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Ronan Police Department swears in two members Ronan Police Department swears in two members

RONAN – After pressing his paw into an ink pad, the Ronan Police Department’s canine member signed an Oath of Office on Monday, July 2, during the city council meeting. Sandor, a Belgian Malinois, whose name means defender of man, promised an allegiance to the Constitution of the State of Montana as a highly trained police dog by putting his paw print on the document.  He took an oath to “catch bad guys and find drugs” without any mental reservations, except to maybe chase his toy on occasion. His handler, Officer Brandon Smith, helped him take the oath and answer verbal questions during the ceremony. Sandor received a shiny police badge to wear on his col...


Growth policy hearing planned

News from Land Solutions, LLC LAKE COUNTY — We’re approaching completion of the Lake County Growth Policy rewrite. The Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 9, at 10 a.m. in the Office of the Lake County Commissioners, room 211 of the Lake County Court...


Council recommends eDNA testing, policies  

News from the Montana Invasive Species Council                                                    HELENA – The Montana Invasive Species Council (MISC) issued recommenda...


Unofficial 2018 Primary Election results tabulated

POLSON – Voters across Lake County went to the polls Tuesday, June 5, to pick their party nominees for several local, state and federal primaries in preparation for the 2018 General Election in November. The Lake County Election Office will canvas local votes and make them official this week.  ...


Unofficial 2018 Primary Election results tabulated

LAKE COUNTY – The 2018 Primary Election was held on Wednesday to decide the voter’s preference for candidates in the upcoming general election. The Lake County Election Office hasn’t officially canvassed the local results, but the votes are in as follows:       L...


Board hears about successful wildlife management programs Board hears about successful wildlife management programs

POLSON – The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board met to talk about the many projects that happened last year and what will come in the future during a meeting on Wednesday, May 23, at the Polson library. The State of Montana and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes started the board ...


Polson City Commission tables vote on zoning request Polson City Commission tables vote on zoning request

POLSON – After a public hearing on the issue, the Polson City Commission decided to look into alternatives before deciding whether to accept or deny a zone change request for the lot where the Polson Animal Clinic is located.  The veterinary clinic is located on Seventh Avenue West across from ...


‘Meet and Greet’ candidates on Memorial Day

POLSON — There will be a “Meet and Greet” forum from 7-9 p.m. on May 28 (Memorial Day), at Miracle of America Museum in the public meeting room The museum is located on Memory Lane south of Polson’s Walmart. Expected to be there are US Senate candidate and our State Senator, Dr. Al Ol...


Special election results announced

POLSON – The Lake County Election Office released the unofficial results for the May 8 School and Special District Election last week with five items on the ballot.  The count for the Jette Meadows/ Lake County Water and Sewer District came in with 54 votes for Richard W. Beauchamp and 29 for L...


Primary Election Voter Guide, Democrats

Q:             John Heenan Grant Kier John Meyer Jard Pettinato Kathleen Williams What legislation would you support do to help create go...


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