The majority of Custer County voters Tuesday stuck with Republican incumbents in statewide, legislative and county offices and re-elected incumbent Commissioner Wayne Butts in his race against fellow Republican write-in challenger Jeri D’Orazio. Butts garnered 1,363 to 588 cast for D’Orazio.
Residents of the North Custer Rural Fire District have the opportunity Tuesday, Nov. 13 to comment on a proposal to apply for a $500,000 Idaho community development block grant to build a new fire hall in Challis.
25 YEARS AGO
Henry Roybal was affectionately known to several generations of Challis High School students as “Señor Roybal” during his nearly 25-year career as the district’s Spanish teacher.
A search of a Challis couple’s apartment that found marijuana and methamphetamine was ruled unconstitutional by Judge Stevan Thompson.
Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little was elected the state’s next governor on Tuesday, capping a campaign that he launched a full two and a half years ago to succeed current three-term GOP Gov. Butch Otter.
The Challis Vikings homecoming game was like a walk in the park. Challis won 47-0, pushing their record to 6-1.
The Lady Viking volleyball team honored its one senior, Erin Anderson, before the first serve at the homecoming volleyball game against Grace Oct. 11.
The Challis Vikings finally returned to their home turf Oct. 5 to take on the Glenns Ferry Pilots in an important conference game.
The three Challis middle school runners ended their seasons on a high note at the district meet, their final race of the season, held Oct. 3 in Salmon.
While the final score may not have weighed in favor of Challis’ Lady Vikings in their Pink Night match, the night was successful.
All five senior boys who make up half of the royal court for Challis High School’s homecoming celebration are the sons of a Challis Junior-Senior High School teacher. The moms of all five of the young men teach at the Challis school.
Every September the Mackay FFA chapter's citizenship committee organizes a highway cleanup.
The steering committee which oversees the Albertson Family Foundation 5th Day Learning Grant programs in Custer County has been awarded an additional $12,500 for funding as the second year kicks off.
The possibility of requiring background checks for all volunteers and employees of Joint Challis School District No. 181 came up again at the board’s September meeting.
The No. 1 priority of the Challis school district is academics, Superintendent Lani Rembelski told trustees in her first report of the new school year.
Members of the Mackay FFA chapter hosted Bryce Cluff, the national FFA vice president for the western region, on Aug. 24.