Wed
23
Nov
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Sheriff’s report

Incident log

November 14

Wed
23
Nov
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City, golf association work on agreement

Challis City Council and Challis Golf Association (CGA) have been meeting to renegotiate a management agreement whereby CGA will lease and manage the course for $1 per year and the city will transf

Thu
17
Nov
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Golf course, Brauns see strong show of support

More than 50 people filled Challis City Council chambers to overflowing last week in a strong show of support for the golf course and Braun Brothers Reunion (BBR).

Thu
17
Nov
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Aggressive cow moose, calf roam Mackay Halloween night

It wasn’t an ordinary Halloween night for Idaho Fish and Game Senior Conservation Officer Steve Roberts.

Thu
17
Nov
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Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven
Johnny Gilbert, Cobalt Richardson, Chris Kowarko, Lynn Porter (with cadaver dog Cayvun), Levi Maydole, Micha Cox and Dustin Webster completed their trainilng as SAR Technicians, Level 2 recenlyl and are now certified by the National Association for Search and Rescue. With this certification, they can go anywhere in the nation to serve on search and rescue operations individually or as a team. They put in many hours of training and study during twice-weekly sessions from December 2015 through October 2016. An evaluator for the national association certified them after all seven passed a written test and satisfactorily completed two days of simulated search and rescue operations. Todd Adams photo

Johnny Gilbert, Cobalt Richardson, Chris Kowarko, Lynn Porter (with cadaver dog Cayvun), Levi Maydole, Micha Cox and Dustin Webster completed their training as Search and Rescue (SAR) Technicians,

Thu
10
Nov
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Lumpkin, Smith, Gestrin win contested races

Write-in candidate and incumbent Sheriff Stu Lumpkin beat challenger and Republican Primary winner Craig Winstead 1,361 to 1,012 in what was perhaps Tuesday’s most-watched contested general electio

Thu
10
Nov
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Search and Rescue volunteers dedicate Challis building

Magnificent Seven Johnny Gilbert, Cobalt Richardson, Chris Kowarko, Lynn Porter (with cadaver dog Cayvun), Levi Maydole, Micha Cox and Dustin Webster completed their trainilng as SAR Technicians, Level 2 recenlyl and are now certified by the National Association for Search and Rescue. With this certification, they can go anywhere in the nation to serve on search and rescue operations individually or as a team. They put in many hours of training and study during twice-weekly sessions from December 2015 through October 2016. An evaluator for the national association certified them after all seven passed a written test and satisfactorily completed two days of simulated search and rescue operations. Todd Adams photos

Volunteer members of Custer County Search and Rescue (SAR), Challis Unit, dedicated their newly remodeled Challis SAR Shed at a Monday night meeting and barbecue.

Thu
10
Nov
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Commissioners to advertise prosecutor job

Custer County Commissioners voted last week to advertise for a Custer County Prosecuting Attorney and probably offer the successful applicant a yearlong contract.

Thu
10
Nov
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Emergency responders help one of their own

A Life Flight Network air ambulance helicopter prepares to lift off for St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Sunday evening after volunteers treated Wayne Butts at the scene of his ATV accident near Willow Creek Summit. Stephanie Mora photo

Sometimes, when Custer County emergency responders answer a call, it’s to help one of their own volunteers.

Thu
10
Nov
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County and Fish and Game discuss elk problem

The problem of large numbers of elk getting into haystacks and cattle feeding grounds during winter was the main topic of discussion between Custer County Commissioners, members of the county’s Nat

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