County enacting fire restrictions

Due to the hot, dry weather conditions, Sanders County is moving to Stage I fire restrictions on...

Painting to travel U.S. raising awareness

A military veteran outreach organization in Plains will be using art to help raise the issue of veteran suicide, and it’s not just reaching out to...

Agencies respond to 1-vehicle accident

One male driver was charged with multiple counts including driving under the influence after Sanders County Deputy Morgan Grimm responded to a...

Love of outdoors, conservation drives Busmire

Green Mountain Conservation District (GMCD) Administrator Sarah Busmire's love for conservation...

Plains residents address mobile home ordinance

Near 100-degree weather stopped an elderly Plains man from walking the streets to get signatures...

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Jonathan McCormick, 26, speeding in a restricted zone, $65. Taggert Klauder, 20, improper pass - approaching crest of hill or...

TF Council approves zoning ordinance

The Thompson Falls City Council on Monday approved the second reading of the town’s zoning ordinance, which will take effect in 30 days. The...

Shakespeare in the Parks opens its 50th season

The 50th season of Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (MSIP) is set to open with this season’s performances of Twelfth Night and for the first time...

QUICK RESPONSE

Minuteman Aviation helicopter pilots stationed out of Missoula quickly responded to a small fire in...

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: T. Falls, 10; Plains, 10; Hot Springs, 5; Trout Creek, 3; Noxon, 3; Dixon, 1. Monday, August 1 Assault, Paradise. Animal other, T. Falls....

Sanders County Ledger canvas prints

Sunshine, birdies for Hill Gang

It was just another beautiful round of golf for the Over the Hill Gang this week at River's Bend. Mike Normandin and Lana Nolen shot the low gross...

Golf tourney to support 4-H

Avista’s 12th annual Charity Golf Scramble will tee off Saturday, August 20, at 9 a.m. at River’s Bend Golf Course in Thompson Falls. Each year,...

Ladies play Bingo Bango Bongo

The ladies enjoyed fun night and potuluck for the first Thursday of the month at River's Bend last week, playing a friendly game of Bingo, Bango...

Builders, Big Sky lead play

Montana's Best Builders did it best last week as they shot the low team gross of 174 in Tuesday night men's league play at River's Bend. The team...

FSB banks on top spot

First Security Bank and Highlead were the leaders in Wednesday night play at River's Bend last week. First Security's Michael Scharfe, Bill Nolen,...

Festival offers fitting finale for violinist

Monica Huggett discovered northwest Montana while cycling to Spokane in 2003. She met Jean Morrison...

Burts honored to be recognized for service

Sam and Teri Burt moved to Trout Creek in 1993 with their four children. Almost immediately, the...

Ranching a family tradition

The Page Bison Ranch has hit two milestones this year. It's the ranch's 25th anniversary and it's...

Festival offers weekend of blues along the Clark Fork

Each August, Sanders County kids get the chance to have music lessons from nationally known...

Artists show off work

More than a dozen artists from Sanders and Mineral counties gathered in Paradise for three days...

Question of the Week

ALEX OLESEN, Thompson Falls - “Yes because the lights may help people to keep from missing our stop signs due to the trees blocking them from view...

Racers take over fairgrounds

Top Dawg Arenacross came back to the Sanders County Fairgrounds and with it came high flying, mud...

Eicherts celebrate 60th with family, friends

Marvin and Doris Eichert celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends on...

Remember When?

40 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 5, 1982 LONG-TIME OFFICIAL ORIN KENDALL PASSES Orin P. Kendall, 78, who had served Sanders County 50 years as an educator...

Whitepine Grange welcomes 'hometown heroes' at event

The Whitepine Grange recently held an event to bring together county residents and local volunteer...

Slice of Life

In the hutch in my dining room, I occasionally glance at the gavel I was presented with when I was...

Volunteers invest in communities

I’ve known Sam and Teri Burt since they moved to Trout Creek. I went to school with their kids. My dad was a volunteer fireman with Sam at the...

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