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‘Gaslight’ takes the stage 7/1 through 7/19

POLSON –– Port Polson Players will celebrate their 40th season with the classic thriller “Gaslight,” playing for three weeks, July 1-19. Wednesday through Saturday curtain times are at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Call 406-883-9212 for reservations. 

Area summer schools, food programs, camps, etc. through Sept. 9

Summer School planned in Pablo through July 2

PABLO –– Ronan School District No. 30 will offer summer school for Pablo Elementary students from June 8-July 2, Monday through Thursday. If you have any questions regarding summer school, contact Francy Moll at 406-676-3390 ext. 7728.


Mission to provide Summer School through July 3

ST. IGNATIUS — St. Ignatius Elementary School is offering a summer school opportunity for your child from June 8-July 3. The Summer School staff is dedicated to improving each student’s math, writing, and reading skills from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. daily (Monday-Friday). There will also be time for art, crafts and play. No transportation is available. A free breakfast and lunch will be provided.


Polson sets dates for summer feeding through Aug. 7

POLSON — The Summer Food Service Program will be held at the Cherry Valley Elementary School, 107 Eighth Ave., W from June 8-Aug. 7. This program provides free breakfast and lunch for all children age 18 and under, and will be served Monday through Friday. Breakfast is served from 7:30-9:30 a.m. and lunch is served from 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m.


Free fitness program offered through Aug. 22

PABLO — “Making Fitness Fun” is a free program for children ages 7 and older. Activities run Monday to Thursday, June 8-Aug. 22 from 8:30 a.m.-noon in the Joe McDonald Fitness Center on SKC campus. Organizers plan to provide free supervision to children while they participate in organized activities intended to keep kids busy and active during the summer months. Free transportation to Ronan and Polson Boys and Girls Clubs will be offered at noon. A free nutritional breakfast and lunch is offered. To sign-up or for more information, contact Mike Tryon at 406-275-4916.


Boys and Girls Club sets summer hours through Aug. 21

POLSON/RONAN ––The Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County announces they will extend summer hours from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday – Friday, running from June 8–Aug. 21. Summer session will be $25 a month. It will be $20 a month for members who have paid yearly dues. For more information, call either Polson at 406-883-0521 or Ronan at 406-676-5437.


Ronan announces  summer feeding dates through Aug. 14

PABLO/RONAN — Ronan School District’s Summer Feeding Program will take place at Pablo Elementary June 8-July 2, Monday -Thursday. Breakfast is served from 8:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. The District’s Summer Feeding Program will take place at Ronan Middle School Monday-Friday, June 8- Aug. 14. Breakfast is served from 8:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and lunch is served from 11 a.m.-12:55 p.m.


Dance classes taught at MT Co-op through Aug. 22

POLSON – Male Native American Dance classes taught by Kenny Camel are offered at the Montana Co-Op on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. Call 406-407-3474, to confirm your space. Female Native American Dance Classes are offered at the Co-Op on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:15- 8:45 p.m. Donations only are requested for either class. Call Naomi to reserve your spot at 406-270-9439.


St. Ignatius Library extends summer hours through Aug. 28

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius School-Community Library will have expanded summer hours beginning on June 8. The new hours will be Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. We will be closed on July 3 for the 4th of July holiday. The library is located at Third Avenue and Blaine. The new summer hours will run from June 8- Aug. 28. If you have any questions, please call 406-745-3811 ext. 222.  


Skills, fun games taught at tennis camp 6/16 through 7/2

POLSON — A summer Kids Tennis Camp will be taught at the Linderman Tennis Courts June 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and July 2. Sessions for grades 4-6 begin at 9 a.m. and sessions for grades 6-8 begin at 10 a.m. Sign up the morning of June 16 at the tennis courts. Basic stroke development and many fun tennis games will be taught.

For more information, call Bob Hislop at 406-249-7229 or Mike Sitter at 406-471-0042.


