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Challis man pleads guilty to aggravated battery in shooting

A young Challis man has pleaded guilty to shooting another man with a pistol while he was “way too drunk” last month.

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General election filing deadline is Sept. 8

Candidates have until Friday, Sept. 8, to file for city, fire district and other taxing district elected offices if they want to be on the Nov.

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Cowboy poetry and music on tap in Stanley

The rhymes will rattle throughout Stanley in both spoken word and song during the Sept. 1 and 2 Stanley-Sawtooth Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering.

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Ibex fire grows a bit, Tappan holds steady

The Ibex Fire, burning 11 miles west of Twin Peaks Lookout, grew slightly in the last week, covering 6,200 acres on Wednesday.

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Home and garden tour

Even though they’re actually kneeling at the photographer’s request, Sandra and Paul Willingham are outstanding in their gardening skills, as this image shows. Besides having a large and beautiful yard, they have added on to and remodeled their two-story Queen Anne-style cottage and showed off all three to visitors on the Challis Arts Council’s home and garden tour held during eclipse weekend. Todd Adams photos

Even though they’re actually kneeling at the photographer’s request, Sandra and Paul Willingham are outstanding in their gardening skills, as this image shows.

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City moves ahead on water project, budget

The Challis City Council took major steps in back-to-back meetings this month, hearing about plans for a small start on a $700,000 plus city water project that will continue into the 2018 construct

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Challis schools begin year Aug. 28 with some traffic changes

Kesl and Rianna Severe and Hazen and Makayla Bruno hang out together at the Braun Brothers Reunion concerts earlier this month. Carefree summer days end as school begins Monday, Aug. 28 in Challis. The Severe siblings’ parents are Bridgett and Kyle Severe, now of Stanley. Grandma Monte Severe still lives in Challis. The Bruno sibs’ parents are Jacquel and Mark of Challis. Grandparents are Debra and Bruce of Challis. Todd Adams photo

Classes begin Monday, Aug. 28, at Challis Elementary School, Challis Jr.-Sr. High School and Stanley School.

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Locals find eclipse solace in heart of Challis

Long-time Challis resident Marge Griggs adjusted her eclipse glasses as she took a peek at the sun shortly before totality on Aug. 21. Griggs enjoyed the celestial event in her yard along Main Avenue. She said the easy access to eclipse glasses for the 2017 total solar eclipse is a big change from past eclipses she had seen.

Not that there’s ever bumper-to-bumper traffic on Main Avenue in Challis, but it’s a rare Monday morning that people aren’t driving to the post office or the Tea Cup for a cup of coffee or to check

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Challis visitors report profound eclipse experiences

The diamond ring effect during the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse produced a lens flare that looked like a sapphire. Todd Adams photos

Whooping, shouting, crying or just stunned silence were among the reactions of visitors who took in the minute of totality during the solar eclipse at Land of the Yankee Fork State Park south of Ch

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Unemployment drops again in July

Idaho’s unemployment rate dropped again in July to 3 percent, its lowest level since mid-2008, according to the Idaho Department of Labor.

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