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Commissioners redefine junkyards

Junkyards have been redefined under Custer County’s planning and zoning ordinance to include all junkyards or wrecking yards, not just those that are for-profit or in business to sell scrap metal.

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08
Feb
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Judge dismisses charges, denies motion for retrial

Seventh Judicial District Judge Alan Stephens has ruled on two motions that end, at least for now, two felony cases.

Thu
08
Feb
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Stanley offers chance to beat the winter blues

Fat tire bikes are what the name implies — bicycles with really wide tires. They’re designed for riding in snow, mud and sand. A fat tire bike race is part of the 2018 edition of the Stanley winterfest, scheduled for Feb. 9-11. Photo courtesy Stanley Sawtooth Chamber of Commerce

Stanley residents are readying to beat the winter blues with their annual winterfest, scheduled from Friday, Feb. 9, through Sunday, Feb. 11.

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Most crime categories drop in 2017

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Fewer auto accidents, burglaries or thefts, narcotic offenses and traffic citations were handled by the Custer County Sheriff’s Office in 2017 than in 2016, according to data from the sheriff.

Thu
08
Feb
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Kidz Klub offers Bible stories, fun, food

LJ Herr and instructor Colton Sinz take aim at targets with their foam-tipped arrows. The two were practicing indoor archery at Kidz Klub at Mountain Valley Baptist Church last Friday. Todd Adams photos

Challis youngsters can attend a weekly event known as Kidz Klub at Mountain Valley Baptist Church that offers a Bible story, a quiz game known as “Zonk,” based on the day’s story, fun activities su

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Feb
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Idaho first state to offer highway road forecasts

The Idaho Transportation Department has improved the 511 traveler services platform to allow drivers to more efficiently track driving conditions and give them the weather forecast on specific high

Thu
01
Feb
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Salmon group searches for air pollution solutions

Linda Price, Salmon Clean Air Committee member and manager of the BLM office in Salmon, measures moisture in a piece of tree trunk. It shows 35 percent moisture. The piece of firewood to the right had moisture of 1 percent. The dryer the wood, the hotter and more cleanly it burns. Todd Adams photo

Salmon and Los Angeles are seldom mentioned in the same breath.

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City considers grants, park master plan

The city of Challis and Custer County could qualify for state grants to help develop a park master plan.

Thu
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Feb
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Darin Maxwell voted Challis firefighter of year

Darin Maxwell accepts the Challis firefighter of the year award for 2017 from North Custer Fire District Chief Launna Gunderson. It’s believed he’s the youngest person to earn the award. Todd Adams photos

Darin Maxwell of Challis has been voted Challis volunteer firefighter of the year by his peers.

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Feb
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Salmon native fights harassment in military

Jensen

Last year, major figures in politics, entertainment and business reckoned with a wave of allegations of sexual assault. This year, it’s the military’s turn, said retired Marine Corps Col.

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