Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Latest Headlines

Current Events

Special Sections

What's New?

Send us your news items.

NOTE: All submissions are subject to our Submission Guidelines.

Announcement Forms

Use these forms to send us announcements.

Birth Announcement
Engagement Announcement
Wedding Announcement


Crocheted items on display, for sale

POLSON — We have some new crocheted items in our case at the center. A woman by the name of Sherry has made these items and they are for sale. Mary also has some baby quilts and a few lap blankets. Stop in and take a look; you won’t be disappointed. The AARP driving class is going to be here at the center on Tuesday, April 30. If you are interested in taking the class or would like some more information, please give us a call at (406) 883-4735 and we’ll get you registered. Don’t forget that we have bingo here every Friday night. I have heard nothing but wonderful  praises about how much fun it is. Thanks again go to Alice and Duane Johnson, Jo Durand, Paul...

Celebrate, welcome spring

RONAN —Welcome to spring. To celebrate, we will have a special chicken dinner at noon on Wednesday, March 20. We will have door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and special music by Marvin Bauer. All are invited to attend, and the cost is only $4/$5, depending on your age. Senior commodities are here; and if ...

Arlee seniors putting ‘zing’ into activities

ARLEE — Arlee Senior Citizen’s Center is  working to put some “zing” and energy into activities at the center. With that in mind, we have scheduled a special Easter ham dinner with all the fixings for our fourth Saturday dinner. It will be served at 6 p.m. on March 23, at the ...

St. Paddy’s Day lunch successful

POLSON — I have had a lot of calls regarding the AARP driving class. I have finally heard from Clara and she will hold class here at the center on Tuesday, April 30. If you would like to get on the list please give us a call at (406) 883-4735.  Taxes are starting to wind down but if you still n...

St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center plans ‘spring fling’

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center has been fortunate to obtain new flooring and new tables in recent years. Now the kitchen needs a remodel and some new appliances. As a community service, the center provides meals both in-house and on wheels for shut-ins, provides other services a...

Best ‘Irish’ dressed to win special prize

RONAN — Just when we began to think that spring is here, nature has to let us know that winter is still around.  The foot clinic and our St. Patrick’s Day celebration are on Wednesday, March 13. There will be corned beef and cabbage,door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Meals are at noon for $...

Mission center encourages ‘Wearing of the green’

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center encourages everyone to wear green to the St. Patrick’s lunch featuring corned beef and cabbage on Friday, March 15.  Activities for the rest of March:  •  Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. ...

Thank you goes to ‘generous’ Frank’s Meats

POLSON — The nutrition program here aat the center would like to thank Frank’s Meats in Pablo for their service and generosity.   Dennis and Patty and their crew do a wonderful job and our program is very thankful to have them. I hope you are all planning to come on in to the center on Ma...

Center grateful for remodel, new equipment

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center is in the process of making plans for new kitchen equipment and remodeling. The center is especially grateful to donors who are making the much- needed improvements possible.  Activities scheduled for early March:  • Ayleen&rsq...

Don’t forget to set clocks ahead

RONAN — March certainly came in like a lamb, now let’s just hope that it goes out the same way. Even though we have had a very mild winter, I’m still ready for spring. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour on March 9. We will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Wedne...


Lo 26°

Sponsored by: