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


Gary Thor
There will be a Celebration of Life for Gary Thor at his home 8.3 miles out on Challis Creek Road, Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29, beginning at 1 p.m. If you have questions please call Robin at 879-5820.

Pam Corrigan Landon

Pam Corrigan Landon, born and raised in the Challis area, passed away April 14, 2013. Internment services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the Challis Cemetery.Her family, friends and neighbors are gathering to celebrate her life immediately following the service, at 2 p.m. at Challis city park. The family is furnishing pulled ...

Norma Jean Dir

Norma Jean Dir passed away on January 24, 2013 in Lewiston, Idaho in the loving arms of her son William Dir M.D. and grandson Mackenzie Dir. She passed away from complications of pancreatic cancer.Jean was an active citizen of Challis; she was the originator of the Challis Health Fair and served on the Challis City Council, plus volunteered at the ...

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