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School, community team up

If there's one thing you'll notice about Sanders County communities, it's that they will do... Full story

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 9, 2019

School board members chosen

Voters in the Noxon and Hot Springs school districts cast ballots this week for open school board positions, with unofficial results coming Tuesday...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    May 9, 2019

Thompson Falls students learn importance of CPR

"Even some CPR is better than no CPR," Tiny Wheeler, Thompson Falls Ambulance volunteer,...

 

Our Viewpoint

We've written before about how great our communities are at supporting each other. Fundraisers, donations for food banks or those who have been...

 

Teachers deserve our support

May 6-10 is National Teacher Appreciation Week and all teachers in Sanders County certainly deserve many thanks. The ranking of beginning pay for...

 

Needing thoughtful points of view

Dear Editor, I read with interest your recent editorial expressing your goals to combine small-town journalism with a forum for differing local...

 

Time to save our democracy

Editor, Another “dog whistle” opinion piece by Blaine Blackstone is enough. The latest Street Smart assault, dated April 25, 2019, is a...

 

Street Smart

Some friends wanted me to continue writing about the Mueller investigation, it’s outcome, and the...

 

Remember When?

100 YEARS AGO • MAY 8, 1919 IMPROVING LARGE RANCH The Clarksforks Land and Cattle Co., of which H.A. White is manager are preparing to do considerab...

 
 By Jay Simons    Communities    May 9, 2019

Question of the Week

CHERYL CRAIK, Thompson Falls – “My mother passed away at the age of 101. She didn’t smoke or drink, and was a vegetarian for 55 years. She was...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 1; T. Falls, 6; Plains, 8. Saturday, April 27 Intimidation/harassment, T. Falls. Animal issue, T. Falls. Welfare check requested,...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Kelly King, 51, operating without liability insurance in effect, 2nd offense, $385. Lanette Macfarlane, 27, night...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 9, 2019

Artist starts on second metal horse

by Ed Moreth Kenton Pies is not being discouraged by critical comments of his steel horse on the...

 

A COLORFUL DISPLAY

The sixth annual Noxon School car show was held last week under sunny skies. Dozens of cars filled...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 9, 2019

Plains students display artistic talents

Nearly 100 people showed up at Plains High School Monday evening to check out the school's Art...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    May 9, 2019

Fire damages Trout Creek home

Doug and Lori Cooper of Trout Creek were awoken to the sound of their smoke detector and the smell...

 

Pete Morkert

Pete Morkert passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 2, 2019, due to injuries sustained in an auto... Full story

 

Clearwater Properties donates to local groups

Clearwater Properties agents in Noxon recently presented donations of more than $5,500 to local...

 

Music for Mom event planned for Saturday

Give mom an early Mother’s Day present and support the Cancer Network of Sanders County (CNSC) with the Music for Mom event, scheduled for this...

 

Crossword Solution

SOLUTIONS ACROSS 1. Trances 8. Eerie 13. Remorse 14. Knave 15. Appropriated 19. Or 20. Cee 21.... Full story

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    May 9, 2019

Cafe, mercantile opens in Noxon

From Sneakers to The Sawtooth, the building in the heart of Noxon has seen a lot of changes througho...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    May 9, 2019

Fire district gets grant for tablets

The Plains-Paradise Rural Fire District plans to utilize technology to help them battle blazes,...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Cub Creek f ire salvage operation underway

Recently, some members of the Cabinet Forest Collaborative (CFC), a local subcommittee of the...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 9, 2019

Hawks enjoy 'fantastic day'

What better place to practice for the State B meet than at the stadium where that meet will be...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 9, 2019

Hawk golfers are ready for State B

The Thompson Falls golf team has been busy playing, getting ready for the State B tournament. In...

 

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