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 By Ed Moreth    News    July 19, 2018 

Work begins on Plains street

Work to get the roads of Plains fixed began last week with Farmer Street, considered the worst of...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    July 19, 2018 

Candidate responds to theft charges

Special Deputy Sanders County Attorney Steven Eschenbacher has filed two counts of felony theft against Naomi Leisz, a private attorney and a current...

 
 News    July 19, 2018 

Roadblock

MIDAFTERNOON DELAY – A truck hauling a camper trailer met its demise when it bumped into the...

 
 News    July 19, 2018 

Hikers warned of mountain goat etiquette on Scotchman Peak Trail

Every summer the Idaho Panhandle National Forests receives reports of people getting too close to...

 
 News    July 19, 2018 

FS decides on Cub Creek f ire salvage project

Kootenai National Forest, Forest Supervisor Christopher Savage has announced that he has signed the decision for the Cub Creek Salvage Project...

 
 News    July 19, 2018 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 3; T. Falls, 4; Plains, 6; H. Springs, 1; Dixon QRU, 2. Sunday, July 8 Report of legs coming out of a hay bale, Hwy. 200, Belknap....

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    July 19, 2018 

Woman pleads not guilty to multiple charges

A defendant entered not guilty pleas in 20th District Judicial Court on Tuesday to four counts stemming from a March 24 crash on Highway 135. Julie...

 
 News    July 19, 2018 

Justice Court

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Shawn Houdek, 40, unlawful purchase of residential license by nonresident, $1085. Greenup Wayne, 56, fishing without...

 
 News    July 19, 2018 

Clarification

A July 5 Sanders County Ledger article about the Heron bridge dedication mentioned that a representative for Sen. Steve Daines read a statement at...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    July 19, 2018 

Agencies propose fish restoration work

Native fish restoration projects are being proposed for Graves Creek, Crow Creek, Copper Gulch, Fishtrap Creek and upper Prospect Creek. Montana...

 
 By Montana FWP    News    July 19, 2018 

FWP names new fisheries manager

Mike Hensler, a longtime fisheries biologist for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), is the new regional fisheries manager in northwest Montana....

 
 By Justin Harris    News    July 19, 2018 

READY TO LEAD

Thompson Falls was a familiar name to William Cain, who recently took the position of...

 
 By Justin Harris    News    July 12, 2018

Two dead in Sanders County crash

A fatal crash between Plains and Hot Springs on Saturday marked the 75th and 76th deaths on Montana roads in 2018. Montana Highway Patrol (MHP)...

 

Plane makes emergency landing on pass road

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a witness of an emergency landing of a small plane at mile marker 14 on the Idaho side of...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    July 12, 2018

Future of low-income housing uncertain

Dave Bennett has been the owner of four low-income housing units in Sanders County for quite some time. Being close to retirement, Bennett says it is...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulances: Noxon, 1; T. Falls, 7; Plains, 6; H. Springs, 2. Sunday, July 1 Structure fire, H. Springs. Vehicle parked for 24 hours at Town Pump, T. F...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    July 12, 2018

Restitution ordered in exploitation case

A Plains woman was ordered to pay restitution of more than $7,000 in 20th District Judicial Court yesterday after pleading guilty to exploitation of...

 

Justice Court

Thompson Falls City Police Susan Gardner, 56, speeding, $55. Brandon Peterson, 39, dog at large, $50. Deborah Cheetham, 61, speeding, $55. Trisha Farr...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    July 12, 2018

Resident approaches TF council about cat problem

The City of Thompson Falls requires a license for pets such as dogs, rabbits and chickens. The fact that the city does not have regulations for cats b...

 

FSPW schedules first aid classes

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness has two Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA) and CPR classes scheduled in the next few months. Seekers of a WR...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    July 12, 2018

Physicians join CFVH team in Plains, T. Falls

Two doctors are joining the Clark Fork Valley Hospital (CFVH) physician team. Both will be board cer...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    July 12, 2018

Plains ordinance sees first complaint

The Plains Community Decay Ordinance had only been law one day when someone picked up a complaint form, said Plains Mayor Dan Rowan. The complaint...

 
 By John Hamilton    News    July 12, 2018

What will 2018 fire season bring?

Into the fire season we go. Fire season has not really gotten hot yet in western Montana, and local wildland fire officials hope to keep the 2018...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    July 5, 2018

Historic moment for town of Heron

Not many people get a $16.1 million birthday present. But Harry Behmerwohld turned 88 years old on...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    July 5, 2018

County hires CFO

Sanders County has recently contracted Jessica Connolly for one year, totaling 500 hours, to assist the county with financial complexities. Connolly,...

 

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