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.

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.

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.

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.

Former Challis resident Chase Andrews and his wife, Laurel, are parents of a son.