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Card of Thanks
Wow! As Jimmy Durante used to say, “You’re the gr-r-reatest” Challis. When I needed help this past week, I had the privilege of receiving it from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office. I would especially like to thank Mike Talbot for going “above the call of duty” to help me. Also, the Challis EMTs were involved a couple of times. They ...

Card of Thanks
The Stanley Ambulance Volunteers heartily thank the folks at the HUB fortheir support. The generous donation will help us achieve our training and equipment needs. Thank you very much!

Card of Thanks
The Salmon River Snowmobile Club from Stanley, Idaho, would like to thank the many businesses that contributed to the success of the recent Snowmobilers’ Ball and Fun Run held in Stanley February 16. It is because of your generosity in giving raffle items that we are able to offer a $1,000 scholarship and to donate to the snowmobile grooming ...

Soil to Spoon
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but with these three words, Soil to Spoon, I see a thousand pictures. The first word is soil: A rich combination of organic matter, minerals, water, and air, waiting to be worked by its caretakers, also known as farmers. I picture a farmer holding the soil in his calloused hands, examining it ...

CYA wraps another great basketball season

Community Youth Athletics had another great basketball season this year. We had 41 boys and girls in grades third through sixth participate in our six-week program. The Community Youth Athletics basketball program is a great opportunity for kids to learn basic basketball skills and teamwork at a young age. The kids practice twice a week, girls ...

Cowboy Determined
He stole the bit, held it there in those gnashing white pearly teeth.The man atop knew this was going to be one rough son of a bi—h.He bowed his head to the Devil, then made a desperate attempt to put the rider into orbit, striking out while blowing from both ends, had little effect.The cowboy had a determined grip, but earthly return was ...

Bowling News
Wednesday Youth February 6First Place Team: Flamingos, 8-1. High Team Series: Friends for Life, 365. High Team Game: Friends for Life, 203.High Girl Series: Tayia O’Sullivan, 183. High Girl Game: Tayia O’Sullivan, 101.High Boy Series: Clay Bullock, 122. High Boy Game: Clay Bullock, 70.Girls 50 and over: Ali Rembelski, 60, 76; Jacey Bruno, 54, ...

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