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Grocers thrive, but many businesses have COVID-19 struggles

As businesses all over the world cope with the effects of the deadly COVID-19 virus, they do too in Sanders County.

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Ore to Oar donors will get refunds after project fails

A historical monument project in the county is pulling the plug after it didn’t secure enough funding.

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All quiet after initial noise complaint

March 17

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Lolo man sentenced for gun crime

A Lolo man who admitted illegally having a gun and ammunition was sentenced last Friday to three years in prison and three years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme said.

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Free firewood cutting begins April 1

Personal firewood cutting will be free to the general public from April 1 through June 1, 2020, on the Lolo National Forest and no permit will be required during this time.

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United Way has relief fund for victims

The Northwest Montana United Way is helping victims through a COVID-19 relief fund, but it needs help from the community, too.

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Montana says spring hunting seasons will proceed as normal

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials said Friday, March 27 that spring hunting seasons for black bear and wild turkey have not been cancelled.

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Church leaders adjust to needs of congregations

As Pastor Morris Hill stood on the small stage alongside New Day Fellowship’s worship team, his wife Barbara tapped the record button on her iPhone and befor...

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Locals lend helping hand during pandemic

Crafty people all across the nation are stitching together their best efforts to help supply health-care workers facing shortages with homemade medical masks.

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Clark Fork River Bridge work to begin soon

The Montana Department of Transportation will begin construction in early April to fix and replace the Clark Fork River Bridge on Montana 200.

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Plains declares declaration of local disaster emergency

As concerns mount over COVID-19, Plains Mayor Dan Rowan issued a declaration of a state of local disaster emergency Tuesday, March 24.

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Facebook page started to help those in need locally

The community of Plains is working to help those in need during the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic.

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Mack Days fishing event kicks off with good fishing

The 2020 Spring Mack Days fishing event on Flathead Lake kicked off March 20, and a familiar face is at the top of the leaderboard.

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Recreation fee plan revised for Lolo National Forest

The Lolo National Forest is amending the Recreation Fee proposal by postponing the proposed day use fees at the Seeley Creek Winter Sports site, Pattee Canyon Nordic Ski Trail system, and Big Larch and Seeley Lak...

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Town Pump has grants available for voluntary ambulance, EMTs

The Town Pump Charitable Foundation is offering up to $500,000 in grants statewide for volunteer ambulance and EMT services.