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DAR awards Quilt of Valor to local veteran DAR awards Quilt of Valor to local veteran

News from the Kuilix Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution In honor of the 2018 Veterans Day observance, Daughters of the American Revolution, Kuilix Chapter, awarded a Quilt of Valor to Vietnam veteran James Mathias. The award presentation was held on Nov. 1 at the Ronan VFW in front of members of the VFW, American Legion and Daughters of the American Revolution. Quilts of Valor Foundation is a grassroots group of quilters from all across the United States whose mission is to honor our service members and veterans who have been touched by war. The quilt is an expression of gratitude meant to thank and comfort the veteran in a three-part message:  1) honor for the...


Community Thanksgiving celebrations planned Community Thanksgiving celebrations planned

LAKE COUNTY – Homemade food and good company will be readily available throughout the region this Thanksgiving. Volunteers from St. Ignatius to Polson will provide free community meals to celebrate the holiday on Nov. 22.   In St. Ignatius, Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 12 p.m. to 2 p...


Applications now accepted for 2019 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship

News from Montana Governor’s Office  HELENA — The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship, the groups announced today. The $...


Local hydrologist awarded Science Foundation fellowship Local hydrologist awarded Science Foundation fellowship

Tyler Fouty spends his days in his lab at Washington State University, focused on engineering calculations about culvert design. But when you talk to the engineering graduate student, it’s clear that the heart of his work is improving the world: for salmon, and, by extension, for people who rely on sal...


Lights Under the Big Sky plans sparkling holiday season Lights Under the Big Sky plans sparkling holiday season

News from Lights Under the Big Sky RONAN – Elves have been sawing, sanding, painting and planning in readiness for the holiday season. Nope, not Santa’s elves, the Lights Under the Big Sky elves.  Lights’ first night will be Dec. 7 for its second year in operation. The Christma...


County begins hazard mitigation update

POLSON – In an effort to keep citizens safe, Lake County emergency officials and their counterparts from a variety of agencies kicked off a series of meetings on Nov. 7 in an effort to update the county’s hazard mitigation plan.  A proactive hazard mitigation plan is a publicly guided doc...


D’Aste Women schedule holiday bazaar D’Aste Women schedule holiday bazaar

CHARLO – Restarting an old tradition, the D’Aste Women’s Service Group has scheduled a holiday bazaar for Saturday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Charlo Senior Center. This fundraiser will fund restoration of the former St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of D’Aste, listed in the ...


Polson Middle School announces honor roll students for second quarter 2018/19 school year

Eighth Grade  4.0: Addison Bahr, Rylie Dupuis, Trent Dwelle, Jelaysia Forman-Webster, Kianna Hensley, Piper Hoxie, Owen McElwee, Aspen McKee, Tia Mercer, Hope Morrison, Ansley Nordberg, Layla Reese, Hakyla Riggs, Ella Schmeusser, Kendall Straub, Lucas Targerson, Clara Todd, Caitlyn Ward, Scout We...


RMS names second quarter honor roll students

3.0-3.49  Eighth grade: Dawson Adley, Grace-Linn Baltz, Mesa Bell, Kaleigh Benson, Trenton Burland, Lucas Clark, Chloe Davis, Margaret Deming, Isabella Devereaux-Trahan, Isabella Dubiel, Hunter Learn, Aliyah mcCrea, Sadie Michaud, Tyariah Morigeau, Madison Perry, Dylan Schock, Jayson Sinclair, Li...


Unofficial election results announced

Unofficial Lake County 2018 General Election results for Wednesday morning are as follows. Ballots still being counted across the state.   United States Senate, Lake County Rep. Matt Rosendale 6,393 Dem. Jon Tester 6,687 Lib. Rick Breckenridge 352   United States Senate, s...


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