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Remember When?

105 YEARS AGO • DECEMBER 6, 1917 CLOSE CALL FOR SNIDER Careless Hunter Sends Bullet Through Coattail and then Beats It for Cover Dave Snider was...

 

Question of the Week

BARBARA McENTIRE, Thompson Falls - “Receiving a picture of family members.” JOSH SCHMIDT, Thompson Falls - “It’s better to give; a gift card...

 

Legislative Update

From November 15-18, the Montana Legislature met for orientation. A review of that was in last week’s paper dealing with the Senate leadership and...

 

TF food bank completes upgrades

The Community Harvest Food Bank (CHFB) and Thrift Store has recently completed a project to...

 

Group supports weight loss efforts

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a non-profit weight loss support group that’s been around for 70 years. Founded in 1948 by Esther Manz, around a...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    December 1, 2022 

Plains juniors are Turkey Bowl champs

The Rose Bowl is the oldest and biggest of the college football games, but it's got nothing on the P...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Communities    December 1, 2022 

4-H ambassadors teach dance

by Ed Moreth Farm animals and 4-H seem to be synonymous, but maybe dancing should be added to their...

 

Students inducted into NHS

The high standards of scholarship, leadership, serviceship, and character are celebrated each year...

 

Communities, volunteers help feed local families

Nearly 300 Sanders County residents got help from community members and churches last weekend as...

 

Remember When?

90 YEARS AGO • NOVEMBER 23, 1932 NEW KITCHEN AID Homemakers by the thousands are enjoying a new helper in their kitchens – towels for kitchen use...

 

Question of the week: How do you cook a turkey?

Spencer Hart - “10 minutes in the oven because it’s so big.” Maddie Park - “Put it in a pan and you cut it up and cook for 30 minutes or so...

 

Annual Christmas on Main Street events planned

The community of Thompson Falls is gearing up for the holiday season with preparations for the annual Christmas on Main Street events December 2-4....

 

Grange gets its first flagpole

After more than 60 years, Whitepine Grange has its own flagpole. The 32-foot flagpole was dedicated...

 

TRACS readies for silent auction

Thompson River Animal Care Shelter (TRACS) is once again holding a silent auction to raise money this holiday season. Beginning November 28, the silen...

 

Bowling scores

INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE W L Pocket Pounders 25 19 Bernie’s Auto 31 13 Howard Services 28 16 Highlead 28 16 Mountain Plains LLC 15 29 Giggles 5 39 Team...

 

Crossword Solution

SOLUTIONS ACROSS 1. BHOPAL 7. WHALES 13. BAGGAGE 14. RENAMES 16. AS 17. ELEPHANTS 19. MH 20. ISSEI 22. TAI 23. AESIR 25. TEAS 26. COMTE 28. SATI 29.... Full story

 

Remember When?

PLAINS AREA’S ONE ROOM SCHOOLS The earliest of the schoolhouses erected in the Plains area seems to be one on Swamp Creek and another that was situa...

 

Question of the Week

JOE FRIELDS, Thompson Falls - “It would be easy, I’ve done it for longer than that. I’ve taught survival classes.” KIM ROBERTS, Thompson...

 

Kelley, Beaty lead marathon

Fall means the Pinochle players are at it again for the GFWC Thompson Falls Woman’s Club annual Pinochle Marathon. For September, Wendy Kelley and...

 

'Clue' a major production for Plains drama

It might have been the biggest crowd for the Plains School Drama Club, which put on the play "Clue"...

 

Churches share holiday spirit through Operation Christmas Child

Local churches have been busy this month gathering supplies, toys and necessities to be sent to chil...

 

Crossword Solution

SOLUTIONS ACROSS 1. OSSA 5. ADDICT 11. APPRECIATION 14. FAIENCE 15. OARING 18. STAIR 19. OILIER 21. DEB 23. ECRU 24. DEISM 28. SAMI 29. DI 30. DEED... Full story

 

Remember When?

OVER 100 YEARS AGO Not finding anything of interest in old newspaper files this week, I dug up some old history of the Thompson Falls area in the pion...

 

Question of the week

Cecil Jevons, Thompson Falls - “The dollar is going to zero, so why worry about a penny?” Cary Christensen, Clark Fork, Idaho - “Keep them...

 

Rock garden brings color to TF home

For some, gardening is a seasonal pursuit, but not for Shari Ganatos. A lifelong resident of...

 

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