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Weeklies Reader: 3 puppies die after release from Thompson Falls shelter's kennel

Editor’s note: Each week, the Missoulian provides readers with a sampling of news gleaned from weekly newspapers around western Montana.

May 19, 2012 7:30 pm(0)

Sanders County Coalition for Families to hold 18th annual fundraising auction

TROUT CREEK - Live and silent auctions, a raffle, a drawing, hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine, and music by Jack Gladstone - sounds like a lot of…

October 10, 2011 6:00 pm(0)

Hot Springs' sole gas station runs out of gas; nearest pump 20 miles away

HOT SPRINGS - Right now, this is a BYOF town.

June 01, 2011 6:30 am(0)

State GOP waiting to certify Sanders County Republican committee officers

PLAINS - The chairman of the Montana Republican Party said Monday he will wait for written reports from the representatives he dispatched to t…

April 12, 2011 4:45 am(0)

Weeklies reader: Community helps rebuild barn near St. Ignatius after fire

ST. IGNATIUS - It didn't take long for a barn near this Mission Valley town to burn to the ground late last month. It didn't take much longer …

April 09, 2011 8:30 pm(0)

Sanders County Republican convention could be contentious

PLAINS - Balloons and confetti are common at national political conventions.

April 08, 2011 10:30 pm Related (0)

Barbara Monaco has knack for turning around lives of young people in Lake, Sanders counties

Barbara Monaco has knack for turning around lives of young people in Lake, Sanders counties

POLSON - Barbara Monaco's first job in her chosen field was with the old Mountain View School for Girls, a correctional facility in Helena, an…

April 06, 2011 10:58 pm Related (0)

Sanders County leads Montana in economic stress

THOMPSON FALLS - The extreme northwest corner of Montana is home to some of the state's prettiest scenery, and, according to the Associated Pr…

April 02, 2011 11:00 pm(2)

AT&T switchover may create cellphone dead zones in Mineral County

Patrick Martin couldn't quite believe what he was hearing.

April 02, 2011 10:30 pm(0)

U.S. Census: Montana cities continue population gains; Missoula County tops 109K

U.S. Census: Montana cities continue population gains; Missoula County tops 109K

HELENA - Most of Montana's cities and their attendant counties continued to grow from 2000 to 2010, while many of its rural counties kept losi…

March 16, 2011 5:45 am Related (0)

Thompson Falls residents upset over PPL power line plan in city limits

THOMPSON FALLS - When PPL Montana went looking for a place to put a new 115kV power line to run between Thompson Falls Dam and an auto-transfo…

February 02, 2011 6:00 am(0)

Weeklies reader: Clark Fork Valley Hospital pursues biomass project

PLAINS - Thompson Falls schools led the way, now Clark Fork Valley Hospital wants to follow.

January 29, 2011 8:00 pm(0)

Weeklies Reader: Former Sanders County sheriff says politics took toll

Editor's note: Each week, the Missoulian provides readers with a sampling of news gleaned from weekly newspapers around western Montana.

January 21, 2011 9:15 pm(0)

Paradise man crafts colorful medical pot pipes

Paradise man crafts colorful medical pot pipes

PARADISE - You know you're in Paradise when you don't have to smoke your medical marijuana in just any old bowl, but in a custom hand-blown pi…

January 19, 2011 10:45 pm Photos

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Niarada animal sanctuary still has hundreds of 'severely neglected' llamas

NIARADA - Priorities and problems seem to change on an almost daily basis as rescue efforts continue at the Montana Large Animal Sanctuary here.

January 18, 2011 5:15 am Related (0)

Llamas move out of closed sanctuary to temporary home at Missoula fairgrounds

Llamas move out of closed sanctuary to temporary home at Missoula fairgrounds

"You name, we got it," said Kayrn Moltzen, founder of AniMeals, the Missoula-based animal food bank that has taken the lead in caring for hund…

January 06, 2011 10:24 pm(0)

Llamas from defunct Niarada sanctuary will await adoption at Missoula fairgrounds

Llamas from defunct Niarada sanctuary will await adoption at Missoula fairgrounds

The first 30 of an estimated 700 llamas from a defunct animal sanctuary in Niarada arrived in Missoula late Tuesday afternoon.

December 28, 2010 11:00 pm Photos

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Economy, financier's job change led to Niarada shelter's demise

NIARADA - What happened to the money behind the Montana Large Animal Sanctuary?

December 28, 2010 10:43 pm(0)

Thompson Falls' Keg Bowl started on a whim, now a tradition

THOMPSON FALLS - In 1980, there were so many relatively recent Thompson Falls High School graduates back home for the Christmas holidays they …

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AniMeals takes over Niarada animal sanctuary; former owners told to leave

NIARADA - Brian Warrington hauled empty boxes into his former wife's home on a cold, foggy Wednesday, getting ready to pack up.

December 23, 2010 6:00 am Related (0)

Residents line up to adopt donkeys from defunct Montana animal sanctuary

Residents line up to adopt donkeys from defunct Montana animal sanctuary

A Corvallis horse sanctuary was hopeful last week that enough people would step forward to adopt the 31 donkeys rescued from a defunct animal …

December 21, 2010 10:30 pm Related (0)

Corvallis volunteers help care for animals of defunct Niarada sanctuary

Corvallis volunteers help care for animals of defunct Niarada sanctuary

CORVALLIS - Tamara Lewis had never done anything quite like this before. The little white miniature donkey she had her arms wrapped around qui…

December 15, 2010 10:24 pm Photos

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Weeklies reader: Thompson Falls students face new rules on cell phones, electronics

Editor's note: Each week, the Missoulian provides readers with a sampling of news gleaned from weekly newspapers around western Montana.

December 11, 2010 7:58 pm(0)

Niarada sanctuary for camels, llamas and more seeks new home for animals

Niarada sanctuary for camels, llamas and more seeks new home for animals

NIARADA - On the heels of a story about western Montana animal shelters being over-run by older cats and dogs whose owners are no longer able …

December 08, 2010 10:55 pm Photos

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Weeklies reader: Seeley Lake kids help food bank with hot chocolate

Editor's note: Each week, the Missoulian provides readers with a sampling of news gleaned from weekly newspapers around western Montana.

December 04, 2010 9:15 pm(0)

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