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Clean up to be held in Ronan

News from St. Luke Community Healthcare RONAN — Ronan community members are invited to work together to clean up the community on Wednesday, April 21. Meet at the Ronan High School track at 3:15 p.m. Remember to wear your gloves; other supplies will be provided. The city of Ronan will have a large dumpster available across from the Fire Hall from Wednesday, April 21, to Monday, April 26. They will also pick up larger items or debris within city limits by calling 406-676-4231. Remember many hands make a big impact.

‘Clean Up, Green Up’ event planned

News from Envision Polson, Beautification Committee POLSON — In April and May, volunteers are needed to clean up in the Polson and the surrounding areas … any day and any time. Bring your own bags and equipment to clean-up where you choose. Everyone is needed to help with event. Curbside pi...

Ronan Police Chief prepares for retirement, thanks community Ronan Police Chief prepares for retirement, thanks community

RONAN – Ronan Police Chief Ken Weaver is moving forward with his retirement plans and looking for his replacement.    “I told the mayor that I would give five years and it has been almost six and a half, so I think it’s time,” he said. Weaver said a song by John Muir w...

Tester secures $32M+ for MT Public Health Laboratory

News from the Office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE U.S. — Senator Jon Tester announced that he has secured $32,191,069 in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funding for the Montana Department of Health and Human Services to support the Montana state laboratory’s capacity for the prev...

Unemployment rate falls

News from the Office of Governor Gianforte Montana’s unemployment rate declined in March to 3.8 percent; the state’s third consecutive month of lower unemployment rates. Nationwide, the unemployment rate was 6.0 percent in March. “For the third consecutive month, this year, Montana ...

Governor signs bill to increase affordable housing supply

News from the Office of the Governor MONTANA – Governor Greg Gianforte signed Senate Bill 161 into law to make housing more affordable by cutting red tape and increasing supply. “For too long, burdensome regulations have limited the housing supply, driven up prices, and made buying a home...

Native American Affairs council resumes meetings

News from the Dept. of the Interio r WASHINGTON D.C. — On April 23, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Domestic Policy Advisor Susan Rice will convene the first White House Council on Native American Affairs meeting of the Biden-Harris administration. Secretary Haaland will serve as the Coun...

Tester presses USPS to fix MT mail delays

News from the office of Senator Tester  Senator Jon Tester met with President Joe Biden’s nominees for the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors and pressed them to address crippling delays in mail delivery and to work to maintain full USPS service for rural Montana. Tester also urged the...

Governor prohibits vaccine passports

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Greg Gianforte issued an executive order prohibiting the state-sponsored development and required use of so-called vaccine passports in Montana. “I strongly encourage Montanans to get a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine, which i...

Polson Middle School third quarter honor roll 2020-21

Eighth grade 4.0: Ellie Benson, Elizabeth Cunningham, Erica Foley, Olivia Jore, Kaya Michel, Summer Newman, Samantha Rensvold, Landon Shoemake, Haley Willer High Honor Roll: Stella Bradley, Logan Burke, Shaylee Davis, Landon DesJarlais, Kira Hensley, Jack Mausshardt, Ted Mausshardt, Sasha McCoy, ...

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