When she first learned her husband bought an electrical company without telling her, Challis resident Keasha Arneson said her response was a mix of anxiety and enthusiasm.
The annual Idaho rally of the Christian Motorcycle Association is scheduled in Challis this week.
After having a bumper crop of wood to donate the last few winters, Challis Lions Club President Julie Rodman said the club’s wood lot is looking sparse for the demand she envisions in the coming year.
Arts councils in Challis and Salmon received grants from the Idaho Commission on the Arts.
While a lot of students spent time lounging at home last spring, Challis teens Kasen Hohnstein and Daryn Provence got to work testing water meters and cutting grass for the city.
With summer’s arrival, following a statewide lockdown, many people are venturing outdoors in Idaho. But Sawtooth Search and Rescue Commander Gary Gadwa said some aren’t being smart about it.
Independence Day will be celebrated in Challis this year with an abbreviated schedule because of COVID-19 concerns.
When Sawtooth Search and Rescue Commander Gary Gadwa heard that an elderly couple got lost on their way to Bench Lake near Stanley, he had no idea what it would take to find them and return them to civilization.
BLACKFOOT – Some say it is not possible to pass through Blackfoot without stopping by the Idaho Potato Museum on the old highway while others who have lived here their entire lives may have never stepped foot inside the building. One thing is sure, the potato is memorable.
With the purchase of the Challis Lodge and Custer Land Management, Mia and Andy Baker want to help Challis grow without taking away the town’s charm.
Salmon River Electric Coopertive workers stood steady in a crane as they replaced a damaged electric pole last week.
Before Forest Service employee David Morris had a chance to set up his booth to give away ponderosa pine seedlings on Arbor Day, he already had customers waiting.
You’re stuck at home, the national parks are closed, and cabin fever is setting in.
In the final week of February three dogs went missing within two days in Challis, and their owners have had no luck finding them.
People move to Challis for the same reason they move to anywhere in Idaho — clean air, low housing prices and the chance to start a life far away from any heavily populated areas.
JL and Lisa Parker were on the look-out for a business to take over and a town to raise their family in.
The first baby of 2020 took a week to arrive at Steele Memorial Medical Center.
LONDON (AP) — Little Arthur crawls out of bed in his red Marvel Comics pajamas, brushes his teeth and strolls outside after breakfast to his day job: helping out at the family hardware store in Rhayader, Wales. It’s Christmas and Arthur, nearly 3, has his work cut out for him wrapping presen…
PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame kept Christmas going even during two world wars — a beacon of hope amid the bloodshed.
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state are calling a Christmas tree thief a real-life Grinch after arresting a man they say stole dozens of evergreens from a family farm.
SANTA CLARA, California (BUSINESS WIRE) — This Christmas, Avaya Holdings will provide its industry-leading contact center solutions to help track Santa Claus’s journey around the world as he spreads holiday cheer.
People gathered in the American Legion Hall last week to learn methods of preparing beef, but because of Sarah Baker they may have left with a bias against chicken.
The Holiday Open House kicked off the Christmas shopping season in Challis, with vendors selling handmade items to shoppers who filled the Legion Hall.
Challis native McKinsey Bruning, née Van Pelt, grew up with the Salmon River in her backyard, “born and raised doing all things outdoors.”
The latest “Old Farmer’s Almanac,” published last week, is predicting “no fewer than seven big snowstorms from coast to coast, including two in April for the intermountain region west of the Rockies.”
Idaho, you’ve got some catching up to do.
Texas Red Dirt musician Stoney LaRue returns for a show at the Mountain Village Resort in Stanley on Saturday, Sept. 7.
People have a chance to learn about Idaho, its rivers and “the miracle of wild salmon,” and observe wild salmon spawning in the streams of their birth at the annual Sawtooth Salmon Festival in Stanley.
Redfish Lake will be cleaned up on Aug. 18, as part of a senior project for Madison Branchflower.
Salmon-Challis National Forest staff and volunteers this month are preserving the Lower Parrott Cabin at the confluence of Nugget Creek and the Middle Fork Salmon River within the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.
Student Conservation Association members and staff are stationed at the Indianola Ranger Station on the Salmon River Road this summer, Salmon-Challis Forest Public Affairs Officer Amy Baumer said.
Many hands have been getting dirty in the Salmon Firewise Garden, according to Bureau of Land Management Fire Information Officer Kelsey Griffee.
Agnes Ricker Kays’ birthday is a patriotic day and she is a stealth patriot.
Two mainstays of Main street in Challis recently recently retired, but that doesn’t mean the businesses where they worked are in any danger of closing.
The parade held every year as part of the Mackay Rodeo drew 23 entries this year, according to parade co-organizer Penny Wall
REXBURG — The first time the teenaged paratrooper Verlan Lauder from Rexburg touched French soil it was in a pigsty after falling from the sky and bouncing off a barn about 3 a.m. It was June 6, 1944, D-Day.
A former Idaho Falls city councilman is coming out with an action-thriller novel partially inspired by his experiences during the Vietnam War.
The vision is a 180-mile-long separated trail from West Yellowstone, Montana, through the Teton Valley, over Teton Pass and deep into Grand Teton National Park. But like an uncompleted puzzle game, several elusive key pieces are missing and still being worked out.
About 40 light years away, seven planets similar in size to Earth orbit the ultra-cool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1.
BLACKFOOT — There’s a magical place about 14 miles west of Blackfoot and a mile or so off U.S. Highway 39 on Liberty Road that’s likely to make you feel refreshed and happy.
BLACKFOOT — Ding, ding, ding goes the trolley, through downtown Blackfoot.