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By Rob Zolman / Valley Journal POLSON – In celebration of the life and legacy of civil rights icon Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., students across the state participated in MLK Read for Peace events in their classrooms. Charlo Elementary School, Linderman Elementary School and K. William Harvey Elementary School were among the local participants.  The MLK Read for Peace project places volunteers in kindergarten through fifth-grade classrooms to read age-appropriate books about King. The reading event originated in Missoula almost ten years ago. King’s birthday is observed during a national holiday every third Monday in January to spread the word about the life and wo...


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Kiwanis hosts ‘Pints for a Purpose’ POLSON — On Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 4:30-8 p.m. at Glacier Brewery, 6 Tenth Ave. E, the Kiwanis Club will host “Pints for a Purpose,” a family-friendly fundraiser to support Special Olympics. Hot dogs, chili, beer and non-alcoholic options...


New program provides necessary supplies for students

ARLEE – Navigating homework, friendships and extracurricular activities is a large order for any student but those without stable living situations face even deeper challenges. A new resource at the Arlee School District is intended to provide homeless students with supplies that meet their basic needs...


FWP to make two changes to 2020 licenses

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks MONTANA – Hunters and anglers can expect a few changes this year when they buy their 2020 licenses starting March 1. The most visible change Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks customers will see is a change to license paper. Starting this year, both lice...


Montana individual income tax filing season starts Jan. 27

News from the Montana Department of Revenue MONTANA – The Montana Department of Revenue will open the state individual income tax filing season on Monday, Jan. 27. Once again, the department encourages Montanans to file electronically. “E-filing is the easiest and most secure way to file ...


USDA reminds producers of advance payment option

BOZEMAN — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service reminds historically underserved producers, who are participating in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, of the advance payment option. This option allows them to get conservation practice payments in advance of practice implementa...


Amazon’s teen filmmaker will attend FLIC

News for FLIC  POLSON – At the age of 17, Jonathan Perry has become the youngest director on any major streaming service with his film, SUBNIVEAN, which recently debuted on Amazon Prime to critical acclaim and is set to screen at film festivals worldwide. Four years earlier, Perry began hi...


Small Salmon contributes to 'The Last Beyond': a film about death, love, rebirth Small Salmon contributes to 'The Last Beyond': a film about death, love, rebirth

POLSON – The feature film, “The Last Beyond,” has roots in the Mission Valley, but its message of death, love and rebirth is a universal theme. Director Graham DuBose enlisted the help of Stephen Small Salmon, a Pend d’Oreille tribal elder from the Flathead Reservation, to help tel...


Second moose tests positive for chronic wasting disease in Libby area Second moose tests positive for chronic wasting disease in Libby area

News from FWP MONTANA — A second moose has tested positive for chronic wasting disease in northwest Montana. A hunter harvested the bull moose during the last week of the general hunting season near Fawn Creek southeast of Libby. The moose was harvested within the Libby CWD Management Zone near th...


Runners can keep going in winter months with preparation Runners can keep going in winter months with preparation

Many running enthusiasts avoid the cold weather and choose to stay toasty in a warm gym on a treadmill rather than venture outdoors to pound the pavement for a few miles once the snowdrifts and the frigid wind starts to howl. Lou Brenner is a veteran marathoner and member of the Polson Running Club, which...


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