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Ten Polson athletes sign to play college sports Ten Polson athletes sign to play college sports

 POLSON – In a ceremony held in the school’s library, ten Polson High School student athletes made their college commitments public by signing letters of intent Wednesday evening. Beatrix Frissell signed with the University of Montana for track and cross country. Frissell’s high school running career has been decorated with awards. She won the 2017 and 2018 Class A state cross country championship, finished as the 2018 Class A state champion in both the 1600 and 3200, holds numerous school records and several other accolades. Two members of the Pirate boys soccer team made their decisions public. Robin Erickson signed with Carroll College, and Mack Moderie signe...


St. Ignatius seniors for May 15, 2019

ST. IGNATIUS — Sometimes when I close my eyes, I can’t see. Thank you Rod Arlent for helping secure the food pantry back door, which had been broken off its hinges. We will have a bingo night on Wednesday, May 22, after our evening meal with a $100 blackout. We serve meals on Tuesdays...

Polson seniors for May 15, 2019

POLSON — You never know what you have until you clean your room ... like a phone book in your cedar chest from 2010.  Come join our exercise class every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. All ages are welcome.  On Tuesday and Thursday there is a Tai chi class that ...

Ronan seniors for May 15, 2019

RONAN — There are crafts activities every Wednesday after lunch, so if you have a craft you are working on, bring it and join the ladies on Wednesdays.  Friday after lunch there is a group that plays bingo. If you enjoy bingo come and join us for lunch and stay to play on Fridays.  The ...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

What could a young man do between his junior and senior years in high school? In Russ’s case, he talked his parents into signing permission for him to join the National Guard. They were not horribly thrilled, but joining the military was all he ever wanted to do, so they agreed. Russ told the recruiter...

Semper Hive Semper Hive

A bee and a veteran have more in common than one may think. They both answer to a leader and are focused on achieving a mission. These similarities are at the heart of Plan Bee, a local veterans' program spearheaded by Marine veteran Chuck Lewis.  Plan Bee uses beekeeping to help military veterans li...

Students search for aquatic invasive species Students search for aquatic invasive species

POLSON — Seventh grade students from the Polson Middle school gathered along the sunny shoreline of Salish Point on Friday morning as part of an educational series in the ongoing fight against aquatic invasive species. Friday’s event, hosted by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and M...

Club offers scholarships

News from the Montecahto Club This year, the Montecahto Club is offering a new scholarship in addition to its annual one in conjunction with the Polson Scholarship and Education Foundation. The new $500 Continuing Education Scholarship is for an individual seeking vocational or technical certificatio...

Montana’s Medicaid expansion renewal bill heads to governor

HELENA — After a turbulent ride through the Montana Legislature, a bill extending Montana’s Medicaid expansion program cleared its final legislative hurdle. House Bill 658, carried by Rep. Ed Buttrey, R-Great Falls, revises the state’s Medicaid program considerably. While the bill’...

Montana’s Medicaid expansion renewal bill heads to governor

HELENA — After a turbulent ride through the Montana Legislature, a bill extending Montana’s Medicaid expansion program cleared its final legislative hurdle. House Bill 658, carried by Rep. Ed Buttrey, R-Great Falls, revises the state’s Medicaid program considerably. While the bill’...

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