Serving Challis and Custer County, Idaho Since 1881. The Challis Messenger is published every Thursday.


About folks we know
For anyone wishing to send a card or write to Betty Corrigan, her address is Valley View Lifecare Center, Room 133, Allumbaugh Street, Boise, Idaho 83794Recently spending several days in Challis as houseguests of Ron and Corrine Jones were their sons, Robin Jones and two children from Declo, Roman and Patti Jones and family of Eagle, Ryan and ...

Mountain Transitions

2 to 200 to 20. Early sunshine glances from the tallest trees. A light breeze moves through the trees and causes them to "sigh." The trees are lodgepole pine, cedar, Douglas fir and larch. Understory shrubs are birch, maple, thimbleberry and boxwood to name a few. A small nearby pond is covered with pond lilies around its shores. The blossoms are ...

Good old days of Custer County
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGOJuly 27, 1989Recreational diversity apparently won over committed energy and dollars last Friday when the Idaho Parks and Recreation Board voted to recommend the proposed Centennial Park be established as an interpretive mining center that includes the ghost towns of Custer and Bonanza...So far, the board proposes the ...

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