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Local Head Start serves families

Throughout the country, early childhood education programs such as preschools take on a variety of...

School ballots mailed, due May 8

Ballots for Sanders County school district elections were mailed last week, and some voters are experiencing confusion due to multiple ballots....

Demo derby gets OK

The Lions will be back in the derby business, but this time as guests, rather than co-sponsor of the demolition derby at the Sanders County Fair....

Libraries get books on pioneers, settlers

History, it's what paved our way to becoming who we are. Tracing our ancestry is easier to do than...

Committee brings awareness to mental health

Encouraged by a vision of living in a community that is welcoming, aware and supportive of mental illnesses, a Mental Health Local Advisory...

High water on its way

Although Sanders County has not had flooding waters yet this spring, you can be sure high-water...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 2; T. Falls, 8; Plains, 2; H. Springs, 3; Dixon QRU, 3. Sunday, April 15 Disabled vehicle on east ramp, T. Falls. Arrest made for...

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Kelly Kramer, 51, $55, speeding in a restricted zone. Cray Keenen, 30, $55, speeding in a restricted zone....

Baldy Mountain Tires opens new location

Baldy Mountain Tire has moved operations and is open for business. The tire company, owned by Jon...

Falls boys claim rare win of own Invite

It's good to be back home again; especially when you win. The Thompson Falls boys made a triumphant ...

Red Devils score big in Falls meet

For being a relatively small team, the Noxon Red Devils pack a lot of scoring power. Coach Matt...

County athletes earn state bids

Call them Sanders County’s fantastic four of track and field, and they have already clinched berths in the State C and B meets next month. Plains...

Feed-N-Fuel shoots to early Tuesday lead

Team Feed-N-Fuel shot out to the lead after the first week of play in Tuesday Night Men’s League action at River’s Bend, using the low team net...

Hawks, Lady Hawks win T-Falls Invite titles

One shining moment to cap one shining day. The Thompson Falls track and field program enjoyed a...

Plains golfers get quality coaching

With coaches Lisa Brown and Don Stamm providing quality coaching as their charges played through,...

Standout throwing corps paces Plains in meets

Buoyed by their much better than average flight of throwers, the Plains Trotters scored 89 points...

Hawks live, learn, get better

Learning to work your way out of jams is one of the traits of a good softball team. Taking their lumps but learning a lot along the way, the...

Heat thinclads compete well

The Hot Springs boys scored 13 team points and the Lady Savage Heat one in the varsity portion of the Thompson Falls Invitational track and field...

First Security Bank takes Wednesday night play

First Security Bank golfers Mike Baxter, Bill Nolen, Ben Mummert and Scott Pardee shot the low team gross of 172 and jumped into the league lead...

App helps identify plants, pests

Montanans can now turn to their phones for help in identifying weeds, insects and crop diseases. A new phone app provides an additional tool to...

TF students explore Europe

High school students from Thompson Falls spent spring break touring Central Europe acquiring a...

Donkeys take over Noxon gym

The return of donkey basketball at Noxon High School last Friday was met with enthusiasm. No...

Remember When

PRESTON AVENUE Preston Avenue in Thompson Falls is the street that runs west to east right above...

Dog owners raise funds for food bank

Anna Pallister, a seventh-grader, hosted the "Fight Childhood Hunger" Fun Day at Thompson Falls Dog ...

Torch Run celebrates those with disabilities

Each one of us has extraordinary gifts, talents and abilities. Why should a disability hold anyone back from being allowed to show the world what...

What age do you think is "old"?

COLTON MUELER, (10 years old 4th grader) Noxon – “80” JEFF McINTYRE, Noxon, age 68 – “ 68. I feel old and worn out.” RACHEL PETERSON,...

Elks introduce kids to bowling

Members of the Clark Fork Valley Elks Lodge held a free bowling day for children and teens ages...

Trevor Justin Lovell

Caitlynn Byers and Justin Lovell of Thompson Falls announce the birth of their son, Trevor Justin... Full story

Third Quarter Honor Roll

Plains Elementary The honor roll students for the fourth grade were Sarah Anderson, Chance Angle, Kylan Bostick, Maddie Carter, Jamie Christensen,...

Mayor explains proposed rates

There is quite a bit of misinformation floating around about the need to increase the water and sewer rates in the City of Thompson Falls. The...

Return judge to the bench

Dear Voters: I am not a resident of Montana, but I feel so strongly in my convictions regarding Deborah “Kim” Christopher, that I am compelled...

Judge deserves your vote

To The Citizens of the 20th Judicial District: It is election season once again. I write to provide a strong endorsement of Deborah “Kim”...

Other Viewpoints

by Ed Levert Lincoln County Forester Many of you are aware of the collaborative group called the Kootenai Forest Stakeholder Coalition (KFSC), a...

Our Viewpoint

In Sanders County, several organizations help residents. The Cancer Network of Sanders County provides funds to Sanders County residents undergoing...

Maxine Yvonne Montgomery

Maxine Yvonne Montgomery went home to meet her Lord Jesus Christ on April 21, 2018. Maxine was born ... Full story

Gloria Gene (Goelitz) McGann

Mom, Gloria Gene (Goelitz) McGann, was born to Walter and Hazel Goelitz in Rochester, N.Y., on... Full story

Leah Mae Bosker

Leah Mae Bosker died peacefully on April 11, 2018 at her home on Bull River at the age of 93. She... Full story

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