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Polson seniors for April 20, 2022

POLSON — I am a “Star Trek” fan. I loved those special effects, especially the teleporter. “Beam me up, Scotty” is common place statement these days, as a statement that means you hope you can disappear from where you are. As in, “Beam me up, Scotty. No intelligent life here.” I discovered all of the interior doors in my home have built-in transporters. I walk into a room, and say, “What am I doing in here?” My wife uses them too. Always exploring new worlds, where no one remembers having gone before.  The new 2022 AARP Driver Safety Course will be held at the center on Tuesday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call the center to...


Community leaders recognized at Polson chamber banquet Community leaders recognized at Polson chamber banquet

POLSON — On Saturday, April 9, the Polson Chamber of Commerce held the Denim and Diamonds Banquet to celebrate those who go above and beyond for the community.  An annual event, chamber president Mandy Smith says the award ceremony is meant to highlight volunteers and the people who have taken ...

Polson Commission votes against de-annexation

POLSON — By a vote of five to two, the Polson City Commission defeated a resolution to de-annex around 70 acres at the top of Polson Hill. The vote, held during the regular meeting April 4, was preceded by a lengthy discussion about the pros and cons of removing lots one and three of the Knife River An...

Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill signed into law

News from the offices of Senator Daines, Senator Tester U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines was at the White House for the official signing ceremony of his bipartisan bill that supports the United States Postal Service (USPS). “Happy to be at the White House today to celebrate my bipa...

St. Ignatius seniors for April 13, 2022

ST. IGNATIUS — Our Easter dinner will be on April 20; a little after the actual day, but with all the trimmings. We hope you will join us at 5:30 p.m. for ham, mashed potatoes, fresh rolls, cherry pie salad, veggies and Amish sugar cookies for dessert. The menu:  —  Friday, April ...

Dixon seniors for April 13, 2022

DIXON — The Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community and hopes everyone is staying happy and healthy. All are invited to come enjoy dinner. Meals will be served Monday and Thursday evenings at 5 p.m. Meals are $4 per serving and are deliverable to Dixon residents upon request. We are also a...

Polson Seniors for April 13, 2022

POLSON — April’s full moon is on April 16, the day before Easter Sunday. It has been named the “Pink Moon.” It represents change, growth and renewal (think spring). It is also the time to get rid of things rather than save things. Garage sales come to mind. My wife says it’s tim...

Historic items restored after People’s Center fire Historic items restored after People’s Center fire

PABLO — The Three Chiefs Culture Center, formerly the People’s Center, welcomed back numerous historic pieces that were restored after being damaged in a fire at the museum in September, 2020.  Covered by soot and ash, several of the items were 19th century tribal artifacts and needed car...

Ben there, done that for April 6, 2022

I love fonts - not the reservoir of an oil lamp, rather the distinctive letterforms we implement to represent written words. Being someone with a background in graphic design, this is not a surprising revelation. Various styles of type are common in our daily lives. I like to think of fonts as the visual equ...

Youth shooters score well in Pheasants Forever shotgun event Youth shooters score well in Pheasants Forever shotgun event

POLSON — The Flathead Valley chapter of Pheasants Forever held a youth target shooting event recently in which several kids from Lake County showed up to compete.  Designed for kids ages 12 through 18, the event has been going on for 27 years, and according to Pheasants Forever’s Mike Kie...

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