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Spoiler alert: parrot eats part of treasure map during play Spoiler alert: parrot eats part of treasure map during play

ARLEE – Rather than going it alone, a gang of silly pirates banded together last weekend to decipher a tattered treasure map and locate hidden riches. The Arlee High School stage was full of said pirates on Saturday evening during a recent Missoula Children’s Theatre performance of Treasure Island. Fifty students from kindergarten to high school rehearsed after school for a week before the performance to learn their lines. Then students took to the stage to share their play with the community.  In MCT’s adaptation of Treasure Island, a “mischievous lad” called Jim lives with his family in a seaside village on the coast of Maine in the year 1782. D...


SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders

CORWIN (CORKY) CLAIRMONT “Art provides a powerful connection to our culture and gives us a way to share it with the world.” Corwin “Corky” Clairmont is an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Clairmont was born in Saint Ignatius, and currently resi...

Linderman third graders learn life-saving skills from experts Linderman third graders learn life-saving skills from experts

Twenty three Linderman Elementary third graders recently learned CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) and other life-saving skills from a team of JML Technologist Inc. volunteers. Linderman teacher Darcie Laud and Joyce Lane of JML Technologist lnc., partnered to raise awareness on the importance of CPR in r...

Students ask for community support for Christmas project Students ask for community support for Christmas project

ST. IGNATIUS – Imagining Christmas morning without a present under the tree was a sad thought for a group of students at St. Ignatius Middle School, so they went to work to prevent that from happening for at least a dozen kids. “We are doing this to bring joy and happiness to other children,&r...

Morin excited to be back with Toys for Tots Morin excited to be back with Toys for Tots

POLSON — Mauri Morin is back for another bite at the apple, the Toys for Tots apple, that is. Morin, 83, began working with the local Marine Corps League’s Hellroaring Detachment in the Toys for Tots program in 2002, he said.  He was called back to duty this year as project coordinator...

Polson

POLSON — I’m still enjoying my retirement although I must admit, I miss the people I would see every day. I thought growing old would take longer. The Community Thanksgiving Dinner is fast approaching. It will be on Thursday, Nov. 23. If you would like a hot meal delivered or if you need a rid...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — The turkey is a funny bird; it’s head goes bobble-bobble; and all he knows is just one word … and that is gobble, gobble. Our center is selling raffle tickets for a Christmas basket for $1 each or six for $5. The winner of the Christmas basket will be announced on Dec. 20...

Students learn about different cultures during diversity conference Students learn about different cultures during diversity conference

ARLEE – Issues concerning diversity were at the heart of a two-day conference at the Arlee High School where students learned about several different countries. “With race related tensions in our country, it’s important for students to have positive exposure to diversity,” said Ann...

McCollum elected mayor of St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS – During the election, Steve McCollum earned the most votes, making him the next “unofficial” mayor. McCollum will be sworn in and take the seat in January. The Lake County Election Office counted the ballots for the St. Ignatius Municipal General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7...

New foundation looks for solutions to mental health issues New foundation looks for solutions to mental health issues

POLSON – Mental health and substance abuse conditions are big issues for people in Western Montana and a new foundation is working to find solutions. Headwaters Health Foundation of Western Montana was in Polson on Wednesday, Nov. 8, to get input from community members about what those solutions mig...

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