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Articles from the July 22, 2021 edition

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 By Ed Moreth    News    July 22, 2021

Visitors learn farming in lavender harvest

Paradise Gardens has had an army of workers tackling the flowing fields of purple over the last two...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 22, 2021

Pistol purchased by Danielle Wood located in Clark Fork River

by John Dowd The serial number on a firearm found Sunday afternoon at the Flat Iron Fishing access...

 
 By John Hamilton    News    July 22, 2021

Hot, dry weather fuels wildfires, Stage 2 remains

Too hot, too dry, too soon. The 2021 wildland fire season could very well turn into one of the...

 

FAMILY TIME

HI MOM – A fawn looks to its mother for a little attention. The doe, which some residents on...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 22, 2021

Playground open in Trout Creek

The Trout Creek Community Improvement Association (TCCIA) opened the new playground they have been...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    July 22, 2021

New dentist buys Plains business

MT West Dentist in Plains has changed hands, but the previous owner and new owner hope to continue...

 

Our Viewpoint

A few weeks ago I was cleaning out my car and pulled a handful of masks out of the consul. I kept one in there, but figured the rest I could pack...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    July 22, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

Why do so many Americans get their medical advice from politicians? They don’t take their cars to...

 

Be aware of emergency vehicles on roadways

I am a driver for a local ambulance service. As you’re probably already aware, there was a collision between a Thompson Falls ambulance and a semi...

 

Remember When?

40 YEARS AGO • July 16, 1981 EDDY PEAK GETTING NEW LOOKOUT TOWER by Pat Sullivan Crews from the...

 
 By John Dowd    Communities    July 22, 2021

Question of the Week

Bernice Meredith, Quartzsite, Arizona - “I think more people in the community brings more people in who are more apt to do more for the...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Kyle Hermann, 22, expired registration, $45; failure to carry proof of insurance, $75. Gary Lammert, 57, seatbelt violation,...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Noxon, 2; T. Falls, 10; Hot Springs, 2; Trout Creek, 3; Plains, 8; Dixon, 1. Monday, July 12 General animal call or complaint, T. Falls....

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    July 22, 2021

Plains pursuing ARPA funds for water projects

The Town of Plains has applied for a new COVID-related grant that could mean a new well and help wit...

 

PLAYTIME

The boys of Hogslop String Band from Nashville entertained a crowd of about 100 people at The Rex...

 
 By Miriah Kardelis    News    July 22, 2021

Group hosting banquet to support wolf hunters

The Foundation for Wildlife Management, a nonprofit organization based in Idaho, will host a Sanders County Chapter Fundraising Banquet on Saturday,...

 

Hunting license fees are too high

RE: Nonprofit connects hunters and heroes (July 1, 2021) What caught my eye was: Within 10 years, if there aren’t more hunters, there won’t be...

 

Be part of the solution

I was recently notified by a constituent that someone was dumping garbage on a vacant lot on the corner of Church and Fifth streets in Thompson...

 

Moral values

Bravo Blaine! Hit the nail on the head for all the silent majority. I am visiting from California and read your article with great interest. I could...

 

Jeff Goddard

Jeff "Superman" Goddard traded in his cape for angel wings. He passed away June 28, 2021, from... Full story

 

County 4-H members compete at state level

Sanders County 4-H clubs were represented at the state congress event in Bozeman last week. Juli...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    July 22, 2021

Town of Plains asks residents to limit water usage

The Town of Plains is instituting a voluntary water restriction program in response to the lack of rain, the extensive heat, and the capability of the...

 
 By John Dowd    News    July 22, 2021

TF to raise rates for new water, sewer connections

Thompson Falls City Council met last week to discuss raising the sewer and water hookup rates. It was then sent to the Sewer and Water Committee for...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    July 22, 2021

Plains works to improve streets

The first Plains road work of the year was done last week with new smooth asphalt on North Central...

 

Coyote ready for busy weekend

Wild Coyote Days at the Wild Coyote Saloon in Thompson Falls are back. After COVID-19 canceled last year’s event, owner Karen Ferguson says they...

 

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