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02
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Teacher gets help for large third grade class

Challis School District No.

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02
Feb
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Skating the local rink

Victoria Savage stays down on the ice after a fall and chats with Danika Wolfenbarger. Todd Adams photos

The local Masons and Order of Eastern Star have tried to host a few ice skating parties on the local ice rink at Challis Elementary School, but ironically, it’s been too cold.

Thu
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Jan
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Challis transfers funds to golf association

In a short but sweet meeting that lasted less than an hour, Challis City Council members got a lot of work done in their first meeting of the New Year January 10.

Thu
26
Jan
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County gets input on one wilderness plan

The time is near to submit comments on the proposed management plan for the Hemingway–Boulders and White Clouds wilderness area.

Thu
26
Jan
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Hintze looks back on 22 years as commissioner, hopes his work will be carried on

Retired Custer County Commissioner Lin Hintze looks more relaxed posing for a photo in his home south of Mackay. He reflected on his 22-year career with The Challis Messenger last week. Todd Adams photos

If pigs could fly, they’d have wings. And if Congress worked, it would be more like the Board of Custer County Commissioners.

Thu
19
Jan
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Casey Pettit awarded Eagle Scout rank

Casey Pettit, 18, was awarded his Eagle Scout rank in a special court of honor held at the Challis American Legion Hall last Wednesday.

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19
Jan
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Challis considers street plan

Plans may change depending on how much snow removal takes from the City of Challis street budget, but the mayor and city council are considering hiring an engineering firm to develop a Capital Impr

Thu
19
Jan
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Snownami

Jesse Gardner tosses a shovelful of snow off the roof of Warren and JaVoan Jenson’s house in Challis. He and shoveling business partner Destry Soristo shoveled most of the Jenson’s big flat metal roof on Sunday. Rooftop shovelers are not a usual sight in Challis, but it’s more common during this snowy winter. Roofs are having to bear more weight. Sheds and other structures in Challis and Stanley have collapsed due to heavy snow loads. There have been no reports of house roofs collapsing so far. Todd Adams photos

To help the city crew deal with the snowiest winter in memory for Challis old timers, Mayor Michael Barrett declared an emergency and hired several local contractors to help with snow removal last

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Jan
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Challis woman gets probation for meth possession

Judge Alan Stephens last month sentenced Teresa Marie Walters of Challis to 4½ years of supervised probation on a single felony charge of possession of methamphetamine.

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12
Jan
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New Custer County Commissioners, old sheriff sworn in

The old Board of Custer County Commissioners, Chairman Wayne Butts and Commissioners Doyle Lamb and Lin Hintze finishes up some business while Senior Judge Charles Roos waits to swear in new Commissioners Randy Corgatelli and Steve Smith. Todd Adams photos

Two new Custer County Commissioners were sworn into office Monday, as was Sheriff Stu Lumpkin, who had been re-elected to a third term on a general election write-in campaign.

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