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Articles from the May 6, 2021 edition

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 By Annie Wooden    News    May 6, 2021 

Voters decide school positions

Sanders County voters cast ballot in school board elections this month, with ballots counted and unofficial results coming in late Tuesday evening....

 By Annie Wooden    News    May 6, 2021 


A national retailer is planning to open a new store in Thompson Falls. Family Dollar will open...

 By John Dowd    Communities    May 6, 2021 


Since 1968, Patti Jones-Bernhardt has been collecting early 1900s vintage clothing. Jones-Bernhardt...

 Opinion    May 6, 2021 

Our Viewpoint

A good rule of thumb in journalism is having three sources in an article. When our reporters go out to do interviews and get details for an article,...

 By Blaine Blackstone    Opinion    May 6, 2021 

Street Smart

I never know what I’m going to write about for this column until I actually sit down at my keyboar...

 Opinion    May 6, 2021 

Earth Day heroes

A shout out to the handful of Sanders County Dems who faithfully on Earth Day, grabbed gloves and garbage bags to pick up trash along Highway 200...

 Opinion    May 6, 2021 

Critical race theory in action

In a lecture to Hillsdale College (Imprimis, a Hillsdale publication, March 2021), Christopher F. Rufo explains “critical race theory,” which he...


Remember When?

THOMPSON FALLS From Architectural and Historical Surveys When the original town site plat was adopted in 1893, the street bordering the town’s...

 By John Dowd    Communities    May 6, 2021 

Question of the Week

Kelsey Wallace, Thompson Falls - “Just go with the flow of it and take one day at a time, because that’s really all you can do.” Sarah Stover,...

 News    May 6, 2021 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Plains, 9; T. Falls, 4; Hot Springs, 2; Lonepine, 2; Trout Creek, 4; Monday, April 26 Fire, T. Falls. Assist motorist/citizen, Noxon....

 News    May 6, 2021 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Shelby Hotchkiss, 53, day speeding, $70. Sarah Lasarte, 42, day speeding, $70. John Belknap, 69, day speeding, $70. Jonathan...


Modern Homesteader

It was a productive weekend, not only for myself, but for my honey bees as well. While I currently...

 Sports    May 6, 2021 

Anglers race into final Mack Days weekends

Lake trout anglers on Flathead Lake have two weekends left in the 2021 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event on Flathead Lake. The competition, sponsored by...

 News    May 6, 2021 

FWP seeks input on treatment proposal for local reservoirs

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) biologists are seeking to reduce invasive plant species and improve aquatic habitat in Noxon and Cabinet Gorge...

 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 6, 2021 

Wildhorse ShootOut returning to Plains

Plains Day isn’t the only action planned for Saturday, June 5. The Wildhorse Sports Association is once again bringing back the annual Wildhorse...


Daniel Gene Pugh

Daniel Gene Pugh, 70, went home to be with the Lord on April 22, 2021. He is survived by his wife... Full story


Ron David Koeneman

The chickens have come home to roost. Ron David Koeneman was born December 8, 1967 in Bellevue,... Full story


Juanita Louise Lacer

Juanita Louise Lacer (Ulrich) of Thompson Falls passed away April 30. In addition to her husband... Full story

 By Miriah Kardelis    News    May 6, 2021 

SBA offers relief funds for restaurants, bars

The Small Business Association (SBA) has opened the application portal for a new grant program...

 By John Dowd    News    May 6, 2021 

TF principal submits resignation

Thompson Falls High School Principal Dan Schrock submitted his resignation during Monday’s school board meeting. The notice was a surprise to most...

 News    May 6, 2021 

Noxon/Bull River Weather

April was a bit warmer than average. Like last month, moisture and snow totals were well below normal (1.68 inches of moisture compared to 2.39...

 By Shana Neesvig    News    May 6, 2021 

UM graduates Sanders County alum

The University of Montana graduated 1,700 students May 1 at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. Of those, 11 were former secondary students of Sanders County....

 By Ed Moreth    Sports    May 6, 2021 

Young players take to ballfield

Apparently, keeping their eye on the ball wasn't terribly important to the littlest softball players...


Trout Creek students explore space

Maurita Crew has worked diligently toward expanding the integration of science, technology,...



Two does make their way through a chilly, foggy morning west of Plains....


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