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Prize-winning mackinaw recipe revealed

If you are wondering what to do with your fish from Mack Days, here is a prize winning recipe from the 1st annual Feasts of Flathead, Epicurean Fillet Winner — me.  Some folks would just deep fat fry, stuff and bake or pan sauté their mackinaw trout. This recipe beats them all, served with a delicious aioli. You have probably eaten Crab Cakes and this recipe is based on that process only – not taste. Serve it up on a bed of field greens with, what else, huckleberry vinaigrette.    Mac Cakes • 1 and 1/2 cups pecans, chopped fine but not pulverized • 2 T coarsely ground peppercorns — red, white, black, green pink mixture &bul...


Youth angler records two lunkers in large fish contest Youth angler records two lunkers in large fish contest

Danner Shima, 14 of Kalispell, was fishing with his brother Austin and grandfather Mike Shima of Polson on April 11during the 2014 Spring Mack Days fishing event. Danner caught a fish and immediately knew it was a big one. Danner’s line began screaming as the big fish went to the bottom of the lake and...

Lake trout safe consumption guidelines available Lake trout safe consumption guidelines available

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes  FLATHEAD LAKE — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks have issued updated guidelines for consumption of lake trout from Flathead Lake and released a brochure, “Flathead Lake Lake Trout Cons...

Woll rehire consideration set for May 12

RONAN — Head Basketball Coach Steve Woll has been recommended for rehire by Ronan Principal Kevin Kenelty.  The Ronan School Board will consider the motion to rehire at its May 12 meeting.  Kenelty explained to the board at its April 14 meeting that he received a recommendation from Act...

Runners brave crazy weather for a cause Runners brave crazy weather for a cause

Cold rain didn’t stop Bob Hayes, 87, from running a 10K in this year’s Buttercup Run to help raise money for Arlee students.  “I’m so darned old. If I stop running, I’ll fall over,” he said. He competed in the first race to raise funds for the school more than t...

Authorities mull vicious dog solution

  LAKE COUNTY — Residents and government authorities say some parts of Lake County are literally going to the dogs because of a network of non-uniform, unenforceable and lax laws that span jurisdictional boundaries.  While a string of animal control problems have intensified across the ...

Council approves property acquisition Council approves property acquisition

RONAN — On April 7 Ronan City Council accepted the donation of two empty lots and a building located on Main Street.  The city will have to pay back taxes on the property, which total more than $7,000.  The Bilile property includes the empty parking spaces located at the northeast corne...

Polson City Commissioners discuss impact fees

POLSON — A resolution to reset impact fees was on the agenda at the April 7 Polson City Commissioner meeting.  In 2013, the commission passed Resolution 1027, which reduced impact fees by 80 percent as a means of stimulating new building and growth. All new developments within the city limit...

Westland Seed burglar pleads guilty Westland Seed burglar pleads guilty

      POLSON — Matthew Adam Darnell, 25, of Pablo, pleaded guilty on April 10 to ramming a car through Westland Seed to steal guns and attempting to steal firearms from two other establishments earlier this year. In a plea agreement Darnell pleaded guilty to felony burglary, ...

Talking sticks spark creativity Talking sticks spark creativity

POLSON — Walk into Polson High School, and all around are talking sticks, made by PHS art students.  The sticks are displayed crosswise on poles in the lobby, above Principal Rex Weltz’s office door, in the library and in the halls.  Matt Holmes, PHS art teacher, took an Office of...

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