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Arrest made in Thompson Falls homicide

The Sanders County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) announced today that an arrest has been made in the May...

Man's death under investigation

A 44-year-old Plains man was found dead in his rented house around 3 p.m. Friday. Plains Chief of Police Shawn Emmett called it a “suspicious...

Deferred sentence in PTO theft

In 20th District Judicial Court on Tuesday, Judge Deborah "Kim" Christopher ordered restitution and a two-year deferred sentence for a Hot Springs...

MDT continues to monitor wells in Plains

A public meeting was held Tuesday evening for Plains residents whose groundwater has been affected by the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT)...

4-H members compete at communication finals

Sanders County 4-H members had a chance to fine-tune their Communication Days presentations for...

FWP office changes location

If you are looking for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Park's (FWP) office, you will have to head east...

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Sheryl Clark, 64; operating without liability insurance, 3rd or subsequent offense, $585; day speeding, $20. Timmothy...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 4; T. Falls, 6; Plains, 3; H. Springs, 4. Sunday, March 10 Domestic disturbance, T. Falls. Fish & Game requested for a deer...

SIGNS OF SPRING

Spring is here. While the snow has not disappeared from Sanders County, the melting process has...

2019 Legislature Report

This was a very busy week in Helena. On the first day back, I presented HB 439 to the House...

Who needs a prom?

Who needs a prom when you can be the queen of your own dance? Sarah Detlaff made a date with...

Trotters try to be all that they can be, without the benefit of playable field

Softball practice right now is not all that it could be, but it is what it can be. Reduced to working out indoors or in parking lots or other such...

Hawk golfers seeking open fairways, greens

It may be hard to visualize it right now being as the greens and fairways are still blanketed in late-winter snow, but the high school golf season...

Plains teams getting ready

The Plains track and field and golf teams have their athletes and coaches on board, now it is up to Mother Nature as to when the meets and matches...

Residents raise funds for kids

People had the opportunity last week to get a good meal, help a nonprofit organization and learn...

Lyghts celebrate milestone with family

On Saturday, March 16, David and Dorothy Lyght celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Their...

Knights of Columbus donate to local groups

Each year, the Knights of Columbus in Thompson Falls collect donations for their annual Tootsie...

TCCIA hopping into action for annual egg hunt

The Trout Creek Community Improvement Association (TCCIA) doesn’t stay idle for very long. After just finishing up with the annual Cabin Fever...

Plains Day committee firms up event schedule

The Plains Days committee got one step closer to firming up some of the events and made a decision on outside vendors at their meeting last week at...

Student artwork celebrates TF cleanup

Thompson Falls Elementary students helped kick off the Beautification Days preparation last week...

DOG DAYS OF WINTER

Students from Hot Springs and Plains schools took a break from spelling and arithmetic to get a...

Question of the Week

EARL LEWIS, Noxon – "I think we need to do something about the wolves, otherwise we won’t have any wildlife. The wolves even go into the bears'...

Remember When?

23 YEARS AGO • FEBRUARY 15, 1996 WATER AND ICE CREATE HAVOC The impacts of rain, snowmelt, ice...

TFHS classes plan reunion

The Thompson Falls High School graduating classes of 1962-1966 and the class of 1969 will gather in June to celebrate their reunions. The group will...

Montana Viewpoint

I am writing this on St. Patrick’s Day, the celebration of Irish culture enjoyed by all Americans...

Civic engagement thriving in Noxon

A recent resignation on the Noxon School Board precipitated the need for an appointment to finish out the term. Three candidates applied for the...

A beautiful place to call home

Dear Ledger and this wonderful community I feel fortunate to live in: I’m inspired with great emotions beside awesome appreciation living in the...

Our Viewpoint

Spring has sprung in western Montana…finally. The warmer temperatures and long-awaited sunshine have boosted energy levels in all of us...

Phyllis Lauretta Gable Adams

Phyllis Adams, 81 of Poulsbo, Washington, passed away Wednesday, February 6, at home surrounded by family. She was born March 22, 1937, in Harlem,...

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