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 By Shana Neesvig    News    January 17, 2019

Snowpack on track

It appears that Mother Nature is taking it easy on us this winter. After last winter’s abundant, record-setting snowfall, this year has seemed...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    January 17, 2019

VERTICAL CHALLENGE

Lyle Fisher is carrying the weight of Sanders County on his back in March. Fisher, a volunteer...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    January 17, 2019

Fielder prepares for busy Senate session

State Senator Jennifer Fielder of Thompson Falls is back in Helena as the 2019 legislative session...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    January 17, 2019

City seeks further input on sewer

by Annie Wooden After more than 90 minutes of discussion with about 25 residents on Monday evening, the Thompson Falls City Council voted in favor of...

 

EDITORIAL: Property owners have a unique opportunity

This week, five of the six Thompson Falls City Council members voted to move forward with the intent to create Special Improvement Districts to fund...

 

66th Legislative Session begins

Greetings to all, Just a short note to again say what a privileged it is to once again serve you in Helena and let you know what went on this first...

 

STREET SMART: Truth is incontrovertible

“Truth is incontrovertible. Panic may hate it. Ignorance may deride it. Malice may distort it....

 

Remember When?

50 YEARS AGO • JANUARY 16, 1969 BRONCO LIZ, TF DANCE HALL QUEEN ALSO DROVE THOMPSON PASS FREIGHT WAGON The heavy snow and low temperatures being...

 

Question of the Week

ANSON ROWNDY, Idaho Falls –“I pay my income taxes by March.” MIKE MARICH, Thompson Falls – “I pay my property taxes as soon as I get the...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    January 17, 2019

No significant impact from sewage leak

A hole in a sewage pipe near St. Regis discovered last Friday sent more than 40,000 gallons of raw sewage down the Clark Fork River, according to the...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    January 17, 2019

Thompson Falls man enters not guilty pleas

A 43-year-old man entered not guilty pleas Tuesday to four charges stemming from a 911 call of a disturbance at a Thompson Falls apartment complex....

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol James Fisher, 50, seatbelt violation, $20. Elena McAllister, seatbelt violation, $20. Catherine Norman, 51, failure to carry...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon 2, Thompson Falls 4, Plains 8, Hot Springs 5, Dixon QRU 1. Sunday, January 6 Noise disturbance, Plains. Very large rock in the middl...

 

Pajama drive continues in Noxon

Pajamas, PJs, jammas or jammies...stripes, solids, flannels, fleece, silk, cotton, nightgown, long...

 

Full Wolf Moon to include eclipse

Wolves are a hot topic in Sanders County. Despite the conflict they have caused between sportsmen, naturalists and wildlife managers in the area, on...

 

HOLIDAY SPIRIT WINNERS

THOMPSON FALLS MAIN STREET COMMITTEE members Robin Hagedorn (from left) and Carla Parks presented...

 

Letter to the Editor: Residents encourage sewer project support

We purchased property on the hill in 1975, and have always been concerned about sewage leaving our home, untreated, and affecting the ground/river...

 

Obituary: Dale E. Trudgen

Dale E. Trudgen, 87, of Thompson Falls passed away Jan. 6, 2019, of natural causes. Dale was born... Full story

 

Named to UM Dean's List

At the University of Montana, 2,520 students made the fall semester 2018 Dean’s List or President’s 4.0 List. To qualify, students must be...

 

Birth: Amaris Josephine Reed

Katherine and Jesse Reed welcomed daughter, Amaris Josephine, November 15, 2018 at 6:30 a.m. at...

 

Rose, Juanita lead local Pinochle play

Rose Scoville and Juanita Triplett took top honors in the December 2018 Thompson Falls Woman’s Club Pinochle Marathon with a score of 7,710. Second...

 

Benefit planned for Heron woman

Lorie Adams did not exactly have a good start to 2019. Unfortunately, on Jan. 1, due to an electrical outlet problem according to a Heron fire...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    January 17, 2019

Court dismisses lawsuit against Sen. Fielder

A case against State Senator Jennifer Fielder regarding an open records request has been dismissed after nearly two years. Sen. Fielder (R-Thompson...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    January 17, 2019

Plains group meets to discuss pool issues

Swimming pools aren't exactly a hot topic during the cold winter months, but a group of people got...

 

2019 Legislative Session: Governor renews call for preschool program

by Caitlyn Patel Community News Service UM School of Journalism Gov. Steve Bullock is once again proposing Montana launch a state-funded preschool...

 

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