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Arlee Senior news for Dec. 5, 2018

ARLEE — Happy December … cold weather is here and wouldn’t a nice hot lunch or dinner be just the thing?   Check out our December menu below and come on down for a good meal and great company.   Lunch is at noon on Mondays and Wednesdays and dinner is at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Did you know that if you, a senior friend or a relative live in the Arlee area and are disabled and can’t make it to the center, you may be eligible to receive home delivered meals? Contact the Arlee Senior Center for more information. If you missed seeing it last month, the center now has Internet on our computers. So, come down and get online...


Family shares story about local smokejumper Family shares story about local smokejumper

When anyone told Margarita Kay Phillips (1956-2018) she couldn’t do something, she would work twice as hard to prove them wrong. With that mindset, she achieved a number of amazing accomplishments in her lifetime, but she wasn’t one to brag.  In fact, she didn’t like being the cente...

Ronan selected for affordable housing incentive

RONAN – Housing is a basic need: without a home it is difficult to care for a family, hold down a job or be part of a community. More options for affordable, high-quality housing in Ronan are on the horizon thanks to incentives from the federal government.  A proposal from Lake County Community...

Runners and walkers flock to Turkey Trot  Runners and walkers flock to Turkey Trot

POLSON – How about a little exercise before Thanksgiving dinner? Runners and walkers from all over the Mission Valley came out on Thursday morning to celebrate Thanksgiving and sneak in an early holiday workout during the 11th annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by Polson Running. At the start of the race,...

Managing CWD will take cooperation from all Montanans Managing CWD will take cooperation from all Montanans

MONTANA – Montana hunters have been afield pursuing deer, elk and other big game, just as we have done for decades. But new this year is the knowledge that chronic wasting disease (CWD) is present in our state’s mule deer and white-tailed deer.  Last year’s first-ever detection of t...

Fundraising drive supports the arts Fundraising drive supports the arts

Produced in association with the Port Polson Players, “It’s A Wonderful Life” kicks off the annual fundraising drive for Mission Valley Friends of the Arts. “The two organizations work hand in hand” according to MVFA President Carmine Mowbray. “Your tax-deductible suppo...

Pirate speech and debate team places fourth Pirate speech and debate team places fourth

COLUMBIA FALLS – On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Polson High School Speech and Debate team clinched a fourth-place team finish during competition at Columbia Falls.  The PHS debaters entered the competition prepared for the wrong topic due to a mix-up on the Montana High School Association calendar a...

Missoula’s premier choral group, Dolce Canto, to perform Dec. 7 in Ronan Missoula’s premier choral group, Dolce Canto, to perform Dec. 7 in Ronan

RONAN – A unique pairing of Christmas cheer and innovative choral music will highlight the Dolce Canto concert at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7 at the Ronan Performing Arts Center. The concert is part of the series presented by Mission Valley Live. Tickets are $15 for adults, free for youths under 18 and $5 for ...

Wheat breeder to discuss crop innovation Wheat breeder to discuss crop innovation

BOZEMAN – The world’s population is expected to increase 35 percent to 9.8 billion people by 2050, according to census population experts. In order to feed that many mouths, current crop production will need to dramatically increase, said Luther Talbert, spring wheat breeder and professor at Mont...

Holiday games organized Holiday games organized

POLSON – Aleysia Black attempts to snag a pass for a touchdown as Shane Perry and Jeff Ward look on during a Thanksgiving Day flag-football game at the Linderman Elementary field. Perry, Ward and George Murphy were organizers of the good-natured matchup between more than 20 of their family and friends....

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