Sanders County Ledger - Your Best Source For Sanders County News

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Christopher Galloway, 58, reckless driving, 1st offense, $285, deferred imposition of sentence. Ernest Anderson, 68, speeding in a restricted zone, $95. John Bauscher, 37, night speeding, $20. Danny Mathis, 59, night...

County employees honored for service

Sanders County employees were recognized for years of service at a ceremony last week in the courthouse. Employees honored for five years of service included Richard Tenison and Destry Torgerson,...

Hot Springs rings in Year of the Rabbit

Freezing temperatures didn't stop a group of people from having a parade in Hot Springs Saturday. Even though it lasted less than 20 minutes, it was filled with color, character and enthusiasm. Led...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: T. Falls, 10; Plains, 8; Trout Creek, 3; Dixon, 1; Hot Springs, 1. Monday, January 23 Assault, Plains. Juvenile runaway, T. Falls. Motor vehicle crash, Plains. Child welfare/abuse, Heron. Motor vehicle crash, Plains. Motor vehicle crash,...

Play about a play a big hit in Paradise

Kathleen Hubka had double duty in her last directing detail when she directed "Play On" and "Murder Most Foul" at the same time. The Paradise Players put on three performances of "Play On" at the...

Legislative Update

Another two weeks has gone by quickly here in Helena. The State of the State address summed up much of the recent activities. We still do not have bills passing out of both chambers yet to make final decisions become law but bills are starting to...

Helicopters to aid in FWP project

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) will be conducting helicopter captures this month to deploy elk and wolf GPS collars as part of a research project. FWP will be flying withing Hunting District 121 west of the Clark Fork River on public land and...

Red Devils split with Clark Fork

The Noxon boys got a 53-44 win last Tuesday at home against rival Clark Fork, Idaho. The Red Devil girls lost in a close 50-41 game against the Wampus Cats. The boys started the first quarter off with 13 points and amped out in the fourth with 22...

Blue Hawks add wins at home

The Blue Hawks hosted the Troy Trojans last Friday, and while the Lady Hawks made winning look easy, the boys had to fight for their win in an aggressive, exciting matchup. In the first game among...

Hot Springs, St. Regis face off

A tapestry of folks dressed in Hawaiian shirts, sheltered from the heavy snowfall, filled the stands last Friday evening in Hot Springs, where the Savage Heat was ready to battle the Tigers. Although...

Hawks celebrate seniors

Wrestlers, family and community members gathered last Thursday evening in Thompson Falls to honor senior athletes while taking in an evening of high-spirited wrestling. The seniors honored were...

Trotters triumph over Trojans

Plains headed west on Saturday to take on the Trojans in Troy. The Trotters came home with a 47-30 point win while the boys fell short, defeated 60-47. Carlie Wagoner shined, shooting 16 points and garnering 14 rebounds. Lexie Deming ended the game...

All P-HS wrestlers place in Mission classic

Eleven Plains-Hot Springs wrestlers competed in the Mission Mountain classic last Saturday and all 11 placed. Five wrestlers traveled to Arlee on Tuesday to match up with wrestlers from Darby, Arlee...

Wild Wonders at the library

The Thompson Falls Public Library went wild Saturday with a presentation by Animal Wonders.  The nonprofit is located in Potomac, just outside of Missoula. Jessi and Augusto Castaneda started the...

Remember When?

105 YEARS AGO • JANUARY 3, 1918 SMALL STREAMS GO ON RAMPAGE Creeks Overflow Banks and Take Out Many Bridges RAILROAD SERVICE PARALIZED Power Company’s Transmission Line Also Suffers Damage From High Water The unprecedented rains which fell...

4-H members meet with legislators

by Mikiah Cook Members and leaders of the Sanders County 4-H program helped to host the Biennial 4-H Legislative Breakfast and Citizenship Seminar in Helena on January 15-17. Members that attended...

Question of the week: What is your dream vacation?

Kathy Sparks, Thompson Falls - “Being here, I have everything I need.” Mike Brumbuagh, Trout Creek - “Mars.” Elizabeth Runkle, Thompson Falls - “On an Israel tour with Moody Bible Institute.” Martha Petty, Thompson Falls - “Visit the...

Students plan fundraiser

The Noxon School art club is hosting a potluck fundraiser next week. This is the first year for the school to have an art club, and they have 25 members. The fundraiser will be 5-7 p.m. on Friday, February 10, in the school's multi purpose room....

Crossword solution

SOLUTIONS ACROSS 1. WEEP 5. SARDA 10. ATHENA 12. ENCODE 14. PROLETARIAT 16. MT 18. PEA 19. TAI 20. FACIA 22. URN 23. CERES 25. LARI 26. LYS 27. TAD 28. SAT 30. PAW 31. MEAT 33. CAPITA 35. KAIAK 37. PATEN 38. AMTRAK 40. TATU 41. BET 42. SOW 44. SIS... Full story

Montana Viewpoint: Marketing Anger

I watch people driving down the highways in $80,000 pickups towing $200,000 campers (which are bigger than a lot of people’s homes, but then, so are some of the pickups) and then a boat is being...

Modern Homesteader: The wintertime blues

The wintertime blues are real. The holiday spirit has up and gone and springtide is just out of reach. I’ve always found February in Montana to be the toughest. You know there’s going to be more snow, you know there’s going to be more...

Committing to a career

I always love going to the years of service celebration at the courthouse. It’s amazing to see how long people have been at their jobs, and definitely an accomplishment worth recognizing. With my parents’ generation, it seems like most everyone...

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023