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Articles from the August 15, 2019 edition

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 By Shana Neesvig    News    August 15, 2019

HUCKLEBERRY HERO

Sometimes it is hard to remember the things that matter in life. Sometimes we get caught up in who... Full story

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    August 15, 2019

Sewer project moves ahead

With the City of Thompson Falls moving forward on the wastewater treatment project, crews from Great West Engineering have been in town working on...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    August 15, 2019

FWP to discuss CWD

UPDATE: According to FWP, the special CWD B licenses sold out in two hours this morning. Licenses went on sale at 8 a.m. and were all sold by 10:13...

 

City of TF warns of phone scam

The City of Thompson Falls Police Deaprtment (TFPD) is warning residents of a phone scam using the department's non-emergency telephone number. Calls...

 

EDITORIAL: Rex is a pillar of our community

The Rex Theatre is a Thompson Falls landmark. When a building is 80 years old and has as rich a history, it earns landmark status. Doug and Karen...

 

STREET SMART: Diverse career shapes ideology

Because of the nature of my assignments on the Los Angeles Police Department, I had the privilege...

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Telling fish stories

I would like to thank Jay Simons for all the years of service to this community. And where the heck was I last week when you asked for our best fish...

 

Remember When?

40 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 9, 1979 HORSE LOGGING WORKS AT NOXON Comparing the price of oats with the cost of diesel fuel led to a new way of life for a...

 

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Are you ready for school to start?

JAZMYN HANCOCK, Thompson Falls – “I have just about everything done except buying school supplies.” BECKY YODER, Thompson Falls – “Yes and...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: H. Springs 4, Plains 9, T. Falls 6, Dixon 3, Trout Creek 1 Sunday, August 4 Animal complaint, Dixon  Animal complaint, Plains  Animal...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Robin Mills, 49, day speeding, $20. Benjamin Walker, 48, improper passing, $85. Connie Brown, 60, speeding in restricted zone,...

 

PURPLE PARADISE

by Callie Jacobson Trout Creek was overrun with huckleberries last weekend as the 40th Annual...

 

Virgil "Tony" Turner

On August 5, 2019, Virgil "Tony" Turner was permanently called back to the mothership. He was born... Full story

 

Harvey Eugene "Gene" Pinkley

On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, Harvey Eugene "Gene" Pinkley, loving husband and father of two... Full story

 
 By John Hamilton    News    August 15, 2019

Cold front helps slow down f ire season

A rare August cold front with quenching rains poured into Montana last week, at least temporarily slowing down the 2019 wildland fire season. Just as...

 

Cross-country journey

Some people walk to exercise and some people take a walk to enjoy the fresh air Glenn Koster, Sr. walks to raise awareness for foster care and...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    August 15, 2019

Paul Fielder announces plan for state Rep. run

Wasting no time in candidacy campaigning for the 2021 to 2023 legislative term, Paul C. Fielder has...

 

Keeping it Green

A GREAT WAY TO RECYCLE: PURCHASE OR DONATE NEW OR USED BUILDING MATERIALS A national spending study by American Express shows that about 75% of all...

 

CLASS OF 1989 CELEBRATES 30TH REUNION

The Thompson Falls High School class of 1989 gathered for their 30th reunion last weekend. The...

 

FWP investigates grizzly death

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating the death of a grizzly bear from a reported...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    August 15, 2019

Masons give back to schools

The Thompson Falls Masonic Lodge presented checks to the Thompson Falls, Noxon and Trout Creek...

 

Masters of their domain

by Shana Neesvig When it comes to finding a good teacher, some argue the higher the level of...

 

County schools welcome new staff

by Shana Neesvig and Callie Jacobson With August almost half over, parents and students are most likely thinking about going back to school. Sanders...

 

Season of swimming

THE 2019 PIRANHAS SWIM TEAM completed the summer season recently with appearances at the divisional...

 

Practice begins for fall sports

The time to practice has arrived; the time to play is not very far away. High school teams from around Sanders County will hit the football fields,...

 

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