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Enduring the River of No Return runs

Runners in the 25K event stand out against the sky on the ATV trail between Challis and the junction of Highways 93 and 75. Todd Adams photos

Runners in the 25K event stand out against the sky on the ATV trail between Challis and the junction of Highways 93 and 75.

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Mackay man fails to register as sex offender, gets probation

Judge Alan Stephens last month placed Michael Travis Lord, 44, of Mackay on four years of unsupervised probation with an underlying but suspended minimum one-year prison sentence for the defendant’

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Tree falls on power line, causes outage

A tree that fell on a Salmon River Electric Cooperative (SREC) power line near Torrey’s caused a power outage for a couple of hours Monday evening, June 12.

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Middle Fork rafter falls, breaks ankle rock climbing

Custer County Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers treated and flew a 30-year-old woman with a life-threatening injury out of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River last week.

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Runners say Challis volunteers ‘world class’

A man and his trusty dog, Todd Kirk and Remington, ran the 25K River of No Return Endurance Run together. This is Challis, after all, a dog-friendly town. See more photos on Page 7. Todd Adams photos

Snow and mud made conditions harder and slower, but local volunteers made Challis’ fourth annual River of No Return Endurance Runs a world-class experience, elite long-distance runners told race fo

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School board balances budget with surplus, carryover

Trustee Ron Rembelski (left) accepts a plaque, card and gift from his fellow trustees at his last meeting on June 14 after serving on the Challis school board since 2006. Board Chairman Brett Plummer made the presentation. Todd Adams photo

Trustees of Challis Joint School District #181 plugged a $70,000 deficit and balanced their $3.35 million 2017-2018 budget last week by using forest reserve funds and an anticipated carryover.

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Lost Rivers Medical Center announces start on surgery center

Lost Rivers Medical Center begins construction on new surgery center.

Lost Rivers Medical Center (LRMC) begins construction on its new surgical suite.

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Fun and games at Kindergarten Field Day

Kindergartener Josie Bennetts looks over her shoulder and smiles as another student chases after her in an attempt to pop her balloon at the annual Challis Elementary Kindergarten Field Day held last month. Todd Adams Photos

Kindergartener Josie Bennetts looks over her shoulder and smiles as another student chases after her in an attempt to pop her balloon at the annual Challis Elementary Kindergarten Field Day held la

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Challis youngsters learn respect, courtesy and golf

Morgan Maydole gets down on the grass to line up a putt last Thursday during First Tee Idaho golf lessons at Challis Golf Course. The adult legs behind him belong to instructor Lewie Frost. Frost and daughter Rayna Westergard are assisting Frost’s other daughter, Jenny Jacobson, who is First Tee Idaho instructor for three age groups at Challis Golf Course this summer. Photos by Todd Adams

Morgan Maydole gets down on the grass to line up a putt last Thursday during First Tee Idaho golf lessons at Challis Golf Course. The adult legs behind him belong to instructor Lewie Frost.

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Show ’n Shine puts cars, family fun together

Duane Krings of Salmon proudly polishes his 1965 Buick Sportwagon at the Challis Classy Chassis’ annual car show. Todd Adams Photos

The 13th annual Challis Classy Chassis Car Show made for a perfect summer day of good weather, family fun and shiny cars at the Y-Intersection last Saturday.

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