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Justice Court

Sanders County Attorney Amber Woods, 32, issuing a bad check, $257.15, fines and restitution. Montana Highway Patrol David Christie, 33, day...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 2; T. Falls, 7; Plains, 4; H. Springs, 3. Sunday, September 9 Horses damaging neighboring property, Plains. Cows on Hwy. 200, T....

Local council aims for stronger community

Noxon School hosted Sanders County Local Advisory Council last Wednesday evening for their second...

Caution urged for burning season

It is not open burning season yet, but when it is within the next few weeks, please use caution. Open burning season begins Oct. 1 across western...

WALKING WOUNDED

It has been a knockout season for the Blue Hawk football team, and not in a good way. Two more Hawk players were knocked out of action with...

Heat burn Devils in key Western C tilt

NOXON – The score might have been 64-36 but the effort by both teams seemed more like 50-50. The...

Young Hawks defeat Trojans

The Thompson Falls Young Hawk junior high football team trounced Troy 42-6 Saturday at Previs Field... Full story

Hawk harriers run for fun in Mission Shadows meet

The Mission Shadows Duals cross country run is not your everyday, run-of-the-mill race. It's run...

Hawks to host annual XC meet

Thompson Falls cross country coach Sarah Naegeli thanks her lucky stars for River’s Bend Golf Course and the fine people who work there. And...

Lady Lions top Hawks in five sets in Eureka

Net battles won, net battle lost… The Thompson Falls Lady Hawks won their share of battles in a volleyball friendly with Eureka at Lincoln County...

HORSEPOWER!

When it came right down to it, the Plains Trotters had a little more horsepower. Coach Jesse...

Arlee defeats Savage Heat

They did not go down without a fight but the Hot Springs Savage Heat fell 26-24, 15-25, 25-11, 23-25, 15-12 to the Arlee Scarlets in Hot Springs...

Horsemen set to meet powerful Flint Creek Titans

Sometimes, final scores can be deceptive. Such was the case with Arlee’s 54-24 Western C 8-Man football win over the Horsemen in Plains Friday....

Plains course challenges competitors

A Missoula man was well in the lead in defending his title of the Clark Fork Adventure Challenge on...

The 12th Man

FALL SPORTS - A whitetail buck stands ready to defend his goal at the soccer field near Thompson...

Homecoming festivities planned at area schools

Sanders County schools are gearing up for homecoming week with plans for parades, parties and dances. Traditions abound as schools get in the spirit... Full story

Question of the Week

KHRISTIAN SCHMIDT, Thompson Falls – “Video games. They help keep me with my stress and anger. I play at least six times a week.” AVERIE BOON,...

Remember When

40 YEARS AGO • SEPTEMBER 14, 1978 MA BELL COMES LONG WAY HERE SINCE 1912 From the woman called...

Sandwich shop holds grand opening

Now you can buy and sandwich and turn around and rent a raft, all in one swoop. The Mountain Store... Full story

Military procession in TF Saturday

The military will honor one of Sanders County’s own this weekend. Sergeant First Class Kelly James Scott Brigham attended Thompson Falls High...

FSPW shares info at picnic

In thanks for community support for wilderness causes, the Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness (FSPW) organization invited their friends and...

NHS inducts new members

The Blue Hawk Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) inducted new members for the 2018-2019...

2018 Sanders County Fair 4-H Results

Ben Aldridge, Little Bitterroot: Swine Market Interview, White. Swine Market, Blue. Swine Showmanship, Blue. Woodworking, Birdhouse, Red. Lauryn... Full story

Our Viewpoint

Parents, are you listening? Sanders County Local Advisory Council (LAC) has a vision of building a stronger community. They have spent countless...

Hecla History: Not so neighborly, after all

Let’s get some facts straight about Hecla Mining Co. and its corporate track record. When Hecla purchased Revett Mining in June 2015 as part of...

Thoughtful dialogue needed, not name-calling

The Ledger’s new columnist, Mr. Blaine Blackstone, described himself as conservative but the kind of guy that could discuss issues and...

Montana Viewpoint

An article in the October 2018 Atlantic (“Is Democracy Dying?”) points out that one of the...

Let's bring it home

Montana’s State Legislature enacted CI-64 26 years ago. The effect of “Term Limits” was to prohibit public officials from seeking re-election...

Arming teachers is not the solution

Sometimes looking back can help us understand how we should move forward, but when it comes to predicting craziness, history’s lessons aren’t...

Corporations don't deserve person rights

It has come to my attention that since I have spoken out against corporate greed in the past, some folks think I may despise all corporations. Not...

Kelly James Brigham

SFC Kelly James Scott Brigham passed away at The Brendan House in Kalispell, Montana, on September... Full story

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