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Burts honored to be recognized for service

Sam and Teri Burt moved to Trout Creek in 1993 with their four children. Almost immediately, the...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    August 11, 2022

Painting to travel U.S. raising awareness

A military veteran outreach organization in Plains will be using art to help raise the issue of veteran suicide, and it’s not just reaching out to...

 

Ranching a family tradition

The Page Bison Ranch has hit two milestones this year. It's the ranch's 25th anniversary and it's...

 

Ice cream social supports local CASA program

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) successfully hosted its 7th annual ice cream social at the...

 

Volunteers invest in communities

I’ve known Sam and Teri Burt since they moved to Trout Creek. I went to school with their kids. My dad was a volunteer fireman with Sam at the...

 

Slice of Life

In the hutch in my dining room, I occasionally glance at the gavel I was presented with when I was...

 

Remember When?

40 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 5, 1982 LONG-TIME OFFICIAL ORIN KENDALL PASSES Orin P. Kendall, 78, who had served Sanders County 50 years as an educator and...

 

Question of the Week

ALEX OLESEN, Thompson Falls - “Yes because the lights may help people to keep from missing our stop signs due to the trees blocking them from view...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: T. Falls, 10; Plains, 10; Hot Springs, 5; Trout Creek, 3; Noxon, 3; Dixon, 1. Monday, August 1 Assault, Paradise. Animal other, T. Falls....

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Jonathan McCormick, 26, speeding in a restricted zone, $65. Taggert Klauder, 20, improper pass - approaching crest of hill or...

 

Agencies respond to 1-vehicle accident

One male driver was charged with multiple counts including driving under the influence after Sanders County Deputy Morgan Grimm responded to a...

 

Festival offers fitting finale for violinist

Monica Huggett discovered northwest Montana while cycling to Spokane in 2003. She met Jean Morrison...

 

Eicherts celebrate 60th with family, friends

Marvin and Doris Eichert celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends on...

 

QUICK RESPONSE

Minuteman Aviation helicopter pilots stationed out of Missoula quickly responded to a small fire in...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    August 11, 2022

Plains residents address mobile home ordinance

Near 100-degree weather stopped an elderly Plains man from walking the streets to get signatures...

 

Artists show off work

More than a dozen artists from Sanders and Mineral counties gathered in Paradise for three days...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    August 11, 2022

TF Council approves zoning ordinance

The Thompson Falls City Council on Monday approved the second reading of the town’s zoning ordinance, which will take effect in 30 days. The...

 
 By Annie Wooden    Sports    August 11, 2022

FSB banks on top spot

First Security Bank and Highlead were the leaders in Wednesday night play at River's Bend last week. First Security's Michael Scharfe, Bill Nolen,...

 
 By Annie Wooden    Sports    August 11, 2022

Builders, Big Sky lead play

Montana's Best Builders did it best last week as they shot the low team gross of 174 in Tuesday night men's league play at River's Bend. The team Tues...

 
 By Annie Wooden    Sports    August 11, 2022

Sunshine, birdies for Hill Gang

It was just another beautiful round of golf for the Over the Hill Gang this week at River's Bend. Mike Normandin and Lana Nolen shot the low gross...

 

Ladies play Bingo Bango Bongo

The ladies enjoyed fun night and potuluck for the first Thursday of the month at River's Bend last week, playing a friendly game of Bingo, Bango...

 

Golf tourney to support 4-H

Avista’s 12th annual Charity Golf Scramble will tee off Saturday, August 20, at 9 a.m. at River’s Bend Golf Course in Thompson Falls. Each year,...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    August 11, 2022

Clinic offers free health screenings

The Costner Care Family Clinic of Plains will be reaching out to offer “Free Health Screening Day” on Friday, August 26, from 1-5 p.m. at the...

 

Shakespeare in the Parks opens its 50th season

The 50th season of Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (MSIP) is set to open with this season’s performances of Twelfth Night and for the first time...

 

Festival offers weekend of blues along the Clark Fork

Each August, Sanders County kids get the chance to have music lessons from nationally known...

 

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