Jocko library begins summer activities through Aug. 22

ARLEE –– The first day of activities for the Jocko Valley Library Summer Reading Program scheduled to take place on Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m., starts on June 16, at the Library, located in the basement of the Arlee Brown Building. 


Join library’s story time 

POLSON — North Lake County Public Library will host a special one-hour story time for children age 3-5 years and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. This will be held every Thursday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call 406-883-8225 or


Participate in Bowling, Art summer program 6/29 through 7/2

POLSON –– Polson Afterschool Celebrate Summer Program will offer a Bowling and an Art Exploration class from June 29-July 2. Contact Mandie Steele at 406-249-2572 or email:, for more information.


Arlee-Jocko museum opens 7/4 through Labor Day

ARLEE — The Arlee Jocko Valley Museum, run by the Arlee Historical Society, opens for the summer July 4 and will be open every other Saturday from 2-4 p.m. or by appointment, until Labor Day. The museum has many historical displays including many photographs of Native and homesteading families. There are hundreds of obituaries with genealogy information. There is also a military display commemorating those who have given their lives for this country. The Arlee Museum is located at the corner of Bouch and Fyant (by the grade school). For more information or to arrange a viewing appointment, call 406-726-3167. 


Camp offers many summer activities 7/12 through 7/17

LAKE MARY RONAN — Kootenai Christian Senior Camp for students entering grades 10 to 12 will be held July 12-17. The camp offers swimming, boating, fishing, sports, plus Bible study, daily devotions and group worship times and will be held at Lake Mary Ronan. Register at, or call Dan Larsson at 406-546-9015.


Polson Schools offer summer classes 7/13 through 7/16

POLSON — Polson Afterschool Celebrate Summer Program offers a Beaks and Feats class, a Let’s Play Ball class and a Wood Crafting class from July 13-16. Contact Mandie Steele at 406-249-2572 or email:, for more information.


Camp invites 7-9 year olds to summer fun 7/19 through 7/24

LAKE MARY RONAN — Kootenai Christian Intermediate Camp for students entering grades 7 to 9 will be held July 19-24. The camp offers swimming, boating, fishing, sports, plus Bible study, daily devotions and group worship times and will be held at Lake Mary Ronan. Register at: or call Dan Larsson at 406-546-9015. 


Sign up for Summer Art Camp 7/20 through 7/23

POLSON – Mission Valley Christian Academy is holding a Summer Art Camp July 20 -23 from 9-11, for grades first – sixth. 

The cost is $40. To register, please contact Rachel Maddy at 406-871-5586 or Nick Windauer at 406-260-5341.


Afterschool summer classes offered 7/20 through 7/23

POLSON –– Polson Afterschool Celebrate Summer Program will offer a Lego Robotics class, a Walking the Watershed class and a Chess/Checkers/Games class from July 20-23. Contact Mandie Steele at 406-249-2572 or email:, for more information.

Charlo offers football camp 7/27 through 7/29
CHARLO –– Charlo Schools will offer a Junior High and High School Football Camp   July 27-29 from 6-8 p.m. on the football field. Call the school for details.
Iron Dog Wrestling Camp July 6 & 7
ST. IGNATIUS — An Iron Dog Wrestling Camp will be held on July 6-7 in the St. Ignatius High School Gym. Wrestlers ages 6-18 years old are invited. The camp runs from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and meals are provided.  Registration will be on July 6 starting at 8 a.m. Call Coach Cronk at 406- 210-0874 for more information.

Class reunions for 2015

Class of 1975 sets date for reunion Aug. 1

RONAN — Ronan class of 1975 will gather for their 40th reunion. Please join them on facebook at: classofseventy-fiveRonanhighschool or email: 


50-year PHS class reunion planned Aug. 1-2

POLSON — Mark your calendars for our 50th year class reunion to be held the first weekend of August 2015 in Polson. Contact information should be sent to: or call Lynda Frost at (406) 370-6330 or Lynn Maas at (505) 412-1835. 


