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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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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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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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County talks salmon, elk with fish and game supervisor

A short fishing season for Chinook salmon starting later this month on the Upper Salmon River above Challis and ways to slow winter elk depredation on local ranchers’ haystacks dominated discussion

Thu
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Mackay woman gets 2 years probation for burglary

Judge Alan Stephens has granted her a withheld judgment and sentenced Rosa Martinez, 32, of Mackay to two years of probation on a felony burglary charge.

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15
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Fire destroys trailer, woodshed north of Challis

Heat buckled and fire destroyed Billy Coombes’ mobile home north of Challis on Stephens Lane Saturday evening. He was uninsured and lost nearly everything. Todd Adams photos

Despite a rapid response by North Custer volunteer firefighters, fire destroyed a 1950s mobile home and a woodshed north of Challis Saturday evening.

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First Tee Idaho begins Challis golf lessons

Students in the class for ages 5-8 were busy as bees on the Challis Golf Course last week as the first of three sessions of First Tee Idaho golf lessons began. Members of the extended Frost family — Lewie Frost and daughters Jenny Jacobson and Rayna Westergard, along with junior instructor Emma Westergard, 6 — are teaching the classes. Jenny is a certified First Tee Idaho instructor, and this is the second season of the classes in Challis. Proceeds from the Missing Man Golf Tournament pay for the First Tee Challis program. See more photos on Page 8. Todd Adams photo

What sport can several generations play together and build character and family values, all at the same time? Golf.

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