Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Articles Written By: Karen Peterson

Children celebrate ducky days Children celebrate ducky days

ST. IGNATIUS – The yellow rubber racers went more in a circle than a straight line and some went flying out of the buckets. “The 13th of January is Rubber Ducky Day,” said Lake County Health Department Director Emily Colomeda of the national holiday. In honor of Rubber Ducky Day, the ...

Children celebrate ducky days

ST. IGNATIUS – The yellow rubber racers went more in a circle than a straight line and some went flying out of the buckets. “The 13th of January is Rubber Ducky Day,” said Lake County Health Department Director Emily Colomeda of the national holiday. In honor of Rubber Ducky Day, the ...

Ronan Middle School increases security measures Ronan Middle School increases security measures

RONAN – Security protocol has changed at the Ronan Middle School for anyone visiting the facility. “We’ve put a couple new things in place,” said Ronan Middle School Principal Mark Johnston. The biggest change can be seen at the school’s main entrance. Student traffic was ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration planned Martin Luther King, Jr.  celebration planned

News from the Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition POST CREEK — Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition is pleased to announce a public Celebration for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 16, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Mission Valley United Methodist Church—70715 Highway 93, top of Post ...

Students, volunteers help rebuild classic car Students, volunteers help rebuild classic car

CHARLO – The body of an unpainted vintage 1972 Chevy El Camino Super Sport sits in a small room at the Charlo High School. “It’s on a rotisserie like a chicken so it’s easier to work on,” said Stan Atchley, Charlo’s shop teacher. The car’s frame and engine sit in ...

Superintendent seeks public comment on proposed bond

ST. IGNATIUS – Mission School District Superintendent Jason Sargent wants public input concerning a bond currently proposed at $5 million to possibly be put on the election starting in April. “We’ve got a lot of work to do on this in the next month, and I’d like people to ask me th...

LANTERNS HELP RING IN NEW YEAR LANTERNS HELP RING IN NEW YEAR

Lanterns soared to new heights during the New Year’s Eve Community Lantern Lighting event on Thursday, Dec. 31 outside the St. Joseph Medical Center. “This is to help Polson soar into the new year,” said Jackie Cripe, Polson Business Community chair member. The PBC sponsored the event wi...

Local featured in film festival Local featured in film festival

POLSON – Elias Nawawieh hasn’t always lived a few blocks from Flathead Lake, but he was referred to as one of the few local filmmakers to have a film in the 2015 Flathead Lake International Cinemafest. His film “Victory In Christ” is about Middle Eastern Christians suffering from t...

Winter film festival opens soon Winter film festival opens soon

POLSON – During this year’s winter Flathead Lake International Cinemafest, a range of topics from the comedic to the dramatic are scheduled to hit the big screen Jan. 22 to 24 at the Showboat Cinema theater on Main Street.  “Winter is known as the offseason for this town, but we wan...

Local writer publishes fictional book with nature settings Local writer publishes fictional book with nature settings

ARLEE – A deer walks across the highway, a car swerves, and the deer is suddenly walking upside down. “It really happened,” said author Jerry McGahan of the incident he witnessed where a deer looked like it was still walking with its legs up after being hit by a car. The story continues ...


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