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Dixon seniors for Nov. 25, 2020r

DIXON — The Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community and hopes everyone is staying happy and healthy. We have opened the doors for eating in, continuing to follow social distancing precautions, so our friends and neighbors can spend some time visiting with each other.  We are also accepting take out meal requests. Meals will be served Monday and Thursday evenings, at 5:30 p.m. Meals are $4 per serving and are deliverable to Dixon residents upon request.   The menu for the coming week: —  Monday, Nov. 30: meatloaf, potatoes, vegetable, rolls, dessert —  Thursday, Dec. 3: roast, mashed potatoes, fruit/vegetable, rolls, dessert &nbs...


St. Ignatius seniors for Nov. 25, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — Even in this time of pandemic and political upheaval, we have a lot to be thankful for. I am grateful for the sense of normalcy that we try to maintain within the guidelines, and of course for my family and friends.  Our Thanksgiving dinner was delicious and everyone attending en...

Nursing homes see record number of new COVID-19 cases Nursing homes see record number of new COVID-19 cases

News from the AHCA / NCAL  The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, released a report in November sho...

It’s not just adults who are stressed - kids are too It’s not just adults who are stressed - kids are too

Families are under an extraordinary amount of pressure right now, and the next few months will provide little relief. The trials of 2020 include economic uncertainty, winter dread, an emotionally charged presidential election and a worrying rise in coronavirus cases. Then there’s the disrupted school y...

People’s Center to reopen gift shop, cleanup underway People’s Center to reopen gift shop, cleanup underway

PABLO — After fire engulfed the The People’s Center on Sept. 6, museum officials wiped away tears and began the work of rebuilding to save precious artifacts of the Salish, Pend d’Oreille and Kootenai people.  “Our goal has been to pick up the pieces and move forward,” s...

Dixon seniors for Nov. 18, 2020

DIXON — Happy Thanksgiving from the Dixon Senior Center. We will have our Thanksgiving dinner celebration on Monday, Nov. 23, at 5:30 p.m. The doors will be open for eating in. Please feel welcome to celebrate the holiday with friends and neighbors. Social distance precautions will be taken to ensure e...

St. Ignatius seniors for Nov. 18, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — Our board has decided to keep to our original plans to have our in-house Thanksgiving dinner at the center on Wednesday evening, Nov. 18, at 5:30 p.m. We will serve roast turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, rolls, green beans, fruit, and pumpkin bars. Please make sure you call t...

COVID-19 numbers surge in Lake County COVID-19 numbers surge in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY — As I was preparing to write about the impact of COVID-19 on St. Luke Hospital in Ronan, the story suddenly became very personal. My sister, who was diagnosed with the virus over three weeks ago, took an abrupt turn for the worse and was admitted to St. Luke Wednesday afternoon.  T...

Republicans anchor Montana’s government at every level Republicans anchor Montana’s government at every level

 Last Tuesday’s election changed the hue of Montana from purple to deep red, firmly anchoring Republicans at every level of state government, from the governor’s mansion on down. In the federal arena too, Gov. Steve Bullock succumbed to Republican incumbent Steve Daines in the race for the U...

St. Ignatius seniors for Nov. 11, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — It’s been an exciting election season, to say the least. Hopefully by the time you read this, all those issues will be resolved and we can focus on holidays in the time of the pandemic. As of this writing, we are still planning on having a Thanksgiving meal at the center on Nov. 18...

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