Thirty-year reunion planned Aug. 7-9

POLSON — Polson High School Class of 1985 is holding their 30-year high school reunion Aug. 7 - 9, 2015. For more information, call Shelley McGuire Howell at 406-212-7678 or Stef Olson Nordberg at 406-250-8926.


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Montecahto Club seeks information - 5/20/15

POLSON — The Montecahto Club is seeking the names and addresses of current service men and women from Lake County in order to send them care packages. Please phone Myrna at 406-407-2352 or Kari at 406-370-1443, with this information.


Join St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch. 

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch chapter meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens’ Center on north Main Street.


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Archery fellowship held Sunday evenings

PABLO — An Archery Fellowship is held each Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Pablo Christian Church gymnasium. Minister Andy Larsson leads the co-ed events and provides assistance. Everyone is welcome. School-aged children are welcome, if supervised. Targets are provided; bring your own bow and arrows. Good family fun. For more information, call (406) 675-3252.






Celebrate Recovery ministers to anyone 








POLSON — Celebrate Recovery Ministry takes place at Polson Foursquare on Sundays between 5-8 p.m.

All are welcome to join us each Sunday evening. CR is a Christ-centered 12-step recovery ministry for anyone with hurts, habits or hang-ups. The evening starts off with dinner followed by a teaching and discussion groups with coffee/dessert. Childcare is available. Call (406) 883-9347 or go to:, for more information.

Join ‘Barefoot Church’ service

POLSON — Weekly Sunday “Barefoot Church” services are at 1 p.m. at the Montana Co-op. Come as you are. Bask in the Spirit, no judgment, just love and worship, forgiveness and healing.


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Drink coffee with Ronan Police Chief

RONAN — Please join Chief Weaver for “Coffee with the Chief” Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. at Dobson Creek Coffee Company, 319 Main Street. This is part of the City of Ronan’s ongoing commitment to openness, responsiveness to the community and our efforts to enhance citywide communication. “Coffee with the Chief” will be a reoccurring event that will take place every month at various locations in the City of Ronan.




Lions Club meets twice monthly



POLSON — The Lions Club meets each month every first and third Monday at the Driftwood Restaurant. For more information, call Jan Phillips at 406-370-4714.


Marines to meet at Driftwood

POLSON — The Marine Corps League meets every second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Driftwood Family Restaurant in Polson. For more information, call John Miller at (406) 890-0964 or 


Cancer group gives support

POLSON — A cancer support group for cancer patients, cancer survivors and caregivers meets twice a month on the second and fourth Mondays at the United Methodist Church, 301 Sixteenth Ave. E from noon-1 p.m. 

Participants can bring lunch or join members at a restaurant following the meeting. For more information about the support group, call Tammy at (406) 883-7284 or (406) 824-2868


Respite House arranges helpful meetings

PABLO — Rez Hope Talk Circle holds their weekly talk circle every Thursday night from 6-7 p.m. at the Respite House in Pablo.  

If you need a ride and/or more information, please feel free to call Jon Denton at (406) 499-2355.


Boosters team up second Tuesdays

POLSON — Polson Booster Club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. Meetings are at the high school in the conference room at 7 p.m. Come get involved in booster club. 


Area-wide AlAnon meetings available 

LAKE COUNTY — Are you affected by someone else’s drinking? AlAnon can help. Area meetings are anonymous, non-smoking, 12-step recovery for family and friends of alcoholics. Come join us. There are no membership dues. Meetings are held: Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at Lutheran Church on Wall Street in Hot Springs; Wednesdays at noon in Polson at the Alano Club on Third Ave. W ; Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the CMA Church on Third Ave. in St. Ignatius; Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church on Fourth Ave. E in Polson.


