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 By Annie Wooden    News    December 13, 2018

First phase of Hwy 200 project complete

Traffic is flowing a little faster east of Thompson Falls as the first phase of a project to widen 2.7 miles of Highway 200 wrapped up this week....

 

A sweet tradition in Plains

The nostalgia of holiday traditions is what keeps us looking forward to next year, and the next and...

 

On your mark ...

GET SET, GO! A group of bighorn sheep stands at attention in the Thompson River area recently. With...

 

TC man pleads not guilty to charges

A Trout Creek man made his first appearance in district court on Tuesday, pleading not guilty to charges after allegedly attempting to start a fire...

 

VFW conducts f lag retirement

A group of kids and military veterans braved the cold temperatures last week to give a batch of...

 

Our Viewpoint

Let's face it, the holidays are full of stress. It's fun to get together with family and buy presents and see the excitement of Santa and holiday...

 

Bigotry is not the answer

Recently, The Sanders County Ledger published a column called “Street Smart” written by Blaine Blackstone, titled “Group hug mentally won’t...

 

Students did the right thing

To the high school students on the walkout about being harassed and bullied, good for you. I was not surprised that the administration did not really...

 

Gratitude to handbell choir

The Neva Wood Memorial Handbell Choir, under the direction of Dan Whittenburg, entertained the Sanders County employees at their Christmas Party last...

 

Montana Viewpoint

If you are involved at all in running a government, the first thing you need to learn is the Law of...

 

Remember When?

W.B. RUSSELL TIMBERMAN By Mike Scott contributor to The Plainsman William Bruce Russell is best...

 

Question of the Week

KENDA BRESTER, Trout Creek – “I’ve probably read five or six. I read mostly novels my mom hands down to me.” ELLEN BROWN, Thompson Falls ...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Lars Foley, 17, failure to carry proof of insurance, 2nd offense, $385; night speeding, $70. John Belknap, 67, speeding in a...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 6; T. Falls, 7; Plains, 3; H. Springs, 3. Sunday, December 2 Motor vehicle crash, significant damage to vehicle, no occupant, Hwy....

 

Students learn core values through art

Compassion, excellence, integrity, unity, respect... the core values spoken at Thompson Falls...

 

Charles Morland Neiman

Charles Morland (Mort) Neiman passed away on November 13, 2018, at the age of 89. Mort was born Octo... Full story

 

Quilts of Valor

HONORING THEIR SERVICE – A group of veterans were recognized for their military service when Ed...

 

Local Giving

Editor’s Note: During this special season of giving, The Ledger and First Security Bank would like to salute all the local nonprofit agencies that...

 

Teacher shares creative art of carving wood

You start by looking at people's faces, the whole point is that the width between the eyes is the sa...

 

Plains students paint Christmas spirit around town

One Plains teacher took her students out of the classroom for their lesson last week to learn art...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    December 13, 2018

TF reviewing court options

The Thompson Falls City Council is reviewing the way they hold court proceedings. City Attorney Naomi Leisz was recently elected as Sanders County...

 

Holiday memories in Paradise

"It gave me such great memories when I went to school here," said 94-year-old Betty Meyer after the...

 

First metal horse installed

Plains is known for horses. It's the school mascot. The former elementary school was called Wild...

 

SCCDC expands with new staff member

Sanders County Community Development Corporation (SCCDC) in Thompson Falls has expanded their staff with the creation of a new, part-time position,...

 

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