Alan M. Thorkelson, 38, of Challis has been ordered to pay $2,000 restitution after he pleaded guilty to damaging the Devil Canyon archaeological site south of Challis.
About 40 students staged a walk-out at Challis Junior-Senior High School May 8 to protest the failure to renew teaching contracts for math teacher Damon Burk and special education and reading teacher Laura Hunt and the non-renewal of Jennifer Piva’s contract as athletic director.
It’s spring so the Challis city crew has been out and about patching potholes.
In about a month, readers of The Challis Messenger will receive their paper a day earlier than has been the case.
In an effort to update and preserve old records, Custer County Clerk Lura Baker and Deputy Clerk Lisa Robinson are preparing to buy a microfilm scanner and reader that could convert microfilm and print records into digital images that could be stored on computer.
The Challis health fair, sponsored by Challis Area Health Center with support from a dozen or more health care providers, technicians, vendors and non-profit groups, was once again successful, with a good turnout of local residents taking advantage of services like blood and hearing tests an…
Spending time outdoors is a hobby for many Idahoans, but for Ron Abramovich, it’s been a way of life.
The unmet health, education and financial stability needs of Challis and Custer County were discussed at an April 22 meeting in Challis.
The Challis-Mackay RiverCats ended the regular season with three wins last week. They played two conference games against the Salmon Savages and the Firth Cougars and one non-conference game against the Gooding Senators.
Central Idaho lakes and ponds are scheduled to be stocked with rainbow trout during May, according to Mike Demick of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
A new version of Custer’s battle occurred April 24 at River Park Golf Course in Mackay when Mackay High School golfers hosted their counterparts from Challis High School for 18 holes of golf.
Challis High School track team members competed in Salmon on April 18.
No steelhead anglers interviewed downstream of the Pahsimeroi River last week reported catching a steelhead. Anglers interviewed upstream of the Pahsimeroi River averaged six hours per steelhead caught, and anglers interviewed upstream of the East Fork averaged seven hours per steelhead caug…
Ongoing maintenance and repair needs were discussed at th April 10 meeting of the Challis school board.
Mackay High School has been awarded a $2,000 Northwest Farm Credit Services rural community grant for the cold water fish facility at the school.
Deep in the royal swamp, a selfish princess makes a promise to befriend a lonely frog after he retrieves her golden ball from a well. But what happens when the princess tries every trick in the book to break her promise?
How can astronauts grow nutritious fresh food to eat while orbiting in the International Space Station?
This year’s recipient of the Custer County Farm Bureau young achiever in agriculture award is Kayce Olson.