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Former DCI agent testifies in Thompson Falls murder trial

The murder trial of former Thompson Falls resident Danielle Wood continued Thursday in Thompson...

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Testimony continues in Wood trial

---UPDATED 5:40 p.m. January 21, 2021--- Wednesday afternoon in 20th District Judicial Court,...

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T. Falls murder trial begins

The trial of former Thompson Falls resident Danielle Wood began Tuesday with opening arguments by...

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HISTORIC WINDSTORM

Sanders County continues to recover from a severe windstorm that swept through the area last week,...

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COVID-19 rules lifted in directive

Gov. Greg Gianforte has issued a new directive that will lift restrictions on small businesses due...

Hundreds show interest in COVID-19 vaccine

Some Sanders County residents will begin receiving the required second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as Clark Fork Valley Hospital (CFVH) prepares to...

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Erika James, 37, driving while privilege suspended, 1st offense, $275; operating without liability insurance, 2nd offense,... Full story

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: T. Falls, 12; Dixon, 2; Hot Springs, 9; Plains, 13; Trout Creek, 2; Heron, 1; Paradise, 1. Sunday, January 10 Welfare check, Noxon....

Battles named to Dean's List

Montana State University - Northern in Havre awarded Thompson Falls High School graduate Ryan Battles for outstanding academic performance for first...

P-HS grappling hits the mats

It was a long time coming but well worth the wait. Coach Shane Angle and his Plains-Hot Springs wrestling team finally hit the mats for actual...

Devils make up for lost time

Making up for lost time, the Noxon Lady Red Devils started out their delayed basketball season with a pair of wins last week, taking down the...

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Lady Hawks earn respect

Respect earned, respect deserved. The Thompson Falls Lady Hawks, after first making an appearance...

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No. 10 Hawks defeat Bigfork mystique

Maybe the Bigfork mystique isn't what it used to be. Or maybe the Hawks are just really good....

Heat do their best against Charlo

To be the best, you have to play the best. Playing the best team going in District 14C last week, the Hot Springs Savage Heat girls lost 60-25 to...

Defense, rebounding pay off for Horsemen

Playing solid defense and rebounding wins games. Convincing his Plains Horsemen of those primary laws of basketball physics, coach Tyrel Allen and...

Devils finally debut

It is hard to play good basketball when you don’t get the chance to practice much, just ask new Noxon coach Ben Johnson and his Red Devils. The...

Blue-collar Hawk wrestlers pack action in

The Thompson Falls-Noxon Blue Hawks are blue-collar, hard-working wrestlers; they pack their lunch pails every day and faithfully go to work anytime...

Heat keep progressing

Progress is in the eye of the beholder. When the beholder is the head coach, that progress means a lot more, especially when it leads to winning...

Bowling Scores

THOMPSON FALLS MONDAY NITE GALS W L Dangerous Dames 37 27 Rock’n Bowl 36 28 Dolls with Balls 33.5 30.5 Nascar Freaks 31.5 32.5 Talk of the Town 30...

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New owner to keep vintage feel of Noxon store

The Main Street General Store in Noxon changed ownership last fall when Joe Hokel purchased the...

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Heron author tells new tales

Sandy Compton's new book from Blue Creek Press - The Dog With His Head On Sideways - begins with a...

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Cafe owner looks ahead after fire

A fire destroyed the Thompson Falls Genki Asian Cafe on October 17. The blaze burned all night,...

Remember When?

I have heard people say that last week’s storm was unparalleled in the past, not so, read on. 50 YEARS AGO AUGUST 12, 1971 WINDSTORM DAMAGES...

Question of the Week

Jordan Fisher, Thompson Falls - “One thing I have learned from last week’s storm is there is always someone willing to lend a hand, no matter... Full story

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Options for thickening your favorite pies

The holidays aren't the only time for pie. A homemade pie can be a delicious treat any time of...

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ADD AN AVOCADO

Sure, avocados have received a lot of negative attention in the news lately. From their...

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Crossword Solution

SOLUTIONS ACROSS 1. MOAB 5. SOCHI 10. FAILLE 12. ABLOOM 14. ACADEMICIAN 16. AC 18. RBC 19. ISH 20.... Full story

Election irregularities

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to Jim Elliot’s op-ed “A dangerous game with democracy” (January 7, 2021). There are hundreds of...

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Montana Viewpoint

The Capitol has been trashed by bThe Capitol has been trashed by big boys and girls who should have...

Our Viewpoint

Last week in Sanders County, we saw a devastating winter windstorm that knocked out power to much of the county for days. Trees were uprooted, some...

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