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Polson Seniors for Aug. 1, 2018

POLSON — Dijon vu … the same mustard as before.  The veterans’ representative will be here on Friday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m.-noon. The toenail clinic will be here on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m.-noon. Plan ahead for the AARP Safe Driving Class on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Got an extra hour you could donate? Consider delivering meals to home-bound persons. Use our car and get a  free lunch in the bargain. Call us at 406-883-4735 or stop in to chat. The menu for the coming week is as follows: —  Thursday, Aug. 2: chicken potpie —  Friday, Aug. 3: cheeseburgers —  Monday, Aug. 6: chicken noodle soup, tuna sandwich ...

St. Ignatius Seniors for Aug. 1, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — If you can dream it, you can do it. - Walt Disney Our card party is held on the second and fifth Monday evenings of each month at 7 pm. and everyone is welcome. The food pantry is still looking for volunteers to work Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. If you are interested...

Ronan Seniors for Aug. 1, 2018

RONAN — Well, there are two indications that summer is here, first the traffic and second the smoke in the air. We are fortunate so far not to have any fires around close, but the smoke from the other fires still drifts in.  It is hard to believe we are already into August. The kids will soon b...

Good Old Time Good Old Time

ST. IGNATIUS – Bentley Slagle, 5, finished up the Good Old Days events on Saturday needing a nap and a bath after playing hard under the hot sun.  He said he ran around the Good Old Day’s Park and played games, saw a couple cute dogs, climbed a rock wall, which was scary at first, and got...

paw patrol paw patrol

POLSON – Reducing the amount of illegal drugs in town has become a top priority of the Polson Police Department with the help of search warrants and the skills of a canine team.  Polson Police Sergeant George Simpson said the efforts began as a reaction to limited space for offenders in the Lak...

New public safety building on horizon for Polson  New public safety building on horizon for Polson

POLSON – City staff and commissioners agree: the city needs a new public safety facility.  The commission and members of city staff met for a strategic planning workshop last Monday. The top agenda item was the public safety building. The police and fire departments have outgrown their current ...

Local photographer is featured Flathead Lake Festival artist Local photographer is featured Flathead Lake Festival artist

POLSON – Jay L. Cross will be the featured photographer during the Fourth Annual Flathead Lake Festival of Art hosted by Sandpiper Gallery in Polson’s Sacajawea Park.  Cross, who has shot fine art photography — generally landscape and wildlife — for more than 20 years, is a me...

Peer support, increasingly professionalized, helps struggling Montanans reclaim their lives Peer support, increasingly professionalized, helps struggling Montanans reclaim their lives

(This story is part of The Montana Gap project, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network.) There’s some hope around a folding table here, inside this smallish Main Street storefront in Ronan, Montana, at the Never Alone Recovery Center. Outside, it’s a sunny Tuesday eve...

Culture celebrated Culture celebrated

ELMO – Amidst the sensory overload of rhythmic beating drums and dancers dressed in colorful regalia, it becomes very clear why the Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is considered one of the favorites by locals and this year’s attendance proved that once again. An estimated 2,000 to 2,500 spectator...

Cherries, history, more celebrated in Polson Cherries, history, more celebrated in Polson

POLSON – Downtown Polson celebrated all things cherry during the Flathead Cherry Festival on Saturday and Sunday. The festival included kid’s rides, food, games, music, craft vendors, cherry sampling and of course, a lot cherries and cherry pie.   One of the weekend highlights were the...

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