Editorial

Montana Aussie Adventures with Erin-Jay

September 14, 2017 at 5:34 pm

Well, I have survived my first Sanders County Fair and what a fair it was. Having never attended an All-American County Fair before, it was something to see that’s for sure. It was an amazing thing to see such a small, quite sleepy town com...

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Montana Aussie Adventures with Erin-Jay

August 17, 2017 at 3:21 pm

Another exciting week in Sanders County! From meeting the Superintendent of Plains School to meeting out-of-towner’s that attended the Huckleberry Festival. Each week I get more and more surprised at the hidden treasures that this county an...

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Montana Aussie Adventures with Erin-Jay

August 02, 2017 at 1:17 pm

Another week, another day in paradise…I know there are many of you that feel the same way. It was hard to think of what to write this week. Everyone I meet is so inspirational and I feel I can connect on many different levels. Though I find...

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Montana Aussie Adventures with Erin-Jay

July 19, 2017 at 11:11 am

Another glorious week in Montana, and still hard to believe that I now call this place home. There is so much to say when it comes to history. Though I haven’t been many places yet (within the county and state), there is one thing I have fo...

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Montana Aussie Adventures with Erin-Jay

July 13, 2017 at 12:44 pm

Another week and another sunny day in Montana and I can’t tell you all enough how gorgeous this little slice of heaven is.Though it’s still new territory, I am finding my way around the county. I even ventured to Quinn’s restaurant my first...

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Plains radio station in need of local help

January 25, 2017 at 3:00 am

Plains radio station KWHP-LP may soon have to shut its doors if it does not get help from its listeners.The letter K is designated for radio stations that are west of Mississippi. The letter W is for Wild, H is for Horse, and P is for Plain...

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Editor's response to "Syrian Refugees are not welcome in Sanders County"

April 22, 2016 at 7:13 am

Last Wednesday, the Clark Fork Valley Press published a front page article entitled, “Syrian Refugees are not welcome in Sanders County.” I wrote the article and serve as editor of the CFVP and Mineral Independent.  The article addresses s...

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Syrian refugees are not welcome in Sanders County

April 21, 2016 at 7:38 am

THOMPSON FALLS — The message is clear from the Sanders County Board of Commissioners: We do not want Syrian refugees on our land, “draining” resources, “impacting” the tax base, and possibly putting everyone in harm’s way. In an official le...

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A boy’s will is the wind’s will: Fire everywhere but not in your sector

September 02, 2015 at 2:17 pm

SANDERS COUNTY - Thursday I sat in the back of a Ford Super Duty DNRC Engine as two state employees patrolled for fires and checked on extinguished sites. I witnessed first hand what it means to be on call for fire patrol, where your area o...

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Mineral Community Hospital leads community-wide effort to help families and students

September 02, 2015 at 3:53 pm

MINERAL COUNTY - What started out as an idea among the employees of Mineral Community Hospital (MCH), evolved into a county-wide program to help our children, parents, teachers and school administration start the 2015-2016 school year with ...

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