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Ronan seniors for Aug. 22, 2018

RONAN —  The air is still real thick with smoke. Please keep our firefighters in your thoughts and prayers. They are putting their lives on the line to protect other people’s lives and property. They are true heroes in my book.  The menu for the coming week is:  —  Wednesday, August 22: spaghetti, meatballs, salads, bread, dessert —  Friday, August 24: broccoli or tomato soup, sandwich, sides, dessert —  Monday, August 27: cheeseburgers, sides, salads, dessert —  Wednesday, August 29: orange chicken, rice, salads, dessert —  Friday August 31: birthday dinner - roast beef, potatoes, green bean...

Polson Seniors for Aug. 22, 2018

POLSON — I have kleptomania, but when it gets bad, I take something for it. And I’ll take a banana split anytime. That’s what you can get at the membership drive on Monday, Aug. 27. The annual election of officers for the center will take place at the birthday dinner on Aug. 24. Th...

St. Ignatius seniors for Aug. 22, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — Whenever I find the key to success, someone changes the lock. The food pantry is still looking for volunteers to work Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  If you are interested, please call 406-745-0057. The quilters are in the center on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

When Don Lilley was 16, he figured he didn’t need school, and quit.  When he turned 17, his dad figured it was time Don learned a thing or two and took him to the local draft board.  Shortly thereafter in 1964, Don was in Butte volunteering for three years as a paratrooper and was assigned to...

School infrastructure updates detailed School infrastructure updates detailed

Polson Administrators have been working diligently with their insurance company and engineers to develop a plan to fix the unusable Linderman Elementary gymnasium, according to Polson Superintendent Rex Weltz. A parapet wall on the gym’s roof collapsed in January due to heavy snowfall, resultin...

Garden Creek Fire grows to 2K plus acres Garden Creek Fire grows to 2K plus acres

HOT SPRINGS – The lightning sparked Garden Creek wildfire burning in Sanders County, two miles northwest of Hot Springs, has scorched roughly 2,500 acres and is 20 percent contained as of Monday morning according to fire managers. On Friday morning, fire managers for the CSKT Division of Fire held a...

Head on collision kills one, seriously injures two

POLSON – One man was killed and two passengers were seriously injured in a crash about two miles outside of town around 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10.  Patrick Allen Pierre lll, 38, of Ronan and Pablo, was driving a Ford Mustang in the south bound lane on Kerr Dam Road near Back Road and mile maker...

Summerfest car show turns heads Summerfest car show turns heads

POLSON – The blazing heat was no match for the more than 100 antique and classic cars, trucks, sports cars and street rods that lined up and down Main Street downtown Polson on Saturday. “We had an excellent turnout,” Mission Valley Cruisers president Ron Millstead said. The one-day c...

Polson City Commission swears in new police officer

POLSON—The police department added a new officer to its ranks last week. Police officer Dylan Moll was sworn in at the Aug. 6 commission meeting. Moll attended Polson High School and earned a degree in criminal justice from Flathead Valley Community College, where he was student body president.  ...

Chili cook off fires up the taste buds Chili cook off fires  up the taste buds

POLSON – Despite soaring temperatures, chili lovers united Saturday at Riverside Park for the 12th annual Rotary Chili Cook-off. The event, hosted by the Polson Rotary Club, featured 10 talented chili teams battling for top chili honors. The chili cook-off is the premier fundraising event for the...


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