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Cutlers play tonight in the park
Music in the Park has a special treat for you tonight in the city park at 7 p.m. - a triple whammy musical event that you won't want to miss! Jacob Cutler, father Brent, grandfather Howard and brother Skyler have formed a three-generation band, especially for this event. Jacob, who will be a senior at Challis High next year, is a singer, ...

Card of thanks
A Special Thank You to all of our wonderful friends and family that helped us through the tough time of losing our wife, mom, grandmother and great-grandmother. We're truly grateful to live in a community that is so caring and generous. Thank you everyone for the delicious food, beautiful flowers, all the cards, calls, thoughts, prayers and ...

The Clayton Cemetery Fund has received donations from Jim and Della Pratt, Jerry and Karen Baker, Dennis and Denise Rovetto, Dwight and Cindy Simmons, Bob Simmons, and Susie (Simmons) Beem and family in memory of Dick Baker. Bill Parsell also donated in memory of Dick Baker.Donations such as these are greatly appreciated and help with the ...

Card of thanks
Clayton Area Historical Association thanks the following for making Clayton Heritage Day a success:Harry Robinson and Company, Lloyd Jones, Wayne Baker, Sunny and Robbie Johnson, our chili cook-off judges, sponsors Old Sawmill Station, the Hoodoo Saloon and Alpine Clean and of course, all our volunteers.

Card of thanks
To Buzz Pfeiffer:Thank you for your kindness as a neighbor. In early July you spent two days cutting and clearing the overgrowth next door to me.Gratefully,Fran Stark

Card of thanks
The Zollinger and Adams families would like to thank the community for their kind words, flowers and food after the passing of our mother and grandmother, Ann Adams.Linda Zollinger and family

Former area resident, Lettie McCoy-Guinn, has sent a donation to the Challis Volunteer EMTs. Steve and Irene Diers of Challis also donated. Our group is very pleased to be in your thoughts.

The Clayton Area Historical Association received a donation from Nikki and Norman Doll in memory of Dick Baker, and a donation in memory of Kathleen Harding from the Harding Family.

Dance classes to begin in August
The Vivian Rose Summer Dance Series is offering a dance intensive August 11-21. Students will have the chance to immerse themselves in dance for two weeks in classes of ballet/contemporary concepts, turns and leaps and rehearse a dance for an in-studio performance at the culmination of classes on August 21. Classes emphasize correct anatomical ...

Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk programs announced
Challis Joint School District #181 today announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price for meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. The district has also announced its policy for free milk for children unable to pay the full price for milk served under the ...

Challis Library News
New books at Challis Public Library:Junior nonfictionLife-Size Zoo by Teruyuki Komiya. Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters by Daniel Wallace. Star Wars: Attack of the Clones by David Reynolds. Science fictionThe Covenant of the Flame by David Morrell. The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan. An Armory of Swords, The Complete Book of ...

Reinke to lead services Sunday
The Stanley Christian Fellowship once again invites you to our worship services in our beautiful chapel that looks out to the Sawtooth Mountains. On Sunday, August 3, we are welcoming Pastor Jerry Reinke from Hailey.Pastor Jerry grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho where he and his wife, Karen, farmed for many years and they raised their two children. ...

Construction has begun on Redfish Lake Road
The Sawtooth National Forest will begin construction of the Redfish Lake Road and a new 110-foot bridge that will span Redfish Lake Creek. Construction started July 28.This project will relocate a portion of the main access road (Forest Road 70214) into the Redfish Lake Recreation Complex out of the existing riparian area by constructing ...

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