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Info offered at ‘Snacks and Facts’

News from Area VI Agency on Aging POLSON — The Western Montana Area VI Agency on Aging office has been located in Polson for 35 years. Yet we are often told “I never heard of you before” or “What do you guys do, anyway?” Rather than just put another boring article in the paper where we try to squeeze in descriptions of everything we do, we are planning an event that “shows off ” our many programs. We invite you to attend Snacks and Facts from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, at the North Lake County Library Meeting Room. Please join us for some good eats and some even better information about the many ways Area VI Agency on Aging serves our older p...


POLSON — Remember last week when the power went off …no computer, cell towers down, couldn’t even brew a cup of coffee? I sat in the kitchen and talked with my wife for an hour. She seems like a nice person. Tax help is available at our center on Mondays and Thursdays. Call 406-883- 473...


RONAN — Don’t you just love computers? I had just about finished this column, when my web page “expired” and I lost everything. If this wasn’t a new computer, it might just have “expired” right out the window. It doesn’t spell very well, either. At least we ...

St. Ignatius City Council hears local issues

ST. IGNATIUS — Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. We’re proud to announce that our head cook, Michelle McLoughlin, attended and completed her serve safe course and received her Serve Safe certification. The AARP tax aide will be at the center on April 4, ...

St. Ignatius

Wishing you the happiness of a leprechaun’s gold, and a day of songs of love that will never grow old. We are thinking of starting a bridge club; please contact the center if you would be interested in participating. An AARP Safe Driving Class will be offered on March 31 starting at 9 a.m. and go...


Well, I finally made it home. In four days’ time, we drove about 3,000 miles. Can you imagine how long it took the pioneers and wagon trains to go that far? I’m sure glad that I didn’t have to travel like that. It is a bit of short notice, but our St. Patrick’s Day dinner is on Wed...


Everyone wants to be a cowboy - until it’s time to do cowboy stuff. To all of you Irish and wannabe Irish, especially if you’re a cowboy, don’t miss out on our corned beef and cabbage on Friday. A happy St. Pat’s Day is wished for all. Tax help is available at our center on Mondays...


ARLEE — March indeed came in like a lion, with a bit of snow, wind, rain and sun. Mostly we like the sun and the melting of snow. We find that many of our snowbirds are staying a bit longer in that sunshine state. February was a busy month with the Arlee/Jocko Volunteer Fire Department having their ann...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS —May your joys be as deep as the oceans, your troubles as light as its foam, and may you find sweet peace of mind wherever you may roam. Everyone is welcome at our center. You need not be a senior citizen to join us. Meals are served every Tuesday and Friday at noon, and on the first...


“Vegetarian” is an old word meaning “bad hunter.” I’m a second-hand vegetarian; cows eat grass, I eat cows. Through this month and up until the deadline, tax help is available at our center on Mondays and Thursdays. Call 406-883-4735 for your appointment. Winning the $100 ...


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