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St. Ignatius seniors for Jan. 22, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — What do you call a security guards working outside Samsung shops? Guardians of the Galaxy.      AARP will be at the St. Ignatius Senior Center on Friday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Call the center to make your appointment at 406-745-4462.      We will no longer be offering foot care due to funding loss. We are sorry for any inconvenience.      Bingo is played after almost every lunch.      Meals can be delivered to qualified seniors. If you would like to order or cancel a meal please call before 10 a.m. Commodities are here and available for pick up. Menu: —  Wednesday, Jan. 22...


Forrest Gump look-alike takes first place in Polson race Forrest Gump look-alike takes first place in Polson race

By Rob Zolman / Valley Journal POLSON – Upon crossing the finish line of the 2020 Sorry ‘Bout That half marathon, overall race-winner Jason Delaney exclaimed: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” He was quoting Forrest Gump from the fam...

New Polson City Commissioners take their seats

POLSON – With the New Year comes new faces on the commission.  Carolyn Pardini was elected to represent ward three, which is the southern and southeastern parts of the city. She was elected over her opponent, Zoerene Gembala, in the November race. Pardini takes the seat vacated by Ian Donovan, ...

New jail levy ballots sent out in mail, due on Jan. 28 New jail levy ballots sent out in mail, due on Jan. 28

POLSON – On Jan. 8, 15,748 mail-in election ballots were sent out. Registered Lake County voters are asked to approve or disapprove of the county commissioner’s levy request for the ability to collect up to $2.5 million annually for 20 years to help finance a proposed new jail and courtroom expan...

Two council members take oath, officer congratulated Two council members take oath, officer congratulated

ST. IGNATIUS – The St. Ignatius town council board was rearranged on Jan. 7 with newly elected members during the regular meeting. Daren Incashola was seated after being sworn in. This is the second time he has served on the council. He was on the board back in 2018 for one term. “I like to se...

St. Ignatius seniors for Jan. 15, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine. The free community dinner will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome. Meals can be delivered to qualified seniors. If you would like to order or cancel a meal, please call before 10 a.m. T...

Ronan seniors for Jan. 15, 2020

RONAN — This weather has been so nice that we have a hard time believing that we are almost halfway through January.  All ages are welcome to join us at the Ronan Senior Center. You don’t have to be a senior to enjoy a healthy, economical meal.  The menu for the coming week: ...

Early morning fire affects contents of 18 storage units Early morning fire affects contents of 18 storage units

POLSON — A fire in the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 6, destroyed part of a building and the contents of several storage units at A&T Storage on North Reservoir Road.  According to Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser, a driver passing by called to report the fire at 3:01 a.m. When h...

Dipping into a new decade Dipping into a new decade

POLSON – Chill seekers splashed into the nippy waters of Flathead Lake to kick off the first day of 2020 during the 22nd Annual Polson Polar Plunge.  The event was held along the boat ramp and shoreline of Polson’s Riverside Park on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 1. For some Mission Valley res...

Highway 93 crash kills Missoula resident

LAKE COUNTY – In the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, a two-vehicle crash occurred on U.S. Highway 93 near Arlee at mile marker 20.5. According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, the head-on crash resulted in the death of 63-year-old Michael Singer of Missoula. Law enforcement responded to...

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