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New names, products and jobs come to Polson New names, products and jobs come to Polson

POLSON — New businesses are cropping up all around Polson, some in repurposed buildings and some in buildings constructed specifically for them. Progress on the new Walmart Supercenter structure provided conversation in Polson for months.  It’s been a rocky road for the Walmart Supercenter. Lake County First, a vocal group in opposition to the store and to uncontrolled growth in Polson, organized when they first heard of Walmart’s plans to build a larger store in October of 2005.  A not-for-profit, grass-roots action committee, LCFfiled suit to oppose the city council’s June 2006 decision to annex and rezone property where Walmart wants to build. T...


Farmers Market thriving in Polson Farmers Market thriving in Polson

POLSON — Bright red and pink geraniums, quilts, loaves of homemade bread, pastries filled with fruit, fresh made doughnuts, early vegetables, flower, herb and vegetable plants, jewelry, soap ... browsers, buyers, sellers and children, even a man selling advice for 50 cents — Polson’s Farmer...

PoArtry event gathers poets, artists PoArtry event gathers poets, artists

POLSON — It may have been the first ever community poetry reading at Riverside Park.  After a shower swept through Polson on May 31, the skies cleared for the PoArtry In the Park event planned by Annabelle Smith and Sophie Sisler. The eighth graders are in Tamara Fisher’s gifted and ta...

Swimmers, visitors welcome at Mission Valley Aquatic Center pool Swimmers, visitors welcome at Mission Valley Aquatic Center pool

POLSON — The Mission Valley Aquatic Center’s pool is full, open for swimmers and approximately 82 degrees, quite a bit warmer than Flathead Lake. MVA officially opened on May 20, according to Tana Seeley, MVA project director, but the staff is easing into things with open swim from noon to 6 p...

Ronan graduates 59 seniors in emotional ceremony Ronan graduates 59 seniors in emotional ceremony

RONAN — With high spirits and overflowing emotions, Ronan High School graduated 59 seniors Friday night to a chorus of cheers, applause and tears.  In all, the seniors earned approximately $433,840 in college scholarships. After a tearful speech from Salutatorian Sarah Anderson and a conversely...

Nkwusm Salish Language Institute students graduate Nkwusm Salish Language Institute students graduate

ARLEE — The Arlee community held a powwow in honor of two Nkwusm Salish Language Institute graduates last weekend, celebrating their achievement with prayer, song, dance, food and drums. Graduates Mars Sandoval and Nicole Perry will attend Arlee High School in the fall, and while both said they were...

‘Memorable’ Polson class of 2013 graduates ‘Memorable’ Polson class of 2013 graduates

POLSON — “Don’t be forgettable, be memorable,” commencement speaker Taryn Harrison told the class of 2013.  Harrison, who as a substitute teacher got to know many of the class members, said the students were all special and amazing and worth remembering, which is what memorabl...

Polson teacher earns state honor Polson teacher earns state honor

POLSON — Studying Japanese or Latin, constructing an electric guitar from scratch, dissecting bovine brains, learning computer programming languages, writing novels and self publishing, studying coccidiosis or designing snowboards — these are just some of the subjects students have delved into in...

Communities unite to seek solutions to substance abuse

ELMO —Junior Caye is passionate about making changes to help children. And when he called a gathering to seek solutions to alcohol and drug abuse, nearly 100 people responded Saturday in Elmo.  “This is for our children, so they know that we love them, that we care about them,” Caye...

FFA students test knowledge in great outdoors FFA students test knowledge in great outdoors

Rarely is a vehicle seen on the bumpy road leading east into the towering pines and even taller rock faces of North Crow Canyon’s tribal wilderness area. But on May 22, several school buses and vans squeezed into the small turnaround that also marks the beginning of the scenic trail as more than 80 ...

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