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Sitting six feet apart in the Stanley School gym, Challis school board members discussed the possibility of exempting the school from the district-wide yellow coronavirus status at their Sept. 8 meeting.

Now that the concrete base has hardened, the steel structure that will be the new North Custer Rural Fire District’s Challis fire hall has begun to take form.

Idaho Public Television is helping families with in-home education while many students are attending school remotely.

Most people don't realize dumping a bucket of water on a campfire isn't enough to put it out, Sawtooth Rural Fire Chief Andy Gunderson said.

Calling it a “big deal” for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, ground was broken Aug. 12 for a fish weir on the outlet stream of Pettit Lake in Stanley Basin in the ongoing effort to restore sockeye salmon runs.

NAMPA (AP) — Wildlife experts have reported more than a dozen sockeye salmon returned to Redfish Lake in central Idaho after reporting a record-low number of salmon last year.

Sitting six feet apart in the Stanley School gym, Challis school board members discussed the possibility of exempting the school from the district-wide yellow coronavirus status at their Sept. 8 meeting.

Mackay Schools Superintendent Susan Buescher admitted it’s strange to start the upcoming fall semester on a Tuesday, but she said her teachers need an extra day to prepare due to the pandemic.

Plans for extracurricular activities in the Challis school district and bus routes for the school year pegged to begin Aug. 26 are on the agenda for the Tuesday, Aug. 11 school board meeting.

Challis school board members have awarded contracts for fuel, propane and garbage collection for the coming school year.

Jodie D. Gadwa Callison of Stanley has completed the doctor of dental medicine degree at the College of Dental Medicine-Arizona of Midwestern University.

Justin Jay and Harley Marie Hansen of Idaho Falls have announced the arrival of their first child, Lexus Marie Hansen.