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Chondo promotes black belts and Tigers

Chondo Martial Arts Academy held a black belt testing and promotional ceremony Aug. 17. Chief Master Bj Bryant, 7th-degree black belt, Master Shelbie Bryant, 5th-degree black belt, and instructor Blain Aldous, 3rd-degree black belt, conducted the testing. Students were evaluated on forms, one-step sparring, self defense, sparring, board breaking, tae kwon do history and philosophy. From left, William Wahlstrom, Grace Kowarko, Coltin Kowarko and Johnny Gilbert were promoted to 1st-degree black belt.

The Tae Kwon Do Tigers learn fundamental tae kwon do etiquette, tradition and techniques, as well as stretching, balance and coordination.

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Sep
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Mackay FFA holds first chapter meeting of year

Sept. 6, 2017, the Mackay FFA had its first chapter meeting. Business was conducted by Vice President Dallin Green.

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14
Sep
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Rivercats help City Hall move uptown

Coaches and players of the Challis-Mackay Rivercats baseball team pitched in to help move Challis City Hall from its location in the Challis middle school building to a storefront uptown across from Wells Fargo Bank. Above, they load boxes onto a hand truck.

Corey Rice (left) watches as players of the Challis-Mackay Rivercats baseball team move a heavy safe out of the old Challis City Council chambers in the Challis middle school building to the new up

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14
Sep
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Blazing red

Sharon Arrizubieta grew this brilliant red dahlia in her Pahsimeroi Valley garden and had it on display at the Challis Farmers Market last week. Todd Adams photo

Sharon Arrizubieta grew this brilliant red dahlia in her Pahsimeroi Valley garden and had it on display at the Challis Farmers Market last week.

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14
Sep
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Sunflowers brighten cloudy day

Big sunflowers are a common sight in Challis area gardens. These were photographed in Pat Fox and Carrie Boucher’s garden recently. Todd Adams photo

Big sunflowers are a common sight in Challis area gardens. These were photographed in Pat Fox and Carrie Boucher’s garden recently.

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14
Sep
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Scenic snags

This scenic view, from the upper Jordan Creek drainage, shows fire-scarred snags in the foreground and Estes and Graylock mountains in the background.

This scenic view, from the upper Jordan Creek drainage, shows fire-scarred snags in the foreground and Estes and Graylock mountains in the background.

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07
Sep
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Pterodactyl stands guard

This Pterodactyl-looking metal garden sculpture is one of several pieces by the late artist Michael Shannon which can be seen in and around Challis. This funky fellow hangs out in Pat Fox and Carrie Boucher’s garden on Garden Creek. Todd Adams photo

This Pterodactyl-looking metal garden sculpture is one of several pieces by the late artist Michael Shannon which can be seen in and around Challis.

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07
Sep
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BLM cautions farmers about harvest fires

Wheat and barley farmers are reminded to use caution when harvesting their fall crops because combines can cause wildfires, according to the Bureau of Land Management.

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07
Sep
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School board meets Wednesday

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Firefighters ready to clean chimneys

Qualifying Challis residents who want their chimneys cleaned out before cold weather arrives can call the Challis Fire Department to schedule a cleaning appointment.

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