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Mission Valley Live brings ‘America’s Sweethearts’ to Polson Mission Valley Live brings ‘America’s Sweethearts’ to Polson

POLSON — America’s Sweethearts, a New York City-based trio that’s performing in Polson Oct. 15 as part of the Mission Valley Live series, evokes the swinging sounds of the 1940s and ’50s and the tight female harmonies of groups like the Andrews Sisters.  Soprano Carly Kincannon, founder of America’s Sweethearts, fell in love with the music of The Andrew Sisters – and the group she calls The Sweets – after moving to New York City from Indiana with dreams of building a Broadway career. While she does have an impressive resume as a vocalist and actor, she says organizing and singing with America’s Sweethearts not only helped her feel at h...


Pop-up testing offered near COVID ‘hot spots’

To accommodate an increase in demand for testing Tribal Health is offering pop-up testing near COVID "hot spots.” A mobile unit and a team of nurses is deployed to test at these locations. Most recently pop-up testing has been done in Arlee and Polson at the Linderman gym with great success. Any commun...

Bicyclists pedal through Mission Valley, share locally grown meal Bicyclists pedal through Mission Valley, share locally grown meal

ST. IGNATIUS — Fueled by locally-grown, farm-fresh food, around 120 bicyclists got on their bicycles Saturday and pedaled around the Mission Valley during the third installment of the Mission Mountain Area Pedal to Plate (MMAPP) farm-to-farm bike tour. Designed with a wide range of riders with varyi...

Fall open debris burning starts Oct. 1

News from CSKT Division of Fire FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Fall burning season is finally here. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this fall, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wildfire.  Care...

Drive-through COVID testing reopens in Polson, Ronan Drive-through COVID testing reopens in Polson, Ronan

In the COVID era, when is a cold just a cold? That’s the question I asked myself last Thursday, when I woke up with a stuffy nose, scratchy throat, achy body and an urge to stay in bed all day. I had been to a concert with more than 3,000 people a few nights before, which included riding a crowded bus ...

Local hospitals feel affects of COVID surge

The state’s healthcare providers are reeling from a surge in COVID-19 not seen since last fall, leading Governor Greg Gianforte to dispatch the National Guard to 11 Montana hospitals in the past two weeks, including those in Missoula, Whitefish, Plains and Kalispell. On Sept. 22 (the last date info ...

Ronan High School celebrates homecoming Ronan High School celebrates homecoming

RONAN — The Ronan High School Chiefs and Maidens celebrated homecoming last week with special events, theme days and float making. The junior class of 2023 won this year’s Spirit Stick award and homecoming float contest, while the freshman class won both the bale and hall decorating contests. ...

Where have all the bullets gone? Where have all the bullets gone?

As sportsmen prepare for the fall hunting season, they may find ammunition hard to come by. Retailers may be out of stock, or only have a bare minimum available for hunting calibers.  A salesman at Murdoch’s gun counter in Polson said they limit the sales of ammo to one or two boxes per person ...

FWP announces 2021 big game hunting forecast FWP announces 2021 big game hunting forecast

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Are you ready for hunting season? FWP can help. In addition to the following hunting forecast, FWP provides online information about hunting access, including our popular Block Management Program. Through the program, we coordinate with landown...

CSKT depredation hunts target female deer, elk for population control

News from CSKT Natural Resources  Flathead Reservation — It is September, hunting season is upon us. A reminder that CSKT tribal members can now harvest female deer and elk as of Sept. 1. CSKT Wildlife Management would like to encourage those of you hunting for subsistence needs to conside...

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