Engraver offered in St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Neighborhood watch is offering the use of an engraver for citizens to engrave valuable items, which could be stolen. The engraver, donated by Town Councilman Daren Incashola, is available for checkout through the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center on 212 N Main. Neighborhood watch meets in the center each third Thursday at 7 p.m. In addition to interested citizens, law enforcement agencies have been represented at the meetings. 

Join library’s story time 
POLSON — North Lake County Public will host a special one-hour story time for children age 3-5 years and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. This will be held every Thursday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call (406) 883-8225 or
Reserve a spot in free management training
POLSON – Every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Project Management Training will take place at the Montana Co-op. Take on any project with confidence through a four-phase system.  There is potential for paid work after training. Computer skills are required. The course is free and for people ages 16 and up.  Reserve your spot by calling Jason Moore at 406-285-1149.
Pickin’ in the Park returns
POLSON — Pickin’ in the Park takes place each Friday at 3 p.m. in Boettcher Park next to the Boardwalk Café. Everyone is invited to join in whether they play guitar or not. Bring a chair and a coat. For more information, call Wilfred Kenmille at 406-407-3514.
Pick up Co-op orders on Main Street 
RONAN — You can pick up your Co-op orders in Ronan on Thursdays from noon-5 p.m. at 401 Main Street.
Learn boxing at MT Co-op
POLSON – Every Monday from 5-7 p.m., Boys and Men Boxing will take place at the Montana Co-op activity center. This is a non-contact, conditioning and self-defense course taught by Ken Camel. The Co-op is located at 401 Main Street.  Contact Ken at 407-3474, for more information.
Aerial Arts taught
POLSON — Every Friday Aerial Arts classes will be taught to students ages 7 and under at noon; to students ages 8-17 at 1:30 p.m. at 1:30 p.m. and for those 18 years and older at 3 p.m. Contact Raven at 406-559-6011, for more details. 
Dance classes taught at MT Co-op
POLSON – Male NativeAmerican Dance classes taught by Kenny Camel are offered at the Montana Co-Op on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. Call 406-407-3474, to confirm your space. Female Native American Dance Classes are offered at the Co-Op on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:15- 8:45 p.m. Donations only are requested for either class. Call Naomi to reserve your spot at 406-270-9439.
Free dance class offered
POLSON — Starting Monday, June 15, a Drama/Performance Class will be taught every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montana Co-Op.  The class is for children ages 8 and older and is free. Contact Mark Reichman from Star Gate Studios, for more information. The Co-op is located at 401 Main Street.
Music lessons given 
POLSON — On Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Co-op, voice, piano, guitar, and percussions lessons will be given. Contact Mark Reichman from Star Gate Studios at 406-552-8655, for a pre-screening and more information. The class is for students 8 years old and up.
Food as medicine
POLSON – On Thursdays from 7:15-8:30 p.m. a “Food is Our Medicine” class will be taught at the Montana Co-op, 401 Main Street. This is a donation only class. Call Jason Moore at 406-285-1149, for more details.


Farmers' Markets for 2015

Goods available at Ronan Farmers’ Market

RONAN — Beginning Thursday, May 7, Ronan’s Farmers’ Market will take place every Thursday until Aug. 27 on Main Street in front of Ronan Flower Mill. There will be fresh produce, baked goods and local artists with their works. For more information, call (406) 676-5323.


Arlee Farmers' Market opens 

ARLEE – The Arlee Farmers Market will take place on Fridays from 4-7 p.m. May 1-Sept. 25 at the Powwow Junction Shops, 34306 Pow Wow Road and Highway 93. Join us for the all-new Farmers Market. Enjoy fresh produce, pastries, hot food and locally handcrafted items. It’s the perfect stop to pickup items for your weekend at the lake. 

Contact market manager Roy Mills at (406) 241-1390, for more information.


Farmers' Market held every Friday in Polson

POLSON – Polson’s Farmers Market will be held every Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through the summer season. The market is held in downtown Polson on Third Ave. W, between Main Street and First Street W. For questions or more information, please call LouAnne Hoskinson at 406-675-0177 or go to Polson Farmers Market on Facebook for more updates.  


