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Firefighters catch another wind-whipped wildfire

North Custer volunteer firefighters spray some hot spots at a March 4 grass fire that was whipped out of control by wind. A man had been burning grass along the Jose irrigation ditch and the fire spread. Todd Adams photo

North Custer volunteer firefighters spray some hot spots at a March 4 grass fire that was whipped out of control by wind.

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Mental evaluation ordered for probation violator

Judge Stevan Thompson last month issued an arrest warrant for one probationer and ordered another confined to Idaho State Hospital South in Blackfoot for a mental evaluation, which will help him de

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Man arrested for Stanley armed robbery

A man from Homedale was arrested just after midnight April 2 in Stanley and charged with armed robbery, burglary, aggravated assault and use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony after h

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Apr
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Repeal of net neutrality has little effect

A December order by the Federal Communications Commission reversing 2015 regulations known as net neutrality won’t adversely affect Custer Telephone Cooperative members, according to Dennis Thornoc

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Apr
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Controlled burns turn into wildfires

It’s springtime, which means North Custer volunteer firefighters are responding to controlled burns that escape the control of property owners burning fields, ditches, slash piles and debris.

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City library staff gets salary boost

Short-term salary increases for librarians at Challis Public Library were approved last month by the Challis City Council.

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Chief offers fire prevention tips

It’s that time of year again when people are burning weeds, ditches and fields, North Custer Fire Chief Launna Gunderson said.

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City prepares to award water project bid

Challis city officials are nearly ready to award contracts for a big water project years in the making, now scaled down to a smaller size that the municipality can handle without borrowing money.

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Commissioners hear about invasive species

Timber sales are planned in areas of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area where wildfires burned recently, SNRA Stanley Deputy Ranger Brian Anderson reported to Custer County commissioners recentl

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Appeals court upholds spill ruling for dams

Dam operations measures that were designed to help prevent extinction of salmon and steelhead in Idaho were upheld April 2 by a federal appeals court.

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