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105 YEARS AGO • DECEMBER 6, 1917 CLOSE CALL FOR SNIDER Careless Hunter Sends Bullet Through Coattail and then Beats It for Cover Dave Snider was...

 

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90 YEARS AGO • NOVEMBER 23, 1932 NEW KITCHEN AID Homemakers by the thousands are enjoying a new helper in their kitchens – towels for kitchen use...

 

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PLAINS AREA’S ONE ROOM SCHOOLS The earliest of the schoolhouses erected in the Plains area seems to be one on Swamp Creek and another that was situa...

 

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OVER 100 YEARS AGO Not finding anything of interest in old newspaper files this week, I dug up some old history of the Thompson Falls area in the pion...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • NOVEMBER 4, 1982 DECISION DUE ON TIE PLANT FUTURE A decision regarding the future of the Burlington Northern’s tie plant,...

 

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90 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER, 1932 LARSON’S CASH STORE Advertisement All brands Cigarettes – 15¢, 2 packages 25¢ - CAMELS, LUCKIES, CHESTERFIELD,...

 

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30 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER 22, 1992 THOMPSON FALLS BUSIINESSES EYE UPGRADES, RELOCATIONS Main Street in downtown Thompson Falls is changing face these...

 

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81 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER 20, 1937 SALMON COMING UP Every year the salmon come up the river. As soon as the fall rains commence and the water rises, th...

 

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90 YEARS AGO SEPTEMBER 28, 1932 TELEPHONE COMPANY INSTALLS CIRCUIT An initial copper telephone circuit has been constructed and is now in operation...

 

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105 YEARS AGO SEPTEMBER 1917 ANNOUNCE FINE FAIR PROGRAM Attractions Arranged for This Year are Better Than Ever Aeroplane Flights a Feature Prizes...

 

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90 YEARS AGO • SEPTEMBER 1032 Thompson Falls Businesses Following is a list of businesses in Thompson Falls during the Great Depression: Black Bear...

 

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103 YEARS AGO AUGUST 30, 1917 BURGLARS LOOT STORE AT CAMAS Safe Blown and Small Amount of Cash and Jewelry Taken MAKE GOOD THEIR ESCAPE May Be Same...

 

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90 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 31, 1932 ROAD IS COMPLETED The highway between Clarks Fork, Idaho and Noxon on the north side of the river after a year or so...

 

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40 YEARS AGO SEPTEMBER 2, 1982 FAIR OPENS TODAY In the days of Caesar all roads lead to Rome; this weekend all Sanders County roads lead to Plains as...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 16, 1917 FOREST FIRES STILL MENACE From Belknap to Trout Creek Conditions Are Very Bad Numerous brush fires all the way from...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 13, 1952 NEW ROAD BEING BUILT A railroad grade and trucking road, planned for future use by ACM Co. operations up Thompson...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 5, 1982 LONG-TIME OFFICIAL ORIN KENDALL PASSES Orin P. Kendall, 78, who had served Sanders County 50 years as an educator and...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 2, 1917 BIG HAUL OF CHAR Fishing For Market, Spokane Man and Sons Seine 300 Pounds of Big Trout A Spokane man and his sons...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • JUNE 24, 1982 CHANGES BRING DECLINE TO HERON By Jan Fraser Continued from last week… Barbara Fillerup Smith and Georgia Dettwiler...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • JUNE 24, 1982 CHANGES BRING DECLINE TO HERON By Jan Fraser Continued from last week… Georgia Knott MacSpadden related how her famil...

 

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50 YEARS AGO • JUNE 22, 1972 NEW LOG HAUL RECORD A new worlds record for log hauling was claimed t...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • JUNE 28, 1917 BIG CROWDS THE FOURTH All Events of Celebration Passed Off in...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • JUNE 28, 1917 ALL LUMBER CAMPS STRIKE General Walkout in County Part of Nation-Wid...

 

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90 YEARS AGO • JUNE 1, 1932 INAUGURATION SATURDAY, JUNE 4 OF FARMER’S MARKET AT THE MERCANTILE A committee from the Woman’s Club were...

 

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80 YEARS AGO JUNE 10, 1942 SUGAR CANNING REGULATIONS Announcement of the new canning regulations was made this week by the local rationing board. A...

 

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