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Hot Springs woman pleads not guilty to theft charge

Lara Aldridge appeared in 20th District Judicial Court on Tuesday, pleading not guilty to a felony theft charge. According to charging documents,...

Couple fined in FWP case

Montana game wardens completed an investigation into significant wildlife violations that resulted in severe penalties for a pair of Trout Creek...

Daines touts tax changes at TRL visit

Thompson River Lumber (TRL) was privy to a special guest Tuesday morning, as Montana's Republican...

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Maria Caldwell, 38, $160, improper passing. Diana Macmanus, 31, $185, criminal possession of drug paraphernalia. Willie Pope,...

An ongoing battle

With spring (hopefully) just around the corner and boating season not far behind, the Sanders...

Local special district candidate f iling closes

The filing deadline for special district elections was Feb. 12, and a candidate has filed in all but one opening in Sanders County. In Dixon, Mary...

WINTER RETURNS

The winter snow that brought several inches, and in some areas feet, of snow last weekend has...

Humana, CFVH reach agreement

Clark Fork Valley Hospital (CFVH) and Humana have come to an agreement to offer a Medicare Advantage Program in 2018. With that, CFVH and its Family...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 1; T. Falls, 5; Plains 8; H. Springs, 7. Sunday, February 11 Malfunctioning railroad crossing gate, T. Falls. One vehicle...

Classical guitarist at the Rex

Guitarist, singer and story teller Andy Hackbarth will perform in Thompson Falls this weekend. Hackbarth is playing Saturday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m....

Horsemen roll on to Western C tourney

PABLO – And the Horsemen ride on. Perhaps a little under the radar for a team with such an...

Warriors feel Devils' thunder

PABLO – Thunder, feel the thunder, the Red Devil thunder... The Noxon Red Devil boys basketball...

Hard work earns Lady Hawks win

They say hard work is its own virtue, but sometimes that hard work provides some fringe benefits as well – like big, late-season wins. The surging...

Thanks for the memories

PABLO – Ricky's run may be ending but the Savage Heat will play on. Having recently decided to...

Hawk boys head to Western B in Ronan

If it’s anybody’s to be had, why can’t the Blue Hawk boys be one the two somebodies that wins their ways out? Coach Jake Mickelson and his...

Games will be online

If you want to follow the Plains Horsemen and the Thompson Falls Blue Hawks and Lady Hawks in their respective divisional tournaments from afar this...

Trotters bumped off tourney trail

PABLO – Some games are diamonds, some games are stones... The Plains Trotters endured two rocky...

Savage Heat shock Trotters in OT

PABLO – This is what happens when you make all the right plays in all the right places. Coach...

Grapplers wrestle Cyclops

The wrestling in Butte was so good, Thompson Falls youth grapplers decided to make a weekend of it in the Mining City. Thompson Falls junior high...

Christmas girl celebrates a century

In 1917, Carl and Oreta McCaughin celebrated Christmas with a new baby girl, Anita. One hundred...

Getting to know you ... Montana Olympians

Thirty years ago, during the 1988 Summer Olympic Games, Plains resident Erich Buljung earned a...

TF students get loud with poetry

Poetry is much more than rhyming words. Three students from Thompson Falls High School recently...

Year of the Dog

CHINESE NEW YEAR in Hot Springs was filled with canine masks, streamers on poles, Rube Wrightsman...

Plains students learn art of ballet

Probably the biggest difference between a professional ballet class and the one that started in...

Remember When

50 YEARS AGO • FEBRUARY 22, 1968 FUTURE HOSPITAL NEEDS EYED AT PLAINS SESSION Approximately 150 Plains and Thompson Falls citizens attended a...

Toastmasters honors longtime member

They have a way with words. And unique methods of poking fun at one another. Members of the group...

Speakers share stories, seek members

Although it is a distinguished club, with 352,000 members worldwide, a Toastmaster is never far...

Honor Roll

Lucas Fuhrman, a junior, earned second-quarter honor roll honors at Thompson Falls High School. Fuhrman was not listed in last week’s...

How do you know if you can trust someone?

JORDAN JOHNSON, Alberton – “Sometimes just by looking at them. You can usually tell if they are sketchy.” TANNER NEWELL, Eureka – “Get to...

Who are you going to listen to?

Editor, If your doctor diagnoses you with cancer, do you seek a second opinion? Good, that’s what you should do. But if you seek 99 more opinions...

Our Viewpoint: If you're cold, your pets probably are, too

This week, we were hit with some of the coldest temperatures of the season. Waking up to below-zero temps makes us want to stay snuggled on the...

Montana Viewpoint: Disparaging immigrants - A proud tradition

They were dumb and dirty drunkards, they did not love America, they worshipped a foreign god, they...

Thelma (Virginia) Butler

Thelma (Virginia) Butler, 90, went to be with the Lord on January 31, 2018, surrounded by her family and friends. Virginia was born July 31, 1927 in...

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