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Club to make baskets for Special Olympics’ auction

News from the Montecahto Club FINLEY POINT – The Montecahto Club will meet at the Finley Point Grill on Wednesday, March 13, at 1 p.m. In addition to their regular agenda, club members will be making wine-and-cheese baskets to donate to the Special Olympics fundraising auction. The club’s busy winter has included baking more than 75 pies for Polson’s community Thanksgiving dinner, donating to the local food pantry, volunteering to cook and serve at Polson’s soup kitchen, providing homemade desserts for the soup kitchen’s February fundraiser and creating home-baked Valentine’s Day goodie-and-flower packets for local nursing home residents. This spr...


Fundraising for student photography trip underway Fundraising for student photography trip underway

PABLO – Between classes, five teenagers met to discuss the upcoming trip for their photography class. When told they would fly to New Mexico by airplane, all five glanced up in unison; some giddy, others nervous. Only one member of the group has traveled by air before.  Starting Sept. 15, Two E...


CSKT requests hunting season comments

News from CSKT Natural Resource Department  The Flathead Indian Reservation Advisory Board is seeking comments on the draft 2019-2020 hunting seasons for shooting hours and limits for migratory waterfowl, pheasants and gray partridge for non-member hunters.   A copy of the draft regulations...


Senator asks Administration to prioritize funding for federal energy programs

News from Senator Jon Tester’s office  MONTANA – On the heels of one of the coldest Februarys in Montana history, U.S. Senator Jon Tester is fighting to help low-income families keep the heat on. Tester is calling on the Trump Administration to support the Low-Income Home Energy Assi...


Non-hibernating bears sought by wildlife managers

News from CSKT Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation & Conservation   If you are wondering if it is too early to see grizzly bears out in the Mission Valley in our current record-breaking low temperatures and snowfall, you are correct.  Typically, young grizzly bears adapt to these extreme...


Players open '12 Angry Men' Players open '12 Angry Men'

News from Port Polson Players POLSON — Even though a snow-related accident took out the Highway 93 theatre sign on the south end of Polson, “The Show Must Go On,” as The Port Polson Players, in association with Mission Valley Friends of the Arts, present Reginald Rose’s award win...


Dixon honor roll for 2019 second trimester

Fourth grade : Dylann Elverud, Reese Swensen   Fifth grade : Tyler Boye, Amelya Delay, Mark Ioli, Katie Porter, Adele Ranney, Rylee Swensen, Abigail Wagner   Sixth grade : Charlie Elverud, Jayna Hale   Seventh grade : Brittan Griego, Henry Ranney, Jayden Whiteha...


Donations help support Charlo outdoor complex

CHARLO – The Charlo Community Outdoor Complex committee received a substantial donation towards the funds needed to build a rubberized track for the Charlo Sports Complex.  The Charlo American Legion Post 126 presented CCOC chairman Harley Coleman with a check for $2,000 in support of the proje...


One man killed in Pablo shooting

PABLO – Matthew Adam Posey Darnell, 30, of Polson, was shot several times and killed in Pablo on Thursday night, Feb. 28, around 10 p.m.  Daniel Chance Blixt, 29, of Pablo, was charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death, according to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell.  Bell said ...


8 children involved in wreck

ST. IGNATIUS – Eight children and their driver were taken to the hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 27, following a three-vehicle accident that occurred outside of St. Ignatius near Post Creek Hill, McDonald Lake Road and mile marker 39.2. “They are all young children,” said Montana Highway Pat...


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