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Articles from the August 19, 2021 edition

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 By John Hamilton    News    August 19, 2021

Thorne Creek fire tops 35,000 acres

The Thorne Creek fire seems to just keep going and going and going. A moving, growing, often...

 

Fire destroys TF park pavilion

A fire destroyed the pavilion at NorthWestern Energy's Power Park in Thompson Falls in the...

 
 By John Dowd    News    August 19, 2021

TF police chief recognizes National Guard

Thompson Falls Police Chief Chris Nichols recently recognized some members of the National Guard...

 

2021 HUCKLEBERRY FESTIVAL

The 2021 Huckleberry Festival in Trout Creek was a huge success, according to organizers. Elizabeth...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    August 19, 2021

Paradise to vote on sewer board

The Sanders County Sewer District at Paradise board continues to plan for its new sewer system and...

 

Our Viewpoint

Now that kids are getting ready to head back to school is as good a time as any for a little reminder to treat people with kindness. You don't know...

 

Nothing is free

Editor, Nothing is free. The television we watch is paid for by those that advertise on this media. Logic would have it that you who watch these ads...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    August 19, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

“We have met the enemy and they are us." — Pogo Possum I am reminded more and more of my belief...

 

Remember When?

LOOKOUTS IN SANDERS COUNTY It's hard to believe there were 82 lookouts in Sanders County. As a...

 

Question of the Week

KATHY DUNN, Hamilton, Montana - “Everybody can come out, the whole family, and have a great time! There’s a variety of things to look at and see....

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Alexander Blair, 27, driving while privilege suspended, 1st offense, $285. William Glover, 19, night speeding, $70. Michael...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: T. Falls, 6; Plains, 5; Hot Springs, 2; Noxon, 1; Heron, 1; Dixon, 1; Trout Creek, 2; Paradise, 1. Monday, August 9 Business contact, T....

 
 By John Dowd    News    August 19, 2021

Charges filed after threats to firefighters

A Whitepine resident was charged with disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor, by the Thompson Falls Police Department (TFPD) August 11. Several days...

 

Local library offers more than books

While the continuation of COVID-19 has left many seeking some sense of normalcy, one aspect of life...

 

PHS welcomes new principal

Plains High School is welcoming a new principal this school year. Ryon Noland, 46, will be taking...

 

Margaret Ellen Thompson

Margaret Ellen Thompson went home to her Lord at 1:40 p.m. August 12, 2021. She had just celebrated... Full story

 

Ronald Dean Chenoweth

Ronald Dean Chenoweth 62, of Trout Creek, Montana, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at his home... Full story

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    August 19, 2021

Group questions county health board actions

A group of citizens is demanding action from the Sanders County Commissioners regarding the...

 

Book club bids farewell to founder

A Thompson Falls book club recently honored its founding member. The club was started and organized...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    August 19, 2021

Rep. Fielder attends cyber symposium

Rep. Paul Fielder of Thompson Falls attended a cyber symposium last week that focused on the 2020...

 

Foster, Rasor take top Tuesday honors

Custom Ventures won the low team gross and moved into contention for the second-half title to highlight play in Tuesday Night Men’s league action...

 
 By Annie Wooden    Sports    August 19, 2021

First Security holds on to first place in league

First Security Bank golfers Dan Whittenburg, Bill Nolen, Ben Mummert and Mike Thilmony scored the low team gross of 176 in Wednesday Night Men’s...

 

Beaty, Toyias team up to keep top spot

Shooting the low team net of 67, Kristy Beaty and Danice Toyias stayed in first place in Women’s League play at River’s Bend last Thursday. Still...

 

HUCKLEBERRY RUN RESULTS

More than 100 people ran the Huckleberry Festival Run for Fun on Saturday, completing the 5k...

 

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