The remains of an illegally killed bull elk were discovered in late March near Salmon and Idaho Fish and Game personnel are asking for help to find the poacher.

The spring chinook season on the Salmon, Little Salmon and Clearwater rivers opens April 27, following a decision by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission. 

The Challis-Mackay RiverCats traveled to Sugar-Salem on April 8 for a doubleheader. The games were moved up a day because of weather.

A course in hunter and bowhunter education is planned in Salmon April 15-19, according to Mike Demick of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

The Challis-Mackay RiverCats had two conference matchups last week against the Salmon Savages and the West Jefferson Panthers.

Five local tae kwon do students were promoted at a March 20 testing and rank ceremony at Chondo Martial Arts Academy in Challis.

Seven Challis High School seniors participated in the senior showcase held at Bonneville High School on March 6. It included basketball games, three-point shooting contests and a dunk contest.

The Challis Vikings’ team bus had to take the long way to Caldwell for last week’s state basketball championships because of road closures and avalanche danger.

Three Challis High School wrestlers came home with medals from last week’s state wrestling championships.

Six Challis Blackheart wrestlers qualified for the state wrestling tournament, slated for Friday, Feb. 22, and Saturday, Feb. 23, at Holt Arena on the Idaho State University campus in Pocatello.

Two first-round wins last week pushed the Challis Vikings to another game in the High Desert Conference District tournament.

The Challis Lady Vikings split their outings in the first round of the district tournament last week. Challis fell to Grace in a Saturday, Feb. 2, contest 45-37 after defeating Butte County two nights earlier.

The Challis Vikings traveled to Grace Jan. 30 to take on the Grizzlies in an important conference game. Despite playing a strong first quarter, Challis lost 52-46. The Vikings scored well early, gaining a 5-point lead. After that something changed and the Grizzlies got back into the game and…

Grappling action will be in full swing Friday, Feb. 1, and Saturday, Feb. 2, at Challis High School.

RENO, Nev. – In front of a sold-out crowd Jan. 12 in northern Nevada, Ruger Piva of Challis went a perfect 3-for-3 to win the Professional Bull Riders Velocity Tour’s Reno Rumble.

Members of the Challis Blackhearts wrestling team traveled to Salmon on Wednesday, Jan. 9, where they took on Ririe in a dual meet.

The Challis Blackheart wrestlers spent part of their Christmas break traveling to the Buhl Invitational tournament on Jan. 4 and 5. Several wrestlers came home with medals,

In two road contests last week the Challis Vikings split, defeating West Jefferson on Dec. 18 but falling to the Oakley Hornets on Dec. 20. The Vikings record now stands at 6-2.

Last week the Challis Vikings took on the Mackay Miners at home and the North Fremont Huskies in a road game, splitting with a victory against Mackay and a loss to North Fremont.