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TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO November 26, 1992 Even with a new basic training class and recertifying former EMTs, by the end of January, North Custer Hospital District will be faced with a... + continue reading
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Todd Adams photo

TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO November 26, 1992 Even with a new basic training class and recertifying former EMTs, by the end of January, North Custer Hospital District will be faced with a... + continue reading

Challis Elementary School students learned earlier this month about firefighters and preventing fires. The program also included teaching the kids what to do in a fire, including this staying low and crawling technique. Vicki Armbruster photo

Challis Elementary School students learned earlier this month about firefighters and preventing fires. The program also included teaching the kids what to do in a fire, including this... + continue reading

A mule deer doe bedded down on a Challis lawn doesn’t seem to mind the fresh snow on her coat the morning of Nov. 17, or the nearby cat. Sunny, the cool cat, likewise isn’t phased by the snow or the deer. The doe did keep a wary eye on the photographer. Minutes after the snow flurries, the sun came out and melted the snow.

A mule deer doe bedded down on a Challis lawn doesn’t seem to mind the fresh snow on her coat the morning of Nov. 17, or the nearby cat. Sunny, the cool cat, likewise isn’t... + continue reading

A rafter of wild turkeys has been spotted wandering through Challis, sometimes crossing Main Street. So far they haven’t been seen using one of the crosswalks as the deer routinely do. Veronica Weisbeck photo

A rafter of wild turkeys has been spotted wandering through Challis, sometimes crossing Main Street. So far they haven’t been seen using one of the crosswalks as the deer routinely do... + continue reading

Todd Adams photo

Challis Elementary School students learned earlier this month about firefighters and preventing fires. The program also included teaching the kids what to do in a fire, including this staying low and crawling technique. Vicki Armbruster photo

A mule deer doe bedded down on a Challis lawn doesn’t seem to mind the fresh snow on her coat the morning of Nov. 17, or the nearby cat. Sunny, the cool cat, likewise isn’t phased by the snow or the deer. The doe did keep a wary eye on the photographer. Minutes after the snow flurries, the sun came out and melted the snow.

A rafter of wild turkeys has been spotted wandering through Challis, sometimes crossing Main Street. So far they haven’t been seen using one of the crosswalks as the deer routinely do. Veronica Weisbeck photo

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Wednesday, 11/22/17
Two Custer County men were each sentenced to probation last week by Seventh Judicial District Judge Alan Stephens. The men were sentenced in separate proceedings after reaching plea... + continue reading

Sandra Willingham, right, and James Savaria boost a beaming girl onto Blueberry, the miniature donkey killed by dogs in September. This photo was taken during a 2009 visit to Challis Elementary School. Todd Adams photo

11/22/17

Makayla Bruno plays the piano at last year’s tree lighting and Christmas concert in Challis. This year, a host of Christmas festivities are planned for Dec. 1 and 2. Todd Adams photo

11/22/17

Sports

Challis player Joanna Campbell drives past a Ririe player. Challis lost to Ririe at home on Nov. 15 by a score of 65-24. Christy Hewitt photo

Wednesday, 11/22/17
Challis player Joanna Campbell drives past a Ririe player. Challis lost to Ririe at home on Nov. 15 by a score of 65-24. Challis player Jazmine Rivera dribbles down the court in the Nov... + continue reading

JoAnna Campbell steals the ball from Salmon’s Kaitlyn Burgess in the Lady Vikings season opener. No score from the Nov. 14 game was available. The girls don’t play again until Dec. 1 in an away game in Carey. Christy Hewitt photo

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Katie Hewitt passes the ball through the Salmon defenders in the Nov. 14 home contest. In the third game of the season, Challis defeated Mackay 48-44 on Nov. 18 in Mackay. Christy Hewitt photo

11/22/17

New uniforms were donated to the Challis junior high wrestling team by the Challis Wrestling Club. The squad ends its season with an 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, district meet in Challis. Shown in their new uniforms are, back from left, coach Scott Lamb, Tui Schwenki, Clay Bullock, RJ Philps, Cody Lloyd, Cayden Zollinger and coach Jake Zollinger. In the front are coach Joel Zettel, Hoak Corgatelli, Dante D’Orazio, Ty Farr and Colton Battley.

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New uniforms were donated to the Challis junior high wrestling team by the Challis Wrestling Club. The squad ends its season with an 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, district meet in Challis. Shown in their new uniforms are, back from left, coach Scott Lamb, Tui Schwenki, Clay Bullock, RJ Philps, Cody Lloyd, Cayden Zollinger and coach Jake Zollinger. In the front are coach Joel Zettel, Hoak Corgatelli, Dante D’Orazio, Ty Farr and Colton Battley.

11/16/17

Blaine Ammar chases down the Genesee Bulldog quarterback in the state semifinal 1A D1 football game. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Pete Bradshaw (44) looks for a place to run as Genesee defenders close in. Bradshaw led the Vikings in rushing yards in the final game of the season. Challis ended up third in its division. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Kade Bruno pumps his fist, showing his agreement with the officials’ call on his touchdown reception for Challis. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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The Viking defense charges in against the Bulldogs. Cooper Erickson, Ross Sheppeard, Blaine Ammar and Pete Bradshaw press forward in last Saturday’s semifinal game. Challis lost to Genesee. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Cooper Erickson gets the tackle as Justin Rembelski and others rush to assist in the final game for Challis this season. The Vikings advanced to the state semifinal game, but lost to Genesee. Debbie Sheppeard photo

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Ross Sheppeard delivers a pass despite pressure from a Genesee defender. Sheppeard threw three touchdown passes for the Vikings during semifinal the game. But, his arm wasn’t enough for the Vikings to win. They lost to Geneseee 50-28. Debbie Sheppeard photo

11/16/17

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Thursday, 11/09/17
The forest has prepared a draft assessment that examines existing conditions of resources, uses and influences on the Salmon-Challis National Forest. This forest-wide assessment of 15... + continue reading

Local Scenes

Bill Richard, an electronics technician with the Bureau of Reclamation’s Pacific Northwest Region, looks over the stack of anodes during the installation process at the Yankee Fork Gold Dredge in late September. Each anode, weighing 44 pounds, had to be lowered into each pontoon of the dredge by ropes. Bureau of Reclamation photo

Wednesday, 11/22/17
Located 22 miles northeast of Stanley next to the Custer ghost town in Bonanza City, lies one of the best preserved and presented dredges in the lower 48 states. The Yankee Fork Gold... + continue reading

With funding from the HUB, 32 Challis High School juniors and seniors recently toured college campuses, including Boise State University where they posed for this photo. Students also visited the College of Western Idaho in Nampa and attended a college fair. Campus tours help students envision themselves on a college campus. Statistically, college attendance increases when high school students who would not normally participate in a college campus get to tour the campus and ask questions. Photo courtesy of Ang Sugden

11/22/17

Milestones

Thursday, 09/14/17
Lauren, Mario and Antonio are very excited to announce the birth of their little sister, Olivia Marie Kay D’Orazio. Lauren was especially excited to have another girl in the family... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/22/17
Elementary and junior-senior high school menu Nov. 27–30 Monday–Thursday breakfast: Assorted breakfasts with fruit, juice and milk Monday: Bean and cheese burrito,... + continue reading
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A young robin rests in a tree after escaping a mesh fence around a garden. Its parents made quite a scene trying to protect the little bird. Jim Connor photos

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Vietnam veteran Henry Roybal played taps at a Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans of Custer County Memorial south of Challis on Saturday. Todd Adams photo

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