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Local public assistance off ice now closed after cuts


Justin Harris

OFFICE CLOSED - With the Office of Public Assistance in Thompson Falls now closed, clients must go online or call for assistance. The nearest offices are in Polson and Missoula.

Sanders County consistently has a poverty rate higher than the state average. With nearly a quarter of residents reportedly in poverty (although the number is thought to be higher), budget cuts have closed the area Office of Public Assistance that many depended on as a link to the state's safety...

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