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Few file for open council positions

Monday was the last day to file for municipal elections in Sanders County, and only one race of council closed with more than one candidate filing....

FWP cautious about disease spread

Two white-tailed deer killed in Libby recently have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), and local Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) staff...

Bear tries to make friends with pigs

A Thompson Falls family who live north of town had a unique interaction with a black bear. The...

New owner for clinics

Flathead Valley Chemical Dependency Clinic (FVCDC) in Thompson Falls will be seeing some changes as Gateway Community Services (GCS) will be the new...

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Holly Rose-Prosise, 34, driving without a valid driver’s license, $285. Michael Lyzer, 62, truck day speeding, $55. Jeffrey...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 4; T. Falls, 8; Plains, 8, H. Springs, 4. Sunday, June 9 Disturbance at the Rimrock, T. Falls. Motorist assist, Hwy. 200, Noxon....

FWS releases grizzly update

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has recently released the most recent Grizzly Bear...

Bierwagen the face of competitive archery

In Thompson Falls, Tony Bierwagen is the face of competitive archery shooting. The long-time president of the Thompson Falls Archery Club and the...

He is Marshall

He has been a Savage, a member of the Crew and, most recently, a Red Devil. Now it is time for Trevor Paro to be one of the Thundering Herd. One of...

Shanksters win battle, Double H Dirt wins war

Shanks a Lot won the battle but Double H Dirt Works won the war. Shanks a Lot golfers Jens Jantzen, Dave Garr, Ron Beaty and Charlie Hooten posted...

Wild Coyotes win Wednesday's 1st half

Wednesday’s winners are the wily Wild Coyotes – at least for now. The Wednesday Night Men’s League wrapped up the first half of season play as...

Rain doesn't pain Over the Hill gang

Rain, rain, go away, the Over the Hill gang wants to play. Over the Hill golfers teed off in the rain Monday for their weekly tour around River’s...

View from the Sidelines

The long dog days of summer are not quite here yet but, as a sports fan, I am already beginning to feel a little deprived. After all, with the NBA...

Church celebrates 100 years

The little church that keeps on thriving is celebrating its centennial on Sunday. Whitepine...

Sanders County Honor Roll

Hot Springs Elementary Earning spots on the honor roll for the first grade are Natalie Cork, Noah Heidegger, Daniel Homola, Keawe Ilac, Nakiyla...

Cyclists stop in T. Falls

Thompson Falls was just one of the many stops for the Journey of Hope cyclists on their way to Washington, D.C. The Ability Experience is an...

Woman's Club gathers soles

The Plains Woman's Club is participating in a nationwide program to help put shoes on the less...

Question of the Week

THAIS REED, Thompson Falls – “I don’t have a secret. Just being patient. I like pike.” BARB ROGERS, Plains – “I can’ tell you my...

Cabinet Ridge Riders saddle up for poker run

The weather was perfect for a nice ride in the woods at the annual Cabinet Ridge Riders (CRR) Cowboy Poker Ride. Eighty-two riders registered for...

HELPFUL STUDENTS

Thompson Falls second-grade students helped the City of Thompson Falls plant trees near the high...

WINGS AND WHEELS

You've heard of it raining cats and dogs, but ping-pong balls are something new. That's what...

Legion retires Old Glory

The red, white and blue stars and stripes were quickly engulfed in flames to the point it was...

Festival celebrating 40 years

August 9-11 will mark 40 years that the Huckleberry Festival has entertained crowds from all over with music, games, fun and food. This year will be...

Our Viewpoint

When you think about history, Montana isn't that old. We've only been a state for 130 years. The Ledger has been around for 115 years. That's pretty...

Other Viewpoints

As the long days of summer get into full swing, Montanans and visitors alike have begun to reconnect with our state parks, our one-of-a-kind outdoor...

Street Smart

In his book the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey listed habit number six as,...

Robert 'Dr. Bob' Leroy Kaiser

Robert "Dr. Bob" Leroy Kaiser went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 27, 2019. He passed gently...

Delmond Leroy Woody, Jr.

Our beloved "Bud" went to be home with his Lord on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Bud had been battling...

Darcy Winston

Darcy Winston 54 of Plains died June 17, 2019, in Kalispell. Darcy is survived by her children Charis Rae Winston Biklian, Caleb James Winston and...

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