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St. Ignatius seniors for Jan. 15, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine. The free community dinner will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome. Meals can be delivered to qualified seniors. If you would like to order or cancel a meal, please call before 10 a.m. There are no deliveries made on Wednesdays. Menu: —  Friday, Jan. 17: broccoli cheese soup   —  Tuesday, Jan. 21: chicken Tetrazzini   —  Wednesday, Jan. 22:  evening meal - a luau at 5:30 p.m. followed by bingo at 6:30 p.m. Dress Hawaiian and come join the fun. —  Friday, Jan. 24: tuna melt   —  ...


Ronan seniors for Jan. 15, 2020

RONAN — This weather has been so nice that we have a hard time believing that we are almost halfway through January.  All ages are welcome to join us at the Ronan Senior Center. You don’t have to be a senior to enjoy a healthy, economical meal.  The menu for the coming week: ...

Early morning fire affects contents of 18 storage units Early morning fire affects contents of 18 storage units

POLSON — A fire in the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 6, destroyed part of a building and the contents of several storage units at A&T Storage on North Reservoir Road.  According to Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser, a driver passing by called to report the fire at 3:01 a.m. When h...

Dipping into a new decade Dipping into a new decade

POLSON – Chill seekers splashed into the nippy waters of Flathead Lake to kick off the first day of 2020 during the 22nd Annual Polson Polar Plunge.  The event was held along the boat ramp and shoreline of Polson’s Riverside Park on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 1. For some Mission Valley res...

Highway 93 crash kills Missoula resident

LAKE COUNTY – In the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, a two-vehicle crash occurred on U.S. Highway 93 near Arlee at mile marker 20.5. According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, the head-on crash resulted in the death of 63-year-old Michael Singer of Missoula. Law enforcement responded to...

Fyant elected chair to Tribal Council

News from CSKT PABLO – Shelly Fyant, of the Arlee District, was elected the new Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council Chair on Friday. The previous chairman was Ronald Trahan, who did not seek re-election for council. On Friday, five members of the council were sworn in, including ...

Record warm temperatures melt snow across valley Record warm temperatures melt snow across valley

The Mission valley isn’t generally balmy in December, but the record-setting month brought temperatures above average this year.  St. Ignatius recorded 60.88 degrees on December 21. The average temperature for that date is 35 degrees. Kalispell and Missoula broke high-temperature records for De...

St. Ignatius seniors for Jan. 8, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — If you boil a funny bone it becomes a laughing stock.      We hope everyone had a wonderful New Year’s.      Bingo is played after almost every lunch.      Meals can be delivered to qualified seniors. If you wish to order or ...

Ronan seniors for Jan. 8, 2020

RONAN — It is the start of another new year with a lot of new beginnings. We hope everyone takes advantage of what we are blessed with.  Menu for the coming week: —  Wednesday, Jan. 8: soup, salad, bread, dessert —  Thursday, Jan. 9: evening meal — roast pork, ...

Arlee Seniors for Jan. 8, 2020

ARLEE —  Happy New Year from the Arlee Senior Center.  Come in out of the dreary weather and have a nice hot meal and good company. The Arlee Senior Center serves lunch on Mondays and Wednesdays and dinner on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Take a look at our January menu an...

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