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Thursday February 26, 2015

Winterfest succeeds despite Mother Nature
Winter drought cancelled some events but failed to put a damper on those who showed up for the Sixth Annual Stanley Winterfest last weekend.Town residents rallied and overcame obstacles Mother Nature threw in their path. To make sure there would be fun in the snow, Stanley Construction dumped about 500 yards of snow on Ace of Diamonds Street and ...

Supreme court hears arguments in water case
Idaho Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments in the City of Challis vs. Consent of the Governed Caucus case over the so-called proviso clause in the Idaho Constitution - whether a district court judge erred in granting the city authority to borrow money for water system improvement projects as "ordinary and necessary expenses."Justices ...

Judge rules Walters owes Challis money
Seventh Judicial Judge Gregory Moeller has ruled that Frank Walters, formerly of Challis Valley RV Resort, owes the City of Challis $19,092 in unpaid water and sewer fees for the mobile home park he was managing and purchasing from its previous owner.Walters, who had said he would represent himself in court, did not appear to present his side of ...

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