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Articles from the May 31, 2018 edition

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 By Annie Wooden    News    May 31, 2018

Low river to follow high water

High water has put a snag in recreation opportunities on the Clark Fork River above the Thompson...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    May 31, 2018

Elections staff ready for local primary

Sanders County and the rest of Montana will go to the polls on Tuesday, June 5, for the primary election. Elections staff at the Sanders County Clerk...

 

Island in Bloom

While much of the focus this spring has been on the high water and flooding throughout Sanders...

 
 By Justin Harris    News    May 31, 2018

1 dead in crash outside T.Creek

Montana Highway Patrol responded to a one-vehicle accident just west of Trout Creek, Monday at 5...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    May 31, 2018

County to collect unwanted e-waste

Reduce, reuse and recycle! It is the way of doing business now days. Sanders County Solid Waste (SCSW) is once again organizing an e-waste event to...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    May 31, 2018

Plains ready for fun-filled weekend

Plains will be a hub of activity this weekend with nearly 30 activities planned for this year’s Plains Days, which will begin Friday evening, when...

 

Other Viewpoints

Memorial Day and graduation are over. School will be out soon. As you’re dusting off your water skis and lawn chair, it’s time to start thinking a...

 

Less water, higher costs

Editor: We all owe a debt of gratitude to the five City Council members, who, “doing business their way” [paraphrasing Ms. Kersten], cut our...

 

Rare opportunity for school

New Board Chair, New Administration, New Leaf? Noxon School District #10 is getting one of those rare opportunities to start with a relatively clean...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    May 31, 2018

Montana Viewpoint

Last week I visited the site of the Battle of Rosebud Creek on the Crow Reservation in Big Horn...

 

Remember When

50 YEARS AGO • MAY 16, 1968 McGOWAN’S LOT SITE FOR PLAINS POST OFFICE The Post Office Department has accepted an assignable land option for the...

 
 By Jay Simons    Communities    May 31, 2018

Question of the Week

TRACY HADDEN, Thompson Falls – “Probably the Reuben sandwiches at Minnie’s in Thompson Falls. They are pretty good and my favorite.” JIM...

 

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Robert Smith, 48, $285, driving a motor vehicle while privilege to do so is suspended. Robert Smith, 48, $275,...

 

Sheriff's Log

Sunday, May 20 Report of stolen dog, T. Falls. Residential alarm triggered, T. Falls. Possible gas drive off, Trout Creek. Physically combative...

 

TF students, staff display variety of talents

Thompson Falls Elementary School has some talented students, and they are not afraid to show it. Eve...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    May 31, 2018

USFS plans sale of TF site

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing the sale of an administrative site in Thompson Falls. The property considered for liquidation consists of four...

 

Organization offers brews, apps and info

Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness (FSPW) will be beneficiary of a Brews for Benefits event hosted by Big Eddy’s Deck Bar in Thompson Falls...

 

Students design egg-cellent race cars

It is an event that is becoming a year-end tradition for fifth and sixth grade students at Thompson...

 

Dads, daughters dance to raise funds for Noxon family

It was a clever and thoughtful effort by the Noxon senior class. Seniors Cory Brodmerkle and...

 

Gary Lee Ovitt

Gary was born in Two Harbors, Minn., on May 28, 1942 to Wilfred Francis Ovitt and Mary Emma Coleman... Full story

 

Trout Creek market in need of volunteers

The Trout Creek Farmer’s Market needs some help if it is going to operate this summer. Market organizer Sarah Cooper is taking the season off and...

 

Fathead dough makes a healthier pizza

Pizza, an American staple. Birthday parties, sporting events, Friday nights...there's always an...

 

Repairs continue on Blue Slide Road

One lane of traffic was open to traffic along Blue Slide Road over the Memorial Day weekend, easing travel for residents and visitors. A portion of...

 

Correction

In last week's Ledger special section listing Sanders County graduates, Chris Rosler's picture was...

 
 By Justin Harris    Sports    May 31, 2018

Local Special Olympians compete at state games

It was four days jam packed with fun, excitement and sports. It was also four days that won't be...

 

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