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Valley Journal Letters Policy

  Letters regarding candidates or issues in the Nov. 8 election must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 for the Oct. 26 issue. No late letters will be accepted. Only letters of rebuttal from candidates may be printed in the Nov. 2 issue. Letters to the editor are welcome. The content is t...

Bear incident reported in Ninepipes area

  Updated Friday, Oct. 14 NINEPIPES — Tribal Wildlife Bear Biologists, Tribal Conservation Officers and a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Conservation Officer responded to a call at approximately 2:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoon off Olsen Road south of Ninepipe Reservoir reporting that...

Education classes scheduled

Submission from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Hunter Education classes have been scheduled for a number of communities in Northwest Montana. All hunter education classes are free of charge. All students must register online at fwp.mt.gov, click education. When registering, students will note specific inf...

Help solve Wild Horse Island burglaries Help solve Wild Horse Island burglaries

News from Lake County Sheriff's Office POLSON — Lake County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public to help in solving a string of burglaries that occurred late spring on Wild Horse Island. At least five homes were broken into on the Island and items were stolen fro...

Polson teacher recognized with first Lakers Education Award Polson teacher recognized with first Lakers Education Award

YELLOW BAY — Polson third grade teacher Gail Burghardt said that the Flathead Lakers’ “Becoming Watershed Stewards” student education program inspired her to adopt a more handson, inquiry-based teaching strategy, as she accepted the organization’s first Education Award. Flath...

College awarded grant for master’s program

An award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry develop a new graduate program integrating indigenous knowledge with scientific knowledge in service to sustainability. A three-year $652,811 Higher Education Challenge Award was presented to ...

College awarded grant for master’s program

An award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry develop a new graduate program integrating indigenous knowledge with scientific knowledge in service to sustainability. A three-year $652,811 Higher Education Challenge Award was presented to ...

Nonresident visitor numbers up, total spending down

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – Preliminary estimates by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana show that approximately 11.7 million nonresidents visited Montana in 2015 and spent almost $3.6 billion in the Treasure State. While the number of tr...

Wrestling is family affair for the Owens Wrestling is family affair for the Owens

With a combined total of 79 years coaching the Polson Pirates wrestling team, brothers Bob and Bill Owen have built a wrestling powerhouse respected across the state of Montana. In 1975, Bob Owen became the head coach of the Pirates wrestling squad, and a year later in 1976, Bill Owen became the assistant. T...

Ronan

RONAN — Come join us at MVSC we provide the hot nutritious “Homestyle” cooking and you provide the friendships, conversation, laughter and fun.  Noon meals menu:  Thursday, Jan. 14: “Night Out Dinner” at 5 p.m. for $5 for pork roast dinner Friday, Jan. 15: Haw...


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