Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Articles Written By: Rob Zolman

Youngsters learn new tricks during week-long clinic Youngsters learn new tricks during week-long clinic

POLSON – Children were finally able to get out and participate in a weeklong skateboarding camp last week after spending much of the spring at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 30 elementary and middle school-aged children participated in the week-long camp to learn the ins, the outs, the...

Mariners split doubleheader against Loggers in home opener Mariners split doubleheader against Loggers in home opener

POLSON – The coronavirus pandemic-shortened 2020 American Legion Baseball season finally got underway for the Mission Valley Mariners at Polson’s O’Malley Park on Thursday evening.  Hosting the Libby Loggers in a non-conference doubleheader matchup, the defending 2019 Western A dist...

Rescue crews help victim out of lake Rescue crews help victim out of lake

POLSON – One person was transported to the hospital early Saturday afternoon after crashing into Flathead Lake, according to officials with the Lake County Search and Rescue. LCSAR officials noted that a witness saw the vehicle lose control on U.S. Highway 93 near the KwaTaQnuk Resort and Casino. Th...

Virus Tracking Virus Tracking

LAKE COUNTY – Organized by the Lake County and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Unified Command Center, the free COVID-19 testing event held across the reservation last week was part of a four-day, four-town cooperative effort among state, county and tribal agencies to slow the spread of the res...

Rodeo fans enjoy homesteader tradition Rodeo fans enjoy  homesteader tradition

HOT SPRINGS – Every second weekend in June for the past 70 years, the town of Hot Springs has hosted a celebration in honor of the original homesteaders who first started plowing up the dirt in the area back in the late 1890s.  The tradition continued this year, although the festivities looked ...

PHS seniors receive diplomas in unique ceremony PHS seniors receive diplomas in unique ceremony

POLSON – The scoreboard read 20:20 in honor of the graduating Class of 2020 at Polson High School on Sunday afternoon as the school held its graduation at the Polson Sports Complex. On the field, 108 graduates and their guests sat in socially distant groups around the track to participate in unique ...

Ronan graduates celebrate a milestone Ronan graduates celebrate a milestone

RONAN – Ronan High School honored the class of 2020 with a traditional in-person graduation ceremony on the football field with a few differences due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The graduates and staff were spread out across the field, spaced six feet apart. Yellow caution-tape marked off where family...

Charlo graduates 24 students during COVID-19 pandemic Charlo graduates 24 students during COVID-19 pandemic

CHARLO – The seniors at Charlo High School graduated on Sunday afternoon during an in-person ceremony that was held outdoors on the school’s football field with social distancing guidelines. “I want to thank everyone who has gotten us through this crazy year,” said Superintendent S...

Elementary school roof construction finishes, other projects continue Elementary school roof construction finishes, other projects continue

ST. IGNATIUS – With students out of the building, construction crews are still working at the St. Ignatius High School to update the facility. “The elementary envelope is complete, and the old gym ceiling is currently being replaced,” said St. Ignatius School District Superintendent Jaso...

Memorial Day celebrated Memorial Day celebrated

LAKE COUNTY – Polson VFW member Matt Lee was determined to honor Memorial Day during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Must keep the tradition alive,” he said after learning the downtown Polson Memorial Day Parade was canceled in an effort to keep the COVID-19 virus from spreading.  ...


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