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Thursday October 23, 2014

Simpson wants to pass CIEDRA and avert monument designation
Advocates for a Boulder-White Clouds National Monument still favor that proposal over Rep. Mike Simpson's plan to reintroduce his CIEDRA wilderness bill when a new Congress convenes in 2015.Two of three Custer County Commissioners are leaning toward CIEDRA as the lesser of two evils.Simpson believes that either CIEDRA will pass Congress or ...

City to apply for $500,000 grant for water projects
Challis City Council has voted unanimously to apply for a $500,000 community development block grant to help fund up to $2.5 million in water system improvement projects.The council passed a resolution to apply for a federal HUD grant during the council's October regular meeting, after a public hearing during which the city received no testimony ...

Chipmunk Hill almost ready for the snow to fly
The Chipmunk Hill workday last weekend included carpentry projects, clearing sagebrush from the slopes, digging a trench for the rope tow, removing old electrical wiring, painting and general cleanup. The work was followed by an Oktoberfest celebration that included a bonfire, bratwurst, homebrewed beer and potluck. Leaders of Challis Ski Club and ...

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