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Native veterans celebrated Native veterans celebrated

News from Kicking Horse Job Corps RONAN — Native Americans have the highest record of service per capita when compared with other ethnic groups. It seems appropriate that Veterans Day and Native American History Month are both celebrated in November. On Thursday, November 10, 2016, Kicking Horse Job Corps celebrated the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ veterans and their families with a special program and luncheon. More than 40 veterans attended the event. All veterans were paired with a student to hear the veteran’s words of advice and experience. Veterans shared their personal stories including battles in World War II and coming home after the Vietnam Wa...


On the line

LAKE COUNTY – Tax values for an energy company running transmission lines through Lake County were reduced at the last minute, causing an unexpected loss of revenue for the county, and commissioners chose not to ask property taxpayers to pick up that loss. “We wanted to keep people’s tax...

Mission Valley Honor Guard Mission Valley Honor Guard

ST. IGNATIUS — Veterans Day is a celebration to honor all military veterans on Nov. 11. During the 11th hour, the Mission Valley Honor Guard came together at the Veteran’s Wall to remember and celebrate that day. The date for the holiday was originally set as the anniversary of the armistice t...

Sound project develops in local community Sound project develops in local community

PABLO – Students sat down in front of what looked reminiscent of a space station on Thursday at Two Eagle River School, although something very familiar came out of the machines. “You can express music ideas,” Lauren Vargas said to the students about the equipment set up on six separate ...

High-tech sandbox makes science fun High-tech sandbox makes science fun

RONAN — Students at K. William Harvey Elementary School got to play in a very different type of sandbox Nov. 8. Using 3D visualization applications, topographic contour lines projected onto the sand recreate colorful mountains and valleys in real time as hands shift the sand, and landscapes, in the ...

Share the Spirit gearing up for holiday help Share the Spirit gearing up for holiday help

News from Share the Spirit LAKE COUNTY — The Christmas holidays will be here soon, and most of us look forward to them with great anticipation of sharing time, meals, and gifts with family and friends. There are many among us who get overwhelmed and anxious about being able to provide for their f...

Voters make their mark Voters make their mark

LAKE COUNTY — The Ronan Public Safety Mill Levy to match funds for a $124,311 grant to hire additional police officers may be facing a recount after it failed by just two votes on Nov. 8. The K-12 St. Ignatius School District No. 28 also failed 574-712, although it fared better than when it was introdu...

Local artist receives international recognition Local artist receives international recognition

Local artist Joanne Simpson, honored and appreciated in Montana and Michigan for more than 30 years, has received her first international recognition by being accepted to exhibit in the 96th annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition in San Pedro, California, Oct. 22-Dec. 18. After having on...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — If you call a large turkey a gobbler, what do you call a small one? Goblet? Please everyone, come and join us at the St. Ignatius Senior Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 5:30 p.m. for our turkey dinner. — Friday, Nov. 18: Goulash — Tuesday, Nov. Nov. 22: open faced h...

Ronan

RONAN — Well, here I am, running late again. Time seems to go so fast. It is hard to believe that November is already more than half over. Christmas will be upon us before we know it. It is bazaar season and ours is this weekend. We will be open on Saturday, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and the address is 50...

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