Janice McGeachin, the GOP nominee for lieutenant governor, is an outspoken opponent of Medicaid expansion and introduced the successful resolution at June’s state Republican Party Convention to oppose it.
If a cold wind hadn’t been blowing, you likely could have heard a pin drop outside the Mackay American Legion hall the evening of Oct. 13.
Challis matriarch Madge Yacomella has again rallied the troops of local cooks and helpers to serve a traditional harvest dinner at Challis Community Church at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25.
The evening of Oct. 11, 1993, is one Linda Dubiel will never forget.
It’s been 25 years since Stephanie Lyn Crane, then the 9-year-old granddaughter of Hazel Crane of Challis, went missing.
Republican Rep. Terry Gestrin wants to serve a fourth term in the Idaho House because he enjoys serving people and believes his experience is needed.
Field days to review potential wild and scenic river eligible segments in the Salmon-Challis National Forest have been scheduled, and interested people may participate.
The American Legion Post in Mackay has scheduled a ceremony to formally rename the Legion Hall the Joe Nowacki Memorial Hall and Community Center.
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.
Challis High School students and staff are gearing up for homecoming week activities.
Challis High School cross country runner Hannah Aldous led the Lady Vikings at the Sept. 28 invitational in Shelley with a time of 24:52.5.
The Lady Vikings had just one matchup last week but it was quite a battle.
Three students were promoted at Chondo Martial Arts Academy in Challis last month.
The final golf tournament of the season brought plenty of action to the Challis Golf Course Sept. 15.
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.
A 15-passenger van may become part of the Challis schools fleet as school board members continue to search for ways to resolve the chronic school bus driver shortage.
Members of Custer County’s Concerned Citizens have asked Challis school district trustees to reconsider a plan to let the Bureau of Land Management build a parking lot and storage yard behind the middle school building on Main.
Challis school board members are scheduled to discuss background checks, among other topics, at their Wednesday, Sept. 12, meeting.
Members of the Challis and Mackay FFA chapters gathered for a bowling party and hot dogs prior to the season-opening football game for the two cross-county schools.
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…
Lena Bradshaw of Challis celebrated her 104th birthday on Sept. 9.
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.