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TF principal submits resignation

Thompson Falls High School Principal Dan Schrock submitted his resignation during Monday’s school board meeting. The notice was a surprise to most...

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BUILDING BUSINESS

A national retailer is planning to open a new store in Thompson Falls. Family Dollar will open...

Voters decide school positions

Sanders County voters cast ballot in school board elections this month, with ballots counted and unofficial results coming in late Tuesday evening....

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Shelby Hotchkiss, 53, day speeding, $70. Sarah Lasarte, 42, day speeding, $70. John Belknap, 69, day speeding, $70. Jonathan...

UM graduates Sanders County alum

The University of Montana graduated 1,700 students May 1 at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. Of those, 11 were former secondary students of Sanders...

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SBA offers relief funds for restaurants, bars

The Small Business Association (SBA) has opened the application portal for a new grant program...

FWP seeks input on treatment proposal for local reservoirs

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) biologists are seeking to reduce invasive plant species and improve aquatic habitat in Noxon and Cabinet Gorge...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Plains, 9; T. Falls, 4; Hot Springs, 2; Lonepine, 2; Trout Creek, 4; Monday, April 26 Fire, T. Falls. Assist motorist/citizen, Noxon....

Noxon/Bull River Weather

April was a bit warmer than average. Like last month, moisture and snow totals were well below normal (1.68 inches of moisture compared to 2.39...

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Baxter sisters, Pardee lead Hawks in St. Regis

Led by the Baxter sisters with the girls and Kade Pardee with the boys, the Thompson Falls Blue...

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Blue Hawks are Top 8 great

Top 8 great. Saying "some great things happened" with her team at the Top 8 meet in Eureka last...

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VanVleet, Morgan set Top 8 records

Those record setting Red Devils. Noxon’s Cade VanVleet and MacKenzie Morgan made quite the...

Heat head to big finish

Coach Andrew Leichtnam and his Savage Heat thinclads are working towards a big finish to the season, aiming for the combined District 13C/14C meet...

Plains golfers show potential

You ain’t seen nothing yet. Lisa Brown, who co-coaches the Plains High School golf team along with Don Stamm, thinks her golfers have only just...

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Young players take to ballfield

Apparently, keeping their eye on the ball wasn't terribly important to the littlest softball...

Highlead, Moore Oil win Wednesday

Highlead pulled down the lead, First Security Bank shot the low team gross and Moore Oil the low team net in the first week of play in Wednesday...

Over the Hill returns to River's Bend

It had been a long time coming, this round of Over the Hill golfing, but it was well worth the wait in retrospect. As the cloud of COVID-19 slowly...

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Thill's Breakers hand Hawks two tough losses

The Thill of victory, the agony of defeat. Guided by the legendary Otto Thill, the man with the...

DREAM TEAM

Someone should pinch Denise Montgomery; she thinks she might just be dreaming. The long-time coach of the Plains track and field team, Montgomery...

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Trout Creek students explore space

Maurita Crew has worked diligently toward expanding the integration of science, technology,...

Remember When?

THOMPSON FALLS From Architectural and Historical Surveys When the original town site plat was adopted in 1893, the street bordering the town’s...

Wildhorse ShootOut returning to Plains

Plains Day isn’t the only action planned for Saturday, June 5. The Wildhorse Sports Association is once again bringing back the annual Wildhorse...

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Local veteran paying it forward for others

"I was trying to reacclimate with life, and I knew that was something I wanted to bring to other...

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Modern Homesteader

It was a productive weekend, not only for myself, but for my honey bees as well. While I currently...

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FASHION REWIND

Since 1968, Patti Jones-Bernhardt has been collecting early 1900s vintage clothing. Jones-Bernhardt...

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GOLDEN MORN

Two does make their way through a chilly, foggy morning west of...

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Crossword Solution

SOLUTIONS ACROSS 1. STP 4. BOFF 8. CURB 10. COPRA 11. EVIL 12. SENIOR 13. NAVES 15. DERANGE 16.... Full story

Question of the Week

Kelsey Wallace, Thompson Falls - “Just go with the flow of it and take one day at a time, because that’s really all you can do.” Sarah Stover,...

Critical race theory in action

In a lecture to Hillsdale College (Imprimis, a Hillsdale publication, March 2021), Christopher F. Rufo explains “critical race theory,” which he...

Our Viewpoint

A good rule of thumb in journalism is having three sources in an article. When our reporters go out to do interviews and get details for an article,...

Earth Day heroes

A shout out to the handful of Sanders County Dems who faithfully on Earth Day, grabbed gloves and garbage bags to pick up trash along Highway 200...

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Street Smart

I never know what I’m going to write about for this column until I actually sit down at my...

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Ron David Koeneman

The chickens have come home to roost. Ron David Koeneman was born December 8, 1967 in Bellevue,... Full story

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Daniel Gene Pugh

Daniel Gene Pugh, 70, went home to be with the Lord on April 22, 2021. He is survived by his wife... Full story

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Juanita Louise Lacer

Juanita Louise Lacer (Ulrich) of Thompson Falls passed away April 30. In addition to her husband... Full story

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