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 By Annie Wooden    News    June 11, 2020

Focus moves to general election

With the Montana primary election over, the focus now shifts to the general election. Election Day is set for November 3. In statewide races with...

 

FAMILY TREE

TAKING CARE OF JUNIOR – A bald eagle father leaves to find more food for his offspring while the...

 
 By John Dowd    News    June 11, 2020

Wood's trial date nears

As soon as COVID-19 began to spread through the United States and regulations had to be put in...

 
 By John Dowd    News    June 11, 2020

TFPD recognizes retiring officer

Officer Bob Thornhill was recognized during Monday's Thompson Falls City Council meeting for his...

 

COVID-19 threat hits hard when it hits home

COVID-19 couldn’t happen here, to anyone we know; but then it does. As some of you may be aware, I have been moonlighting from my Ledger job as a sp...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    June 11, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

We are at a good place in history, and we are at that good place because we are facing adversity...

 

Time, effort appreciated

Dear owner and writers of The Sanders County Ledger, Congratulations! In the newspaper printed May 21, 2020, I was impressed by the story and photos...

 

Remember When?

40 YEARS AGO • MAY 22, 1980 NEW MUSEUM ON ITS WAY "We're on our way," declared Eleanor Dickinson,...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    June 11, 2020

Question of the Week

CRAIG CAMPBELL, Hawaii — “I’ve traveled to over 30 countries and, in my experience, traveling has broadened my horizons, diversified my...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Zachariah Vann, 39, driving without valid license, $290; reasonable and prudent, 1st offense, $85. Jason Potter, 49, speeding...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance Calls T. Falls 7, Plains 7, Paradise 1, Hot Springs 2, Heron 2, Dixon 1. Monday, June 1 Suspicious activity, Hot Springs. Informational case...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    June 11, 2020

T. Falls graduate earns national honor

In addition to announcing scholarship recipients at graduation ceremonies, Thompson Falls graduate...

 

Modern Homesteader

Only two years have passed since I've started this journey into the homesteading world. I remember...

 

UM names spring grads, dean's list

University of Montana students from Sanders County received diplomas recently as they completed studies at the collegiate level. Moving forward to...

 

Charles Victor Hoppe

Charles Victor Hoppe passed away May 8, 2020, of complications from lung cancer. He fought a long... Full story

 

Eleanor Bowen

Eleanor Bowen was born September 19, 1938, to parents LeRoy and Ermel Hanson. She grew up in... Full story

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    June 11, 2020

Project ASCENT plans silent auction

The local outdoor organization Project ASCENT is holding a silent auction at the Thompson Falls Elks Lodge from June 15 to June 27. Several local arti...

 

Plains teens courageous

Dear Editor, I was so proud to read of the Plains teens who peacefully protested last Monday and those who gathered and raced in the rain on Saturday...

 

Mack Days anglers get back on Flathead Lake

Anglers were back on Flathead Lake last week for the 2020 Spring Mack Days event, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. The event...

 
 By John Dowd    News    June 11, 2020

Missing Bonner man found

A man who went missing on Memorial Day showed up in Spokane a week later. James Whitmarsh, from Bonner, Montana, reportedly suffered a concussion and...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    June 11, 2020

Pandemic causes cancellations

Coronavirus hasn’t hit Sanders County, but it has impacted the art world here, including the cancellation of the Sanders County Arts Council’s Ar...

 
 By John Dowd    News    June 11, 2020

Local runners support global effort

A last-minute effort brought almost 40 people to Thompson Falls last Saturday for the Race Against...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    June 11, 2020

Howling Wild Coyotes lead Wednesday play

What was that painfully loud howling noise heard at River’s Bend last Wednesday night? Why that was the howl of the lonesome Wild Coyote golf team...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    June 11, 2020

Feed-N-Fuel four score big in Tuesday action

Who fueled the fire in Feed-N-Fuel? Clearly fired up by something, the obviously well-fed Feed-N-Fuel quartet of Mike Normandin, Steve Clark, Dave...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    June 11, 2020

A virtual champion

If it can't be real, at least it can be virtual. Cody Burk, denied his high school junior year of...

 

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