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Fire forces evacuations

That fire on the mountain everyone has been watching is going to be with us for a while. The... Full story

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Freight company building local site

A North Idaho freight company is expanding services in Sanders County to keep up with increased...

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State tests gun found in river

The serial number on a firearm found Sunday afternoon at the Flat Iron Fishing access site west of...

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John's Fuel Farm expands services

Offering propane gas delivery and fuel oil services, John's Fuel Farm has opened a location in...

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New energy for local group

For the first time in over 20 years, a grange meeting was held this month at the Whitepine Grange....

New tool provides water rights data

The Water Resources Division (WRD) of Montana Dept. of Natural Resources & Conservation (DNRC) has launched new tools, including a fact sheet and a...

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TFHS gym roof replaced after spring storm damage

The windstorm in January left many homes and businesses in need of repair, including the high...

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol John Bennett, 55, driving under the influence of alcohol, 2nd offense, $1,335, 7 days jail. Roxsanna Ryan, 64, seatbelt...

SCCDC to host housing summit

Sanders County Community Development Corporation (SCCDC) is hosting a Housing Summit Monday, August 2, at the Clark Fork Valley Elks Lodge in...

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Program promotes forest health

"Often, the best resource is simply a neighbor and fellow landowner sharing their experience and...

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NICE BUT NOT A KEEPER

A local angler enticed this 20-inch rainbow trout into biting his dry fly on Thompson River Monday...

Tuesday men heat up competition

Quik Stop or Easy Street, what is it going to be? With Noxon Quik Stop golfers Rusty Sharp, Bruce Haflich, Shawn Wilkinson and Scott Garr compiling...

Wild Coyotes, Highlead lead Wednesday play

The Wild Coyotes howled but Highlead held onto the lead in Wednesday Night Men’s League golfing action at River’s Bend last week. Wild Coyote...

Ladies battle for top spot at River's Bend

The Thursday night Women’s League leaders want to stay on top, and they played that way last week at River’s Bend. Battling it out for the top...

Volunteers busy preparing for Huckleberry Festival

The annual Trout Creek Huckleberry Festival is getting ready for a full weekend of fun Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15. More than 90 vendors...

Motocross returns to Plains ahead of fair

It looks like motocross is coming back to Plains. It’s been nearly 10 years since the rumble of cycles could be heard rounding the fairgrounds...

Question of the Week

PATRICK ANDERSON, Thompson Falls - “Yes, it does because you can’t see the beautiful mountains and stuff.” JOHN KAUFMANN, Thompson Falls -...

Woods Journal

Montana is well known for its vast flat prairies, great towering mountains and gurgling creeks and rivers. As beautiful as these are, part of...

Remember When?

5 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 4, 2016 OVER 400 CALLED TO FIGHT BIG BLAZE Copper King Fire balloons to over 700 acres in big run At a public meeting Monday,...

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Crossword Solution

CLUES ACROSS 1. Absence of difficulty 5. Preserve a dead body 11. Gratitude 14. The act of coming...

Letters to the Editor

In the same month we celebrate our nation’s Declaration of Independence, this year we can also celebrate an amazing 50% reduction — at least...

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Street Smart

I just returned from a three-day visit to hell (aka California) for a work reunion, and COVID was...

Our Viewpoint

This wildfire season has no signs of slowing down anytime soon. We've heard of a lot of people wanting to help the firefighters who are here with...

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Herbert Glenn (Bud) Lacy

Herbert Glenn (Bud) Lacy passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Kalispell, Montana. Bud was... Full story

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Robert W. Kelley

1944 - 2021 Robert (Bob) passed away of natural causes July 18 at Clark Fork Valley Hospital in... Full story

Sarah Jane Lanning Carroll

Another Angel has gone home. Sarah Jane Lanning Carroll of Trout Creek, Montana, departed this earth on October 22, 2020. Sarah was born on June 5,... Full story

Katrina Marie Schopp

Katrina Marie Schopp passed away peacefully July 22, 2021, at home with Opportunity Resources in Missoula. She was born October, 26, 1963, to Roger... Full story

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William (Bill) Franklin Schnelle

8 September 1936 – 19 December 2020 William (Bill) Franklin Schnelle died unexpectedly on... Full story

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