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The Monday afternoon and Saturday evening bingo games at the Challis senior center have been suspended, senior center board members Tom Johnson and Peggy Parks confirmed this week.

For the 10th straight year people are expected to dismiss the snow and cold and head to Stanley this weekend for the winterfest featuring bicycle races, outhouse races, a canine keg pull, lots of live music and plenty of other fun.

The Monday afternoon and Saturday evening bingo games at the Challis senior center have been suspended, senior center board members Tom Johnson and Peggy Parks confirmed this week.

After a 35-day federal furlough, local Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management officials on Feb. 11 updated Custer County commissioners and introduced two new Forest Service fire management officers.

A Challis resident dodged a blazing bullet this month when he discovered a chimney fire last Friday afternoon and threw water on glowing, red-hot wood paneling on a wall near his wood stove.

For the 10th straight year people are expected to dismiss the snow and cold and head to Stanley this weekend for the winterfest featuring bicycle races, outhouse races, a canine keg pull, lots of live music and plenty of other fun.

The recent conveyance of 600 acres of public land to Challis and other parts of Custer County fits nicely into the city’s plans to create more recreational trail systems, according to Mayor Mike Barrett.

The Challis Vikings traveled to Grace Jan. 30 to take on the Grizzlies in an important conference game. Despite playing a strong first quarter, Challis lost 52-46. The Vikings scored well early, gaining a 5-point lead. After that something changed and the Grizzlies got back into the game and…

RENO, Nev. – In front of a sold-out crowd Jan. 12 in northern Nevada, Ruger Piva of Challis went a perfect 3-for-3 to win the Professional Bull Riders Velocity Tour’s Reno Rumble.