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Mission Valley Elks add new members Mission Valley Elks add new members

News from Mission Valley Elks Mission Valley Elks #1695 welcome seven new members to their organization on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. We are delighted to welcome Susan Cleal, Laurel Torgerson, Cedrick Smith, Daniel Fletcher, Ashley Megahan, Tara Snyder and Mellissa Sneed. These members will join us in our endeavor to assist our youth, our veterans and our community with promoting any worthy cause as needed. We look forward to their volunteer assistance in making everyone in the Mission Valley aware of our dedicated mission. We also seek to promote drug awareness by continuously reminding everyone of the problems we have in our community, and we help with grants that we receive from the E...


Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame to honor inductees

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center GREAT FALLS — The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center extends an invitation to all to attend the Annual MCHF Induction Ceremony & Western Heritage gathering on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Best Western He...


Library announces closing date to file for trustee positions

News from the North Lake County Public Library POLSON — An election for two seats on The North Lake County Public Library District’s Board of Trustees will be held on May 7, 2019. If you are interested in running for the library board, pick up a Declaration for Nomination and Oath of Candida...


Justice Dept. seeks to close loopholes, clarify DUI laws Justice Dept. seeks to close loopholes, clarify DUI laws

Legislators in Helena are preparing for a complete overhaul of the state DUI code, hoping to simplify laws and change Montana’s dialogue when it comes to drinking and driving.  The Montana Attorney General’s office is suggesting several bills aiming to clarify confusing rules, close looph...


Justice Dept. seeks to close loopholes, clarify DUI laws

Legislators in Helena are preparing for a complete overhaul of the state DUI code, hoping to simplify laws and change Montana’s dialogue when it comes to drinking and driving.  The Montana Attorney General’s office is suggesting several bills aiming to clarify confusing rules, close looph...


Former Ronan teacher loses ability to teach in Montana

RONAN – A former Ronan Middle School teacher lost his license to teach in the State of Montana due to allegations of sexual misconduct.  The Montana Board of Public Education revoked Zachary Rowan’s license in November. Rowan was a middle school English teacher at the Ronan School Distric...


Sidewalk snow removal begins

News from the City of Polson POLSON – The City of Polson is committed to ensuring safe and accessible pedestrian passage on all sidewalks during winter months, and we need your help. As snow season approaches, here is a friendly reminder regarding snow removal ordinances.  Snow and ice mus...


Polson reminds people of dog license regulations

News from the City of Polson  POLSON – All Polson city issued dog licenses expire every year on Dec. 31. Dog licensing is required and ensures rabies vaccination, which protects the health of your pet and others. Additionally, licensed dogs when found at large are able to be returned to their...


Superintendent holds community forum regarding Linderman gym Superintendent holds community forum regarding Linderman gym

POLSON – The Linderman gymnasium was the topic of discussion during a Jan. 19 evening forum held at the Polson High School auditorium. Polson School District Superintendent Rex Weltz provided an update to about 50 people including school board members and district staff on the current status of the Lin...


Assistant police chief retires after 30 years of service Assistant police chief retires after 30 years of service

POLSON – Assistant Police Chief John Stevens is leaving a legacy in the Polson Police Department. At the Dec. 17 Polson City Commission meeting, Stevens was honored with a plaque and a personal message from Governor Steve Bullock commending his work in law enforcement and celebrating his retirement. ...


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