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Two attorneys challenge Christopher for district judge position Two attorneys challenge Christopher for district judge position

Two candidates will challenge incumbent Deborah “Kim” Christopher for the position of district judge for Sanders and Lake counties. All candidates will be listed on June 5 primary ballots with the top two vote winners advancing to the Nov. 6 general election.  Deborah “Kim” Christopher Incumbent Christopher has been the district judge for the last 18 years. She grew up in Polson and received her J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law in 1988. Prior to becoming district judge, Christopher was a Captain in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps in the United States Army and the Lake County District Attorney.  Christopher said that she ...


Candidates share views at 20th Judicial District Forum

Incumbent Deborah “Kim” Christopher, Ashley Morigeau, and Ben Anciaux are candidates for district judge. All three attended a recent public forum hosted by the Lake County Republican Women and the Lake County Democrats. The forum was held at Johnny Arlee/Victor Charlo Performing Arts Center in Pa...

University of Montana, Missoula announces spring 2018 degree candidates

ARLEE:  — Jeffrey Buck, Master of Education: Education Leadership —  Sean Christensen, Bachelor of Arts: Economics, MAGNA CUM LAUDE — Tabitha Espinoza, Master of Science: Environmental Studies — Mariah Hamel, BS in Health/Human Performance: Health & Human P...

Polson band students fare well at state festival Polson band students fare well at state festival

Polson High School Bands participated in the MHSA State Music Festival at Helena High School on May 4-5, 2018. Results are as follows:   Polson High School Band State Music Festival 2018 Results   Superior Band Ensembles: – PHS Saxophone Quintet (Aubrey Frissell, Matt Hobbs, Ga...

Ronan

RONAN — Well we are halfway through another month; my how time flies.  On Wednesday, May 16, the foot clinic takes place at 10 a.m. The hearing aid lady will be here if you need your hearing aids cleaned. Arts and crafts activities take place after lunch. If you have a craft you are working on ...

Polson

POLSON — An optimist thinks that this is the best possible world. A pessimist fears that this is true.  And I’m afraid that other than the pinochle, exercise, Tai Chi classes, Mahjong and Friday night bingo, I don’t have a whole lot to write about except to mention and thank all the...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — The Patriot’s blood is the seed of freedom’s tree. The Woman 4 Wellness event will be at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center in Pablo on Thursday, May 24, from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Participants can preregister at : PREVENTION.SKC.EDU. Online pre-registration closes on ...

Students learn origins of food, explore ag-related topics Students learn origins of food, explore ag-related topics

POLSON – Joey Fulwiler, fourth grader, looked into an observation box full of bees moving about. He put his ear close to the clear partition and listened. “I heard their wings buzzing,” he said. “They sound cool.” Joey was participating in the annual Fourth Grade Ag Days o...

Ravalli watercraft check station soon to be open 24/7 Ravalli watercraft check station soon to be open 24/7

PABLO – The Flathead Basin Commission recently met to discuss a number of things pertaining to the protection of the quality of the entire Flathead Lake with aquatic invasive species at the forefront of the discussion. The meeting was held on Wednesday, April 25, at the Confederated Salish and Kootenai...

Historic rodeo champion once lived on reservation Historic rodeo champion once lived on reservation

CHARLO – The name of local legend Jackson Sundown was beginning to fade as his story moved into the distant past, but writer Rick Steber of Oregon came to town late last month to revive it. “It’s an honor to tell the story of one of this area’s greatest horsemen of all time,”...

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