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Articles from the May 23, 2019 edition

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 By Callie Jacobson    News    May 23, 2019

County offers new plan for dust control

To combat the excess of dust on county-maintained gravel roads this year, the Sanders County Road Department will be implementing a new method of...

 

CLASS OF 2019

Sanders County schools will present their graduating classes of 2019 at ceremonies Sunday, May 26...

 
 By Callie Jacobson    News    May 23, 2019

Fair board welcomes new event manager

Melissa Cady, the new Sanders County Fair manager, attended her first fair board meeting last week....

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 23, 2019

Miss Montana visits Plains

A World War II airplane armed with a group of paratroopers invaded Holland just last week. The C-47...

 

Our Viewpoint

This weekend, Sanders County schools will start sending off their seniors into the real world as graduation ceremonies take place. We hope all the...

 

Read 'Extreme Ownership'

Dear Editor, In reference to Blaine Blackstone’s Column “Leadership is a Privilege,” I have a copy of the book Extreme Ownership that Blaine...

 

Adding a conservative opinion

I have never met Blaine Blackstone, but I appreciate his articles in The Sanders County Ledger. I know many conservatives that have not subscribed to... Full story

 

Street Smart

I had a completely different topic in mind for this week, but when there were calls to silence me I...

 

Remember When?

50 YEARS AGO • MAY 22, 1969 VINSON RODEO TO LURE CHAMPION COWBOYS A matched bull riding...

 
 By Jay Simons    Communities    May 23, 2019

Question of the Week

ROB JOHNSON, Plains – “Get a good job and go to college. I went to college for three years but chose to be a skilled sheet metal worker.” TANYA...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Joshua Kifer, 45, failure to carry proof of insurance in vehicle, owner or operator, 1st offense, $325; driving while...

 

Crime Prevention Tips

It’s spring in Montana and with the warmer weather the Thompson Falls Police Department usually sees an increase in property crimes. Here’s a...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 3; T. Falls, 6; Plains, 6; H. Springs, 1. Saturday, May 11 Animal issue, T. Falls. Partner/family member assault, T. Falls. Animal...

 

RIDING THROUGH THE RAIN

The Plains Backcountry Horsemen held their annual Poker Ride at the Jones Ranch for the fifth year i...

 

Officials warn of tick-borne diseases

As Montanans look to enjoy the outdoors this spring and summer, state and local public health...

 

Kids fishing event set for June 8

Thompson Falls youngsters should get ready for the second annual Kids Fishing Derby hosted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) and the U.S. Fore...

 

Roberta Gayle (Johnson) Ruguleiski

Roberta Gayle (Johnson) Ruguleiski, age 79, of Plains, Montana passed away Sunday, January 20,... Full story

 

PRACTICE WALK

Kacey VanZanten (right) and Rachel Ribeiro lead the Thompson Falls High School senior girls through...

 

Graduation

Peter and Glenda Milne of Whitepine ardently announce the high school graduation of their... Full story

 

Keep your distance from young or injured wildlife

Each spring, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) receives several calls from people who have picked up deer fawns or other wildlife. FWP advises...

 

Paradise Center continues to grow

The Paradise Center has been making strides in its development. In 1910, the Paradise School was...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    Sports    May 23, 2019

Runners hit the trail to Paradise

Almost a dozen runners from Sanders County took part in the annual 11 Miles to Paradise run over...

 

FSPW bringing art outside

There are many ways of capturing the beauty of the great outdoors. Some take photographs, some...

 

SPECIAL VISITOR

THIS SWAN has been seen visiting Thompson Falls this month. Resident Jim Greaves captured the image...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 23, 2019

Time for your best

In track and field, the best time for your best is when it counts the most. Turning in some of...

 

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