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Dillon announces spring honor roll

DILLON — The University of Montana Western in Dillon has named 544 students to the 2017 spring semester dean’s list. Three of the students are from our area: Megan Shick of Arlee, Kaitlyn Burrowes of Polson, and Dalton Delaney of St. Ignatius. To achieve this honor, students must be enrolled full-time or for 12 semester credits and carry a minimum a 3.33 grade point average. 

TERS graduates encouraged to ‘leave footprints worth following’ TERS graduates encouraged to ‘leave footprints worth following’

agle River School graduates listened to words of encouragement from a former TERS Salish teacher and graduate during last Saturday’s commencement exercise. Aggie Incashola said TERS has been her family since she first attended the tribal school for eighth grade in Dixon.  Incashola, who now ...

Mission Valley Christian Academy graduates four Mission Valley Christian Academy graduates four

News from Mission Valley Christian Academy POLSON – The Mission Valley Christian Academy held its commencement exercises on Friday evening, May 19, at New Life Church in Polson. Four students from the class of 2017 received their diplomas after they presented slideshows and gave their senior speec...

Two RHS seniors awarded scholarships

News from Access Montana RONAN – Ronan High School seniors Jenaya Burns and Rhylee Burland were each selected to receive a $1,000 K. William Harvey Memorial Scholarship for 2017. K. William Harvey was Superintendent of Ronan School District No. 30 from 1968 to 1982. Jay W. Preston Sr., owner of...

Drive 4 UR School program supports CCOC

CHARLO — Charlo Community Outdoor Complex has the opportunity to earn funds with Don Aadsen Ford’s “Drive 4 UR School” event, scheduled for Wednesday, May 31, at Charlo School. In an effort to devise a creative, low-pressure fundraising opportunity, Ford launched the Drive 4 UR School...

Smith, Durglo awarded scholarships Smith, Durglo awarded scholarships

News from Lake County Job Service The Lake County Job Service Employer Committee ( JSEC) is excited to announce the winners of the 2017 Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship: Chadelle Smith and Mariah Durglo. Chadelle is a senior at Polson High School, maintains a 3.9 GPA, is vice president of the National Honors ...

Winning fire prevention artists named Winning fire prevention artists named

News from Keep Montana Green MISSOULA – In celebration of Wildfire Awareness Month, Keep Montana Green (KMG) will be showcasing students’ artwork throughout the month of May. Businesses across the state will be displaying students’ artwork along with a social media campaign. Be sure...

Local students bring awareness to hunger issues Local students bring awareness to hunger issues

ST. IGNATIUS – A few of the students chosen by Governor Steve Bullock and his First Lady to work on the statewide fight against childhood hunger are from Lake County. According to a press release, 19 middle and high school students throughout Montana were selected to serve on the Youth Leadership Co...

Eckelman named High School Teacher of the Year

AUBURN, WASHINGTON – Patricia E. Eckelman of Auburn, Washington, daughter of Bill and Peggy Olson of Polson, has been honored by Auburn School District’s School Board, as High School Teacher of the Year. Patty was raised in Ronan where her mother Peggy taught Family and Consumer Science for 29 ye...

MSU graduate student receives NSF fellowship MSU graduate student receives NSF fellowship

News from Montana State University BOZEMAN – A Montana State University graduate student researching the ecological past of Montana’s Flathead Reservation has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support his work. Matthew Weingart, a first...


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