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Thursday October 01, 2015

Challis clinic, pharmacy dedicated - BY TODD ADAMS
National, state and local leaders marked an historic change in expanded health care services for Challis area residents last week.North Custer Hospital District hosted Idaho State University and other officials September 22 to celebrate the grand opening of the new ISU Bengal Pharmacy. They also hailed the arrival of a federal grant and new ...

Electric rates to increase in January - BY TODD ADAMS
The average Salmon River Electric residential member can expect a 10 percent increase in power rates in January.The Cooperative will be passing on part of its wholesale power increases that have totaled more than 20 percent over the past six years.Single-phase commercial rates will rise approximately 12 percent for the average user, while ...

CHS receives ratings in statewide ACT scores
Challis High School students who took the ACT (American College Test) to assess college readiness lagged slightly behind their statewide peers. This was on average composite scores for four of the past five years (2011-2015), an ACT report shows.However, Challis' average topped Idaho's in 2013, as did average scores for reading and math that ...

Officials hail clinic, pharmacy status - BY TODD ADAMS
North Custer Hospital District wouldn't have been able to expand health care services at the Challis clinic or open the second telepharmacy in Idaho without key help from partners, including Idaho State University (ISU) and Idaho Primary Care Association (IPCA), Board Chairman Bob Boren said at dedication ceremonies last week.ClinicTom Fronk, ...

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