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‘Live History Days’ event links today with yesterday ‘Live History Days’ event links today with yesterday

POLSON — Enjoy the 30th annual “Live History Days” celebration and fundraiser at the Miracle of America Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, on July 21 and 22. There will be all kinds of activities and demonstrations including: music, blacksmithing, a flint knapper, a sawmill, schoolhouse activities, spinning, leather work, engines running, a tennis ball cannon, a gun shop, jet cockpit photo opportunities, a steam tractor and a switching engine. Rides will be given in a variety of military vehicles, trains, and a motorcycle sidecar. Concessions will also be available. Founded in 1981, The Miracle of America Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of one ...

Runners get down and muddy Runners get down and muddy

POLSON – What better way to start the weekend than a grueling obstacle challenge and a roll in the mud? That was the plan for many mud runners who sloshed their way through the 5th Annual Polson Mud Run on Saturday morning at the Polson Fairgrounds. The Mud Run has become a popular summer time ri...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran  Spotlight

When asked if he was in the Army or Navy, Rich says, “Yes, and the Air Force, too.  I wasn’t a ‘lifer’ but I put in 20-plus years.” Well, how did all of this happen? Rich was 17 years old, just six months out of high school in Illinois. He figured he would get drafted. H...

Good Old Days starts this week Good Old Days starts this week

ST. IGNATIUS – The 36th Annual Good Old Days Celebration, featuring three days of family events, starts Thursday, July 19. This year, the event kicks off with the first ever tennis tournament for all skill levels. Kimimi Ashley, local tennis expert, is hosting the tournament. Those interested can ca...

38th annual Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is this weekend 38th annual Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is this weekend

ELMO — The Kootenai Tribe, also known as the Ktunaxa Ksanka Band, welcome all nations and the general public to the 38th annual Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow at the Elmo Powwow Grounds on Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22. The Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is a Native American gathering in view of Fla...

Hot Springs hosts Blues Fest Hot Springs hosts Blues Fest

HOT SPRINGS – The ninth annual Symes Hot Springs Blues Festival will be held on the north lawn of the historic Symes Hot Springs Hotel. The festival features true blues from around the northwest. Blues lovers will enjoy this line-up, which gets better and better every year. Come relish the rich mineral...

Play-time Play-time

RONAN – A county fair was in full swing as the curtains opened on stage during a production of Beauty Lou and the Country Beast on Friday night.  Forty-four club members with the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County became actors and stage hands with support from the ...

Youth movie series continues through summer Youth movie series continues through summer

ST. IGNATIUS – From building playgrounds to throwing back to school parties, Cornerstone Faith Center is constantly looking for opportunities to engage in the community. The center has grown since Lynn Lapka began his role as pastor 11 years ago. Since then, Cornerstone has successfully run a pizza sho...

Children explore creative expression Children explore creative expression

CHARLO – Kyle Finley, 13, dipped a paintbrush into a tray of black paint and used it to create her section of a cooperative group painting. The project was completed at last week’s art camp hosted by the Ninepipe Arts Group and held at Charlo school.  “It’s fun to get to do th...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran  Spotlight

Five California guys were walking home one day from high school. It was 1962. “Hey, let’s stop at that recruiter’s office over there,” one guy suggested. So they did, and of the five, one enlisted - Bob. He was only 17 so his mom had to sign for him, and he had to make some promises t...


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