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POLSON — Sign in my veterinarian’s office: Back in 5 minutes. Sit! Stay! The hearing clinic representative will be here on May 24 from 9-11 a.m. Our lunch menu for the coming week: —  Thursday, May 19: cheeseburgers —  Friday, May 20: homemade pizza —  Monday, May 23: Navy bean and ham soup —  Tuesday, May 24: chicken potpie —  Wed., May 25: meatloaf, whipped potatoes All meals are accompanied with vegetables and a dessert. Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


ARLEE — Things are looking up for the Arlee Senior Center. Our new well is producing plenty of water; it’s clearing up nicely, and the center is open and serving meals on our regular schedule. There will be an additional meal every Tuesday at 6 p.m. until the end of June, plus on the first and th...


RONAN — I sometimes laugh at the term “new mom.” A term many seniors use to describe their worried children who are checking on their kids all the time to see if they are behaving. There are things you can only learn from seniors, so don’t miss out. All our meals are open to the pu...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — Please come join us for lunch or dinner at the St. Ignatius Senior Center where we have home cooked meals prepared fresh and served every Tuesday and Friday at noon and on the first and third Wednesday evenings of each month at 5:30 p.m. Our next evening meal will be on Wednesday, May 18...

Cement truck wrecks Cement truck wrecks

By Karen Peterson Valley Journal CHARLO – A full cement truck flipped onto its side after turning west on Highway 212 towards Charlo from U.S. Highway 93, several yards from the yellow blinking lights over the intersection around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tony Isbell repor...

Pedestrian fatally injured in Polson Pedestrian fatally injured in Polson

POLSON — Roger Bordeaux, 64, Polson, was struck and killed by a car the evening of May 7 as he was apparently walking across Highway 93 near Super 1 Foods. There is no crosswalk where he was hit, according to Polson Chief of Police Wade Nash. Rumors of a hit-and-run are incorrect, Nash said. The wes...

Free health screenings coming to Women 4 Wellness event Free health screenings coming to Women 4 Wellness event

PABLO – It’s time for the annual Women 4 Wellness health fair where women can get free health screenings and information – and men are welcome, too. The event is on Thursday, May 19, at 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Joe McDonald Event Center on the Salish Kootenai College campus.  ...

‘John Doe’ opens May 20 ‘John Doe’ opens May 20

In a timely opening just prior to Montana’s primary election, Port Polson Players is presenting “Who’s John Doe?”, an apolitical play without party affiliation that was originally a 1941 movie titled “Meet John Doe,” starring Gary Cooper.  “What is amazing to...

Lost tortoise goes on adventure Lost tortoise goes  on adventure

On a warm Sunday afternoon, Abner escaped. The gate was left open and he saw his chance for an adventure. When a pet disappears, it’s usually a dog, sometimes a cat, but this time, it was a tortoise — not to be confused with a turtle — and police were involved. Wanda Heintz first got ...

Medical marijuana initiative proposes responsible regulations, accountibilty

MONTANA — Supporters of an initiative to allow access to medical marijuana for people with debilitating illnesses are diligently gathering more than 35,000 valid signatures needed by June 17 to put the proposed law on the Nov. 8 ballot. The goal of the new citizens’ initiative is to address co...


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