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Articles from the May 3, 2018 edition

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 By Annie Wooden    News    May 3, 2018

Flood closes section of Blue Slide Road

A portion of Blue Slide Road west of Thompson Falls will remain closed until further notice after...

 

GOING THE EXTRA MILE

It was time to pass the torch for the organization of the Law Enforcement Torch Run supporting the...

 

Burn permits required

Open burning season in Sanders and Mineral counties ended April 30, and burn permits are now required until fire season begins. Starting May 1 and...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    May 3, 2018

Plains judge to retire after 11 years

After 11 years, Plains Judge Joe Eisenbrandt has decided to hang up his robe, but not because he...

 

Our Viewpoint

National Kick Butt Day was in March. It’s a day, according to www.kickbuttsday.org, ”that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    May 3, 2018

Montana Viewpoint

Buildings have a way of disappearing where I live. They rot, burn, atomize and move. I have an...

 

Let kids be kids this summer

Editor: Baseball, softball, archery, swimming lessons, family vacations, football camps...the kids in our area seem to have plenty to do this summer....

 

Thanks, neighbor

In April 2008, my wife and drove up to Montana from California and fell in love with this place. We moved to Plains in August 2009. This is, indeed, o...

 

Remember When

70 YEARS AGO • MAY 5, 1948 NEW RUSTIC TAVERN OPENS Saturday night is the opening night for Jack and Dick Harwood’s new rustic tavern at Quinn’s...

 
 By Jay Simons    Opinion    May 3, 2018

Question of the Week

DENNIS BECKER, Thompson Falls, – “When I was in school, I always liked having the summer off.” AVIS GOFORTH, Trout Creek – “No. I don’t...

 

Mortenson will work for you and the state

To the folks in House District 14, I would like to take this time to draw your attention to a young man who is running in your legislative district....

 

Be aware of false information in campaign ads

To the Editor, A political ad ran in the Ledger last week with remarkably false information. The ad encouraged me to remind all Ledger readers of a...

 

Senator Tester stood up for veterans

Editor, We thank Senator Jon Tester for standing up for veterans in Montana and across America. Senator Tester rightly stopped an incompetent...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 1; T. Falls, 5; Plains, 5; H. Springs, 4; Dixon QRU, 1. Sunday, April 22 Ambulance requested for burn victim, H. Springs....

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Justice Court

Thompson Falls City Police Ryan Kreiner, $85, stop sign violation. Christopher Young, $185, disorderly conduct. Larry Warner, $85, operating with...

 

Comedy coming to Paradise Center

The Paradise Players are preparing a comedy to share with you­ — Blythe Spirit, by Noel Coward, at the Paradise Center May 4-6. The play centers...

 

Cosmetologist joins TF salon

Artistic Image Salon in Thompson Falls has just hired a cosmetology master. Melissa Totzauer is no...

 

Noxon NHS sponsors blood drive May 8

The Noxon National Honor Society is sponsoring a blood drive next week for the American Red Cross. The blood drive will be noon to 5:15 p.m. on...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Avista: Water levels can f luctuate

Avista is reminding customers that water level fluctuation on Noxon Rapids and Cabinet Gorge reservoirs is normal and can occur daily. Avista is able...

 

Getting to know ... Nathan Burwig

Nathan Burwig certainly has a bright future ahead of him. Thanks to his hard work, determination...

 

Elsie Elaine (Miller) Grossarth

Those who love are loved, and few were more loved than Elsie Grossarth, who passed from this earth t... Full story

 

Flycasters organize T. River cleanup

Beautification Days may be over, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t more to clean up. Thompson River provides many locals a wonderful place to recr...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

ELECTION 2018: Sanders County Commissioner

NAME: Carol A. Brooker EDUCATION: Went to the historic Cold Springs Grade School and Graduated from... Full story

 
 News    May 3, 2018

ELECTION 2018: Sanders County Attorney

NAME: Naomi R. Leisz EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Juris Doctor FAMILY:... Full story

 
 News    May 3, 2018

ELECTION 2018: Justice of the Peace

NAME: Douglas Dryden EDUCATION: B.S. Range Management/Wildlife, Washington State University. 1600+... Full story

 

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