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Noxon store owner looks to keep things fresh

A Noxon business is under new ownership, but the new owner is a familiar face. Teresa Jackson has worked at the Angry Beaver General Store for two years, and recently bought the business from Joe...

Local elected official resigns

Sanders County is seeking a new official after an elected official gave notice of her resignation. Nichol Scribner, who has served as Clerk and Recorder, Treasurer, Superintendent of Schools since 2013, provided a letter of resignation to the...

NO SMALL FEAT

Shrimp is the most popular seafood in the United States, yet just a fraction of the shrimp consumed in the country is produced here. A Noxon-based company has been working for the past few years to...

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Anthony Steinebach, 27, seatbelt violation, $70. Ethan Howard, 29, operating without liability insurance in effect, 1st offense. Alexa Johnston, 35, speeding in a restricted zone, $95. Charles Hooten, 85, seatbelt violation,...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Heron, 2; Hot Springs, 2; Trout Creek, 1; Plains, 1 Monday, January 16 Motor vehicle crash, Plains. Assist miscellaneous, Trout Creek. Disturbance, Plains. Business contact. Assist miscellaneous. Tuesday, January 17 Road hazard/debris on...

Clinic offers urgent care services

by Clark Fork Valley Hospital You are a parent of a young child who has a potential earache but you can’t get in to the doctor right away. You developed symptoms of a sinus infection and think you may need antibiotics but when you call to get an...

Man sentenced to amended charge

Marty Jay Billmayer entered his guilty pleas and was sentenced, pursuant to a plea agreement, during his omnibus hearing on Tuesday before Judge Molly Owen. County Attorney Naomi Leisz notified Judge Owen that the parties had reached a plea...

Wrestlers converge on TFHS

Sixteen teams hit the mats on Saturday for the annual Ted Kato Memorial wrestling tournament. Thompson Falls and Plains/Hot Springs tied for seventh place, earning 86 points each. A big crowd of...

Savage Horsemen garner 17 wins in home mixer

Last week's wrestling mixer was a new record for the Plains grapplers, who chalked up 15 pins and a total of 17 wins at the Plains Quad, which included Powell County, Arlee and Darby. Nearly 40...

Thompson Falls beats Plains

Last Friday was a shoot-out for Thompson Falls as they traveled to Plains. The Lady Hawks beat the Trotters 59-8, while the Thompson Falls boys bested the Horsemen 78-50. Hawk Coach Mike Tessier said...

Noxon, Hot Springs face off in home court competitions

by Jennifer Curran and Annie Wooden It started last Tuesday evening in Noxon, with Sam Christensen singing the "Star Spangled Banner" for the Red Devil and Savage Heat basketball teams to begin their...

Hawks play Loggers in 7-B action

Thompson Falls Blue Hawks hosted the Libby Loggers last Thursday for what turned out to be one of the most suspenseful matches for the boys this season, but it was swift sailing for the Lady Hawks. The Hawk boys lost 54-50, and the Lady Hawks...

Spotlight on the Arts

RuBea Privett, Plains High School Interview by Kristen Cole, Art Teacher, Plains High School RuBea Privett is truly an aspiring, dedicated, and fearless young artist. At 16 years old, she has been...

Spotlight on the Arts

Shelby Harmon, Thompson Falls Elementary Interviewed by Lisa Mickelson, Music Teacher Shelby Harmon is nine years old and is in Mrs. Naegeli's 4th grade class at Thompson Falls Elementary. She is a...

Paradise Players to put on new show

The Paradise Players are up to it again - they're planning to make people laugh. Kathleen Hubka will be directing "Play On," a comedy written by Rick Abbott that centers around a community theater...

Remember When?

80 YEARS AGO • JANUARY 27, 1943 THE BIG SNOW This section of Montana from all reports has experienced the heaviest snows in a decade for the past ten days. Old timers recount back to days long ago when the snow around here was three feet deep on...

Crossword Solution

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WINTER FUN

Families enjoyed a sunny day of winter festivities at the Wild Coyote Winter Carnival last Saturday. Clockwise from right: Barrett and Brody Grimm enjoy the sledding hill. Cody Marier of Plains eyes...

Cathy, Jim lead December Pinochle play

The GFWC Thompson Falls Woman's Club Pinochle Marathon players kept up the competition in December. Cathy Mills and Jim Hurst had the high score of 7,350 for December play, while Alan and Lorri Renard had a score of 7,270 and Pinkie Nelson and...

SUNSET SWIM

A group of Canada geese take a swim at sunset in Flathead River just east of Paradise...

Same stuff, different day

Nanette Blake from Farmhouse Blooms brought over some newspaper pages she found under the flooring of the house she recently purchased in Thompson Falls. One of the newspapers was the November 10, 1911, issue of The Sanders County Ledger. On the...

Slice of Life: What the heck is a convention of states?

As I write this, our State Legislature is meeting in Helena, holding committee hearings and meetings regarding what the people of Montana are asking their representatives to move forward in the form...

Diana Marlee Taylor

Diana Marlee Taylor was born August 23, 1966, in Oregon City, Oregon. She lived in the surrounding area most of her life. She met and married her high school sweetheart Troy Taylor on September 24,...

James 'Jim' Louis Farlan

James "Jim" Louis Farlan, 80, formerly of Thompson Falls, Montana, died peacefully on January 20, 2023, in Belgrade, Montana, with his sister Tess at his side. Jim was born in Helena, Montana, on...

Mary Ula Schaller

Mary Ula Schaller, age 87, passed peacefully the morning of January 13, 2023, in the company of family. Mary was born November 20, 1935, to Roland and Mary Dinning in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She...

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