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 By Annie Wooden    News    August 5, 2021 

Red Cross shelters serves community

As the Thorne Creek fire burns north of Thompson Falls, a community of volunteers are assisting...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    July 29, 2021

Thorne Creek Fire nears 16,000 acres

The Thorne Creek Fire continues to burn just north of Thompson Falls. As of Saturday morning the... Full story

 

County 4-H members compete at state level

Sanders County 4-H clubs were represented at the state congress event in Bozeman last week. Juli...

 
 By Annie Wooden    Opinion    July 15, 2021

Welcoming the new generation

In June, I celebrated four years of being a business owner. I bought The Ledger in 2017, a month after I turned 37. A friend's mom reminded me then...

 

MARKET SEASON

The Trout Creek Farmers Market kicked off last Wednesday with an assortment of vendors. Booths...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    July 8, 2021

Vendors, musicians join Ainsworth Park fun

Ainsworth Park was host to Fourth of July activities over the weekend as the Main Street Committee...

 
 By Annie Wooden    Opinion    July 8, 2021

OUR VIEWPOINT: Take advantage of a simple freedom

The Ledger is always thrilled to see the creation of Little Free Libraries like the one mentioned in our June 17 edition. Our community (and society...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    July 8, 2021

Stud's opens second location in T. Falls

Stud's Building and Home opened its second location in Sanders County this week. Joel and Wendy...

 

Library sponsors programs for kids

The Thompson Falls Library is closed this week, through July 5, while some much-needed repairs are completed. The library is getting a new roof and...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 24, 2021

ARPA funds available to communities, county

With the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and House Bill 632 in Montana, local governments are deciding how to proceed with applying...

 
 By Annie Wooden    Opinion    June 24, 2021

Our Viewpoint

My mom and I went to a few garage sales last weekend. I ended up getting a few things I probably didn't really need. After going through my own...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 24, 2021

More file for city races

Additional candidates have filed for community races in Sanders County, as the filing deadline came Monday evening. Mark Sheets has filed for...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 17, 2021

Filing deadline nears for city candidates

Local candidates have less than one week to file for municipal openings within Sanders County. Voters in Hot Springs, Plains and Thompson Falls will s...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 10, 2021

Tons of electronics collected in annual event

While many residents are gathering items to sell at the Sanders Sale-ing countywide yard sale event...

 

Summer trail season kicks off

With the change in seasons comes a change in outdoor recreation. Friends of Scotchman Peaks...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 10, 2021

Agencies respond to wildfires

Thunderstorms during Thursday evening last week caused several small forest fires that local crews responded to Friday morning. One fire north of...

 

Boise band entertains with musical stories

The Rex Theater was filled with the sounds of storytelling last Thursday evening when Tylor &...

 

Service honored at Whitepine cemetery

Community members gathered at the Whitepine Cemetery on Sunday to observe Memorial Day and honor vet...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 3, 2021

CLASS OF 2021

Under a sunny Montana sky and surrounded by hundreds of their friends, family and teachers, the Thompson Falls High School (TFHS) class of 2021...

 

Students excel in annual skills competition

Sanders County students were honored last week for being among the best in the state for the SkillsU...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 27, 2021

Our Viewpoint

A couple of weeks ago, the Thompson Falls Chamber of Commerce hosted a volunteer nonprofit fair. We (I'm a board member for the Chamber) invited...

 

Big Bull to open June 1

Big Bull Sports is ready to open in its new location on Main Street in Thompson Falls. Tom Kirkland, owner of the sporting goods store, said he will...

 

Nonprofits connect with community

The Thompson Falls Chamber of Commerce welcomed the community to a Nonprofit Volunteer Fair...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 13, 2021

Volunteers to connect with groups Saturday

The Thompson Falls Chamber of Commerce is connecting local non-profit organizations and residents looking for volunteer opportunities. The Non-Profit...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 6, 2021

Voters decide school positions

Sanders County voters cast ballot in school board elections this month, with ballots counted and unofficial results coming in late Tuesday evening....

 

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