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Articles from the May 7, 2020 edition

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 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 7, 2020

SPIRITUAL MEDICINE

Getting proper medical attention is a top priority at Clark Fork Valley Hospital, but spiritual...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 7, 2020

Voters decide school boards

Sanders County voters mailed in ballots for local school elections, with the county elections office releasing unofficial results late Tuesday. In...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

ROARING RIVER

NorthWestern Energy's Thompson Falls dam spills water into the Noxon Reservoir below as spring...

 

Students lead protest of Noxon board decision

Noxon students gathered to exercise their First Amendment rights leading student-organized protest at the Noxon School on Friday afternoon. Students...

 

Personal connection vital to communication

We’ve never been in a situation like this. We’ve never had so many meetings over videoconference. Most of us had never heard of Zoom before COVID-...

 

Loge thinks before he votes

Dear Editor, "Attention Sanders County Republicans." Thus is headlined an ad published in the Ledger recently from a “concerned Montana citizen...

 

Connecting virtually

The Sanders County Arts Council will not be as visible as usual for the next several months. We have cancelled or postponed our events and programs...

 

Street Smart

I had many jobs in my career, but my favorite was being a K9 handler. I worked three different K9...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    May 7, 2020

Question of the Week

KAITLYNN GRIMM, Thompson Falls — “Thunderstorms and the flowers. It’s the time when the cold goes away, finally.” TERESA JACKSON, Trout Creek...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance Hot Springs 1, Thompson Falls 8, Plains 7, Heron 1 Saturday, April 25 Extra patrol, Paradise. Child welfare/abuse, T. Falls. Body found...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Joshua Townsley, 45, stop sign violation, $85. Montana Highway Patrol Elisabeth Starr, 25, careless driving, $85....

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Highway resurfacing proposed in T. Falls

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is inviting the public to comment on a proposal to resurface about 1.3 miles of Montana Highway 200...

 
 By John Dowd    News    May 7, 2020

School board looks at ways to save

The Thompson Falls School Board met Monday to discuss several subjects, including monetary issues facing the district. One expensive challenge being...

 

A broken system

I am currently a teacher and coach employed by the Noxon School District. When I began my teaching career 14 years ago, I promised myself I’d...

 

M. William "Bill" Nelson

M. William "Bill" Nelson, 64, was born on September 3, 1955 to Mel and Marlene Nelson in Spokane,... Full story

 

SPRING DUCKLINGS

A trio of ducklings explores their new home in Thompson Falls. Residents and visitors anxiously...

 
 By Miriah Kardelis    News    May 7, 2020

Ambulance receives help in time of need

The Thompson Falls Ambulance Service has received funding to help pay for personal protective equipm...

 
 By Miriah Kardelis    News    May 7, 2020

Volunteers needed, EMT class planned for fall

The Thompson Falls Ambulance Service is looking for volunteers. They are in need of EMTs and...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

USFS proposes to move historic lookout

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is accepting comments on a proposed project to relocate a historic lo...

 
 By John Dowd    News    May 7, 2020

High schools getting creative for graduation

Arguably the most important part of high school for seniors is graduation. It is the moment kids become adults and students are handed back off to the...

 

BIRD BURGLAR

This black-capped chickadee was caught stealing wool from a blanket hanging on a clothesline this...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 7, 2020

View from the Sidelines

It is the silent season of sports, this spring of 2020. But maybe we can break that silence a little bit by talking about it. It doesn’t really...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Forest Service working to open campgrounds

Lolo National Forest staff is working hard to reopen developed campgrounds by Memorial Day weekend, or shortly after depending on current conditions....

 
 By Dave Coupal    News    May 7, 2020

A typical April

April was very close to the typical April, except for an unusual April 1 evening and nighttime snowstorm that pushed the total snowfall for April to...

 
 By John Dowd    News    May 7, 2020

Businesses re-open as restrictions lift

As the quarantine restrictions for COVID-19 are slowly lifted, various businesses around Sanders County are trying to open their doors to make up for... Full story

 

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