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Mission Valley Museum Consortium shares news

Arlee Arlee Jocko Valley Museum   Our historic site is closed until July 4, 2020. View our beautiful war memorial, which is located outside of our site. We are located at the corner of Bouch and Fyant (by the grade school). Volunteers are needed.  For more information call 406-726-3167.   St. Ignatius St. Ignatius Mission Church St. Ignatius Mission Church is open for visitors every day from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The major scaffolding erected for restoration of the murals will be down by Nov. 15. The murals painted in 1904-1905 suffered damage over the last 100 years. Restoration of the murals began in the summer of 2018 and will continue the summer of 20...

St. Ignatius Seniors for Nov. 6, 2019

ST. IGNATIUS — Don’t worry ... be happy. Our center is still looking for someone to deliver Meals-On-Wheels to our homebound citizens. If interested in this job, please stop by the St. Ignatius Senior Center at 212 N Main Street. Meals can be delivered to qualified seniors. If you would lik...

Uplifting play about mental health to be shown in Polson, Pablo Uplifting play about mental health to be shown in Polson, Pablo

Port Polson Players  POLSON – Free showings of "Every Brilliant Thing," a hilarious, powerful and timely play that shines a light on all the things that make life worth living will be playing in the Mission Valley, for one day only, on Tuesday, Nov. 12.  Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of Monta...

Medicare open enrollment begins

Area VI Agency on Aging News The annual open enrollment period for Medicare has rolled around again. Last year in our Polson office alone, we served over 300 clients and saved folks approximately $246,000 for 2019. That’s not even counting all the beneficiaries served in our other counties of Lincol...

Student enrollment is up statewide, but dwindling numbers threaten to squeeze rural schools

MONTANA — Like rural school administrators across Montana, Terry Public Schools Superintendent Joe Krause keeps a close eye on his enrollment numbers.  The Terry district, which serves Prairie County, population 1,100, has 134 students this school year, said Krause, who’s new to the super...

Montana unemployment rate remains at 3.3 percent

 News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced that Montana’s unemployment rate remained at 3.3 percent in September, with no change from the prior month. “As Montana’s unemployment rate stays low and businesses seek skilled employe...

Halloween celebrations kick off with community bash, haunted house Halloween celebrations kick off with community bash, haunted house

POLSON – Superheroes, dragons, dinosaurs, witches and cartoon characters were among the creatures prowling the parking lot at the New Life Church in Polson on Saturday during the annual Pumpkin Patch Bash. The event featured a trunk-or-treat event. Among 20 creatively decorated vehicles in the churc...

Fall Mack Days continues with many prizes Fall Mack Days continues with many prizes

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Fall Mack Days will end on Nov. 10 with awards and a fish fry at the Blue Bay Campground. Up to $150,000 in cash and prizes sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will be awarded to hard-working anglers. Mack Days fishing events are used as a fishe...

Commission allocates funds to repair street

POLSON – Commissioners voted to allocate funds for a sidewalk improvements project on 17th Street during the last meeting, involving the installation of a 10-foot section and repaving another area. Funds for the project were raised through an increased tax on gasoline and diesel. In order for the pr...

Governor, Montana Police Protective Association reacts to loss of deputy Governor, Montana  Police Protective Association reacts  to loss of deputy

News from the State of Montana’s Police Association and Governor's office Governor Steve Bullock ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana to be displayed at half-staff on Friday, Oct. 25 to honor Gallatin County Sheriff Deputy Jake Allmendinger, who lost his life in the line of duty on Oct....

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