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Tribal Council primary sends 11 to general election

PABLO — The primary election for Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council was held Nov. 2 and the official results were posted Nov. 6. A recount for the Elmo district seat was completed and filed at 1 p.m. on Nov. 7.  The two candidates from each district, or in Elmo’s case three candidates, will advance to the general election.  According to the CSKT website, the general election will take place Dec. 14. Official results of the 2013 Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Primary election:   Arlee Jim Malatare (Incumbent) 262 Shelly R. Fyant  413    Polson Steve Lozar (Incumbent) 482 Vernon R. Finley  464 ...


Little punishment for Ronan vandals Little punishment for Ronan vandals

RONAN — Victims of vandalism that occurred in the past few weeks in Ronan have little faith the perpetrators of those crimes will be caught.  On October 30, several cars outside Lucky Strike Lanes were ransacked, according to owners Lisa and Tim Corbett.  Some of the cars had the doors ...

Ronan missionaries prepare for departure to Africa Ronan missionaries prepare for departure to Africa

RONAN – Millions of people around the world have faith the Lord will provide for them, but only a fraction decide to put the fate of their livelihood completely into His hands while they devote their entire life to serving others. The Tatukivei family from Ronan is among the few who do. “As a ...

Local man publishes life story Local man publishes life story

POLSON — Polson resident Harvey A. Town recently published a book, “Jesus, the talk of the Town.” The books will be available at a book signing Sunday, Nov. 17 following church services at Terrace Lake Community Church, roughly noon. Town will again sign copies of his book at the Ronan Seni...

Official results of the 2013 Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Primary election

    Arlee Jim Malatare   262 (incumbent) Shelly R. Fyant   413      Polson Steve Lozar   482 (incumbent) Vernon R. Finley 464   Ronan Carole DePoe Lankford   535 (incumbent) Tracy Burland...

Superman, Reese’s cup seen running through Polson Superman, Reese’s cup seen running through Polson

POLSON – Halloween spirit lasted past Oct. 31 to the morning of Nov. 2 in Polson, where an estimated 150 participants donned costumes and running shoes in the Polson Pirate Monster Mash Fun Run. Superman, Bat Girl, Wonder Woman, and a wayward Reese’s cup ran around the town in Linderman Elementar...

2013 Election results (unofficial)

2013 unofficial election results   Polson Mayor Heather Knutson          656          51 percent Bob Fulton          591      &...

Mission police chief gets scary for Halloween Mission police chief gets scary for Halloween

ST. IGNATIUS – Mission Police Chief Jeffrey Ferguson turned into a monster with razor sharp teeth and a serious skin condition last week. “I want people to know that I’m approachable,” he said as part of the reason for putting on the mask. Approachable might not be the word kids...

City, county talk through emergency dispatch problems City, county talk through emergency dispatch problems

RONAN — Dead, six-year-old, off-brand radio batteries likely caused problems experienced recently by the Ronan Police Department in communicating with dispatch, Lake County Emergency Management coordinator Stephen Stanley told city council members on Oct. 28.  Stanley also said he received litt...

Ronan City Council asks for public opinion on highway project Ronan City Council asks for public opinion on highway project

RONAN – The Ronan City Council wants to hear input from the public about critical decisions being made in the Highway 93 expansion project. There were no citizens in attendance at the Oct. 28 meeting when the council discussed a game plan to take to an important daylong meeting with federal and state h...

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