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Thursday April 23, 2015

Tribes update commissioners on Yankee Fork fish plans - BY TODD ADAMS
A representative of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes has updated Custer County Commissioners on plans for a permanent fish weir. The tribes want to build one near Pole Flat Campground on the Yankee Fork to enhance Chinook salmon runs.The weir would include a bridge, be safer for tribal fish and wildlife crews as well as the traveling public, said ...

Challis woman dies in single car rollover
A single car rollover accident on Highway 93 south of Challis last Wednesday night, April 15, killed Toya James, 29, of Challis.She was a passenger in a car driven by her fiancee, Leland Schmid, 28, of Nevada, who was moving to Challis. He survived the wreck, was injured with a bump on his head and was checked by EMTs but refused transport to a ...

Patterson School hosts trustees - BY TODD ADAMS
Students, teacher and parents of Patterson School hosted the Challis Joint School District #181 board of trustees for supper, presentations of students' work and plans, plus their regular meeting.Students did several presentations at this April 8 meeting. One highlight was first-grader Will Whittier teaching trustees and administrators how to play ...

City amends airport commission ordinance - BY TODD ADAMS
Challis City Councilmen have voted to adopt a new ordinance amending the airport commission to allow county as well as city residents to serve on a three-member board.The action came after Councilmen Michael Barrett moved and Ike Funkhouser seconded to dispense with reading of the new ordinance three times and to adopt it at the council's April 14 ...

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