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PBS to feature local man who died of COVID-19

As many have passed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there are several groups and news outlets striving to recognize those who have died. Bob Green of...

1 dead in Hwy 200 crash

One person was killed and another injured when a passenger vehicle struck a logging truck head-on early Monday morning east of Thompson Falls....

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CFVH podiatrist has local roots

Clark Fork Valley Hospital is featuring a new podiatrist and he's no stranger to Sanders County....

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ELECTION 2021: Thompson Falls School Board Candidates

NAME: Averie Boon EDUCATION: GED OCCUPATION: Salon owner, cosmetologist Why do you want to be on...

Not guilty pleas to drug charges

Jennifer Flemmer pleaded not guilty in 20th District Judicial Court last week, to charges of felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs and...

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ELECTION 2021: Noxon School Board Candidates

NAME: Cassandra Hill EDUCATION: Noxon High School graduate, 2006 OCCUPATION: Stay-at-home mom Why...

Council votes down animal ordinance

The Thompson Falls City Council on Monday voted down an ordinance allowing residents to have chickens, rabbits, ducks and quails in the city limits....

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TFPD advises residents to check, keep receipts

Jennifer McPherson, the county prevention specialist with Western Montana Mental Health Center...

ELECTION 2021: Plains School Board Candidates

NAME: Charles French EDUCATION: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Montana State University OCCUPATION: Engineer Why do you want to be on the...

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PRAIRIE WILDFIRE

A wildlife burned more than 300 acres last week. The CSKT Division of Fire responded to the...

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Baxter signs with Carroll College

Megan Baxter's intent is clear – she wants to play basketball at the next level, and has played...

Hot Trotters sweep Deer Lodge Wardens

The Plains-Hot Springs Trotters swept a doubleheader from visiting Deer Lodge in Plains Saturday, winning both games by scores of 16-1. Sophomore...

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Hawks compete in Frenchtown

When it comes to the Frenchtown Invitational, track and field teams should probably pack a lunch,...

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Hawks lose; but learn to get better

It was just the kind of game that Hawk softball coach Jared Koskela wanted – one that got away...

County to host prep golf tourneys

Time to tour the scenic fairways and greens of Sanders County. Plains and Thompson Falls will play host to a pair of high school golf tournaments...

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4-H members shine in local competition

Youths from across the county gathered in the Clark Fork Professional Building in Thompson Falls on...

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Annual cleanup efforts begin in T. Falls

Each year the Sanders County Historical Society holds a spring cleaning event to prepare the Old...

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Remember When?

"TIMBER-R-R-R OOP DA HILL..." From interviews conducted by Mike Scott "Timber-r-r-r oop da hill."...

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Pinwheels bring awareness

A group of pinwheels fluttering in the breeze might not halt domestic violence, but members of the...

Question of the Week

Cheryl Fraser, Thompson Falls - “Yes, I think it’s a very good idea. I think it will save lives.” Karen Dykstra, Thompson Falls - “Yes, I...

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FINDING THE PERFECT FIT

The Plains Community Clothing Bank is reaching out to help students look good for the school prom....

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SNOWY SPRING

A young whitetail doe takes a spring blizzard in stride Saturday near Plains. The storm lasted a...

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Crossword Solution

SOLUTIONS ACROSS 1. SST 4. UST 7. AHA 8. SCAUP 10. DRIB 12. IAMBI 13. DOPE 14. SSB 16. BEE 17....

We should have sticker shock

This past week, Montana’s Senate passed SB 379, 27-21. It’s a bill that’s equivalent to a “Get Out of Jail Free’’ card for NorthWestern...

Voting isn't difficult

I am writing in response to Jim Elliott’s column from April 1, regarding his comments about recent changes to voting laws. One take was that it is...

Board members essential

While in agreement with the editors statements about the need for, and value of, interested folks running for school boards, the statement got me...

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Montana Viewpoint

“Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?” – Chico Marx Sometimes it seems to me...

Our Viewpoint

This week, The Ledger is publishing profiles of candidates for local school board elections. You'll find these on pages 4 and 5. Local boards and...

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Dolores Aldrich Hill Burrese

Dolores (Dolly) Evelyn Aldrich Hill Burrese was born April 14, 1933 at the Aldrich ranch on Cherry...

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Robert E. Anderson

Robert E. Anderson died on the morning of Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, at his home in Kalispell....

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