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Massage therapist aims to help people

In her dedication to utilizing massage therapy as a tool to help alleviate pain, stress and injury;...

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ELECTION 2020: Public Service Commission #4

NAME: Jennifer Fielder EDUCATION: Associate in Applied Science; Associate in Arts & Sciences,...

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ELECTION 2020: State House, District 13

NAME: Paul C Fielder, Republican Candidate EDUCATION: MS in Wildlife Biology, BS in Fisheries...

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ELECTION 2020: Sanders County Commissioner

NAME: A Ben "Tony" Cox EDUCATION: Graduate, Thompson Falls Public Schools, K-12; Graduate,...

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Possibility of rail service explored

Restoring passenger rail service through southern Montana was discussed at a virtual summit on...

Walk to raise Alzheimer's awareness

The annual walk to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s will look a little different this year. On Sunday, residents will gather at the Power Park...

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MDT completes TC bridge project

The project to repair and improve the Clark Fork River Bridge west of Trout Creek is complete and...

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Chantel Elder, 33, careless driving, $185. Alyssa Griffith, 37, day speeding, $70. Michael Pfaff, 32, night...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance Plains 3, T. Falls 13, Trout Creek 2, Hot Springs 1, Noxon 2 Sunday, September 20 Disturbance, Plains. Fire, Dixon. Suspicious activity,...

In the schools

Editor's Note: This school year, Sanders County school administrators will be providing updates of what is happening in the school districts. Our...

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Hornets sting Red Devils

NOXON – The White Sulphur Springs Hornets made the long trip to Noxon pay off with a 33-18 road...

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Blue Hawks host 2020 TF Invite

One of the favorite cross country races of any season for area runners, the Thompson Falls...

Blue Hawks blankety-blank tough on opponents so far

It’s been a blankety, blank, blank, blank kind of season for the Thompson Falls Blue Hawk football team, and you could expect the blanking to...

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Seeley-Swan volleys past Heat

HOT SPRINGS – There is no shame in losing when you get better in the bargain. Coach Alisha Pablo...

Lady Hawks win 2 more

The Lady Hawks moved to two more volleyball wins without the loss of a set last week, taking down the Scarlets 25-15, 25-14, 25-12 in Arlee Tuesday...

Mack Days anglers battle weather

Anglers continued the hunt for the $10,000 tagged fish as they launched on Flathead Lake over the weekend for the fourth week of the Fall Mack Days...

Horsemen corral Victor Pirates

It was a wet and rainy night in Plains. The homestanding Horsemen added pain to the rain by pounding the visiting Victor Pirates 64-20 in Western...

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Big honor for small town girl

When asked to describe a pageant contestant, one might usually describe a tall lean woman in a...

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Local riders test skills at obstacle course

With the lack of family events held throughout the year, some Trout Creek locals decided to...

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CALL TO PRAYER

Nearly 100 people showed up to part take in "The Return - National and Global Day of Prayer and...

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Rex Theater hosts open house

Community members gathered Saturday night to celebrate the Rex Community Theatre's open house. An...

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HOMECOMING ROYALTY

Plains High School crowned their homecoming royalty last Friday during the football game. King and...

Question of the Week

Steven Conley, Thompson Falls - “I would say as long as you don’t go over a month then you’re fine on any decorations.” Jeffery Manwaring,...

Celebrating 70 years of 'Peanuts'

The year was 1950 and the date was October 2 when seven U.S. newspapers published what would become one of the biggest cultural influences in...

Remember When?

30 YEARS AGO SEPTEMBER 20, 1990 PONY EXPRESS TO RIDE, RUN, AGAIN Plans for Saturday’s 1890s Days CELEBRATION, SPONSORED BY THE Thompson Falls...

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Crossword Solution

SOLUTIONS ACROSS 1. CPS 4. Rec 7. Eau 8. Imaum 10. Lyra 12. Magna 13. Torr 14. ESP 16. Lei 17....

Hinds dedicated to helping all people

Colleen Hinds, House District 13 candidate, is a registered nurse who spent decades practicing her profession. She has an acute understanding of the...

Desire to enrich better than fear

Dear Sanders County Ledger Editor, This is in response to Ms. Hassan’s letter on September 24. Letters like yours that speak from the standpoint...

Tranel a good voice for us

The Public Service Commission is a critical race this fall. The PSC regulates the rates and quality of privately owned utilities. They’re to be...

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Montana Viewpoint

Attorney General Bill Barr and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have been using...

Thank you to Kiewit

Editor: A big thank you seems in order to Kiewit Corporation for its many significant contributions to the local area while it maintained a presence...

Pointing fingers isn't the answer

Negative Political Ads: Who should be damaged by them? When you point the finger at someone else, three fingers are pointing back at you. When you...

An amazing legacy

Thank you, Harold. A true community leader passed away recently. Harold Hudson left a lasting impression on me from the first time I met him a few...

Tranel has right qualifications

This year’s state and federal elections are the most consequential in our lifetimes. The outcome will define the character of Montana and the...

Complete your census now

Dear Neighbors, As of September 18, 2020, only 43% of Sanders County residents have responded to the Census. But it’s not too late to be counted!...

Thanks for improving view

Thank you to the workers and everyone involved in taking down the tree at the corner of the east ramp in Thompson Falls. It opened up my view of the...

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Cheryl Ann Furniss

Cheryl Furniss, 60 years old, died on May 23, 2020, at her home in Thompson Falls, Montana, after a... Full story

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Daniel Charles Jackson

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, mentor and friend, Daniel Charles... Full story

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Nan Milard

October 10, 1939 – December 7, 2019 Nan was born Oct. 10, 1939, in Richmond, California, to her... Full story

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