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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 salmon for food and income. It’s that element of compassion that he credits with earning him a competitive fellowship for engineering graduate students. Fouty was chosen to be part of the prestigious National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Fouty grew up in Polson and is a first-year master’s student at Washington State University, pursuing a ...


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...


Two Eagle photographers featured in New York City exhibit Two Eagle photographers featured in New York City exhibit

When high school junior Chandra Whiteman-LaForge snapped a photo of her friend in a pink dress beneath the Armed Forces Memorial Bridge in Polson last February, she never dreamed that it would earn her the opportunity to travel over 2,000 miles to the nation’s largest city. Whiteman-LaForge took the...


Free leaf pick up available in Polson

News from City of Polson Street Department  POLSON – Every Monday in November the City of Polson's street department will be offering free pick up of leaves that have been placed in biodegradable leaf bags. Leaves placed in plastic bags will not be picked up. Please place biodegradable lea...


City of Polson shares information about city manager, next meeting

News from the City of Polson POLSON – On Monday, Oct. 22, Polson city commissioners held a scheduled special commission meeting to vote on renewing City Manager Mark Shrives’ employment agreement. After a tie vote on the proposed two-year agreement failed the motion, a second motion was made...


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