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Articles from the May 12, 2022 edition

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 By Annie Wooden    News    May 12, 2022

County preps primary ballots

Fresh off the heels of school board and special district elections, Sanders County Elections staff is preparing absentee ballots for the June 7...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 12, 2022

Commissioners consider local marijuana tax

The Sanders County Commissioners held a public hearing last week to get public comment as they explore possibly taxing marijuana sales in the county....

 

DYNAMIC BACKDROP

A lone bison wanders along Mission Creek at the Bison Range. Read more about what is new at the...

 

Old Jail Museum shows off renovations

The Old Jail Museum's initiative to preserve its history while keeping safety as a priority has gain...

 
 By Miriah Kardelis    News    May 12, 2022

TFHS student honored for determination

For her upbeat, positive attitude and her drive to be a part of her school and her community,...

 

Our Viewpoint

Last weekend I happened to watch "Field of Dreams" for the millionth time. What a great message of believing in yourself and persevering, even when...

 

Hensley prepared to lead

Ready on day one! I strongly support our current Undersheriff, Lanny Hensley, for Sanders County Sheriff. Undersheriff Hensley has a 27-year career...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    May 12, 2022

Montana Viewpoint

As if Americans weren’t divided enough, the recent leak of the Supreme Court’s apparent...

 

Remember When?

77 YEARS AGO • 1945 Following is excerpts from the 1945-46 Thompson Falls High School Yearbook...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 12, 2022

Question of the Week

ALEC COLE, Plains - “My mom is the art teacher, so it supplied me with meals on the table, and I didn’t get the artistic genes she has....

 
 By Stephanie Molzhon    News    May 12, 2022

Not guilty plea entered to drug charges

David Johnson entered a plea of not guilty through his attorney, Britt Cotter, to a felony count of criminal possession of dangerous drugs in 20th...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Emily Wilkinson, 32, seatbelt violation, $70. Nicole Granados, 24, reasonable and prudent, 1st offense, $170. Joshua Connolly,...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: T. Falls, 6; Hot Springs, 4; Dixon, 4; Trout Creek, 3; Plains, 2. Monday, May 2 General animal call/complaint, Hot Springs. Animal other,...

 

CANDIDATE PROFILES: Sanders County Sheriff

NAME: Shawn Fielders EDUCATION: High school diploma, 75 credit hours from Linn Benton Community College. Over 4000 documented training hours with the...

 

CANDIDATE PROFILES: Commissioner, District 1

  NAME: Adam Bache EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Montana Western OCCUPATION: Owner and Operator of Bache Cattle...

 

CANDIDATE PROFILES: Commissioner, District 2

NAME: Randy C. Arnold EDUCATION: Graduate of Plains High School. Attended University of Minnesota On-site sewage Treatment Program, Certified...

 

CANDIDATE PROFILES: Sanders County Coroner

NAME: Pat Barber EDUCATION: State of Montane POST Certified Coroner, Associates Degree in General Studies, Associate Degree in Automotive and Diesel...

 

CANDIDATE PROFILES: HD 13 Representative

NAME: Paul C Fielder EDUCATION: Associate degree in Agriculture from St. Univ. of NY at Cobleskill, NY. Bachelors degree in Fisheries from Murray St...

 

CANDIDATE PROFILES: HD 14 Representative

NAME: Denley M. Loge EDUCATION: BA Geography w/ certification in secondary Education at that time; Graduated from St. Regis HS 1968 OCCUPATION: I...

 

CANDIDATE PROFILES: Clerk & Recorder/ Treasurer/Supt. of Schools

NAME: Kathleen "Katy" French EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science, Chem Engineering (North Carolina State). Masters Studies- Eng, Washington State....

 

CANDIDATE PROFILES: Justice of the Peace

NAME: Doug Dryden EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree-WSU OCCUPATION: Sanders County Justice of the Peace since 2017 What qualities make you the...

 

Spud Fest fundraiser a success for museum

LaRue Hot Springs Museum hosted their annual Spud Fest fundraiser at the end of April with the...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 12, 2022

Students learn by flying toy airplanes

Aiming high for grades took on a unique aspect last week when physics students took to the sky for...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 12, 2022

SPRING AT THE BISON RANGE

The animals are in a big cage - one that covers 18,700 acres - but even in an enclosure, it...

 
 By Nick Pavelich    Sports    May 12, 2022

Trotters win home golf meet

The Plains girls’ golf team won at their home course last week, shooting 488 as a team and placing three girls in the top 10. Lexa Craft was fourth...

 

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