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LOOKING BACK By Orin P. Kendall I am sure that there is no record as to who made the first trip through Sanders County by automobile but I can...

 

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97 YEARS AGO • 1924 THOMPSON FALLS BOASTS OF MODERN SCHOOL, NEW BUILDINGS Keeping abreast of...

 

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110 YEARS AGO SEPTEMBER 23, 1911 A PLEA FOR THE FAIR The first Sanders County Fair will open at Plains on October 5 and will continue for three days....

 

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Continued from last week... • Gem Peak – 8 miles SW of Noxon. It started as a camp lookout with...

 

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LOOKOUTS IN SANDERS COUNTY It's hard to believe there were 82 lookouts in Sanders County. As a...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 11, 1916 HOYT AND PETERSON BLOCK NEARLY COMPLETED H.A. Burke of Missoula, who has the contract for the plumbing and installat...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 6, 1981 MULES STILL PERFORM VITAL WORK FOR FS By Pat Sullivan Over the last...

 

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5 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 4, 2016 OVER 400 CALLED TO FIGHT BIG BLAZE Copper King Fire balloons to over 700 acres in big run At a public meeting Monday, D...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • July 16, 1981 EDDY PEAK GETTING NEW LOOKOUT TOWER by Pat Sullivan Crews from the...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • JULY 21, 1916 NO SPEEDING WITHIN CITY LIMITS At the regular monthly meeting of the town council held Monday evening a discussion...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • JUNE 23, 1916 RIVER RAISES FOOT A DAY – TRACKS THREATENED Floods All Over the Northwest – Highest Water Since 1894 – Freak...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • May 2, 1951 FISHING REGULATIONS Pursuant to an order of the Montana State Fish & Game Commission, the following fishing regulations...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • JUNE 27, 1951 OLD-TIMERS FETED ON FATHER’S DAY Continued from last week Every town has a real fisherman, and Thompson Falls has...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • JUNE 27, 1951 OLD-TIMERS FETED ON FATHER’S DAY Father’s Day was celebrated in Thompson Falls with a potluck dinner honoring all...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • JUNE 6, 1951 WILL BE ONE OF FINEST IN NORTHWEST Thompson Falls soon will have one...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • MAY 14, 1916 MOTORBOAT GOES OVER DAM Grasping the iron work and crawling up to the top of the dam was all that saved the lives of Me...

 

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30 YEARS AGO • MAY 23, 1991 HIGH FLOWS DISRUPT DAM TRASH BOOM While farther downstream in the...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • MAY 7, 1916 BREAKING THROUGH THE THOMPSON RIVER CANYON BARRIER SOON Thompson...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • MAY 7, 1916 BREAKING THROUGH THE THOMPSON RIVER CANYON BARRIER SOON Thompson River Road Will Open About July 1 This is news,...

 

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THOMPSON FALLS From Architectural and Historical Surveys When the original town site plat was adopted in 1893, the street bordering the town’s...

 

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THOMPSON FALLS From Architectural and Historical Surveys “Thompson Falls is the last town on the Northern Pacific railroad aspiring to be the...

 

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TYPICAL LUMBER CAMP From interviews conducted by Mike Scott An attempt will be made now to portray...

 

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"TIMBER-R-R-R OOP DA HILL..." From interviews conducted by Mike Scott "Timber-r-r-r oop da hill."...

 

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105 YEARS AGO • APRIL 21, 1916 TIME TO CLEAN UP Spring is here, the snow has gone and the mud dried up, the annual season has again rolled around wh...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • APRIL 9, 1981 PIONEER MILL OPERATOR SWAN FLODIN PASSES Swan Flodin, 96 years of age died in Plains March 31. Swan was born August 9,...

 

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