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Street light changes under consideration

In a November meeting dominated by infrastructure issues, Challis City Council members renewed a contract with Challis Golf Association to manage the Challis Golf Course for 2018.

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Dec
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Feds, commissioners discuss natural resource issues

Custer County Commissioners had their usual monthly discussion of natural resource issues with local Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management representatives at a recent commission meeting.

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Forest delays grazing changes

A sage grouse struts at sunrise.

New dates to implement standards and guidelines for the conservation of greater sage grouse in forest plans have been set, according to a press release from the Salmon-Challis National Forest, in s

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Downtown shines in light parade

Three local families teamed up to present a rockin’ float in the Challis parade of lights held the evening of Dec. 1. There were 25 entries in the new holiday event. Floats lit up Main Avenue before the annual Christmas tree lighting and concert. Shelley Ridenour photo

Three local families teamed up to present a rockin’ float in the Challis parade of lights held the evening of Dec. 1. There were 25 entries in the new holiday event.

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Nov
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Infrastructure dominates city conversation

In a word, infrastructure dominated discussion among Challis City Council members at their November meeting.

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Community dinner pulls Thanksgiving crowd

Al and Martha McCoy were among the 100 or so people who enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at Challis senior citizens center. Todd Adams photo

About 100 people were served Thanksgiving dinner by a handful of faithful volunteers at the William Cobbley Senior Citizens Center on a warm sunny day this year.

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School security system to be installed

A new access control system to improve security for Challis Junior-Senior High School’s five outside double doors should be installed soon and be operational as soon as December, Challis Joint Scho

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Nov
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State unemployment rate inches up

Idaho’s unemployment rate in October edged up by a tenth of a percent to 2.9 percent, according to the Idaho Department of Labor.

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Hatchery setback means fewer sockeye

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has acknowledged that sockeye salmon from its new $14 million Springfield Hatchery in southern Idaho are dying at difficult-to-explain rates, according to Greg

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Challis holiday events kick off Friday

Salmon River Electric Cooperative linemen Dennis Swindell and Jessie Kestler put up Christmas decorations on utility poles along Main Avenue in Challis. The holiday lights are up in time for this weekend’s light parade and other Christmas activities. Todd Adams photo

The next two weekends in Challis are packed with Christmas activities.

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