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Ronan holiday events come together Ronan holiday events come together

RONAN — The holidays are officially underway in Ronan with the start of this year’s Holiday Treasures.  Holiday Treasures is an initiative to help incentivize shopping small. Those who spend their hard-earned money at businesses participating in Holiday Treasures in Ronan will receive one raffle ticket for every two dollars spent. Those tickets can then be taken to a signup location in town to get assigned a number and dropped off for the future drawing.  On Dec. 9, the Parade of Lights will start heading through town at 6 p.m. with candy provided by the Chamber thrown on Main Street by Santa’s 4H Elves. On Round Butte, Santa’s sleigh will turn to del...


Area VI Agency on Aging expands service area Area VI Agency on Aging expands service area

POLSON — The Area VI Agency on Aging has expanded their service area, now offering assistance to seniors and the disabled on a broader scale.  A separate entity from the Lake County Council on Aging, the agency is a private nonprofit responsible for planning, coordinating, and delivering servic...

WWAMI student focuses on local substance use disorder WWAMI student focuses on local substance use disorder

LAKE COUNTY — A medical student from Whitefish is working on a proposal that may help those grappling with substance use disorder in Lake County.  A second year WWAMI medical student - a cooperative medical program with the University of Washington School of Medicine that includes Washington, W...

Dixon honor roll – first trimester 2022-23

Fourth grade : Jett Dusty Bull Fifth grade : Abram Boyd 4.0, Joey Matt 3.75, Alyra Porter 4.0, Rachel Posio 3.67, Madison Vanderburg 3.92  Sixth grade: Denzel Howard 3.5, Delilah Liberty 3.72, Sonny Matt 3.5, Eighth:  Jordan Boye 3.06, Robert Howard 3.06, Dailen Nault 3.56, Bryce Roberts ...

Polson seniors for Dec. 7, 2022

The Polson Senior Center is developing a Facebook page and an active email list for our members and the community at large. This will help promote better communication to our “Tech- savvy” peeps. Sign up including Facebook name and/or email address is entirely voluntary, and can be removed upon r...

St. Ignatius seniors for Dec. 7, 2022

ST. IGNATIUS — As I look out my window today, winter is upon us. Please stay warm, dry, safe and be careful of falls. Christmas is fast approaching. —  Friday, Dec. 9: lunch at noon - chicken, potatoes/gravy, veggies, fruit, rolls, lemon cake —  Tuesday, Dec. 13: lunch at no...

Soul Food Soul Food

LAKE COUNTY — Communities throughout Lake County came together on Thanksgiving Day to ensure that no one went without a meal.  In St. Ignatius, the community dinner comes together largely by word of mouth. Local Kimimi Ashley doesn’t remember the date when it started, but it began when pe...

REACH works to build new school in Dayton REACH works to build new school in Dayton

DAYTON — The REACH Foundation has announced its plans to build a new school and community center for the town of Dayton in Proctor Valley.  Started this year by members of the community, Executive Director Kaci Santos explained that REACH has been in the works for the last couple of years. The ...

Turkey Trot raises money for food bank Turkey Trot raises money for food bank

POLSON — Polson Running celebrated Thanksgiving with a family friendly Turkey Trot this year. With an estimated 100 runners, the untimed fun run cost $5 to participate, all of the proceeds going to the Polson Food Bank to help keep those in need fed this holiday season.  To find out about other...

St. Ignatius prepares for Christmas Carnival St. Ignatius prepares for Christmas Carnival

ST. IGNATIUS — St. Ignatius will be welcoming back its Christmas Carnival the first Saturday in December at 2 p.m. in the new high school gym.  Put on by the Chamber of Commerce and technically started back in 2003, the town used to put on raffles with the number of tickets dependent on the amo...

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