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Trout Creek shooting suspect arrested

--- UPDATED FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 8 a.m. --- The Sanders County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) reports that they have arrested West Flockerzi, the suspect in...

Orthopedic surgeon to join CFVH staff

He started in the mountains of Colorado, lived in the deserts of the Middle East, moved to the...

Plains council ranks roadwork projects

In planning for next year, the Plains Town Council voted 5-1 to reprioritize the list of roads that need the most work and decided that Willis...

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Delta Clark, 33, speeding in a restricted zone, $105; driving while privilege is suspended or revoked, $525;...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 5; T. Falls, 4; Plains, 4; H. Springs, 11; Dixon QRU, 1. Sunday, November 4 Arrest made for DUI drugs or alcohol, Plains....

Hwy 200 project begins

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) began a project east of Thompson Falls this week to make safety improvements along Highway 200. The...

Change of plea on weapon charge

Theodore Gibson Jr., entered a guilty plea Tuesday in the form of an Alford plea to a charge of possession of a deadly weapon by a prisoner in a...

Mike Benson earns fifth Mack Days title

Mike Benson of Lonepine racked up his fifth overall Mack Days win over the weekend with just over 1,000 fish. Benson took first place with 1,005...

Grapplers compete in Panhandle Championships; Bigfoot Battle is up next

Wrestlers from the Blue Hawk Wrestling Club competed in the Idaho Panhandle Championships in Sandpoint last weekend and several local grapplers came...

Schwindt's All-State B; 3 other Hawks honored

And a freshman shall lead them... Headed up by dynamic freshman Scarlette Schwindt of Thompson...

Elks sponsor 2018 Hoop Shoot

Competition ran high at the Elks National Hoop Shoot on Nov. 11. The Hoop Shoot was held at the...

Hunter success increasing

Hunters were more successful last weekend across northwest Montana as the big-game hunting season approaches its final weeks. Activity picked up at...

Savage Heat post impressive numbers

The final numbers are in, and we are not talking about a recount in a disputed election. The Hot...

The class of Class C

Plains junior Kylee Altmiller, Hot Springs junior Sydney Jackson and Noxon seniors Kristina Brown...

Six county gridders named 6-Man all-stars

Highlighted by the selection of Hot Springs seniors Tyler Carr and Tyler Knudsen, and Noxon senior Levi Brubaker to the All-State team, a total of...

Christmas gets Old West touch

The holiday season is once again upon us. The clock is ticking and there are only a couple weeks...

Local artists help raise funds

The Sanders County Arts Council was pleased at the results of this year's "Do Your Bidding"...

Helping those who help others

As the holidays approach, the Plains Community Food Bank is striving to help people in need, but...

Students offer thanks in Plains

A new group of people were in charge of the Veteran's Appreciation Luncheon at Plains School this...

Recognition given in Noxon

In Montana, one in every 10 residents is a veteran, making the state the one of the most heavily...

Remember When?

WEBER'S STORE Charles & Bertha Weber Most people in the area know Weber's Store as the...

Travel agent helps locals get away

Are you in need of a getaway, vacation or holiday? If so, now may be the time to book your next adventure to Ireland or Alaska. Jenny Williams,...

HONORING VETERANS

Area schools and organizations honored Sanders County veterans in remembrance of Veterans Day....

Cancer Network lantern fundraiser set for Nov. 24

The Cancer Network of Sanders County will once again host a lantern launch to honor those who have lost their battle with cancer, or friends and...

Question of the Week

DANIEL DEPREZ, Heron – “I’d go back in time and do it all again the right way.” STACY JACK, Thompson Falls – “I would go back to the...

An election reform proposal

At the outset let me say that I never want to change anything that is not broken. However, when we consider the vast differences between rural and...

Community appreciation

I want to extend deep gratitude and appreciation to business’s and individuals in our county that contributed to renovating the kiosk in front of...

Our Viewpoint

As we gear up for the holiday season, we’re reminded of the importance of helping others. We should be good neighbors at all times, but those less...

Thank you, veterans

Thank you to all the local veterans who graced our students and staff with your presence at our Veterans Day lunch at Thompson Falls Elementary...

Montana Viewpoint

Those philosophers who have wrestled with the concept of truth for centuries can take a break now...

Elizabeth J. Sahinen

Elizabeth J Sahinen, 92 passed away November 9, 2018, in Kalispell. Betty was born May 2, 1926, to...

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