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 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)...

 
 News    July 12, 2018 

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...

 
 News    July 12, 2018 

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...

 
 News    July 12, 2018 

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...

 
 News    July 12, 2018 

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,...

 

Sheriff's Log

Sunday, June 24 Caller’s grandson at residence this a.m. yelling and screaming, asked him to stay away because of outbursts, would like officer to...

 

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Kasey Rosenbaum, 44, speeding in restricted zone, $55. Jason Wise, 41, speeding in restricted zone, $85. Derek...

 
 By Justin Harris    News    July 5, 2018

Backcountry group shares tails and trails

It is not a "wilderness group," but their interest in the continued reasonable use of wild lands is...

 

Small dams in creeks have big consequences

As summertime temperatures heat up and the chance to cool down in the water arrives, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is reminding people that building...

 
 By Callie Jacobson    News    July 5, 2018

L.A. film crew starlights Thompson Falls

Thompson Falls will be on the silver screen after a film crew spent last week shooting scenes for an...

 
 By Shana Neesvig    News    July 5, 2018

Vintage tools keep area trails clear

The Cabinet Ranger District is unique. It is the home to a 94,000-acre wilderness area known as...

 
 By John Hamilton    News    June 28, 2018

Agencies prepare for f ire season

by John Hamilton When it comes to wildfire, complacency is the enemy; and the makings of another hot fire season seem to be in place. With the memory...

 
 By Justin Harris    News    June 28, 2018

TRACS celebrates new cat quarters

It is said that cats are connoisseurs of comfort. If so, a new cat abode will likely be known as...

 
 By Callie Jacobson    News    June 28, 2018

CFVH revenue on the rise

Clark Fork Valley Hospital (CFVH) President and CEO Dr. Greg Hanson highlighted updates at the...

 

Sheriff's Log

Sunday, June 17 Son-in-law called to say he was on his way over to drive his truck through the house, Heron. Cows on road, Paradise. Commercial alarm...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    June 28, 2018

Not guilty plea in assault charges

In 20th District Judicial Court on Tuesday, Delbert Lee Bennett pleaded not guilty to felony assault with a weapon. Court documents allege that on...

 

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Joshua Scott Bland, 26, day speeding, $20. No liability insurance, 2nd offence, $85. Andrea Beth Hoell, 39, day...

 

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