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 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 23, 2024 

Neighbors helping neighbors

Organizers of Plains Beautification Day were happy to see so many volunteers show up for the semiannual cleanup on Saturday. Only a week earlier, they had only about a dozen people signed up to help...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 23, 2024 

Teens compete in local rodeo

More than 200 young cowboys and cowgirls converged on the Sanders County Fairgrounds last weekend to show their meddle on horseback for the Montana High School Association rodeo competition,...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 23, 2024 

Plains man helps with Paradise train display

by Ed Moreth An avid model train man donated one of his favorite sets to the Paradise Center's railroad display room and has become the newest member of the Paradise Center Railroad Club. Bill Beck...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 23, 2024 

Plains Day to have new, old fun activities

The annual Plains Day festivities are fast approaching with traditional as well as new activities planned for the June 1 event, once again being sponsored by the Free Americans with Blair Blizzard at the helm. “This Plains Day will be full of fun a...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Sports    May 23, 2024 

CSA boys take on Butte

It was a bitter ending of the season for the U15 Clark Fork Soccer Alliance, but that didn't stop the kids from cheering with their coaches at the game's end. The Butte Mining City defeated the Clark...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 23, 2024 

Plains High School art students show off work

More than 80 people showed up for the Plains High School Exhibition 2024 last Monday to see first hand the talents of the school's art students. "I am definitely so proud of them," said art teacher...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 16, 2024

Plains alum gives special performance

A Plains graduate came back home last week to give a free concert at the Paradise Center, where he also attended school for nine years. More than 100 people attended the special piano recital by...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    May 16, 2024

Town of Plains offered help with grants, seeds

The Plains Town Council last Monday was offered help to apply for a grant to build tourism in a manageable way while another person offered a way to pretty up the town. Council members again tabled...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 16, 2024

Students support beautification with artwork

by Ed Moreth The Plains Beautification Committee isn't just helping to clean up the town, they took time out last week to pick the most beautiful posters from school children about the cleanup. The co...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 16, 2024

SCHOOL LUNCH HEROES

Plains High School sophomore Adreanna Nelson presents a School Lunch Hero Day plaque to Larri Jo Ovitt of the school cafeteria for the team's nutritious meals. Nelson heads the school's nutrition...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 16, 2024

Brown named FWP instructor of the year

A Plains woman has been recognized for the second time for her volunteer efforts to make the woods a safer place during hunting season. Lisa Brown was recently presented the Montana Fish, Wildlife &...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Sports    May 16, 2024

Plains t-ball takes on St. Regis

It's doubtful that Aaron Boone, manager of the N.Y. Yankees, has called timeout and gone to home plate to help get his player's hair off his face or tied a player's shoes for them at the plate, but...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    May 16, 2024

Contractor finishes walking path at sports complex

It's been a long time in the making, but the walking path of the Amundson Sports Complex is finally finished. Throughout the day last Thursday trucks filled with asphalt went in and out of the...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 9, 2024

Students learn medical careers

Clark Fork Valley Hospital is the biggest employer in Sanders County and it's not just in the medical field, but they too need to fill positions and are looking to Plains High School to help. The...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    May 9, 2024

Volunteers search fairgrounds arena for debris

A handful of people went to the Sanders County Fairgrounds last Monday to sift through the dirt in an effort to clear the arena of foreign objects - especially metal ones - before the high school rode...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 9, 2024

Plains carvers participate in, judge Missoula show

Judges for this year's Montana Woodcarvers Association Show in Missoula spent almost four hours going over 202 pieces to select the best of the best. Three of the four judges this year are Plains...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 9, 2024

Plains art students to show work

People will get the opportunity to see the talents of the Plains High School art students and even obtain some of their work. The Plains High School Exhibition 2024 will take place next week in the Opportunity Room in the elementary gymnasium with a...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 9, 2024

Bison stampede through Dixon for fundraiser

A bison can run up to speeds of 35 mph, but the school Bisons that sped through Dixon on Saturday were a bit slower, including 12-year-old Sonny Matt, who nabbed first place in the 10K "Bison...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Sports    May 9, 2024

Weekend wins for CFSA soccer teams

Two Plains soccer teams pulled off wins at the Amundson Sports Complex in front of cheering home fans Saturday. The Clark Fork Soccer Alliance coed U12 kids pulled off a 7-2 victory Saturday afternoon...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    May 2, 2024

Plains physics students take flight

When learning about the fundamentals of aerodynamics, it helps to have first-hand experience. That's what a group of Plains High School students got at the Penn Stohr Field of Plains Airport last...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 2, 2024

Plains students get job interview test run

Plains High School held its "mock interview" curriculum to help students get a jump on jobs after high school. The program must be working because Justin Richards of Rehbein Transportation...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 2, 2024

Dinner features unique menu

Wild turkey, moose stew, wild boar and sauerkraut, and venison meatloaf were part of an exclusive cuisine at the Clark Fork Baptist Church last week. They were all part of the specialties offered at...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 2, 2024

Carvers ready for show

Members of the Plains Wood Carvers Club are looking to show their most recent work at the Montana State Wood Carvers Show in Missoula this month. "I'm a little nervous since this is my first show,"...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Sports    May 2, 2024

Plains hosts junior high tracksters

The Plains Junior High School track team nearly dominated the track and field competition on its own home turf last week, taking first place with the Boys A Division and first in the Girls A...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Sports    May 2, 2024

Blue Dingers take down Plains Beasts

The Thompson Falls Blue Dingers continued their undefeated record after claiming a 23-4 victory over the Plains Beasts in minor league play at the Amundson Sports Complex in Plains last week. "They...

 

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