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Assisted living facility coordinates in-house fundraiser for food banks Assisted living facility coordinates in-house fundraiser for food banks

RONAN — Residents at St. Luke Extended Care are finding creative ways to fill their time and give back to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The pandemic has caused a basic lock-down at the facility in an effort to protect high-risk residents from the virus, so they haven’t been participating in community activities or seeing visitors. “ECF is not open to visitors at this time,” said Whitney Liegakos, St. Luke community education and public relations manager.   Although they are in lock-down, news that food assistance needs had increased at local pantries made its way into the care center. So residents decided to help.   Giving back ...


St. Ignatius seniors for Feb. 10, 2021

ST. IGNATIUS — Hopefully you are all staying warm and safe at home. I’m sure a fair number of you have received at least one round of the COVID vaccines and many of us are waiting to get ours. Until we get more information from the health department and CDC, we will continue to have our once-a-mo...

Polson seniors for Feb. 10, 2021

POLSON — Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. We still have a few See’s Candy boxes for sweethearts with a sweet tooth. We are open but we can’t guarantee your safety from COVID, so use your best judgment about participating in activities and meals. Activities: Board of director...

FLIC wraps up live festival, begins virtual version FLIC wraps up live festival, begins virtual version

POLSON – Ukrainian film director Sergii Chebotarenko was the big winner during this year’s Flathead Lake International Cinemafest (FLIC) for his feature debut project “Pulse,” which garnered four FLIC award nominations. Chebotarenko’s film is based on the real story of a youn...

Cherry Valley school shooting threat resolved peacefully

News from the Polson Police Department  POLSON — On the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 23, law enforcement were notified about an individual making vague threats of violence, identified as Linde Lambson.  “The Polson Police Department takes all threats of violence seriously and beg...

Lake County tax exemptions halted for land going into trust

LAKE COUNTY — Temporary tribal tax exemptions for property being put into trust status is currently suspended in Lake County. The change comes from a new agreement between Lake County and the Montana Department of Revenue. “The agreement stipulates that the Department of Revenue will grant no ...

St. Ignatius seniors for Feb. 3, 2021

ST. IGNATIUS — This month we are serving our evening meal on Wednesday, Feb. 17. On the menu will be pork roast and yummy sides with dessert. Please let us know by 2:30 p.m. of that day if you would like to pick up a meal at 5:30 p.m. Of course, we welcome seeing folks in person at 5:30 p.m. We will pl...

Polson seniors for Feb. 3, 2021

POLSON — We are open but can’t guarantee your safety from COVID-19, so use your best judgment before participating in activities and meals. We are selling See’s Candy boxes until gone. Don’t forget Valentine’s Day is coming soon. Activities: veterans’ representative ...

Healthcare workers inundated with calls asking for vaccine Healthcare workers inundated with calls asking for vaccine

LAKE COUNTY  — “We are more than inundated with phone calls, said Lake County Health Services Director Emily Colomeda on a Zoom call with the county commissioners last week. “People are frustrated and we’re just as frustrated with the process as the public is.” It’...

Superintendent addresses public concern about new Linderman gym’s color Superintendent addresses public concern about new Linderman gym’s color

POLSON — Construction crews are making substantial progress on the completion of the Linderman Elementary School Gymnasium rebuild project.  “Crews are steadily moving forward,” said Polson School District superintendent Tom DiGiallonardo. “The building is 100 percent framed o...

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