Members of Tim Roide’s Type 2 Great Basin incident command team issued their final report to the public and Custer County commissioners Sept. 10 on the 36,000-plus acre Rabbit Foot Fire northwest of Challis.

Two American flags valued at $20 each were stolen on the same day from the flagpole at the Challis American Legion Hall and from a stanchion outside the 2nd Hand store, which is across the street from the Legion.

Challis City Council members want to add to the budget for the current fiscal year and have scheduled a Sept. 20 public hearing to consider that action. People can comment on the proposal to reopen the budget at the hearing.

Rafters from Idaho and across the nation constantly make plans to put in for permits in the lottery that governs float trips on the wild and scenic portion of Idaho’s Main Salmon River and its Middle Fork.

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…

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.

Caitlin Haugh and Chance Elam were married June 3, 2017, in the Stanley Meditation Chapel in Stanley, Idaho. The ceremony was officiated by Revis Turner, and a reception was held at Redfish Lake.

Macie Jane Wunsch was welcomed by parents Chuck and Alicia Wunsch and big brother Landon of Challis Aug. 14, 2017, at 12:32 a.m.

Ryley and Katie Palmer of Ellis, Idaho, announce the birth of their daughter Reagan Jane Palmer, born June 23, 2017.

Tony and Karmen Young of Fremont, Michigan, are thankful to welcome their baby girl born March 31, 2017. Her name is Shiloh Grace, a biblical name meaning “rest.” She was born at home weighing 6 lbs., 11 oz. and measuring 20½”. Shiloh’s grandparents are Duane and Debbie Young of Ravenna, Mic…

Welcome, Dottie Tate Sims, born December 30, 2016, to Barry and Dani Sims weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandparents are Heidi Thomas and Jim and Barb Thomas of Challis and Barry and Olivia Sims of Canadian, Texas.

Talia Erickson of Challis has received her Bachelor of Arts degree in educational studies from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 32nd semiannual commencement ceremony at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando on February 11 and celebrated the graduation of mo…