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Thursday May 07, 2009

CALF is now Safe Haven, still an assisted living facility
The more things change, the more they stay the same.That seems applicable to the former Challis Assisted Living Facility (CALF), which now has a new operator and on-site manager, the same staff minus three and most of the same residents.Scott Burpee, president and CEO of the new operator, Pocatello-based Safe Haven Health Care, said his company ...

City supports new baseball fields, farmers market
“Build it and they will come.”That’s what TiTi Cain of Challis Youth Athletics (CYA) said last month when he asked Challis city officials for the use of city property for at least two new baseball fields, as well as rebuilding the existing ball field in Centennial Park.Cain said new fields would not only benefit Challis baseball players 12 and ...

SREC members veto mail-in ballots again
Third time was not a charm.Salmon River Electric Cooperative (SREC) members disproved that cliché when a two-thirds majority failed to surface in favor of mail-in ballots at the 2009 Annual Meeting last Thursday.Ninety-three members voted no, while 164 or 63.8 percent voted yes, but a 66.6 percent is needed to pass any changes in the bylaws. ...

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