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Articles from the January 19, 2023 edition

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 By Annie Wooden    News    January 19, 2023

Training opens doors for workforce

The ability to work remotely became more common as the COVID-19 pandemic forced people to stay home. A new program in Sanders County is helping job seekers receive training to prepare them for jobs wi...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    January 19, 2023

BUILDING UP

Patrons of the Paradise Center will soon be able to visit every floor without having to trek up and down three flights of stairs. Volunteers finished framing two shafts last week that will eventually...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    January 19, 2023

Fair Board starts planning for 2023

It was the first Sanders County Fair Commission meeting of the year and the first time for newly elected Commissioners John Holland and Dan Rowan to attend a fair meeting. "I wanted to see what they...

 

CFVH upgrades ultrasound tech

Clark Fork Valley Hospital As healthcare providers, we are always being challenged to provide a higher quality of care for our patients. The goal is a quick and accurate diagnosis the first time and...

 

Focus on continuing

Well, here we are in mid-January. How are those New Year’s resolutions going? The fact that the second Friday in January is called “Quitters Day” provides a pretty clear answer. Even if you made it to this point, research shows that most of us...

 

Investigation for the sake of investigation

The United States House of Representatives will be doing exhaustive (and exhausting) investigating into many things like Hunter Biden, Jill Biden, President Biden, and Major Biden (the Biden’s dog,...

 

Remember When?

80 YEARS AGO • MARCH 31, 1943 GRAND OLD PIONEER DIES Funeral services were held for Charles Chester Thayer who died March 24, 1943. Burial took place in the family lot in the Wild Rose Cemetery. The life of Charles Chester Thayer was packed with ad...

 

Question of the week

Veronica Madsen, Thompson Falls - “Pay bills.” Sam Bereiter, Priest River Idaho - “Ask Sim what to do with it, pay off people's mortgages and spread the word of our Savior.” Jeremy Maplethorpe, Missoula - “Retire.” Liam Case, Thompson...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Kevin Mishler, 62, seatbelt violation, $70. Hillary Hale, 36, night speeding, $70. Shannon Anderson, 52, seatbelt violation, $20. Kelly Fish, 43, seatbelt violation, $20. Douglas Anderson, 66, following too closely -...

 

Legislative Update

We have completed our second week of the 68th Montana Legislative session. We were sworn in on January 2 and were already hearing bills in committees on January 3. This is the quickest start I have seen in my fourth term in office. This quick start i...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Plains, 9; T. Falls, 8; Trout Creek, 2; Hot Springs, 1; Lonepine, 1. Monday, January 9 Automated alarm call, Heron. Motor vehicle crash, Ravalli. Suspicious activity, Plains. Fire, Heron. Child welfare/abuse, Hot Springs. Assist...

 

Defendants plead not guilty to drug charges

Toby Elvadore Zak appeared before Judge Deborah "Kim" Christopher on Tuesday for his initial appearance on a felony charge of criminal possession of dangerous drugs and misdemeanor charges of criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and driving...

 

Hawks put to the test in matchups

Mission turned out to be where the Lady Hawks were put to the test. Even though Thompson Falls was up by nine in the first quarter and led the whole game, the Bulldogs wouldn't let up on their home court in last Tuesday’s game. Coach Mike Tessier s...

 

Red Devils trounce Alberton

The Lady Red Devils trounced Alberton last Saturday, 50-19. Seanna Richter was the top scorer with 12 points and grabbed four steals. Callie Cano netted five points and three rebounds, Emily Brown sco...

 

Ratliff brings home another title

Thompson Falls/Noxon wrestlers hit the pavement last weekend to compete in the Choteau Classic. The boys team placed 11th out of 26 teams and the girls placed 14th out of 18 teams. “Overall I thought our team wrestled hard and most went deep into...

 

MacDonald, Waterbury first in Choteau

The Plains/Hot Springs team made the trek east last Friday and Saturday for the biggest wrestling tournament of the season, The Choteau Classic. Coach Jesse Jermyn said that the team did really well and it was the first time seeing a lot of the...

 

Savage Heat boys beat Superior, girls win over Two Eagle River

The boys Savage Heat got their third win of the season against the Superior Bobcats Saturday with a 51-44 triumph. Hot Springs upped their record to 3-7 while Superior dropped to 3-6. The teams were tied 26-26 at the half with Hot Springs turning on...

 

Tough competition for Plains hoopsters

Plains went to face Loyola last Tuesday. The Horsemen lost 77-26 to the undefeated Rams. “We just didn’t match up well,” said Coach Tyrell Allen. The Rams were up by twenty in the first quarter. Plains enacted a mostly zone defense. Leading...

 

Virginia Bache

Virginia Bache, 91, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2023, at the Clark Fork Valley Long Term Center in Plains. She was born September 30, 1931, to Arthur and Cleo Ritter in New Port, Washington.... Full story

 

Birth - Stetson James Burford

Gifts From Above Midwifery is pleased to announce the arrival of Stetson James Burford on December 22, 2022, at 9:08 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 7 oz. Proud parents are Joe and Julie Burford of Plains.... Full story

 

Real Estate Trends - Market cooling in 2023

by Tina Daugherty 2022 was chaos as properties sold faster than we could list them, with multiple offers, bidding wars and a generally unpleasant market for all but the sellers. Appreciation was high, which is a double-edged sword for taxes and...

 

Donations help victims of domestic violence

The old cell phone gathering dust in a drawer could help victims of domestic violence. The GFWC Thompson Falls Woman's Club is sponsoring a "Flash Collection" of used phones and tablets through...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    January 19, 2023

TF Schools reviews strategic plan

Thompson Falls Public Schools is looking ahead. The board of trustees voted at its January meeting to begin the process of creating a long-range plan for the district. Superintendent Bud Scully explained that the district needed to develop a long-ran...

 

BACK OFF!

They might normally hang together, but when it comes to finding food deep below the snow, the senior doe lets the younger one know to go away....

 

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