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Commissioner-proposed road levy will be on June ballot

News from Lake County Commissioners When voters in Lake County cast their votes in the June primary election they will have the opportunity to weigh in on a road levy that the Lake County Commissioners decided to put on the ballot. If approved, the levy would raise about $400,000 over two years to purchase road oil to be used to rehabilitate 20-25 miles of chip sealed roads in the county. Presently, the county road budget of just over $2 million a year does not provide enough extra dollars to address the deteriorating condition of many of our chip sealed roads.   The county’s plan is to try to address those chip sealed roads that serve as arterials and could be restored t...


Ronan Police Department adds canine unit Ronan Police Department adds canine unit

RONAN – Police Chief Ken Weaver stood on Pennsylvania soil last week and took dozens of photos of the department’s new canine member in an effort to share the addition with everyone back home. “We want community involvement with this project,” he said after coming home with the pho...


Updates on Lake County elections

In the upcoming elections, residents in precincts POL 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 will vote at the Polson Middle School gymnasium rather than the Linderman Elementary School gymnasium. Those voting at the middle school should park at the south end of the New Life Church parking lot. Elderly voters and those wi...


Polson City Commission approves sublease

Polson has not historically been a mining town, but a new company could bring a distinctively 21st century industry to Polson: cryptocurrency mining. This week the Polson City Commission voted unanimously to allow the sublease of a building on city property to CryptoWatt Mining LLC. The company “mines&...


Updates on Lake County elections

In the upcoming elections, residents in precincts POL 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 will vote at the Polson Middle School gymnasium rather than the Linderman Elementary School gymnasium. Those voting at the middle school should park at the south end of the New Life Church parking lot. Elderly voters and those wi...


Commissioner proposed road levy will be on June ballot

When voters in Lake County cast their votes in the June primary election they will have the opportunity to weigh in on a road levy that the Lake County Commissioners decided to put on the ballot. If approved, the levy would raise about $400,000 over two years to purchase road oil to be used to rehabilitate 2...


Digital currency mining explained

Digital currencies are types of money that exist only in digital form. Unlike paper or coin money, digital currencies do not have a physical form. However, just like U.S. dollars, digital currencies can be traded, earned, and exchanged for other forms of currency. Cryptocurrencies are a variety of dig...


Polson City Commission approves sublease

Polson has not historically been a mining town, but a new company could bring a distinctively 21st century industry to Polson: cryptocurrency mining. This week the Polson City Commission voted unanimously to allow the sublease of a building on city property to CryptoWatt Mining LLC. The company “mines&...


Commissioners begin process to repeal development regulations Commissioners begin process to repeal development regulations

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Density Map and Regulations are one step closer to being used as advisory documents in growth planning instead of being regulatory in the county. The documents impact land use decisions for private property.  Lake County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolutio...


Public hearings scheduled for county growth policy

LAKE COUNTY — Draft 3 of the Lake County Growth Policy rewrite is now available for review on the project website: https://www.planlakecounty.com/ Please look for the link to draft three under the documents section. Public comments sent to Lake County about density over the past month also have a link ...


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