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Winter weather surprises county

What may have been a beautiful mid-autumn weekend, was quickly overtaken by one of the earliest...

 

'Far out' show fills The Rex

The music of John Denver resonated through The Rex Theater on Saturday as tribute artist Ted Vigil...

 
 By John Dowd    News    October 29, 2020

Slow start to rifle season

The 2020 hunting season has had a less-than-stellar start after much of Montana received a hefty early snow. “Many may have stayed home instead of...

 

Sharing passion for our community

If only everyone had as much passion for their community as Ray Brown. Ray was recently hired as executive director of Sanders County Community...

 

Montana Viewpoint

We are living in a tumultuous time, and my bet is it will become even more tumultuous after the...

 

Remember When?

70 YEARS AGO • OCTOBER 30, 1950 HUNTING NEWS Official returns from the two checking stations, maintained by the Montana Fish and Game Commission,...

 
 By John Dowd    Opinion    October 29, 2020

Do you get a flu shot? Why or why not?

Robin Fisher, Thompson Falls - “I have gotten my flu shot this year, here in Thompson Falls. I get it every year.” Robert Adams, Thompson Falls -...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Vincent Zinicola, 43, day speeding, $70. Logan Dinkelspiel, 25, aggravated driving under the influence, 1st offense, $1,085, 2...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Trout Creek, 2; Plains, 2; T. Falls, 10; Dixon, 2; Hot Springs, 4; Noxon, 1; Paradise, 1. Monday, October 19 Fire, T. Falls. Theft,...

 
 By John Dowd    News    October 29, 2020

Murder suspects enter pleas

Two homicides came before the district court Tuesday. Both occurred in Hot Springs in the same week; one on Wednesday, October 7 and one on Thursday,...

 

Full Blue Moon falls on Halloween

It’s no secret, this year’s Halloween will look a little different due to the COVID-19...

 

Tip line to report poachers

Montana's outdoor crime-stopper help line, TIP-MONT, has an online option to report poachers and other hunting-season violators. Now alert citizens...

 

Library director muses on passion for books

Lynne Kersten, who has been the Thompson Falls Public Library Director for just over a decade, will...

 
 By John Dowd    Opinion    October 29, 2020

Outdoor Adventures

There are few hunts in Montana that compare to chasing after the ghosts of the prairie. Pronghorn sheep, American antelope, speed goat and numerous...

 

Kelsey Charlene (Fitchett-Howard) Cold

Kelsey Charlene (Fitchett-Howard) Cold, 25, left this world much too early on October 6, 2020, in... Full story

 

Robert David Wolf

Robert D. Wolf moved to his new address on October 21, 2020, to be reunited with his beloved wife in heaven. He will no longer be getting robocalls,... Full story

 
 By Dave Coupal    News    October 29, 2020

Noxon/Bull River Weather

September daytime highs were slightly below average and nighttime lows continue the trend of being above average. We finally broke the dry spell with...

 

State offers tourism grants

The Montana Commerce Department has announced the official opening for the Tourism Grant Program....

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    October 29, 2020

Dog Hill Bistro in Plains closing its doors

COVID-19 has brought sickness, death, mental anguish and unemployment throughout the nation. Though...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    October 29, 2020

Annual Christmas Bazaar canceled

by Annie Wooden The popular Sanders County Christmas Bazaar, held each December at Thompson Falls High School, has been forced to cancel this year due...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    October 29, 2020

Snow, cold puts end to hoppers

The beginning of this year's winter wonderland might be the finish for the little troublesome hoppin...

 

Tournaments begin!

Although some teams would appear to be a little more legitimate than others at this late stage,...

 

Vikings, Heat top seeds in 14C classic

The District 14C volleyball tournament will be played mostly remotely but will end up in St. Regis Saturday for the championship, consolation and, if...

 

Justin time

Already All-State, Justin Morgan upped his cross country game a few notches this season and almost...

 

Hawks to host Simms

In coach Jared Koskela’s eyes, these Tigers are dark horses. The unbeaten, 8-0, No. 3 ranked Thompson Falls Blue Hawks will host the 4-2 Simms Tiger...

 

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