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Gubernatorial candidate stumps for votes in Polson Gubernatorial candidate stumps for votes in Polson

POLSON – With campaign season in full swing leading up to the Nov. 3 general election, local, state and national candidates are stumping for votes in Lake County.  Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, who is running to replace his boss, Gov. Steve Bullock, met with around 30 voters in Sacajawea Park on Saturday. The Democrat was flanked by running mate Casey Schreiner, a former public school teacher and House minority leader.  “Montana is not for sale,” said Cooney, taking direct aim at his opponent, millionaire Republican Greg Gianforte, who Money magazine ranked as the richest member of Congress in 2019. Cooney and Schreiner have accused the New Jersey native and softwa...


COVID-19 response protocols for schools announced

MONTANA — Governor Steve Bullock announced outbreak response protocols to support K-12 schools as they respond to suspected or positive COVID-19 cases and take public health-based measures to minimize the spread and keep students safe and healthy.  “The Outbreak Response Protocols provide...

Dixon seniors for Sept. 16, 2020

DIXON — Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community. We are still adhering and following social distancing precautions, we are accepting take-out meal requests only. Meals will be served Monday and Thursday evenings, at 5:30 p.m. Meals are $4 per serving and are deliverable to Dixon residents ...

St. Ignatius seniors for Sept. 16, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — At our meeting on Sept. 8, the board decided to open on Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. for an extra dinner at the St. Ignatius Senior Center. We will still be serving take-out meals on the regular days, every Tuesday and Friday and the first and third Wednesdays for lunch. We are adding the eveni...

Polson seniors for Sept. 16, 2020

POLSON — We are open with masks and social distancing. We cannot guarantee your safety against COVID-19 so use your own judgment about the risks of participating in activities. —  Exercise on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. —   Bridge played on Tuesday...

Fire burns People’s Center, suspect found deceased inside Fire burns People’s Center, suspect found deceased inside

PABLO – Flames engulfed the People’s Center on Sunday night where the rich cultural artifacts of the Salish, Pend d’Oreille and Kootenai people were housed. “We lost a room full of the stories and belongings of our ancestors, but they are still in our hearts, and we will pick up th...

Mail-in ballots for 2020 General Election to be sent out Oct. 9

LAKE COUNTY – It may seem early to start preparing for the Nov. 3rd General Election, but in Lake County voters can start checking the boxes as early as Oct. 2 at 8 a.m. The process is being done by mail this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to concerns about spreading the virus and ke...

Lakers commission mural to honor beauty, culture of Flathead Lake Lakers commission mural to honor beauty, culture of Flathead Lake

POLSON – The Flathead Lakers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the lake, commissioned an artist to convey their message visually through a large mural painted last week on the outside of the Salish Building in Polson. “This is a gift to the Flathead Lake Community,” said ...

St. Ignatius seniors for Sept. 9, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — Our board meeting was held on Tuesday, Sept. 8. A discussion about the timeline for reopening the center was held. Our meals for the week of Sept. 11-16: —  Friday, Sept. 11: birthday meal: chicken, mashed potatoes, veggies, fresh fruit, cake —  Tuesday, Se...

Dixon seniors for Sept. 9, 2020

DIXON — The Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community. We are still adhering to and following social distancing precautions; we are accepting take-out meal requests only. Meals will be served Monday and Thursday evenings, at 5:30 p.m. Meals are $4 per serving and are deliverable to Dixon res...

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