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Polson appreciates school psychologists, speech pathologists

News from the Polson School District POLSON — The Polson School District offers a wide range of Special Education services to help students with disabilities learn. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, whose initial iteration passed into law in 1975 under President Gerald Ford, establishes 13 categories of disability under which a student may qualify. As you can imagine when you look at the array of challenges young learners may have, it takes an inspired and dedicated group of educators and other professionals to design and implement programs to serve each student’s unique needs.   Across the Polson School District, serving 3-year-old preschoolers throu...


Upcoming meetings to discuss FWP conservation easements set

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — The public is invited to attend upcoming meetings between Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and private landowners whose land is under conservation easement in northwest Montana. These meetings encompass lands under the following easements: L...


Secretary of State appeals rulings that struck down new election laws

News from Alex Sakariassen, Montana Free Press MONTANA — Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen filed an appeal with the state Supreme Court Tuesday challenging the rulings of a district court judge who overturned four election administration laws passed by the 2021 Legislature. The notice...


Governor Gianforte selects Capitol Christmas Tree Governor Gianforte selects Capitol Christmas Tree

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — In a Good Neighbor Authority timber sale area in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Governor Greg Gianforte yesterday selected the 2022 State Capitol Christmas tree. “Harvested on our public lands, this Montana tree will be proudl...


REACH works to build new school in Dayton REACH works to build new school in Dayton

DAYTON — The REACH Foundation has announced its plans to build a new school and community center for the town of Dayton in Proctor Valley.  Started this year by members of the community, Executive Director Kaci Santos explained that REACH has been in the works for the last couple of years. The ...


Turkey Trot raises money for food bank Turkey Trot raises money for food bank

POLSON — Polson Running celebrated Thanksgiving with a family friendly Turkey Trot this year. With an estimated 100 runners, the untimed fun run cost $5 to participate, all of the proceeds going to the Polson Food Bank to help keep those in need fed this holiday season.  To find out about other...


St. Ignatius prepares for Christmas Carnival St. Ignatius prepares for Christmas Carnival

ST. IGNATIUS — St. Ignatius will be welcoming back its Christmas Carnival the first Saturday in December at 2 p.m. in the new high school gym.  Put on by the Chamber of Commerce and technically started back in 2003, the town used to put on raffles with the number of tickets dependent on the amo...


Ronan principal recognized Ronan principal recognized

News and Photo from the Montana ACTE RONAN — The Montana Association for Career and Technical Education would like to announce that Mr. Kevin Kenelty, Principal at Ronan High Schools has been selected as the 2022 Montana Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year. Under Kenelty&rs...


Ronan principal recognized Ronan principal recognized

News and Photo from the Montana ACTE RONAN — The Montana Association for Career and Technical Education would like to announce that Mr. Kevin Kenelty, Principal at Ronan High Schools has been selected as the 2022 Montana Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year. Under Kenelty&rs...


VA establishes Vet Center Scholarship Program

News from the office of Senator Tester  U.S. Senate —  The Department of Veterans Affairs announced in mid-November that it will establish a Vet Center Scholarship Program to assist individuals pursuing graduate degrees in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or mental h...


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