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RONAN — Polson Boxing Club adapted a great three-point (success) knockout punch: their winning slogan is: “All members are expected to show up on time, do their best and encourage their team mates...” Wow, thanks Boxing Club for words of wisdom. The Mission Valley Senior Center would do well to take that advice. The board is hard at work making “success” our goal while encouraging all of us to step into the “ring” of activities. Bailey Insurance will be at the center from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Nov. 4. The Smart Driving Course will be taught from 9 a.m.- 1p.m. on Nov. 5. On Nov. 6, New West Insurance will be available at the center from 10:30 a.m.-...


POLSON — Cris Alter once again took high honors in senior bowling, rolling a women’s high game of 244 and a 670 for a series, sharing the spotlight with Frani Basta who had a 736 for high handicap series. Don Young swept game, series and handicap series with 257, 629 and 725, respectively. Our...

Arlee school budget approved

ARLEE — Fall has finally shown itself for real, with some rain and real fall temperatures.  Can’t say I’m ready for snow, but we’ll take what we get and after all, snow is just another form of moisture, which we really need. The quilt raffle continues.... This is a prize item ...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — There is still time to sign up for the AARP driving course designed for seniors at the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center on Friday, Nov. 6. The class will run from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The charge for the course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. The class includes a workbook. ...

Outdoor recreation regulation could change Outdoor recreation regulation could change

MOIESE – A concern about shotgun pellets flying past homes during hunting season has prompted a proposed change in the bird hunting regulations developed through a cooperative agreement between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The pr...

Unseasonable weather increases fish harvest Unseasonable weather increases fish harvest

Fishermen, In my 68 years on planet earth I’ve never had an awareness of how good fishing could be in Polson Bay. A summer combination of high temperatures, more weed growth, knowledge of where the fish are and a spike in the new burgeoning population of small mouth bass added together equaled spect...

Mack Days continues through November 15 Mack Days continues through November 15

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes FLATHEAD LAKE — The 2015 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event, a fisheries management tool used to reduce the non-native lake trout in Flathead Lake sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, continues through Nov. 15. As of week five, ...

Fun run calls in superheroes Fun run calls in superheroes

A cheetah was seen running across Mission Mountain Golf Course Sunday afternoon, but luckily Superman, Captain America and the Caped Crusader were on hand to give chase. It was all in good fun as children, families and schools came together to raise funding to enhance healthy outdoor activities at schools...

Rural model Rural model

A celebrity of sorts was at the Mission School District on Wednesday, and third-grade students swarmed around her asking for her autograph.  “This is so awesome,” Braedon Ferris, 8, said holding a pen and paper in his hand as he waited his turn. “It’s really cool we are gettin...

Progress made on burglary arrests, but stay vigilant

POLSON — Lake County law enforcement has seven individuals in custody who are allegedly involved in a string of burglaries motivated by illegal drug use, but are warning residents to continue to be vigilant about securing their homes. The men are being held on a stockpile of charges for burglarizing...

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