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POLSON — I’m still enjoying my retirement although I must admit, I miss the people I would see every day. I thought growing old would take longer. The Community Thanksgiving Dinner is fast approaching. It will be on Thursday, Nov. 23. If you would like a hot meal delivered or if you need a ride here to enjoy the great food and fellowship, call us at 406-883-4735. It would be very much appreciated if you want to donate rolls, pies, a salad or anything else. Give us a call to see what’s needed. We have two varieties of See’s Candy available here; assorted dark chocolate or nuts and chews. They are $19 per box this year. The hearing clinic will be here on No...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — The turkey is a funny bird; it’s head goes bobble-bobble; and all he knows is just one word … and that is gobble, gobble. Our center is selling raffle tickets for a Christmas basket for $1 each or six for $5. The winner of the Christmas basket will be announced on Dec. 20...

Senior news

Polson By Dave Basta for the Valley Journal POLSON — Well, I didn’t make it to the gym today; that makes 1500 days in a row. I’m going to rename the “john” to “jim.” It sounds better to say I went to the “jim” this morning. The community Thanksgiving...

Medicare open enrollment is now

News from the Area VI Agency on Aging Each year during Medicare open enrollment, Oct. 15 – Dec. 7, you have the opportunity to compare prescription drug plans and advantage plans available in the coming year. Insurance companies change prices, plans offered, what drugs they cover, and what areas t...


  POLSON — Two things every tool kit should have: WD-40 and duct tape. If it won’t move and should, use the WD-40; If it moves and shouldn’t, use the duct tape. We have a fresh supply of See’s Candy here at the center. Choose between “assorted dark chocolate” and &...


ARLEE — The raffle drawing for the quilt is on Saturday, Nov. 11, during the Second Saturday Dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets for the quilt are $2 each, three for $5, and five for $10. Come view the quilt donated to our center by Arlee Quilters Joyce Auer, Connie Wining, Margaret Bockmier, and Sherry Crepeau. ...


RONAN — Winter has blasted us. We have gotten our first taste of snow and all the driving hassles that come with it. Hope all have remained safe.  The bazaar will be at the senior center on Nov. 18. Come check it out and maybe fill some of your Christmas list.  There will be cards playe...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — Gratitude is the open door to abundance. The food pantry is still looking for volunteers to work Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. If you are interested, please call 406-745-0057. The quilters are in the center on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Bingo is played after al...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — Always be kinder than you feel. The ladies from Area VI Agency on Aging will be here on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to help with open enrollment for Medicare part D not part B. I apologize for any confusion. Please call the center at 406-745-4462 to make your appointment. Also, pleas...


RONAN — Mother Nature has definitely been letting us know that the change of season is fast approaching. Our early morning temps are starting to dip and November is upon us already and soon it will be the end to another year. It amazes me how fast time passes as we get older.  November will be ...

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