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 By Ed Moreth    Sports    May 2, 2019

County athletes go for gold

Sanders County athletes returned home Friday with nearly 75 medals after a day at the Montana Specia...

 

TAKING FLIGHT

A BALD EAGLE leaves its perch on a log off the shore in Wild Goose Landing Park in Thompson...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 2, 2019

Hard, long winter affects elk population

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) recently completed its annual spring elk population survey, and Biologist Bruce Sterling said the hard winters...

 

Volunteers work to clean up city

Take a drive down Main Street and it is easy to see that Beautification Days has once again taken...

 

Our Viewpoint

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit with high school journalists from across the country to talk about journalism. It's inspiring to meet a new...

 
 By Denley Loge    News    May 2, 2019

2019 Legislature Report

The legislative session is now officially over. We finished last Thursday, so now the results get...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Montana Viewpoint

In the early 1990s I was at a county fair when an elderly fellow — a WW II veteran and a Democrat...

 

Imagine a different scenario

Another Blaine Blackstone column straight from the Trump administration’s government mouthpiece, Fox News. Mueller failed to find sufficient...

 

Teacher, coach grateful

I want to thank The Ledger and John Hamilton for his kind words about my past teaching and coaching. I graciously accept them. The Lord’s been good...

 

Remember When?

50 YEARS AGO • MAY 1, 1969 SMITH-GARRISON VOWS EXCHANGED Miss Eileen Marie Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle J. Smith of Thompson Falls, was...

 
 By Jay Simons    Communities    May 2, 2019

Question of the Week

PAT INGRAHAM, Thompson Falls – “The minimum wage was never intended to be anything more than for an entry level job, like for high school...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    May 2, 2019

County offers help for tax payers

In efforts to help tax payers, Sanders County has developed a payment plan for delinquent mobile home and personal property tax payers. In the next...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Timothy Rogier, 32, seatbelt violation, $20. Darien Liberty, 19, night speeding, $20. Charles Oelschlager, 75, day speeding,...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Sheriff's Log

Monday, April 22 Theft of battery and catalytic converter from farm equipment at Plains residence. Juvenile runaway poached a deer, Noxon. Abandoned...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    May 2, 2019

City of Plains begins work to repair pool

Work began on the E.L. Johnson Memorial Pool in Plains last week with workers from Double C...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    May 2, 2019

TFHS completes active shooter drill

Thompson Falls High School has completed their final drill in a series aimed at preparing law enforc...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    May 2, 2019

Noxon students earn math honors

Aspiring to become a marine biologist, somewhere on a European coast, Noxon High School junior...

 

Bowlers end year with banquet

Bowlers in Thompson Falls adjourned their 2018-2019 season with a banquet at the Elks Lodge on April 11. Kathy Altman prepared an authentic Italian...

 

Clarence 'Clar' Long

Clarence "Clar" Long of Noxon, Montana, passed away at the age of 73 Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019,...

 

SHOWING APPRECIATION

Stacy Milner of Thompson Falls Schools (second from right) presents Sanders County Detention staff...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Noxon alum continues family's military legacy

PFC Brent Charles Ziebell is attending Assault Amphibious Vehicle Mechanic school in Pendleton,...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Open burning season ends

Open burning season in Sanders and Mineral counties officially ends April 30, and burn permits will now be required until fire season begins....

 
 News    May 2, 2019

MDT to hold open house for Highway 200 project

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) will host a public open house on Wednesday, May 8 between 4 and 6 p.m. to discuss improvements to...

 

Wind limits Mack Days success

Only 110 lake trout separate the Top Ten Anglers Jason Mahlen and Kolten Turner in the 2019 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event. This year anglers have tur...

 

SCSO prepares for annual torch run

Law enforcement officers in Sanders County have a unique bond with local Special Olympics athletes. The athletes. “The athletes really look up to...

 

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