimeroi foothills east of Challis earlier this week with Henry Roybal’s American flag flying in the foreground. The new year was greeted by a full moon on Jan. 1.

A small part of the Challis town deer herd crosses Seventh Street on a recent day. Perhaps they were headed to the pile of leaves in the nearby yard.

A light dusting of snow in Challis made for a semi-white Christmas. Blue Mountain appears in the background of this country-looking scene inside city limits. Temperatures warmed considerably into the 40s between Christmas and New Year’s, making it comfortable enough for some people to go around in T-shirts.

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Thursday, 01/11/18
Updated policies for putting sage grouse habitat management plans into effect at the field level have been released by the Bureau of Land Management. The policies are designed to... + continue reading

Two temporary L-shaped rakers hold up this side of the old Bayhorse Hotel. The rakers were funded by a previous grant from Idaho Heritage Trust. Land of the Yankee Fork State Park photo

01/11/18

Sports

Vikings Kyle Gregory and Parker May hustle to the floor after a loose ball in the Jan. 5 game against the Ririe Bulldogs. Challis lost 72-42. Debbie Sheppeard photo

Thursday, 01/11/18
The Challis Viking boys stumbled in their first game after Christmas break, losing to Ririe in a home game on Jan. 5. It wasn’t the best game for Challis, and the stats reflected... + continue reading

Garrett Millick fights to take the offensive rebound back up in the Dec. 18 game against Idaho Falls. Challis came home the victor 44-41. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Challis Viking Ross Sheppeard jumps for a shot in the Dec. 20 game against Salmon. He drew a foul to get the old-fashioned three-point play. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Parker May beats Idaho Falls’ defense on a baseline drive. Challis defeated the Idaho Falls JV squad in a road game. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Kyle Gregory focuses on defense against the West Jefferson Panthers. Challis hosted West Jefferson on Dec. 21 but lost this go-round. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Dustin Stillwaugh hustles to beat a West Jefferson player to the loose ball in the Vikings final game before the holiday break. Challis lost 66-61. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Viking Mitchell Cotant dishes the ball to a teammate in the Dec. 20 game against Salmon. Challis lost 66-61. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Tessa Gregory and a Ririe Bulldog tussle for a loose ball in the Dec. 12 game in Ririe. Ririe handily defeated Challis 70-22. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Laura Parkinson battles to take it to the hole against the Ririe Bulldogs on Dec. 12. Challis lost 70-22. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Laura Parkinson blocks a shot in the Lady Vikings’ game against North Fremont. The Challis girls lost 66-49. Christy Hewitt photo

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Thursday, 01/04/18
If you attend an Idaho college or university, it’s more likely than not you won’t graduate. Meanwhile, state officials are pushing to achieve the goal of by 2020 at least 60... + continue reading

Local Scenes

Thursday, 01/11/18
People who want to dispose of their live Christmas trees can haul them to the Land of the Yankee Fork State Park for burning during a community celebration on Friday, Jan. 12. Park... + continue reading

Milestones

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

Thursday, 11/30/17
Harley and Eileen Wallis celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day. The couple married Nov. 23, 1952, in Tendoy. The wedding was at the home of Eileen’s parents... + continue reading

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Thursday, 01/11/18
Elementary and junior-senior high school menu Jan. 15–18 Monday–Thursday breakfast: Assorted breakfasts with fruit, juice and milk Monday: Crispitos, Spanish or plain... + continue reading
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