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River levels discussed

Residents, including many who live along the Clark Fork River in Thompson Falls, joined... Full story

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    October 24, 2019

Hunters set for rifle season

Montana’s big game hunting season opens this weekend, and local Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) staff are reminding hunters of a key change in a...

 

PAINTING FOR A PURPOSE

A group of people last week had the opportunity to have an art class, take a pretty painting home,...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    October 24, 2019

City awards Ainsworth bid to local company

A Thompson Falls contractor has been awarded the contract for the Ainsworth Park Project. The Thompson Falls City Council voted last week to give the...

 

TF man sentenced in federal meth case

A Thompson Falls man was sentenced to prison last week after pleading guilty to distribution of meth and to possession of a firearm in furtherance of...

 

Our Viewpoint

In last week's Ledger, we wrote about a plan to open a Veterans Service Office (VSO) in Sanders County. Two groups, Joint Operation Mariposa in...

 

Street Smart

In my last column about the “Impeachment Circus,” I made a statement that I think I should clari...

 

Who won or lost?

Jim Elliott, I liked your article in this week’s paper titled “Why Columbus?” (Oct. 17 Ledger) It’s true the European invaders did...

 

Remember When

50 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER 23, 1969 JOE GARRISONS NOTE 60th ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Joe Garrison of Belknap celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary S...

 

Question of the Week

JANICE PITTS, Thompson Falls – “Put away your summer furniture, put your garden to bed, make sure you have wood stacked, drain the hoses, buy...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance calls: Thompson Falls, 11; Plains, 12; Hot Springs; Noxon, 1; Dixon, 1. Monday, October 14 Disturbance. Person found. Welfare check,...

 

Justice COurt

Montana Highway Patrol Raven Sankey, 41, seatbelt violation, $20. Robert Butte, 64, careless driving, $135. Kevin Winkel, 38, day speeding, $70....

 

Frances "Frannie" Lula Uken

Frances (Frannie) Lula Uken of Columbia Falls passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the age of 78... Full story

 

Howard S. Webber, Jr.

CAMAS PRAIRIE - After numerous years fighting several major health issues, Howard S. Webber, Jr. passed away peacefully, at his home on the family... Full story

 

Walter D. Wedemeyer

Walter D. Wedemeyer of Thompson Falls, Montana passed due to health conditions the morning of... Full story

 

Robert Michael Gillmore

Robert "Michael" Gillmore succumbed to cancer after a 3-month battle. He was 64. Michael was born... Full story

 

Eileen Stone

Eileen Stone, age 85, passed away at her home in Thompson Falls on November 14, 2018. Eileen was... Full story

 

DAV looking for volunteer drivers

Disabled American Veterans is looking for volunteers to help operate the Volunteer Transportation Network to transport veterans to and from their...

 

Food banks part of state campaign

Local food banks are again participating in Town Pump’s annual Be a Friend in Deed, Help Those in Need campaign. All funds raised, including local...

 

THANKING TEACHERS

The GFWC Thompson Falls Woman's Club surprised the staff of the Thompson Falls Public Schools this...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    October 24, 2019

Ballots mailed to Hot Springs voters

The Sanders County Clerk and Recorder’s office last week mailed ballots for the Hot Springs Municipal General Election. Voters have until 8 p.m....

 

CFVH event provides free info, screenings

The fourth annual health fair, free to the community, took place at the Plains High School gym last...

 

No spooks, just fun at T. Falls trail run

Last Saturday, The Thompson Falls community gathered at the NorthWestern Energy Power Park, to compe...

 

How the west was won

HOT SPRINGS – To the victors go the spoils. The Hot Springs Savage Heat stopped the White Sulphur...

 

The last best race

One last time to run, to run as fast as you can for 3.1 miles. High school cross country runners...

 

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