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 By Annie Wooden    News    July 4, 2019

Comments sought on solid waste fees

The Sanders County Solid Waste Refuse Disposal District is gathering input from residents on proposed service charge increases to help pay for the...

 

Wonderful weekend of sales set

Hundreds of people will converge on Sanders County this weekend for the 13th Annual Sanders Sale-ing event. More than 60 yard sales, garage sales,...

 

Record participation in annual ATV poker run

The town of Trout Creek transformed into the ATV Capital of the world last Saturday with the annual...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 27, 2019

Arrest made after several thefts

An arrest was made Monday in a string of recent thefts on the west end of Sanders County. Detective Martin Spring with the Sanders County Sheriff’s...

 

Noxon plans fun-filled 4th

The town of Noxon is getting ready for their annual Fourth of July celebration, set for next Thursday. Joyce Hilt, who helps organize the event, said...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 20, 2019

FWP cautious about disease spread

Two white-tailed deer killed in Libby recently have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), and local Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) staff...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 20, 2019

Few file for open council positions

Monday was the last day to file for municipal elections in Sanders County, and only one race of council closed with more than one candidate filing....

 

Church celebrates 100 years

The little church that keeps on thriving is celebrating its centennial on Sunday. Whitepine...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 20, 2019

Bear tries to make friends with pigs

A Thompson Falls family who live north of town had a unique interaction with a black bear. The...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 13, 2019

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 o...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 13, 2019

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...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 13, 2019

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 acc...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 13, 2019

Avista upgrades overlook

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

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 6, 2019

County wants your e-waste

Sanders County is helping residents with their annual spring cleaning. The E-Waste Event is set for this Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Thompson...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 30, 2019

Barking dog ordinance passes

The county has a new tool to help control nuisance barking dogs. The county commissioners last Thursday unanimously passed the Barking Dog Control...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 30, 2019

Judge orders treatment for suspect in Trout Creek shooting

A Trout Creek man was committed to the Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs for treatment on Tuesday until he is fit to proceed with charges. West...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 16, 2019

Hwy. 200 project ahead of schedule

Construction is ahead of schedule on the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) project east of...

 

Fresh steps for local Elks

The Clark Fork Valley Elks is kicking off the summer season with some fresh faces and fresh ideas....

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 16, 2019

Not guilty pleas in drug charges

A Thompson Falls man pleaded not guilty to a drug charge in 20th District Judicial Court on Tuesday. Wesley Palmer faces a maximum fine of $5,000 and...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 16, 2019

County considers dog ordinance

The Sanders County Commissioners are considering an ordinance that would help control barking dogs in the county and establish procedures for...

 

School, community team up

If there's one thing you'll notice about Sanders County communities, it's that they will do...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 9, 2019

School board members chosen

Voters in the Noxon and Hot Springs school districts cast ballots this week for open school board positions, with unofficial results coming Tuesday...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 2, 2019

Hard, long winter affects elk population

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) recently completed its annual spring elk population survey, and Biologist Bruce Sterling said the hard winters...

 

SCSO prepares for annual torch run

Law enforcement officers in Sanders County have a unique bond with local Special Olympics athletes. The athletes. “The athletes really look up to...

 

Restaurant dream coming true for couple

Sometimes you just have to follow your dreams. After driving by the closed Thompson Grill...

 

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