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Ronan High School first quarter honor roll 2018-19

4.00 Seniors: Alexis Billedeaux, Emilee Cheff, Ethan Christopher, William Coe, Emilie Corley, Corbin Davis, Michelle Davis, Diana Diaz, Kara Holmlund, Tyler Joachim, Corina Normandeau, Nicolas Peterson, Sacorra Reum, Austin Taylor, Tiana Ulutoa, Aurrora Watkins Juniors: Daden Collicott, Brooklyn Kenelty, Charles Lilly, James Normandeau, Madison Sevier, Christian Silgen Sophomores: Erik Bettwieser, Bruin Largent, Tucker Lytton, Madeline McCrea, Chayata Prajayapipatana, Ashley Rigby, Narya Sharma, Blaine Wearly Freshmen: Olivia Clairmont, Linzie Couture, Mackenzie Couture, Aaliyah Decker, Nicholas Dresen, Lexie Gauthier, Hannah Rowe, Kambrie Rubel, Kyyen Shigley 3.50...


Missoula’s premier choral group, Dolce Canto, to perform Dec. 7 in Ronan Missoula’s premier choral group, Dolce Canto, to perform Dec. 7 in Ronan

RONAN – A unique pairing of Christmas cheer and innovative choral music will highlight the Dolce Canto concert at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7 at the Ronan Performing Arts Center. The concert is part of the series presented by Mission Valley Live. Tickets are $15 for adults, free for youths under 18 and $5 for ...


Wheat breeder to discuss crop innovation Wheat breeder to discuss crop innovation

BOZEMAN – The world’s population is expected to increase 35 percent to 9.8 billion people by 2050, according to census population experts. In order to feed that many mouths, current crop production will need to dramatically increase, said Luther Talbert, spring wheat breeder and professor at Mont...


Holiday games organized Holiday games organized

POLSON – Aleysia Black attempts to snag a pass for a touchdown as Shane Perry and Jeff Ward look on during a Thanksgiving Day flag-football game at the Linderman Elementary field. Perry, Ward and George Murphy were organizers of the good-natured matchup between more than 20 of their family and friends....


MontanaPBS hopes to find Montana’s best-loved novel

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – As part of the nationwide search for America’s best-loved novel on the PBS-sponsored “The Great American Read,” a panel of seven Montana literary experts set out to determine the state’s best-loved novel through “The Grea...


Support 3-D printer purchase

News from North Lake County Library POLSON — The North Lake County Library will hold a 20 percent off sale on everything in the library gift nook into December. All proceeds will go towards the purchase of a 3-D printer for the library’s Makerspace program.  


December potluck planned

News from the Valley View Women’s Club VALLEY VIEW — Please join us for our ugly or artistic Christmas sweater potluck on Sunday, Dec. 9. Social time starts at 5:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 6 p.m. Participants can bring a potluck dish to share and come enjoy good food and good company. The ...


Polson School Board adds new bus route

POLSON – Student safety was at the forefront of the Polson School Board meeting on Monday, Nov. 12. The board approved a bus route addition during the meeting. Transportation Services Director Mike Anderson proposed the addition due to an overcrowding issue on school bus routes 15 and 8. The new rou...


Polson installs interim city manager

POLSON – All five commissioners present voted to appoint Police Chief Wade Nash as interim city manager at the Polson City Commission meeting on Nov. 13.  Commissioners Lou Marchello and Bob Martin were not in attendance. Nash did not attend the meeting but provided a letter to the commission e...


Arlee students perform Snow White Arlee students perform Snow White

ARLEE–The frenzy of producing a full-length play in less than a week has retained its magic in the 40 years since the first Missoula Children’s Theater production in Arlee. On Saturday, a high-energy crowd of 60 children from kindergarten to 12th grade transformed into woodland creatures, evil...


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