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Articles from the July 9, 2020 edition

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 By Ed Moreth    Communities    July 9, 2020

Fireworks light up fairgrounds

Vehicles filled the Sanders County Fairgrounds parking lot and lined the road from the corner of...

 

Trout Creek residents get creative in travel

When the Montana Highway 200 bridge west of Trout Creek closed a few weeks ago, residents were...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    July 9, 2020

County warns of delinquent tax bills

The Sanders County Treasurer’s Office last week sent notices to nearly 1,000 county property owners in June notifying them of delinquent property...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    July 9, 2020

Plains VFW gives back with barbecue

Members of VFW Post 3596 in Plains took time out of their Independence Day holiday to give thanks...

 

Our Viewpoint

This week, Clark Fork Valley Hospital announced the first preliminary positive COVID-19 test. Now a second test is sent to the state for testing....

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    July 9, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

“The evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones.” – William...

 
 By John Marshall    Opinion    July 9, 2020

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Reading Mr. Blackstone’s recent column it was sad to see him falling into the age old trap of scapegoating. He states, “I blame the...

 

Trouble in Paradise

To whom it may concern: None of this Paradise sewer project has been politically correct! Received two letters in the mail within days of each other....

 

Remember When?

70 YEARS AGO • JUNE 26, 1950 MORKERT-BORGMANN On July 1, Rose Mary Morkert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. Morkert of Thompson Falls and Walter...

 
 By John Dowd    Opinion    July 9, 2020

Should masks be mandatory in the state of Montana?

Lacy Wieckowski, Thompson Falls - “I do believe that masks should be mandatory. As long as it’s worn properly it should help prevent the...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Thomas Dossett, 23, day speeding, $70 Raymond Greene, 47, careless driving, $75; driving under the influence, 1st offense,...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Plains 10, Hot Springs 3, T. Falls 9, Noxon 2, Saturday, June 27 Nuisance complaints, T. Falls. Theft, Hot Springs. Animal other, Dixon. In...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    July 9, 2020

Monster trucks put to test

Nearly 1,300 people - mostly residents of Sanders County - attended the first No Limits Monster...

 

Bridge to open to one-way traffic

The Trout Creek Bridge project is planning to open the crossing to one-way traffic on by July 15. This week they are replacing large bearings under...

 

FSPW honors volunteer

by Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Annie Gassman is one of those people who prefers action ove...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 9, 2020

Paradise Celebrates Independence Day

been celebrating the Fourth of July as a community. Each year the community comes out with food,...

 

Judy Lee Raymond

Our beloved Judy Lee Raymond was called home to be forever with her Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on June 9, 2020. Judy was born in Council Bluffs,... Full story

 

Carl Hurlburg

Carl Hurlburg, 99, passed away April 1, 2020. A memorial service will be held Sat., July 11, at 2 p.m. at Lakeside Restaurant in Trout Creek.... Full story

 

Teaching the keys to success

The Montana Music Teachers Association (MTNA) has named Molly Morrison as their 2019 Teacher of the...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    July 9, 2020

Contractors look over Plains school plans

It's an empty lot now, but by next year at this time there will be a new school building standing th...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 9, 2020

TF recognizes improvements

Since 2004 the community of Thompson Falls has been striving to maintain the natural beauty of the...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 9, 2020

SCCDC welcomes new director

The Sanders County Community Development Corporation (SCCDC) recently welcomed Ray Brown as its new...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    July 9, 2020

Lookouts prepare their posts

It's like a lighthouse in the woods, but instead of guiding mariners to safe passage, the keepers...

 
 By Miriah Kardelis    News    July 9, 2020

Local businesses receive funding

Three businesses in Sanders County have received grant funding, which was awarded by the Montana...

 

Hagedorn, Whitefish shoot to league lead

Hagedorn Land Surveying and Whitefish Credit Union golfers started out the second half of Wednesday Men’s League play last week by claiming low team...

 

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