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St. Ignatius City Council hears local issues

ST. IGNATIUS — Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. We’re proud to announce that our head cook, Michelle McLoughlin, attended and completed her serve safe course and received her Serve Safe certification. The AARP tax aide will be at the center on April 4, this will be the last time at our center. If you would like to have your taxes done please call the center to make your appointment at 406-745-4462. Also, AARP’s Safe Driving Class be will be available on March 31 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. If you are interested, please call the center to sign up. Our meals are prepared fresh and served every Tuesday and Friday at noon, and on the fi...


Arlee Warrior Will Mesteth steals the ball from a defender and heads to the hoop during the state championship game Saturday in Bozeman

Charlo community helps school, designs fun run Charlo community helps school, designs fun run

The Charlo community is pulling together to help the school upgrade the outdoor sports complex, and in an effort to raise a portion of the funds to make it happen, they are holding several races called the Ultimate Viking Challenge – competition is optional. “With budget cuts over the years, t...

Bullock vetoes whistleblower bill

HELENA —Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed HB 202 on March 2. The House of Representatives was out of town on a mid-session break at the time. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Kirk Wagoner, would add protections for public workers who report “matters of public concern” to the legislature. It received ...

St. Ignatius City Council hears local issues

ST. IGNATIUS – During the St. Ignatius City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 7, the Lake County Office of Emergency Management director asked for a letter of approval, a community member proposed the start of a new farmers market, and the potholes in town were considered. Lake County OEM Director S...

Montana’s jazz roots discussed Montana’s jazz roots discussed

POLSON — Although one might think of Montana as a haven for country and western music, it wasn’t always that way. Wilbur Rehmann, a Helena jazz musician and lecturer for the Montana Humanities Speakers Bureau, came to Polson last week to talk about the history of jazz in the state. Rehmann ...

St. Ignatius

Wishing you the happiness of a leprechaun’s gold, and a day of songs of love that will never grow old. We are thinking of starting a bridge club; please contact the center if you would be interested in participating. An AARP Safe Driving Class will be offered on March 31 starting at 9 a.m. and go...


Well, I finally made it home. In four days’ time, we drove about 3,000 miles. Can you imagine how long it took the pioneers and wagon trains to go that far? I’m sure glad that I didn’t have to travel like that. It is a bit of short notice, but our St. Patrick’s Day dinner is on Wed...


Everyone wants to be a cowboy - until it’s time to do cowboy stuff. To all of you Irish and wannabe Irish, especially if you’re a cowboy, don’t miss out on our corned beef and cabbage on Friday. A happy St. Pat’s Day is wished for all. Tax help is available at our center on Mondays...

Unique markings discovered on recovered firearms Unique markings discovered on recovered firearms

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is requesting the assistance of the public to aid an investigation regarding possibly stolen firearms. A recent drug investigation resulted in a search warrant being executed on a Lake County residence. Numerous guns were located in the residence; some are believed to be stol...


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