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Theresa Feusi of Boise spent last weekend in Challis visiting with her parents, Tom and Aileen Chivers and her sister, Anne Lane. Tom and Aileen accompanied Theresa back to Boise where they spent several days visiting with family and attending to medical appointments. Tom and Aileen then accompanied their son, Tom Chivers of Buhl, back to Challis ...

Mountain Transitions

South Whidbey IslandThey may have been the largest trees that I had ever slept under. The nearest ones were Douglas firs. As I sighted down the picnic table, five feet wide with the seats, I estimated that the one to the east was just a little wider. It was difficult to look up to see where the first branches emerged; some of the local trees had ...

Good old days of Custer County

TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGOAugust 10, 1989Fourteen years of sales work here as well as a few family vacations are what helped convince Doyle and Myrna Lamb to move their family from Blackfoot to Challis to start Lamb's Foodtown...Lamb's is located at the former Wise Buy grocery store on Main Street... Doyle and Myrna bought the store's business from the ...

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