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Articles from the August 26, 2021 edition

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 By John Hamilton    News    August 26, 2021

THORNE CREEK FIRE

Finally, with a little help from above in the form of welcome rains, this firestorm of 2021 seems to be mercifully over. The Thorne Creek fire, the...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    August 26, 2021

Record turnout expected for fair

The Sanders County Fair’s green, green grass will start filling with feet on Sept. 2, the beginning of fair week, and by week’s end the smooth...

 
 By John Dowd    News    August 26, 2021

Fire crew protects structures

On August 15, the Thorne Creek fire began to quickly back down into the Thompson River canyon...

 
 By John Hamilton    News    August 26, 2021

Fire camp a fine-tuned operation

Food, a shower and a safe place to sleep when not on the front lines; these are the basics...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    August 26, 2021

Paradise residents vote in favor of recall

Voters within the Sanders County Sewer District at Paradise voted this week to recall two of the district's board members. Each race was within two...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    August 26, 2021

Nonprofits combine to support arts

Two Sanders County nonprofit organizations have merged to become one entity in an effort to be more effective and to help administratively...

 

Street Smart

It is entirely impossible to overstate the dangerous outcome of Biden’s Afghanistan debacle. We wi...

 

Vaccines do work

Dear Editor, I have been a resident of Sanders County and a veterinarian for over 45 years. In that time, I have never before written a letter to the...

 

Remember When

Continued from last week... • Gem Peak – 8 miles SW of Noxon. It started as a camp lookout with...

 

Question of the Week

Karli Thomas, Thompson Falls - “I am most excited to meet my new students and to have an active year in physical education with them.” Morgan...

 

Our Viewpoint

Last month, the Thompson Falls Chamber of Commerce (for which I am the secretary) and Job Service Thompson Falls sponsored a job fair at Thompson Fall...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Clarence Bean, 64, operating without liability insurance, 1st offense, $75; operating under the influence of alcohol, 1st...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance Trout Creek, 3; T. Falls, 9; Plains, 11; Paradise, 2; Heron, 1; Hot Springs, 3; Dixon, 4; Camas Prairie, 1. Sunday, August 15 Fire, Plains....

 
 By John Dowd    News    August 26, 2021

Man pleads guilty in case of threats to f iref ighters

The man who was cited for publicly threatening firefighters August 6 appeared in Thompson Falls Municipal Court on Monday to plead guilty. Douglas...

 

TFHS welcomes new staff

Thompson Falls High School welcomes a familiar face as its new principal this year. Jodi Morgan has...

 

TF schools monitor COVID as year starts

Thompson Falls Elementary is heading into the school year with new faculty members and an increased enrollment. Principal Len Dorscher said the...

 

Support commissioners, county health board

Regarding the Aug. 19 article on the commissioner’s meeting on Aug. 17: No human activity is without error, science included. Science does,...

 

Calvin Lawrence Howard

Calvin Lawrence Howard died in his sleep August 14, 2021. He passed due to natural causes at the... Full story

 

Richard Beller

Lifelong local rancher Richard Beller, born October 18, 1924, in Seattle, passed away peacefully at... Full story

 

Nolan Thomas Frankhauser

Natalie and Jason Frankhauser of Plains welcomed a son, Nolan Thomas Frankhauser, on July 12, 2021.... Full story

 

William Wray Plumlee

Tiffany Hansen and Ben Plumlee of Trout Creek welcomed a son, William Wray Plumlee, on July 8, 2021, at Clark Fork Valley Hospital. William was 6... Full story

 

Motocross races into Plains

The arena motocross event at Sanders County Fairgrounds last weekend was a big success, according...

 

Camps provide outdoor learning

There is a great exodus in the world today. After COVID-19 struck so many people in so many ways, a...

 
 By John Dowd    News    August 26, 2021

Fire destroys TF park structure

Thompson Falls Police Department (TFPD) officers are investigating a fire last week that destroyed...

 

Fall athletes ready for action

All systems are go for fall sports. The fall high school prep sports schedules all begin this week with a busy first week of action in football,...

 

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