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Dixon seniors for Jul 22, 2020

DIXON —  The Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community. We are still adhering and following social distancing precautions and are accepting take-out meal requests only. Meals will be served Monday and Thursday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Meals are $4 per serving and are deliverable to Dixon residents upon request.   The menu for the coming week is: —  Monday, July 27: beef stew, bread, salad, dessert — Thursday, July 30: turkey Tetrazzini, bread, dessert     Feel welcome to place an order in advance by calling 406-246-3310. All ages are always welcome.  


Closure Continues Closure Continues

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Tribal council chairwoman Shelly Fyant said on July 6 the tribe fully intended to end its shelter-in-place order on July 13, but then, a number of cases of COVID-19 started ramping up.  On Monday morning the council was informed of three cases in the county. After lunch, ...

Polson officials encourage mask use

News from the City of Polson POLSON – Because of the recent spike in the positive number of COVID-19 cases, Polson Mayor Paul Briney and Interim City Manager Wade Nash are strongly encouraging the use of masks or cloth face coverings in public settings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  ...

Potential community spread reported

News from Lake County-CSKT Unified Command Center   Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, through individual and organizational actions, Lake County and the Flathead Indian Reservation had been able to keep numbers of positive cases low. This is changing and the positive case numbers are ri...

Charlo school reports COVID-19 case

News from the Charlo School District CHARLO – Yesterday afternoon, July 7, we learned that an employee tested positive with COVID-19.  Two co-workers and two students had been in contact with the person. All are now quarantined and working with their healthcare professional.  Adjus...

Sanders County holds first COVID-19 testing event Sanders County holds first COVID-19 testing event

By Rob Zolman / Valley Journal HOT SPRINGS – Sanders County area resident Tammy Beerntsen waited in a steady line of cars Thursday morning for the opportunity to participate in a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing event held at the Hot Springs rodeo grounds.  “I wanted to come down to ma...

COVID-19 safety protection strategy compares to race car driving COVID-19 safety protection strategy compares to race car driving

While out shopping in the grocery store, we have all seen examples of face coverings worn improperly, including those pulled down under the nose. Greg Gould is the operations chief for the Lake County-Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Unified Command Center. He said that wearing a mask under the nos...

Cracking the transportation bottleneck Cracking the transportation bottleneck

Montana is the oldest state west of the Mississippi, and demographic projections show the state growing collectively older as more Montanans enter their senior years. The economic, cultural, and personal impacts of that trend present the state and its residents with new challenges and, with those challenges...

Polson seniors for July 15, 2020

POLSON — We are open but that may change any day due to the increase in Lake County COVID-19 cases. You might want to call to check if we are open before coming in. We strongly suggest wearing a mask since Lake County cases have doubled, doubled again, and doubled again since June 1. Pinochle is pla...

Dixon seniors for July 15, 2020

DIXON — The Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community. We are still adhering to and following social distancing precautions. We are accepting take-out meal requests only. Meals will be served Monday and Thursday evenings, at 5:30 p.m. Meals are $4 per serving and are deliverable to Dixon res...

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