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Thursday July 23, 2015

Parkinson sworn in as new trustee - BY TODD ADAMS
Janiel Parkinson of Pahsimeroi Valley has been sworn in as the newest member of the Joint Challis School District No. 181 board of trustees.Parkinson succeeds outgoing trustee Trish Dowton, whose term has expired. Parkinson was the sole applicant to express an interest in succeeding Dowton, so the board appointed her to the position and gave her ...

Neighborhood hero puts out fire - BY TODD ADAMS
Duane Norton's neighbors at Pioneer Court Apartments in Challis are calling him a hero for quickly putting out a kitchen fire that could have spread throughout the building."We need to thank Duane for being on top of it all. He's our hero," said a shy neighbor lady who didn't want to give her name. "Thanks to the firefighters and ambulance crew, ...

Fog a factor in boat wreck on Redfish Lake - BY TODD ADAMS
A very foggy morning, Sunday July 19 was a factor in the Redfish Lake Lodge shuttle boat colliding with a sailboat moored close to the lake's west shore. A Ketchum man and woman were sleeping in the sailboat, but they were not seriously injured, Custer County Marine Deputy Launna Gunderson told The Challis Messenger.Gunderson did not have her ...

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