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Senior Olympic games take over Mission Valley Senior Olympic games take over Mission Valley

MISSION VALLEY – In the spirit of Olympic competition, some of the best ageless athletes in the state made their way to the Mission Valley this past weekend to compete in the 33rd Montana Senior Olympics Summer Games. This is the second consecutive year that athletes in age brackets starting at 50 and up put their athleticism to the test right here in the Mission Valley. “I think the games all went well,” co-organizer Beth Trosello said. “I think the athletes are all good sports and had a good time.” This year, the senior games brought more than 340 athletes along with another estimated 500 family members and spectators to the valley for the three-day ...

Burglars break in to local businesses

RONAN – Several businesses were broken into along U.S. Highway 93 in town either in the late night hours or early morning around June 10. Businesses that were broken into include: the Mexpress restaurant, Stageline Pizza, Dr. Tim Bagnell’s dental clinic, Providence St. Joseph Medical Clinic an...

Help protect Flathead Lake from aquatic invaders Help protect Flathead Lake from aquatic invaders

LAKE COUNTY – Imagine a future where you are taking off your shoes and walking along the edge of the Flathead Lake during a warm summer day, looking out across the changing blue colors of the water, and suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your foot.  Erik Hanson, the Confederated Salish and Koot...

Arlee Farmers Market opens for the summer Arlee Farmers Market opens for the summer

ARLEE – The Arlee Farmers Market season has just begun, and vendors are excited to see how it will progress in the next four months.  The market will continue from 4-7 p.m. every Wednesday until Sept. 26. It’s located on U.S. Hwy. 93 in the south parking lot of the Hangin’ Art Galle...

Glacier Lake School celebrates first graduate Glacier Lake School celebrates first graduate

ST. IGNATIUS – Wilson Hidy, 17, is the first student to graduate from Glacier Lake School, which also happens to be the first school in Montana with a student-directed learning program. “We are very excited to have our first graduate,” said Ben Kestner, the school’s co-founder. He ...

Polson Seniors June 20, 2018

POLSON — I don’t like making plans for the day because then the word “premeditated” gets thrown around in the courtroom. If you’re going to premeditate, perhaps you might want to consider getting in on the Bingo games every Friday night here at the Polson Senior Center. Th...

St. Ignatius seniors June 20, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — Gaze upward, look inward, reach outward, press forward. The food pantry is still looking for volunteers to work Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. If you are interested, please call 406-745-0057. The quilters are in the center on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The ca...

Small town crowd Small town crowd

HOT SPRINGS – The population of Hot Springs usually stays around 550 until the second weekend in June, when the annual Homesteader Days brings in thousands of people -- as was the case last weekend.  “For a small town we sure put on a big three-day deal,” said Leslee Smith, Hot Spri...

Salish Kootenai College celebrates 38th graduation ceremony Salish Kootenai College celebrates 38th graduation ceremony

PABLO – It was a day of accomplishment and celebration for graduates at the Salish Kootenai College as they received their degrees Saturday afternoon. “You are blazing trails for future students. You are blazing trails for your family, your children, for our community and for the professions y...

Unofficial 2018 Primary Election results tabulated

POLSON – Voters across Lake County went to the polls Tuesday, June 5, to pick their party nominees for several local, state and federal primaries in preparation for the 2018 General Election in November. The Lake County Election Office will canvas local votes and make them official this week.  ...

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