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Sheriff's office gets technology boost

Former Sanders County Undersheriff Rube Wrightsman had a saying when any of the rural deputies were a little too worked up about something, “A...

Wild Horse Mercantile opens in Plains

It's an old place with old things at a new location and a new name and it commemorated its grand...

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Sierra Grinsell, 26, failure to carry proof of insurance, 2nd offense, $85. Alison Brenner, 25, seatbelt violation, $20. Cody...

Sheriff's Log

Sunday, October 7 Report of theft of game camera and trespass on Sept. 19, Trout Creek. Two handguns found by hunter, T. Falls. Report of fire...

ELECTION 2018: Sanders County Sheriff/Coroner

NAME: Tom Rummel EDUCATION: Graduated from Plains High School 1981, Graduated from the Montana Law...

ELECTION 2018: House District 13

NAME: Bob Brown EDUCATION: High school graduate FAMILY: Wife Debbie, daughters Tiffany and Emily,...

ELECTION 2018: 20th Judicial District Court Judge

NAME: Deborah "Kim" Christopher EDUCATION: 2001: The National Judicial College (Reno, NV). 1989:...

Sheriff deputy to assist city police

by Justin Harris When a full-time job fighting crime isn't enough, one could don a cape and become...

Design continues for Blue Slide repair

Design plans are being finalized for the second phase of a project to repair a portion of Blue Slide Road that washed out earlier this year. The...

Hunters ready for rifle season

The fall rifle season begins this weekend, and youths age 12-15 will get the first shot at a big...

Wolverines outlast Devils in high-scoring slugfest

When was the last time a team scored 72 points in a football game and lost? In western Montana, the...

Undefeated, again

The Thompson Falls 14U soccer team, coached by Cody Pallister and Ray Brown, celebrated another...

Lady Hawks drop five-setters

The Lady Hawks are only getting better, the question is, will they have enough time to realize...

Hawks fall to Florence Falcons

There is nothing left to do now but go out and play football. The Thompson Falls Blue Hawks will...

Defensive Heat pound Valley Christian; to host Lima

Defense is not normally the name of the game in Montana 6-Man football. After all, how do you find enough bodies to cover everyone when there are...

NEVER SAY DIE

The Hot Springs Savage Heat volleyball team might not win every match, but they will not back down...

Josey and Rachel lead way as Hawks head to State B

What a beautiful day for running; and what a wonderful performance by the home team. The Western...

Horsemen play at Troy Thursday

Has anybody seen our old friends Jacob and Rusty? Two of the mainstays for the Plains Horsemen football only a few weeks ago, Jacob Peterson and...

Trotters sweep Tigers, Eagles

The Plains Trotter volleyball team is gaining steam as the season winds down and the rest of the...

Lady Hawk JV play on

Coach Rachel Hanson’s Lady Hawk JV volleyball team played at Troy Oct. 6, at Mission last Tuesday and against Eureka in Thompson Falls Saturday....

What is your favorite soup?

DAN PUGH, Trout Creek – “Chicken tortilla. We used to have salad and a roll with it. My wife makes a wonderful tortilla soup in the fall....

Carter Bo Buckingham

Jessica and John Buckingham of Trout Creek welcomed a son, Carter Bo, Friday, Oct. 5 at 12:41 p.m....

Land succession course offered

Are you concerned about what the future of your ranching or forested land may be? If so, “Ties to the Land,” a succession planning workshop may...

Youths learn trap shooting

Local youths got a shot to test their aim Sunday at the Thompson Falls Trap Club. The Clark Fork...

LIL' FIGHTERS FUNDRAISER

Members of the community banded together at Pilgrim Creek Park in Noxon on Saturday for the third...

Remember When?

70 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER 20, 1948 ADVERTISEMENT Hunting Season Is Almost HERE Check your needs now: Tin Pants and Coats Red Shirts Red Hats Rubber...

Buddy walk returns to Noxon

History sometimes repeats itself. In Noxon, Delaney Weltz, high school student council president,...

Driver safety course in TF

Senior citizens can reduce their auto insurance premiums by attending a four-hour driver safety course to be offered in Thompson Falls for all...

Halloween run on deck

The Thompson Falls Community Trails event Trick or Treat, Move Your Feet, is set for Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will include a festive Halloween...

Brooker works hard for county

Editor, We support the re-election of Carol Brooker for Sanders County Commissioner. Carol understands the parameters of this non-partisan position...

Vote yes on I-185 for a healthy Montana

Ever thought about why vaping/e-cigarettes come in berry & bubble gum “flavors”? Big Tobacco has reportedly spent $12 million against Initiative...

Non-partisan candidates can be deceiving

Local elected positions are technically defined as “non-partisan,” but that doesn’t mean the candidates are not aligned with a political...

Memories of a first hunt

This weekend, young hunters will head out for adventures in the woods, hoping for their first deer or elk. Opening-day weekend at our house started...

Christopher is the best candidate

Kim Christopher is the best candidate for District Court Judge of Lake and Sanders counties. She has excelled in this position for 18 years. She is...

Morigeau has a wealth of knowledge

Editor, I have had the opportunity to work with Ashley in the Polson Public Defender’s Office. As a new lawyer looking for guidance, I often turn...

Montana Viewpoint

Most times I make my decision how to vote on a ballot initiative by looking to see what groups...

Tom Rummel is a sheriff you can depend on

Editor, At the candidates’ forum held in Thompson Falls, candidate for Sheriff Darlene Lee stated in her closing remarks that she has “a medical...

Creating divisive issues where there are none

Yes, the U.S. is a democracy I grow tired of folks trying to create divisive issues where there are none. Yes, the United States of America is a...

Andrew Marich

Andrew Marich passed away October 13, 2018 at Plains, Montana, surrounded by his loving family....

Donald Barry Blair

Donald Barry Blair was called home on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, in Thompson Falls, Montana. He...

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