Indi is one lucky cat, and Paizli Myers is one lucky 5-year-old girl.

Seasonal road closures within the north zone of the Salmon-Challis National Forest have already begun and will continue for the next few months.

Idaho Cobalt Project personnel are on schedule to start underground mining and begin producing a cobalt-copper concentrate by the third quarter of 2020, mill Superintendent D.J. Patrick told Challis senior citizens last week.

ELKO, Nevada (AP) — Wildland firefighters are still the heart and soul of the battle against raging blazes, but a technology boom is playing an increasing role in efforts to snuff out flames.

Fire activity around Challis has decreased and public attention is drifting away from the biggest nearby fire — the 36,000-acre-plus Rabbit Foot.

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The Challis Vikings kept on rolling in the Sept. 7 football contest at Grace, bringing home a 40-2 win.

The Lady Vikings expected a close match in their Aug. 30 road match-up against Salmon. The teams had split the previous weekend when they met in the Ice Breaker Tournament.

As a steady stream of parents dropped their children off at Challis Elementary School for the first day of school Monday, there was a trend. Students who marched into the elementary school doors or posed for photos out front for their parents had more smiles on their faces than their older c…

The last couple of weeks have been dizzying at the Challis schools as Lani Rembelski settles into her new dual role of district superintendent and elementary principal.

Several area students qualified for the honor rolls at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston.

Kate Taylor, the administrator for grants and special projects at the Challis Area Health Center, has earned the designation of certified medical practice executive by the American College of Medical Practice Executives.

Chet Joseph Collinsworth was born Feb. 11 to Nathan and Temi Collinsworth of New Plymouth.