Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Articles Written By: Rob Zolman

Senior Olympic games take over Mission Valley Senior Olympic games take over Mission Valley

MISSION VALLEY – In the spirit of Olympic competition, some of the best ageless athletes in the state made their way to the Mission Valley this past weekend to compete in the 33rd Montana Senior Olympics Summer Games. This is the second consecutive year that athletes in age brackets starting at 50 a...

Starting small Starting small

Your youngster has a hankering to ride a real bucking bull. No problem, Diamond M Mini Bulls can help. And we’re not talking about some rusty coin-operated rocking bull in front of the grocery store or a gimmicky mechanical bull at the local fair. We’re talking about a bona fide snotting, snor...

Sports camps start for kids Sports camps start for kids

PABLO –  When you hear the words summer camp, images of camp fires, s’mores and mosquito bites may come to mind. For many of the valley’s youngsters, summer camp brings memories of sweat, tears and sore muscles. The summer sports camp season is in full swing and many local young ath...

Small town crowd Small town crowd

HOT SPRINGS – The population of Hot Springs usually stays around 550 until the second weekend in June, when the annual Homesteader Days brings in thousands of people -- as was the case last weekend.  “For a small town we sure put on a big three-day deal,” said Leslee Smith, Hot Spri...

Salish Kootenai College celebrates 38th graduation ceremony Salish Kootenai College celebrates 38th graduation ceremony

PABLO – It was a day of accomplishment and celebration for graduates at the Salish Kootenai College as they received their degrees Saturday afternoon. “You are blazing trails for future students. You are blazing trails for your family, your children, for our community and for the professions y...

Unofficial 2018 Primary Election results tabulated

POLSON – Voters across Lake County went to the polls Tuesday, June 5, to pick their party nominees for several local, state and federal primaries in preparation for the 2018 General Election in November. The Lake County Election Office will canvas local votes and make them official this week.  ...

Teams compete in splash tourney Teams compete  in splash tourney

POLSON - Mission Valley’s reputation for having high-level girls’ fastpitch softball was strengthened during last weekend’s Polson Splash Girls' Fastpitch Softball Tournament as several teams headed into the championship round.  In the 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U/18U classifications, Pols...

Rockin’ for the Rink Rockin’  for the Rink

POLSON –  One of the quirkiest sports championships in Montana made a big splash on Saturday during the fourth annual Flathead Lake Rock Skipping Championship. “This is a community service to support the ice rink, so I really wanted to do this to help them,” Tom Adrignola said. He w...

Polson graduates celebrate accomplishments Polson graduates celebrate accomplishments

  PABLO – One hundred and one graduates crossed the stage during the 2018 Polson High School commencement ceremony held at the Salish Kootenai College campus in Pablo on Saturday. The ceremony is usually held at the Linderman gym in Polson, but the facility is being repaired.  Polson...

Second grade students show off smarts at science fair Second grade students show off smarts at science fair

RONAN – Exploding milk, bouncing eggs, and square bubbles were just a few of the unique science experiments on display last Wednesday afternoon during the annual K. William Harvey Elementary School second grade science fair. “This is our fourth year doing it,” said Alicia Hakes, science ...


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