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Car destroyed by fire at T. Falls Elementary

A staff member's vehicle caught fire Thursday afternoon at Thompson Falls Elementary School....

Fair board reviews public feedback

This year's fair had some minor problems, but overall it went well, said Sanders County Fair...

Justice Court before Judge Doug Dryden

Montana Highway Patrol Adam Aziz, 38, operating without liability insurance, 1st offense, $275; driving while privilege suspended/revoked, 1st...

Oktoberfest celebration features food, fun

The Clark Fork Valley Elks got into the fall spirit with an Oktoberfest celebration Saturday at the...

Pretzel hobby turns into business

After retiring from 20 years as a personal chef, Valerie Zlendick has found her way back to the...

Ridge Riders plan to rebuild warming hut

by Annie Wooden The Cabinet Ridge Riders (CRR) say they are moving forward with plans to rebuild the warming hut structure near Gem Peak outside of...

Forest Fest provides interactive info

Dozens of community members spent a Saturday morning getting to know nature at the Forest Fest in...

Work on new Plains lagoon progresses

The new Plains sewage treatment plant is getting closer to completion and might be operational by...

Students get outside for summer internships

Gaining insight into what watershed conservation looks like coincides with the mission of local...

Red Devils add another win to record

The Noxon Red Devils are riding the wave of a successful season, adding another win to their record with a 68-39 victory in West Yellowstone last...

Red Devils split at home

The Noxon Red Devils hosted a pair of home volleyball matches last week, welcoming Alberton on...

Cross country competition heats up

After a week of the unexpected, the Thompson Falls cross country team was happy to be back in...

Hawks battle in final non-conference game

The Thompson Falls Blue Hawks lost their last non-conference game of the season, leaving their record 0-4. The Hawks traveled to Fairfield to play...

Plains runners set personal bests

The Plains cross country team has been rising to the competition this season and coach Jesse Jermyn said the season is going great. Everyone on his...

Hill Gang wraps up another season

The Over the Hill Gang tied up the 2022 season and put a bow on it with a final day of play Monday and a steak luncheon. Gary Thompson shot the low...

County soccer teams show competitive spirit

It's not as intense as the World Cup, but the little soccer players of Sanders County showed much...

Hot Springs undefeated in conference play

The pieces are coming together for the Hot Springs football team. After starting the season with losses, the Savage Heat are now on a winning...

Bowling Scores

MONDAY NITE GALS W L Just Us 6.5 1.5 Rock 'n Bowl 4 4 Brew Crew 4 4 Dolls with Balls 3.5 4.5 Nascar Freaks 3 5 Team Scr. Game: Just Us, 474; Scr....

Quilters donate work of art to TRACS for fundraiser

The Flat Iron Quilting Guild recently donated a quilt to Thompson River Animal Care Shelter...

Montana roots brought insurance agent back

"Why wouldn't you want to come back to Montana?" That was Dennis Spurlock's response when the...

TF Elementary welcomes new staff members

Enrollment is up at Thompson Falls Elementary School. There are around 60 new students enrolled for the 2022-2023 school year. Elementary principal...

Trout Creek School chosen for residency program

Trout Creek School has been chosen as one of 12 schools in Montana to participate in the state’s first Teacher Residency Demonstration Project for...

Remember When?

90 YEARS AGO • SEPTEMBER 1032 Thompson Falls Businesses Following is a list of businesses in Thompson Falls during the Great Depression: Black...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Plains, 5; T. Falls, 4; Hot Springs, 3; Trout Creek, 2; Paradise, 2; Noxon, 2. Monday, September 12 Civil attempts, Plains. General...

Crossword solution

Crossword solution SOLUTIONS ACROSS 1. PLOP 5. MPG 8. PAR 11. PEKOE 13. IRE 14. CAFE 15. TARRY 16. MON 17. RCAF 18. PACES 20. OFT 21. EARS 22.... Full story

Questioning campaign funds

Editor: Re: Ernie Scherzer's letter about Congressman Ryan Zinke (September 15, 2022). Ernie and I have known each other for a significant number of...

Vet candidates before you vote

Musings, When I consider a candidate and spend my vote, I deep dive into who they are before running. To me it is my civic duty to "vet" for myself,...

A few thoughts on crickets and real life

When we were children, we played an odd summertime game. We sat in the front yard of my grandparents’ trailer house/cabin within view of the...

Fall reminder

I'm definitely one of those people who rises with the sun. In the summer, I'm up early. Now that the sun is rising later, I'm wanting to rise later...

Dillon W. Eaton

Dillon W. Eaton passed away suddenly on September 16, 2022. He was born in Libby, Montana, on June... Full story

Mary Ann (Eiser) Larkin

Mary Ann (Eiser) Larkin, 62, passed away after a two-year battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia on... Full story

Sharon Joy Levine

September 13, 1936 - September 13, 2022 On September 13 our mother, Sharon Levine, passed away... Full story

Karl Wayne Schweigert

Karl Wayne Schweigert was a "mountain man" who enjoyed a wide variety of experiences. A talented... Full story

Ronald Kuykendall

Ronald Kuykendall passed away on September 14. 2022 in Missoula,... Full story

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