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Forest delays grazing changes

A sage grouse struts at sunrise.

New dates to implement standards and guidelines for the conservation of greater sage grouse in forest plans have been set, according to a press release from the Salmon-Challis National Forest, in s

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Street light changes under consideration

In a November meeting dominated by infrastructure issues, Challis City Council members renewed a contract with Challis Golf Association to manage the Challis Golf Course for 2018.

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Feds, commissioners discuss natural resource issues

Custer County Commissioners had their usual monthly discussion of natural resource issues with local Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management representatives at a recent commission meeting.

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Five foreign exchange students become Challis Vikings

Takehito Koisuka of Japan, Mariana Bastos of Brazil, Vetle Viken of Norway and Seok Hyun Shin of South Korea hold fellow exchange student Isabel Clerici of Switzerland as they pose for a photo outside Challis High School. Todd Adams photo

Five foreign exchange students have learned to appreciate life in rural Idaho, the welcoming friendliness of Challis, making friends from around the world and being embraced as Challis Vikings this

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Yankee Fork project wins honor

A fisheries restoration project in the Salmon-Challis National Forest has received the highest honor given by the Forest Service.

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Dec
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Custer County Commissioners discuss mini-hydro plant, grazing

A proposed mini-hydro plant in the Big Lost River drainage and grazing issues including threatened lawsuits and trespass violations were discussed by Custer County Commissioners and federal officia

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Dec
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Downtown shines in light parade

Three local families teamed up to present a rockin’ float in the Challis parade of lights held the evening of Dec. 1. There were 25 entries in the new holiday event. Floats lit up Main Avenue before the annual Christmas tree lighting and concert. Shelley Ridenour photo

Three local families teamed up to present a rockin’ float in the Challis parade of lights held the evening of Dec. 1. There were 25 entries in the new holiday event.

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Infrastructure dominates city conversation

In a word, infrastructure dominated discussion among Challis City Council members at their November meeting.

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Community dinner pulls Thanksgiving crowd

Al and Martha McCoy were among the 100 or so people who enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at Challis senior citizens center. Todd Adams photo

About 100 people were served Thanksgiving dinner by a handful of faithful volunteers at the William Cobbley Senior Citizens Center on a warm sunny day this year.

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School security system to be installed

A new access control system to improve security for Challis Junior-Senior High School’s five outside double doors should be installed soon and be operational as soon as December, Challis Joint Scho

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