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Polson Seniors for Sept. 5, 2018

POLSON — We may be older and think we’re mature - then someone pulls out bubble wrap. The veterans’ representative will be here on Friday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m.-noon. Next Wednesday, Sept. 12, the toenail clinic will be here from 9-11 a.m. Bowling season is fast approaching and the seniors will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 1 p.m. The cost is the same for this year. Anyone interested in joining this fun, unsanctioned group should contact Frani at 406-883-1125. The menu for the coming week is: —  Thursday, Sept. 6: chow mien, egg rolls with sweet and sour sauce —  Friday, Sept. 7: French dip sandwich, tater tots —  Mond...


Ronan Seniors for Sept. 5, 2018

RONAN — Another month has drawn to a close. My, how time flies.  The monthly board meeting will be held Monday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. due to the center being closed on Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day.  Cards will be played at the center on Monday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m.  ...

Fun with a purpose Fun with a purpose

POLSON – Jacob Todd, 5, wanted to go fishing on Saturday morning, but he ended up going to the Back to School Wellness Fair instead and picked up a catch of a different kind. “Look at all this,” he said opening the backpack he received at the event. He had a coloring book from the Polson...

Lake County Growth Policy undergoes final approval process Lake County Growth Policy undergoes final approval process

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Growth Policy was unanimously passed, approved and adopted on Aug. 21 by Lake County Commissioners. The policy states that it will be used as an advisory document for land use, capital improvements planning, infrastructure, and development in the county. “The subj...

Local group brings art, live theater to the valley Local group brings art, live theater to the valley

CHARLO – Focused on supporting art and culture in the Mission Valley, volunteers with the Ninepipe Arts Group held fundraisers and baked treats to bring art camps, scholarships and theater to the area. Last weekend, the group’s fundraising efforts came together to pay for a theatrical presenta...

Dayton Daze Dayton Daze

News from the Chief Cliff VFD, QRU The Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department and Quick Response Unit sponsors the 27th Annual Dayton Daze on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Dayton Park in Dayton. This year’s fundraiser starts with an open car show at 10 a.m. (registration at 9 a.m.), parade at 1 (line u...

A family grapples with the ripple effects of son’s mental illness A family grapples with the ripple effects of son’s mental illness

By Briana Wipf                   Cut Bank Pioneer Press Bobbing his head to the music, swinging his brown jaw-length hair from side to side, Jack Pierre sings dramatically along with the music, the Killers’ “Somebody Told Me,” sometimes lettin...

Ronan seniors for Aug. 29, 2018

RONAN — There are probably a lot of people experiencing problems from all of the smoke in the air. I know my sinuses are driving me crazy and my eyes are burning whenever I am outside. Please take care and hopefully one of these days we will get our air quality back again. I think about our firefighter...

Polson seniors for Aug. 29, 2018

POLSON — Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. In spite of the drought and smoke this must have been a good year for gardening because so many people have been generous in sharing their bounties with us. Believe me, it is much appreciated and helps stre...

St. Ignatius seniors for Aug. 29, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried anything new. — Albert Einstein At our nail clinic, times have changed; it will still be on Tuesday, Sept. 3, but is now scheduled from 9-11 a.m. Call the center to make your appointment at 406-745-4462. Our next clinic will b...

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