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Fair brings ropes, rides, ribbons

This year's Sanders County Fair is going "to be the greatest show on earth," according to Randy Wood...

 

MEMORY LANE

School reunions often include celebrations of 50 or even 60 years. Getting to 100 is a major...

 
 By John Hamilton    News    August 29, 2019

Fire season remains active

Don’t let what has been a slow fire year turn into a late intense one. The local 2019 wildland fire season has been a relatively quiet one, and...

 

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Work continues on the Highway 200 project east of Thompson Falls. However, crews will not be working over the Labor Day weekend. LHC, Inc., the...

 

Our Viewpoint

School has started and competition begins this weekend for local fall sports teams. This weekend is the Sanders County Fair and Rodeo. It's a busy tim...

 

Safe training for barking dogs

Dear Editor, I can see with the recent “barking ordinance” why there is a sudden fear of barking dogs. It has been argued both ways to great...

 

Street Smart

After 77th Division, I applied to and was accepted into Metropolitan Division (Metro). Metro was a...

 

Remember When?

1954 PUBLICATION OF WESTERN SANDERS COUNTY This publication was recently donated to the Old Jail Museum COMMUNICATION The Western Union has a number...

 

Question of the Week

CORY TROYER, Thompson Falls — "I go because I like to go to the rodeo.” CENA BEENE Thompson Falls – “We have been going to the Fair for 22-24...

 

Sheriff's Log

Sunday, August 18 Property found. Fire, T. Falls. Other law violations, T. Falls. Motor vehicle crash, Paradise. Disturbance, Plains. Motor vehicle...

 

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Samuel Deluna, 40, driving a motor vehicle while privilege is suspended, 4 days jail; operating without liability...

 

COUNTING RINGS

The story continues for the tree featured in last week's Sanders County Ledger. When the last cut...

 

Chamber welcomes new TF teachers

The Thompson Falls Chamber of Commerce welcomed new teachers in the school district during the...

 

Local TV program schedule changes

The Western Sanders County TV District announced changes in the programing schedule. The Spokane stations, Heartland and Family are no longer...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    August 29, 2019

Private school opens in T. Falls

Plans have evolved for the former Masonic Lodge building in Thompson Falls to convert into a...

 

WELCOME BACK

First impressions can make or break someone. It appears Noxon students' first impression of their...

 

Retired MLB player signs autographs

A retired professional baseball player took time out while visiting Plains friends to sign...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    August 29, 2019

FWP warns local hunters of disease risk

Though Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has not been detected in any deer in Sanders County, "it's...

 

Seasons Greetings!

It's seasons greetings as the fall high school sports seasons begin this week across Montana. These...

 

View from the Sidelines

Let’s talk about sports in-laws. From one end of Sanders County to the other, these relatives by marriage, and blood, are huge impact players in...

 

Over the Hill gang plays tee for two

Just a different kind of tee for two. The locally famous group of gregarious golfers known as the...

 

Sparky's, Double H Dirt set for Tuesday playoff

One more round of golf will settle it once and for all. Sparky’s Gutter Time golfers held on to first place through the last week of the second...

 

Wild Coyote team wins Wednesday's men title

It was the Wild Coyotes in the beginning and it is the Wild Coyotes in the end. The Wild Coyotes claimed the 2019 Wednesday Night Men’s League crown...

 

Savage Heat rising in 14C volleyball

Heat rises. A fact of science taught in every school everywhere, the Heat rising in Hot Springs right now refers to something else other than the...

 

Trotters hope to start out quick

Start slow and finish strong; that is the way the Plains Trotter volleyball team has played these last few years. Coach Jesse Butcher and her...

 

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