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Ronan seniors for March 27, 2019

RONAN — The weather has finally started to convince us that maybe we will make it through winter and I for one am so happy to see the sun again.  There are only a couple more Wednesdays to get your taxes done at the center. If you are still needing to file your taxes, call 406-676-2371, ask for Leyla, and get an appointment.  The week ahead: —  Wednesday March 27: taco bar, chips, dessert —  Friday, March 29: birthday dinner - roast beef, potatoes, vegetables, dessert —  Monday, April 1: monthly board meeting at 10 a.m., ham, scallop potatoes, salads, vegetables, bread, dessert —  Wednesday, April 3: soup, sandwic...


St. Ignatius Seniors for March 27, 2019

The first step to success is knowing your priorities. The card party will be on Monday, April 8, and Monday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The quilters are in the center on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Bingo is played after almost every lunch. Meals are served every Tuesday and Fr...

Polson seniors for March 27, 2019

POLSON — I don’t mind going nowhere as long as it’s an interesting path. Writing this column has been an interesting path but, with luck, I may have found someone more closely involved with the senior center to take it over. Tai Chi is about balance, I have been told. I used to think it ...

Ronan welcome arch taken down for repairs Ronan welcome arch taken down for repairs

RONAN – The iconic Ronan arch is now missing as the welcoming feature on Main Street while a new one is being constructed.  On Thursday, the logs came down. A half dozen large utility trucks clogged a section of the street as work was done to remove the arch. The street was closed for about thr...

Mission Valley flexes talent muscles in local contest Mission Valley flexes talent muscles in local contest

POLSON – Team Xtreme members Tile Falkner and Tua Meafua used brute strength to muscle their way past the competition on Friday evening to win the top spot in the adult division during the 2019 Mission Valley Has Talent competition. Meafua and Falkner wowed the crowd in the Polson High School audito...

School meal participation rises statewide, locally

ST. IGNATIUS – It’s easy for St. Ignatius students to be fueled up and ready to learn thanks to the two hot meals they’re offered at school each day — free of charge. “Not being hungry is one of our most important considerations for students as far as academic achievement,&rd...

Colstrip bill: lawmakers discuss benefits of selling plant Colstrip bill: lawmakers discuss benefits of selling plant

HELENA — More details have surfaced about new legislation that would allow NorthWestern Energy to buy a bigger share of the Colstrip plant for a bargain. Senate Bill 278 would allow an electric utility to purchase more generation capacity in a Montana coal-fired plant for no more than one dollar, bu...

FAST & FURIOUS FAST &  FURIOUS

RONAN – The “Ballers” dodgeball team ducked, dived and dove their way through 24-team brackets to win the third annual Ronan Spring Sports Dodgeball Tournament Championship at the Ronan Event Center on Friday evening. The event is billed as the “Largest Dodgeball Tournament in West...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

Charleen enlisted in the Army on February 12, 1980, in the “delayed entry program” and chose military intelligence as her field.  She actually reported on March 23, 1980, and received credit for that pre-duty time period as a benefit. During her 10 weeks of basic training at Fort Leonard ...

St. Ignatius seniors for March 20, 2019

ST. IGNATIUS — Without change there would be no butterflies. Teddy Butler from Home Options will be here on Wednesday, March 20, to speak about volunteers for hospice. The quilters are in the center on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Bingo is played after almost every lunch. Meals can be ...

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