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Our Viewpoint

As we approach the Fourth of July, it's important to think about the principles this country was founded on. We are the United States of America and...

 
 By Sandy Compton    Opinion    June 30, 2022 

A Few Thoughts

In John Prine’s song “Way Back Then,” he sings, “I am out undoing all the good I’ve done.” That could be a theme for the past few years...

 

Leave this area alone

Again a group is wanting to improve this little town for recreating, for a few, more like make it like Missoula. The area needs to be left alone. Why...

 

Our Viewpoint

Here we are nearing the end of June, with summer chugging along at a steady pace. Warmer weather, vacation plans and leisure time are all increasing....

 

Montana Viewpoint

On the same day that the 50th anniversary of the Montana Constitution was being celebrated in the chambers of the Montana House of Representatives as...

 

Fouling our own nest

Some generations ago, local cattlemen who used the grazing leases along the Thompson and Little Thompson rivers built various holding pastures there t...

 

Our Viewpoint

Can one person change the world? The skeptic in me prevents me from giving a resounding “YES!” to this well-worn, oft-repeated saying, because...

 

Slice of Life

In college one of my favorite courses was entitled “Humans Being.” It was an interesting study...

 

Frustrated for the future

First I was furious.  Later I just wanted to cry. I had taken my car in for servicing here locally today, Primary Election Day in Montana.  When I...

 

Community wants sewer project

After reading the June 2 article by Ed Moreth I was in disbelief regarding the sewer board's decision to turn down the county’s offer. As a member o...

 

Our Viewpoint

I had a friend visit from Tennessee a few years ago, and she couldn't believe the number of deer in Thompson Falls. She took a lot of pictures of...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    June 9, 2022

Montana Viewpoint

Inflation has settled in for the American consumer and it’s nowhere more obvious than at the gas p...

 

Having faith

We in America have come to a desperate time in history. People coming in now from many places are not going thru the proper channels. Not like...

 

Our Viewpoint

The community of Paradise needs a community sewer system. The sewer district board agrees. The county commissioners and sanitarian agree. The state...

 
 By Sandy Compton    Opinion    June 2, 2022

A Few Thoughts

My neighbor Aaron Harris showed up with his portable sawmill this week, and we proceeded to make rectangular pieces out round logs harvested from my...

 

Law enforcement matters

As Thompson Falls residents for 28 years we wish to express our support for electing Roy Scott as our Sanders County Sheriff in our next election. He...

 

County shouldn't foot the bill

I think Paradise needs to put in the badly needed sewer system especially with the federal government funding most of it like they are doing at...

 

Bache is independent

A vote for Adam Bache is a vote for an independent commissioner without ties, obligations, or pre-conceived political opinion. Our commission is...

 

Stough has a fresh appeal

We support Chris Stough as the best candidate for Sheriff of Sanders County, because he trusts in all the following ideas: Community involvement...

 

Our Viewpoint

My whole family got COVID recently. Ironically, we were all gathered at a funeral for my uncle, who passed away last fall, from COVID. I'm proud to...

 

Rowan works tirelessly

Editor I want to express my support for Mayor Dan Rowan in the upcoming election for Sanders County Commissioner. Even though I do not relish the...

 

Sewer solves public need

If you read the local newspaper with any regularity, it would be hard to not be aware of the turmoil in Paradise over the proposed sewer. This is not...

 

Montana Viewpoint

The Montana Primary election is coming up and I have been thinking about the choices I face in my rural Montana county. I don’t ask a lot of county...

 

Our Viewpoint

We sometimes take for granted that things that always seem to magically get done. Such is the case with the Sanders Saleing county-wide yard sale... Full story

 

Bache working for county

Editor: Last year the Plains Paradise Senior Citizens Center reached out to their communities for help when the heating/AC unit which services the...

 

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