Thursday set as Co-op Farmer’s Market Day

POLSON — On Thursdays, Farmer’s Market at the Co-Op is open from 3-7 p.m. You can also pick up Co-op orders on Thursdays in Polson. 


Sandpiper Gallery presents new show 6/1 through 7/11

POLSON –– The Sandpiper Gallery presents the “Sky Above Us,” a show of Sandpiper member artists Sue Arneson (paintings), Jan Brooks (beaded tapestries), Marge Hendricks (paintings), Larry Kjorvestadt (photography), Jeff Morrow (leather work), with invited artists Chelsea Lipscomb (painting/sculpture) and Kelly Price (potter/sculpture) from June 1-July 11.


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Thursday, November 28

Annual Thanksgiving dinner needs helpers, donations


RONAN — The tenth annual Ronan Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be on Thursday, Nov. 28, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Ronan Community Center. Festivities for the day include entertainment and a traditional turkey dinner. Volunteers are needed to help serve, cook, buss and clean up. Turkeys, pies, and rolls, are also needed. Call Cheri Houle at (406) 249-3184 to donate food and Brandy Chisholm at (406) 676-3300 to volunteer some time. Donations will gladly be accepted at the door or may be sent to Ronan Community Volunteers, PO Box 751 Pablo, MT 59855.


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Church plans Thanksgiving service


RONAN — St. Paul Lutheran Church is having a community Thanksgiving service on Thursday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. For more information, go to:


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Monday, December 2

Ronan City Council to meet


RONAN — The Ronan City Council will meet Monday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. at Ronan City Hall, 207 Main Street, SW. The public is encouraged to attend the meetings, which are held the first and third Monday of each month.


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Tuesday, December 3

Horsemen to elect 2014 officers


RONAN — The December meeting of the Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen will be Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the VFW Hall on Round Butte Road, 7:30 p.m.

There will not be a program for the evening, but we will elect officers for 2014. Final plans for our annual Christmas party will be discussed. All are welcome. For more information, contact Dennese at (406) 883-5876.


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Quilters to exchange gifts


RONAN — The Mission Mountain Quilt Guild will hold their December meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. at the Terrace Lake Community Church, 35663 Terrace Lake Road. 

Dinner will be served. A $10 Christmas gift exchange will take place. Please bring all your handmade Christmas gifts for show and tell.

Don’t forget the Dec. 14 Gallery Frame Class. Start gathering your supplies now if you’ve signed up. See you there.


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Wednesday, December 4

St. Paul’s serves up Christmas sermon series, free soup supper


RONAN — On Dec. 4, St. Paul Lutheran Church will present the sermon series "God's Joy at Christmas."  The evening includes a free soup supper at 6 p.m. followed by worship at 7 p.m. For more information, go to:


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Friday, December 6

Phillips Saddlery to hold holiday open house

12/6/2013 - 12/8/2013

RONAN — Phillips Saddlery will hold their holiday open house Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6, 7 and 8, from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. each day. Join us for free chili, snacks, and coffee. Browse through our selection of gift items for the holidays. Phillips Saddlery is located at 33052 Courville Trail, between Polson and Ronan, three miles east of the stoplight on Hwy. 93. For more information, please call (406) 675-4961 or (406) 249-5025.


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Tuesday, December 10

Legion to meet


RONAN — The American Legion Post 138 of Ronan is meeting on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Ronan at 35981 Round Butte Road. New members are welcome. For information, call Jack Fay at (406) 676-3380. 


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Wednesday, December 11

Polar bear specialist to speak at NARFE Christmas party


RONAN — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold their annual Christmas party on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at noon at the Ronan Café. Lunch will be off the menu. Following lunch there will be a special program featuring Frank Tyro, a Polar Bear specialist. A brief business meeting will follow the program.


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