County collects 2 tons of e-waste

The Sanders County Yard Sale-ing event is scheduled for June 28-29. But residents got a jump start...

Butcher's Nook opens in new, larger location

The Butcher's Nook in Plains held the grand opening of its new building Saturday and served an...

Burning permits end as season closes

from the U.S. Forest Service The spring burn season is officially drawing to a close in western Montana as several land agencies in charge of...

Quick repair for T. Falls sewer line

In an effort to improve a sewer pipeline in Thompson Falls that had been compromised by blockages from a root system, Planned and Engineered...

TF board makes hires for new year

With the end of the school year comes a season of changes for the Thompson Falls School District. At the school board meeting last week, the board...

Plains council discusses pool, streets

The Plains Town Council had a busy time last Monday, passing two resolutions and the first reading of a new ordinance, and discussed numerous items...

County hazard plan reviewed

It is always good to have a plan in place in case there is ever a dangerous situation or emergency. That’s just what Sanders County aims to do by...

Avista upgrades overlook

Just over the Montana-Idaho border, Avista has been working to complete upgrades at the Cabinet...

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Amanda Wheeler, 31, operating with expired registration, $35; no liability insurance, 1st offense, $85. Erica...

TF Council revises community decay ordinance

The Thompson Falls City Council again on Monday passed a first reading of revisions to the city Community Decay Ordinance. City Council member Lynne...

Sanders County Ledger canvas prints

Blue Hawks show well at 8-Man camp

Maybe 8-Man football will be a good fit for Thompson Falls after all. Thompson Falls coach Jared...

County athletes participate in 6-Man All-Star Game

STANDING TALL for Sanders County two weeks ago in the 6-Man All-Star Game at Custer were Tyler...

INSANE

It's Insanity, and it could be coming to a town near you. The Insanity junior and senior league...

Scratch and scramble for Over the Hill gang

It was a scratch and scramble day with the Over the Hill golfing gang Monday morning at sunny River’s Bend, and Sam Burt and Carter Meyer emerged...

Teams make moves

Feed-N-Fuel shot the low team gross, Bear Muscle Fitness the low team net and Double H Dirt Works held on to the league lead in Tuesday Night...

Surveyors shoot low

Hagedorn Land Surveying grabbed low team gross honors with a 176 and Ron’s Running Dinos shot the low team net of 140 in Wednesday Night Men’s...

406 burger showcases local flavors

There's something special about products that sport the "Made in Montana" sticker. The Wayside Bar...

MEET THE NEIGHBOR

Myrtle is a snowbird who flees the frigid Montana air each fall and spends her winter in Sue...

Rain or shine, fishing was prime

The rain did not stop the fish from biting last Saturday when kids took their poles to Thompson...

Planes, cars to descend on Plains

People are invited to the annual Wings and Wheels Fly-In at the Plains airport from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, where there will be an assortment of...

Probation officer likes helping people

In February, Lynn Bierwagen filled the position of Probation Officer for Sanders County. At Boise...

Question of the Week

MARK VANHUSS, Thompson Falls – “When my kids were born. We have three biological kids ages 39, 38, and 36…three adopted kids ages 17, 15, and...

Clown surprises locals

Skeeter the clown made a surprise visit to Sanders County on Tuesday to spread excitement and joy...

Remember When?

HAPPENINGS IN THE EARLY CITY COUNCIL Excerpt from A Heritage Remembered by Lorraine Dufresne May 5,...

SWINE SHOWDOWN

First in line to weigh and tag his hog was 10-year-old Remy Ryan of Plains. All 4-H market...

ART EXPRESSION

Artist David Miller of Plains (holding artwork) visited Trout Creek School in May to create a...

Question: Why zoning?

Zoning protects the value of one’s property. For example, if I purchase a piece of property and maintain it - keep it free from unsightly debris...

Our Viewpoint

On Saturday, more than two tons of e-waste was gathered by the county for the annual recycling event. Shelly Mitchell and her crew from Oreo's...

Montana Viewpoint

Ideological purity and consistency of opinion over time are two standards to which many Americans...

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