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St. Ignatius Seniors July 4, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — The United States of American has been independent since 1776.  We will be closed on Wednesday, July 4. We hope everyone has a safe and happy Independence Day. We will reopen again on Friday, July 6. The food pantry will be closed the last Friday of the month but will be open on the last Saturday of the month from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The pantry is still looking for volunteers to work Tuesday and Friday. If you are interested, please call 406-745-0057. The nail clinic will be here on Tuesday, July 17, from 10 a.m.-noon. Please call the center  at 406-745-4462 to make your appointment.  Commodities will be here on Tuesday, July 17, and available for ...

Ronan Seniors July 4, 2018

RONAN — Hope everyone has a safe and happy Independence Day. The Senior Center will be closed on Wednesday, July 4.  Menu:  —  Friday, July 6: lasagna, Greek salad, vegetables, garlic bread, dessert —  Monday, July 9: clam chowder, rolls, salads, dessert &mda...

Polson Seniors July 4, 2018

POLSON — I am a nutritional overachiever; I’m not fat but I’m getting easier to see. Tonight we’ll view the annual fireworks. We may not “ooh and aaw” as we did in our youth but even the most jaded among us will crane their necks to see and know what it represents - lib...

Claws for a cause Claws for a cause

RONAN – Few things are as certain to induce the community’s appetite for generosity like melting some butter, steaming up a big pot of crab and throwing a good old-fashioned all-you-can-eat crab feed. “All you can eat crab. This is crazy,” exclaimed 2018 Crab Fest attendee Tricia A...

McDonald Lake death under investigation

ST. IGNATIUS – Cassandra Harris, 24, was found unconscious and badly injured near McDonald Lake in the Mission Mountains on Saturday, June 23, in the morning hours. Lake County Undersheriff Ben Woods stated that her identity was initially unknown and the circumstances of her injuries were also unkno...

Local woman goes missing in Missoula Local woman goes missing in Missoula

MISSOULA – Authorities are searching for Jermain Austin Morigeau (Charlo), of Dixon, who is listed as a missing person with the Missoula County Police Department. Charlo, whose nickname is Liz, was last seen at the Orange Street Market on June 16, 2018, in Missoula at about 1 a.m. She is 23 years old. ...

Rain doesn’t dampen firemen’s picnic, auction Rain doesn’t dampen firemen’s picnic, auction

ST. IGNATIUS – The constant pour of rain during the 24th annual Fireman’s Auction on a cloudy Saturday didn’t bother nine-year-old Levi at all. He was one of three kids enjoying the inflated bouncy slide without a crowded line this year due to the rain. “This is so fun, and I&rsquo...

Owl rescued from soccer net Owl rescued from soccer net

“I have never seen more amazing eyes!” This was the common consensus after Glacier Lake School staff and students looked into the bright golden orbs of a terrified young great-horned owl last week. Staff member Ben Kestner discovered the owl caught in the soccer goal net as students arrived in...

Make-A-Wish gifts recording studio to teenage cancer survivor Make-A-Wish gifts recording studio to teenage cancer survivor

When 14-year-old David Iliff walked into his backyard last Tuesday afternoon, he discovered that his greatest wish had been granted. When Iliff left for his grandparents’ house earlier that day, a crew of family, friends, and volunteers moved a free standing guitar studio into his backyard. When he cam...

Children explore creative expression Children explore creative expression

CHARLO – Kyle Finley, 13, dipped a paintbrush into a tray of black paint and used it to create her section of a cooperative group painting. The project was completed at last week’s art camp hosted by the Ninepipe Arts Group and held at Charlo school.  “It’s fun to get to do th...


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