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Hunting harvest down

The general big game hunting season concluded last weekend across Montana. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) tallied more than 14,000 hunters at...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance calls: Plains, 4; Thompson Falls, 9; Hot Springs, 2; Noxon, 1. Sunday, November 24 Fire, law enforcement, Plains. Alarm, Hot Springs....

Judge revokes deferred sentence after defendant admits violation

On Tuesday, Judge Deborah “Kim” Christopher revoked a deferred sentence for Brandon Tollie and sentenced him to five years with the Montana...

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Kathryn Reddick, 36, driving while privilege is suspended, 1st offense, $285. Jennica Downer, 17, day speeding,...

CFVH receives award for quality care

Clark Fork Valley Hospital (CFVH) was recently awarded the Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network’s (PIN) Quality Improvement...

Veterans office receives community support

Sanders County Commissioners recently received an update on the status of Joint Operation Mariposa’s efforts to develop a Veteran Service Office...

And away we go!

Call it an early Christmas gift from the sports gods – the gift of fair competition, of heavenly...

Position filled!

It was a simple matter of a team needing a coach and a coach needing a team. In the end, both won out. The Hot Springs boys basketball team was in...

Back on the bench

There is a new old coach at the helm of Lady Hawk basketball, and that coach, Chadd Laws is excited about his new job. Not exactly a stranger to...

Crescendo time?

The Hot Springs Savage Heat girls basketball team has been making noise for a few years; is it now, during the 2019-2020 season that coach Richard...

Mike's the man

New Thompson Falls High School head wrestling coach Mike Thilmony was the best available man for the job. Now the head honcho, the man in charge of...

Optimism reigns supreme

Thanks in large part to the school’s playoff football team, there is a renewed optimism with the Blue Hawk boys basketball team this season. Since...

UNIQUE RACK

UNIQUE RACK – Is it a lucky or unlucky break? Will his antlers help or hinder his survival? The...

Local canine survives rare surgery

Dog – man's best friend. If you ask Scott and Brenda Crowe, God gives every living thing a...

Pickleball gains local following

Looking for a new active hobby that will get you through the slower months of winter? Pickleball...

Paradise Center kicks off holidays

Santa Claus made an early appearance in Paradise to help ring in the holidays this year as a...

WINTER IS COMING

WITHOUT SNOW, the Shear family took matters into their own hands and created a snowman out of hay...

Holiday Recipes

by Miriah Kardelis A mason jar filled with pre-measured dry ingredients, for oatmeal chocolate chip...

Paper lanterns take messages into the night

They looked like colorful stars drifting into the cold night over the Sanders County Fairgrounds...

Question of the Week

JUDY PERONI, Trout Creek – “Setting up the Christmas tree.” HERMANN WUERFL, Thompson Falls – “Family on Christmas and lots to eat....

Company loves misery, at least in the wilderness

by Aaron Johnson Being outdoors has always been an integral part of my life, but there is a...

Local Giving

Editor’s Note: During this special season of giving, The Ledger and First Security Bank would like to salute all the local nonprofit agencies that...

Our Viewpoint

There are so many activities, festivals and bazaars around the holiday season. Volunteers put in hundreds of hours to put on events for our...

Blackstone is right on

Mr. Blaine Blackstone: Just now I have had the opportunity to read your article in the Sanders County Ledger (Nov. 21, 2019) entitled “Quid Pro...

Polite communication needed

Oh my goodness, the TV does not work this morning. Signal loss due to weather. I suspect it is upset at me for accusing it of spying on me. No news...

Reaching our own conclusions

Dear Editor, I appreciate the overall positive writing in your paper and the transparent coverage of local news. I’m writing after reading several...

Street Smart

As I write this, I’m sitting in a hotel room thinking about Thanksgiving two days past. I’m in...

Lonnie Lauren Sassman

Lonnie Lauren Sassman, age 70, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 at the UCHealth Greeley...

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