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121 YEARS AGO • MARCH 30, 1900 THOMPSON STREET BUSY IN 1900 From The Plainsman Continued from...

 

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121 YEARS AGO MARCH 30, 1900 THOMPSON STREET BUSY IN 1900 From The Plainsman NOTE: At the time this...

 

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85 YEARS AGO NOVEMBER 25, 1936 GLIDDEN PASS ROAD APPROVED The boys at the CCC Camp F-52 (located at Snider up Thompson River) are pushing the road up...

 

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85 YEARS AGO NOVEMBER 11, 1936 ORGANIZING FIRE DEPARTMENT Earl Davis has been authorized by the...

 

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40 YEARS AGO NOVEMBER 19, 1981 FALLS RADIO OPERATOR TOURS WORLD BY SHIP Dewy Ross Duffel has seen more in the last 15 years than many of us will...

 

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105 YEARS AGO NOVEMBER 24, 1916 LEDGER PLANT BURNED TO GROUND BY STRANGE FIRE EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

 

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105 YEARS AGO NOVEMBER 17, 1916 AT THE HUNTERES’ CABIN The Cakes are Good But the Hunting is Rotten Ten Men to Get One Deer The official opening of...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER 8, 1981 MANY CHANGES OCCUR IN PLAINS' CENTURY by Lenora Brown With the...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER 31, 1951 LOGS TO GO THROUGH WEEKSVILLE RAPIDS About 700,000 feet of sawlogs are to be put through the Weeksville Rapids on...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER 8, 1981 FALLS SANDERS FAMILY STEEPED IN HISTORY Talking with J. Byron Sanders is like reading the rough draft of a history...

 

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105 YEARS AGO SEPTEMBER 22, 1916 NEW POST OFFIICE OPENED The post office was moved Sunday from Weber’s Store (now the laundromat) to the rooms...

 

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FIRST WATER SYSTEM SIMPLE Excerpt from “Looking Back” Reflections of Orin P. Kendall A little bit of history concerning the Thompson Falls water...

 

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DIARY OF BESSIE FULLER REEDER Unedited excerpt from her diary regarding the trip from Hamilton, Montana to Whitepine By the spring of 1901 the folks...

 

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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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