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Unofficial election results announced

Unofficial Lake County 2018 General Election results for Wednesday morning are as follows. Ballots still being counted across the state.   United States Senate, Lake County Rep. Matt Rosendale 6,393 Dem. Jon Tester 6,687 Lib. Rick Breckenridge 352   United States Senate, statewide Rep. Matt Rosendale 210,574 Dem. Jon Tester 211,596 Lib. Rick Breckenridge 12,527   United States Representative, Lake County Rep. Greg Gianforte 6,905 Dem. Kathleen Williams 6,197 Lib. Elinor Swanson 343   United States Representative, statewide Rep. Greg Gianforte 228,932 Dem. Kathleen Williams 193,832 Lib. Elinor Swanson 12,...


Sports program fosters team spirit Sports program fosters team spirit

PABLO – Saturday’s matchup between co-ed teams from Mission and Ronan featured all the hallmarks of any typical basketball game, including dribbles, rebounds, steals, made baskets and celebrations on both benches, but this was no ordinary high school basketball game. It was the first-ever game pl...

Two Eagle photographers featured in New York City exhibit Two Eagle photographers featured in New York City exhibit

When high school junior Chandra Whiteman-LaForge snapped a photo of her friend in a pink dress beneath the Armed Forces Memorial Bridge in Polson last February, she never dreamed that it would earn her the opportunity to travel over 2,000 miles to the nation’s largest city. Whiteman-LaForge took the...

Tribal council funds programs for kids, approves opioid policy Tribal council funds programs for kids, approves opioid policy

PABLO – Two issues supporting health were on the agenda during the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1. The first issue was about children and the second focused on reducing addiction.  Brandon Burke, program manager for the Reason to Live Native suicide ...

Child brings gun to school

News from Lake County Sheriff Don Bell  ARLEE – On Oct. 31, at 7:41 a.m., the Lake County School Resource Deputy assigned to Arlee schools was notified that a child had brought a gun to school on the bus.   The deputy was informed by school administration that the weapon was confiscat...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

When asked how he came to join the Army, Slim says, “The judge sent me.”  In December of 1962 he was caught with “adult beverages,” but he was not an adult. In January 1963, he had a choice to make, and joining the Army seemed to be the best of the choices the judge gave him. ...

Governor recognizes outstanding student leaders Governor recognizes outstanding student leaders

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today recognized high school students for their commitment to academic excellence and leadership development at the Jobs for Montana’s Graduates 25th annual LEAD Conference. “Jobs for Montana’s Graduates helps ensure every Montana student, no matter...

Polson seniors for Nov. 7, 2018

POLSON — Daylight saving time ended last Sunday. I hope you didn’t forget to set your scale back ten pounds. A few weeks back when we had a problem with one of our freezers, Super 1 came to our rescue and allowed us to keep some of our food in their freezer. Thank you, Super 1. Liz King, li...

St. Ignatius seniors for Nov. 7, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — I tried to grab fog ... but I mist. Happy November everyone. Our card party will be on Monday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome. Thursday, Nov. 15, will be open enrollment for Medicare part D prescription plans. Please call the center at 406-745-4462 to make an appo...

President’s son visits Ronan with election candidates President’s son visits Ronan with election candidates

RONAN – General elections usually don’t get as much buzz, but this year, the election has the potential to tip the Republican held majority in the United States Senate, possibly putting a new Speaker of the House on the podium if Demorcats take the majority. With so much on the line, big names...

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