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Drowsy driving causes vehicle wreck

August 15, 2018 at 11:38 am

A Montana Highway Patrol trooper attended a unique call out to River Road West on Wednesday, Aug. 8. A vehicle ended up down the side of a slew along the road, approximately two miles from the fairg...

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Garbage truck carries smoldering load

August 15, 2018 at 11:38 am | Clark Fork Valley Press Wednesday, Aug. 8 saw a garbage truck on River Road West smolder its way to the Plains town dump, before the load engulfed itself in flames. The driver of the garbage truck, owned by B and P Servic...

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Farmer Street, chip seal, pool updates discussed

August 15, 2018 at 11:38 am | Clark Fork Valley Press The recent Plains Town Meeting was a quick and efficient gathering with councilors in attendance as well as Mayor Dan Rowan. The usual general housekeeping was moved through with motions passed by c...

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Sanders County moves to Stage II fire restrictions

August 15, 2018 at 11:38 am | Clark Fork Valley Press Sanders County moved into Stage II fire restrictions on Friday, Aug. 10, as advised by the Emergency Management Coordinator Bill Naegeli. The following is a direct ruling from Naegeli on what the r...

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Blue Slide Road work addressed at MDT open house

August 15, 2018 at 11:38 am | Clark Fork Valley Press The Montana Department of Transportation hosted an open house for Blue Side Road residents last week in Thompson Falls. Bob Vosen, Missoula District Construction Engineer, along with Geostablizatio...

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Mobile home involved in blaze at Weeksville

August 15, 2018 at 11:38 am | Clark Fork Valley Press Sanders County dispatch took an emergency call last Friday afternoon, Aug. 10, of a trailer home on fire at a private residence along Highway 200 in Weeksville. The call came in about 2:50 p.m. Ther...

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Community meeting held for Garden Creek Fire

August 15, 2018 at 11:38 am | Clark Fork Valley Press More than 50 people attended an hour-long community meeting Friday morning at the Hot Springs Senior Center to listen to officials share updates on the Garden Creek Fire, located two miles north of H...

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Trout Creek’s 39th annual Huckleberry Festival a big hit

August 15, 2018 at 11:37 am | Clark Fork Valley Press The 39th Annual Huckleberry Festival in Trout Creek last weekend was a hit for locals and tourists as the tiny Sanders County town once again celebrated. This year’s Huckleberry Festival looked con...

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Hot Springs fire triples in size overnight

August 09, 2018 at 1:59 pm | Clark Fork Valley Press The Garden Creek Fire burning on tribal land near Hot Springs took a drastic turn Tuesday night, growing from 500 acres to nearly 1,800 acres, making it the largest fire in the state so far this se...

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