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 By John Dowd    News    July 22, 2021 

Pistol purchased by Danielle Wood located in Clark Fork River

by John Dowd The serial number on a firearm found Sunday afternoon at the Flat Iron Fishing access...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 22, 2021 

Playground open in Trout Creek

The Trout Creek Community Improvement Association (TCCIA) opened the new playground they have been...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 22, 2021 

Question of the Week

Bernice Meredith, Quartzsite, Arizona - “I think more people in the community brings more people in who are more apt to do more for the...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 22, 2021 

TF to raise rates for new water, sewer connections

Thompson Falls City Council met last week to discuss raising the sewer and water hookup rates. It was then sent to the Sewer and Water Committee for...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 22, 2021 

Hot Springs bar owners work to regain business

For over 12 years Darla and Alan Reisinger have owned and operated Al's Sports Bar, Creekside Inn...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 22, 2021 

Number of local job openings soars

Job Service Thompson Falls says they are seeing more job listings than they ever have, according to a Facebook post on their page, Job Service...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 15, 2021

COMMUNITY GATHERING

For 30 years the Men's Prayer Group has been putting on the Chicken Jamboree, drawing in community members for a day of music, prayer and delicious...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 15, 2021

Question of the Week

Donna Vild, Seattle, Washington - “I would be taking my family, my pets, water, firearms, tent, food, and my Bible.” Ellyonna Vild, Seattle,...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 15, 2021

Rangers discuss fire season with commissioners

The Sanders County commissioners met last week with both Sanders County district rangers to discuss the 2021 fire season. According to the Plains/...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 15, 2021

Defendant changes plea

Mitchell Raymond pleaded guilty to criminal possession of dangerous drugs in 20th District Judicial Court on Tuesday.Raymond was a passenger in a...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 15, 2021

SCCHO approaches county for ARPA funds

Sanders County Commissioners met with the Sanders County Community Housing Organization, Inc. (SCCHO) to discuss the possibility of using American...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 15, 2021

TC Park to install pickleball court

“It takes a village to get all this done,” said Liz Stender, chair of the Trout Creek Community Improvement Association (TCCIA), when asked about...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 15, 2021

New preschool planned

The city council met with Danielle Price Monday night to speak about the use of the Community Center for a private preschool. Price used to work at...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 8, 2021

Question of the Week: Do you think students should go to school year-round?

Mary Frasier, Tucson, Arizona - “It is best for the family and parents if it is a longer break in the summer because arranging childcare for two...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 8, 2021

TF man sentenced following violations

Jeffrey Ball of Thompson Falls appeared in 20th District Judicial Court on Tuesday to argue against a petition to revoke his suspended sentence due...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 8, 2021

Project ASCENT gets competitors outdoors

Local youth outdoor camp organization Project ASCENT held its annual Cornhole Festival fundraiser...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 8, 2021

Brewery opens in T. Falls

After almost five years, the long awaited Limberlost Brewing Company has opened its doors. Self-proc...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 8, 2021

A SPECIAL GIFT

Last week Clark Fork Valley Elks Lodge 2757 donated a wheelchair to local legend Ernest "Krazy...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 8, 2021

New barber finds Thompson Falls a good fit

Thompson Falls has a new barber. The Barber Pole has re-opened after being closed for several months...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 1, 2021

Sheriff's off ice proposes expansion

The Sanders County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) met with Sanders County Commissioners last month to discuss the prospect of expanding the dispatch...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 1, 2021

Communities prepare for holiday fun

Sanders County is preparing for an active celebration of the most patriotic holiday of the year, Independence Day. The weekend, each town will...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 1, 2021

Sanders Salebration

Sanders County opened its doors last weekend for its annual county-wide yard sale event. Hundreds...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 1, 2021

Question of the Week

ANGELA WILLIAMS, Thompson Falls - “An open house where the previous owners had left, or were evicted, and everything in the house was free because...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 1, 2021

Nonprofit connects hunters and heroes

“Within 10 years, if there aren’t more hunters, there won’t be enough funds from license sales to pay for fish and wildlife conservation,...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 1, 2021

Pump fails, TF water restrictions imposed

Mayor Mark Sheets is warning Thompson Falls residents to ration their use of water within city limits. This means absolutely no watering of lawns and...

 

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