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Polson City Courts for Nov. 18, 2015

POLSON — Our Thanksgiving dinner, hosted by community churches, will be on Nov. 26 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. To have a meal delivered or to get a ride to the dinner, call us at 406-883-4735. During Tuesday’s senior bowling Cris Alter had a high game of 233. Jim Funke’s game of 242 took the men’s high game and Keith Ross had 619 for high men’s series and 724 for high handicap series. Alice Johnson’s 607 was tops for the women’s series and her 760 took the high handicap series. Four of our dining room tables have turned up missing. If you have borrowed them or know of their whereabouts, please call us. Our lunch menu for the coming week will be: ...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center will have its Christmas ham dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 5:30 p.m. The center’s Thanksgiving dinner was a big success with over 50 people attending.  The foot clinic is on Tuesday, Dec. 15. For an appointment, call or stop by the ...

College celebrates its beginning College celebrates its beginning

It’s such a big celebration that it couldn’t fit into one day. So the folks at Salish Kootenai College decided to make a weeklong celebration to honor those who helped to develop the college.  “The goal and vision was to help capture the vision of those founders who worked so dilige...

Something positive out of tragedy

PABLO – After Dallas Paige Cox-Sias, 3, lost her life due to injuries from a car crash on U.S. Highway 93  Monday, Nov. 9, her parents decided to allow her to help four other children. “They agreed to donate her eyes and heart valves,” said Jody Sias, the child’s grandfather, ...

Highway crash takes child’s life, injures others Highway crash takes child’s life, injures others

 PABLO – Emergency crews responded to a tragic wreck on U.S. Highway 93 south of Pablo on Monday, Nov. 9, that took the life of a 3-year-old child. A 2011 Chevy Impala stopped at the stop sign where Old Highway 93 crosses before attempting to travel west across the highway over the southbound l...

Head Start celebrates 40 years Head Start celebrates 40 years

 Forty years ago Daren Incashola was a little guy playing with blocks during his time at a Head Start in St. Ignatius. He was 4 years old. He would grow up and send his two children to the child development program for children ages birth to 5. On Friday, Incashola helped celebrate Head Start’s...

Whitefish biting at bridge Whitefish biting at bridge

Fishermen, The bite is on. I had a great beginning to fall whitefish at the Armed Forces Memorial bridge west of Polson Saturday evening, Nov. 7. My dog Molly and I rowed my little boat out from Riverside Park. The night was dead calm. I generally like a mild chop to break up the surface; the fish seem...

Students honor veterans Students honor  veterans

Linderman Elementary School students listened attentively as local veterans and their families shared stories on Veterans’ Day. “We are here today to honor their courage and dedication, and say thank you for their sacrifices,” organizer and paraprofessional Eileen Evertz told students be...

Small school bands open big show Small school bands open big show

Students waited on a large dark stage lit by spotlights, positioning their instruments, looking over music notes, trying to calm their nerves. The conductor gave the signal and the red curtain opened on the Mission Valley Band Festival at the Performing Arts Center  Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Ronan. Before...

Students question local government Students question local government

ST. IGNATIUS – Mayor Charley Gariepy hit the gavel on the podium to call a town council session to a close on a packed meeting after hearing questions from dozens of concerned Mission fourth-grade students on Wednesday. The council ran the mock meeting as if it were the real thing, but they never re...

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