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

Sheriffs Report

Sheriff's Report
Incident logJanuary 217:59 a.m. Deputy Shawn Kramer and several volunteer fire and ambulance volunteers responded to a structure fire just north of Challis.9:34 a.m. Deputy Steve Scott checked into a report of an abandoned vehicle in the Mackay area.11:33 a.m. Mackay fire volunteers and Deputy J.K. Mitchell responded to a vehicle fire on Willow ...

Woman rescued in Lemhi County
Early Monday morning, January 28, Lemhi County dispatch received a 911 call requesting help for an injured snowmobiler on the west fork of Spring Creek. The reporting party, Carrie Miller, informed dispatch that her 44-year-old sister, Callie Miller, was riding a snowmobile across an old avalanche area when she lost control and went over a cliff. ...

The Challis Phone Book

The Local Phone Book


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