T. Falls mayor submits resignation

Thompson Falls Mayor Mark Sheets turned in his resignation at Monday's city council meeting. "It's...

Candidates share views at forums

Candidates for local political races gathered over the weekend to share their views with the...

State Grange delegates meet in Thompson Falls

Representatives from Montana's 11 Grange traveled to Thompson Falls last week to conduct their...

1 dead, suspects sought in shooting

One person was shot and killed late Friday in Agency, off Highway 212 north of Dixon. The Sanders County Sheriff’s Office, Lake County law...

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Adam Kupka, 31, night speeding, $120. Jimmy McCracken, 42, no liability insurance, 1st offense, $275; careless driving, $45....

ELECTION 2018: Sanders County Justice of the Peace

NAME: Douglas Dryden EDUCATION: B.S. Range Management/Wildlife, Washington State University. 1600+...

ELECTION 2018: Sanders County Commissioner

NAME: Carol A. Brooker EDUCATION: Went to the historic Cold Springs Grade School and Graduated from... Full story

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 3; T. Falls, 7; Plains, 4; H. Springs, 5; Dixon QRU, 1. Sunday, September 30 Arrest made for simple assault during a traffic...

ELECTION 2018: House District 14

NAME: Denley M. Loge EDUCATION: BA Geography FAMILY: Single OCCUPATION: Rancher 1. Do you think the...

Officer honored for dedication

As a correction to last week's article, one special law enforcement officer was left out of the Law...

Sanders County Ledger canvas prints

Net wars go round and round in 10C

Round and round it goes, how it ends nobody knows... at least not right now, but we will in the...

Senior bowlers gather at Rimrock

The competition remained steady through the third weekend of the Montana State Senior Bowling Tournament at the Rimrock Lanes in Thompson Falls....

Hawks stage stirring comeback; fall to Wardens in final seconds

In the end, the Thompson Falls Blue Hawks were not going to go away without a fight. And what a...

TF harriers to host Western B

Let the run fun begin! The high school cross country season begins to end this week with the...

THINK PINK!

It's the one time, the one day a year that it is really all right for even he-men to wear pink, and...

Heat wallop Warriors

This one turned out to be for the younger kids. The red-hot Hot Springs Savage Heat defeated the...

Devils eye key game with Wolverines

The Noxon Red Devil football team is in control of its own destiny. If coach Bart Haflich and the...

JV, C Hawks play Mission Bulldogs

The Lady Hawk C and JV teams played matches against Mission in Thompson Falls last Thursday. In the C match, Hawk coach Victoria Forkin’s squad...

Horsemen rocked by Victor Pirates

Some days are diamonds, some days are stone… The Plains Horsemen’s afternoon 8-Man football game in Victor – which they lost to the...

PAVING THE SKY

Upon arriving at the home of Muriel Simbro in Clark Fork, Idaho, I was greeted with a smile that...

Cancer Network holds fall fundraiser

When Sanders County residents are in need, neighbors step up. That was the sentiment expressed by...

Community raises funds for Laws family

Rainy skies didn't stop anyone, it just made for fonder memories as the community came together in...

Property owners get Thumbs Up for beautification

The Thompson Falls Beautification Days Committee recognized three properties last week for their...

Royal pair

HOT SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL crowned Elena McAllister and Tyler Knudsen...

Elementary students enjoy run for fun in the sun

Thompson Falls Elementary students have been running strong for 20 years. This year students from...

Double the luck

IF YOU'RE LUCKY ENOUGH to live in Sanders County, you're lucky enough to catch some spectacular...

What wakes you up in the morning?

MARIAH CHAVEZ, Thompson Falls –“My dog. Mom brings him in and he gets all over me, licking my face.” CLARK LUNDGREN, Thompson Falls – “I...

Remember When?

70 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER 13, 1948 PIONEER MATRON PASSES Mrs. Nellie M. Haase Mrs. Nellie M. Haase passed away at St. Patrick’s Hospital in...

Almost Showtime

ALMOST SHOWTIME – Rick Harter of Plains paints a window scene in getting the stage ready for "The...

Writer correct in stating that America is a republic

Editor, Kudos and Hats Off to Tony Kimberlin of Libby, Montana, who so correctly pointed out that our United States of America is a republic and not...

A game for the ages

To the editor, On Oct. 5, 2018 at Deer Lodge, Thompson Falls’ football game against Deer Lodge was one of the best games I have ever seen. And I...

Our Viewpoint

At its meeting in Thompson Falls on Monday, the city council defeated a proposed ordinance to start licensing cats. The ordinance was proposed after...

Human reaction to traumatic experiences are often out of our control

I am writing in response to Blaine Blackstone’s column from September 27. Specifically, I would like to address misunderstandings perpetuated in...

Candidate forum provided clear choices for voting on election day

Editor, After attending the Candidate Forum held at the REX Oct. 6, 2018 it is clear that: Paul Fielder will be a superior choice to the current,...

Street Smart

I wrote a column a few weeks ago regarding the Kavanaugh confirmation process that seems to have...

Brooker's service to county appreciated

Years ago, voters in Sanders County passed an initiative that all elected county positions are to be non-partisan. We note that Carol Brooker has...

We don't need to be perfect

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Attributed to Edmund Burke. I suspect that if we...

Volunteers, businesses help in Noxon

Hopefully, the members of the Noxon community have noticed the landscape work being done to the Noxon Emergency Services building. In an effort to...

Brooker has experience to lead county

Hello Sanders County! This election season has seen much drama and contention with the discussions of choices to be made among the candidates for...

Alice Helen Dettwiler

Alice Helen Dettwiler, 91, went home to be with the Lord, passing peacefully on Oct. 6, 2018 at Luther Park in Sandpoint, Idaho. A full obituary... Full story

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