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Ronan hosts sold out crab fest Ronan hosts sold out crab fest

RONAN – Who can resist a dinner of all-you-can-eat fresh snow crab legs, melted butter, a generous bowl of baked beans, salad and bread? Apparently, the more than 325 guests at this year’s annual all-you-can-eat Crab Fest could not. “This is pretty awesome,” said festival goer Dot Bohrer. “I am happy, I have a nice glass of wine and some delicious crab.” On Saturday, the Ronan Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored the BYOBACP event (bring your own beverage and crab pliers). The festival is typically hosted at Bockman Park; however, event organizers this year relocated the crustacean smorgasbord to the horticulture hall at the Lake County Fairgrounds to...


Public encouraged to weigh-in at public meeting

News from the Montana Department of Transportation   PABLO ­– Roadway users will have an opportunity to weigh-in on potential improvements to the intersection of U.S. Highway 93 and Old Highway 93, south of Pablo, at a public meeting on Thursday, June 27, at the Confederated Salish and Koo...


Revitalizing tradition: annual Salish culture camp sees high turnout Revitalizing tradition: annual Salish culture camp sees high turnout

ST. IGNATIUS – “That’s the biggest family picture,” an onlooker said as the attendees at the 2019 Salish Language and Culture Camp gathered for a group photo.  The last day of the weeklong day camp had the feeling of a family reunion. People of all ages gathered in small group...


Young minds explore art, science during annual camp Young minds explore art, science during annual camp

Benjamin Matt, 11, moved a paintbrush across his paper, adding color to the praying mantis he was creating on a large sheet of green paper. It was the last day of art camp in Charlo on Thursday, so he needed to get the project finished for the big show that night where all the camp projects would be displaye...


MSU named most LGBTQ-friendly college in Montana

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana State University was recently named the most LGBTQ-friendly college in the state of Montana. The university also increased its campus pride index score – an LGBTQ national benchmarking tool for colleges and universities to create safer more inclusive c...


CSKT files right-of-way lawsuit against county, property owner CSKT files right-of-way lawsuit against county, property owner

BIG ARM — A federal court will determine whether the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes or Lake County have authority over an undeveloped road in Big Arm. “This is a disagreement we’re trying to settle over ownership of the underlying land in question and ultimately, who has regulat...


Lake County Relay for Life changes up annual event, hosts ‘Race to End Cancer’ runs Lake County Relay for Life changes up annual event, hosts ‘Race to End Cancer’ runs

PABLO – As Brenda Metzger stretched her muscles and prepared for a 5K run on Saturday morning, she was thinking of her mother who died of lung cancer several years ago. Metzger was one of roughly 30 runners/walkers participating in the inaugural Race to End Cancer 5K and Mile Race, which took place ...


Local woman honored at UM graduation

MISSOULA – Cammie Lynn Pablo, formerly of Pablo, received her Associate of Arts degree in Communications Studies during the University of Montana spring commencement. Pablo’s degree was awarded Summa Cum Laude. The night before graduation Pablo received the President’s Outstanding Senior...


Rebecca Whitesell awarded Gilman Scholarship Rebecca Whitesell awarded Gilman Scholarship

News from Carroll College  HELENA — Carroll College is pleased to announce that Rebecca Whitesell is one of 395 American undergraduate students from 152 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study...


Rebecca Whitesell awarded Gilman Scholarship

News from Carroll College  HELENA — Carroll College is pleased to announce that Rebecca Whitesell is one of 395 American undergraduate students from 152 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study...


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