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Articles from the July 16, 2020 edition

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 By John Dowd    News    July 16, 2020

4 COVID cases confirmed, fair canceled

UPDATE: A fourth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Sanders County. As a result of Governor...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    July 16, 2020

Wood's trial postponed

The trial of former Thompson Falls resident Danielle Wood, who is charged with deliberate homicide in the death of her ex-boyfriend, Matthew...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    July 16, 2020

3 COVID cases confirmed, fair canceled

The Sanders County Board of Health voted to scrub this year's county fair at a special...

 

BYE-BYE BLUE SLIDE

After weeks of being the only route for eastern and western Sanders County to connect, the Highway...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 16, 2020

Survey addresses housing in county

Organizations have found the biggest challenge to economic growth in Sanders County is the dire need for housing. According to the new Sanders County...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    July 16, 2020

Gianforte makes TF campaign stop

It was a quick visit in Thompson Falls for gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte and his running...

 

Our Viewpoint

Last week, the Sanders County Board of Health decided to cancel the Sanders County Fair. The local 4-H clubs are still trying to decide how, or if, me...

 

Vandalism doesn't help cause

Editor: Have you heard what happened to Sex Peak last week? Some low-life individuals took it upon themselves to graffiti “Black Lives Matter” on...

 

Laws were broken

Apologies in advance for a lengthy letter that first cites a portion of Montana Code Annotated 87-6-404: “(1) (b) A person may not purposely, knowin...

 

Street Smart

Looking back, I’m often amazed at where and when I’ve learned some of my most valuable lessons i...

 

Remember When?

110 YEARS AGO • JULY 15, 1910 START MAKING BRICK Henry Florin and Edward Donlan have started to make brick on the land of the former just west of...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 16, 2020

Question of the Week

SHEREE SULLIVAN, Thompson Falls - “Yes. There’s too much of the buying of the land with a house put on it, which raises the property tax and the...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Juan Rangel, 33, exceeding special zone speed limit, $65; Operating without insurance, 2nd offense, $75. Juan Rodriguez...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance Plains 11, Hot Springs 4, T. Falls 9, Heron 2, Dixon 2, Trout creek 1 Saturday, July 4 Assist motorist/citizen, Hot Springs. Protection...

 

George Richard Hale

George Richard Hale, aka Dick Hale, passed July 5, 2020, a month short of his 77th birthday. He was... Full story

 

Thomas David Peterson

Thomas David Peterson, 65, beloved husband, father and brother, passed away on July 10, 2020. Our... Full story

 

Judy Lee Raymond

Our beloved Judy Lee Raymond was called home to be forever with her Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on... Full story

 

Ella Andersen

February 24, 1926 - July 8, 2020   Ella Andersen (born Ella Reich) passed away in the early hours... Full story

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    July 16, 2020

DAYLILY FEVER

Ken McGann is no mad scientist working in a dimly lit lab, but he is continuously experimenting to...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 16, 2020

Heron man shot after dispute

A Heron man is in the hospital and another in custody after a shooting on Lower River Road last weekend. According to family members, 36-year-old...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    July 16, 2020

USFS updates popular Spring Creek Trail

The Forest Service worked on a portion of a seven-mile trail near Plains to make it more accessible...

 

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Dance Xplosion presented their summer program titled "Almost Famous" last week, in a two-night...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    July 16, 2020

Happy Running Birthday!

What better birthday present to give yourself than to run in your first half-marathon ever? An...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    July 16, 2020

Double H Dirt shoots low, Feed-N-Fuel takes lead

Double H Dirt Works shot the low team gross and Feed-N-Fuel the low team net as the Tuesday Night Men’s League teed off on the second half of season...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    July 16, 2020

See you later? Whitefish CU golfers jump ahead

The CU doesn’t stand just for credit union; it may also stand for “see you” later in the Wednesday Night Men’s League golf race. Whitefish...

 

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