Watchful eye

Hoping the third time is the charm, Custer County commissioners voted Sept. 5 to again ask voters to authorize the sale of up to $4.5 million in bonds to provide funds to remodel the existing courthouse and build a new jail.

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.

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.

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The Lady Vikings played two matches and a tournament last week, pushing their overall record to 1-2 and 0-1 in conference play.

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.