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Mission Valley Super Oval roaring under new management Mission Valley Super Oval roaring under new management

PABLO – After a long winter, the Mission Valley Super Oval (formerly Mission Valley Speedway) opened the 2019 race season under new management. The season opened about seven weekends ago. Tony Undem and his all-star team have been feeding people’s need for speed with a paved oval racing venue measuring in at three-eighths of a mile. Spectators can enjoy the family-friendly racing venue every weekend.  “This track has a good program going on,” said race car driver Matt Gollehon. “I am really proud of it. It has been a lot of years since the track has been this good. Everybody is having fun out here.” There was a possibility that the track wou...


Glow in the dark event raises awareness for suicide prevention Glow in the dark event raises awareness for suicide prevention

POLSON – Suicide has been a persistent problem in Montana, but one high school student is trying to change that trend, starting with her community. “I have lost so many people to suicide,” said Lexie Gauthier, a sophomore at Ronan High School and 2019 Miss Flathead Lake Teen USA.  ...


Tribes make bison film available

News from CSKT  PABLO – For the first time, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are making publicly available the award-winning film, “In the Spirit of Atatíce: The Untold Story of the National Bison Range.”  The general public will now be able to access the...


Texas 4000 team rolls into St. Ignatius for ride benefiting cancer research

News from The University of Texas AUSTIN, TEXAS — This summer, more than 80 students from The University of Texas at Austin will ride from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska, as part of Texas 4000 for Cancer on the longest annual charity bike ride in the world.  The team will ride more th...


Area museums offer history, tours, art

News from the Mission Valley Museum Consortium   Arlee Arlee Jocko Valley Museum  Our historic site opened on July 4. We will be open from 2-4 p.m. on July 20, Aug. 3, 17, 31 and Sept. 2, Labor Day.  The museum has many historical displays including many photographs...


Arlee Rodeo brings fast-paced action to Mission Valley Arlee Rodeo brings fast-paced action to Mission Valley

ARLEE – The excitement began as the chutes flew open at the 39th Annual Fourth of July Rodeo at the Arlee Rodeo Grounds on Thursday. Rodeo fans were kept on the edge of their seats as they watched local cowboys and cowgirls compete to see who could hang on the longest during the high-flying action o...


Bullock encourages people to clean, drain, dry

News from the Governor's office  MISSOULA — On Wednesday, July 3, Governor Steve Bullock visited the Ravalli watercraft inspection station. He heard updates from the Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes and state agencies on Montana’s aquatic invasive monitoring, early detection efforts ...


Mariners end regular season at home Mariners end regular season at home

POLSON – In American Legion baseball action, the Mission Valley Mariners A squad played their last home games of the regular season by hosting back-to-back doubleheaders this past weekend at O’Malley Park in Polson. The Mariners opened the weekend series with a doubleheader split against the M...


Ronan Bread Basket honors volunteers Ronan Bread Basket honors volunteers

News from the Ronan Bread Basket RONAN – The Bread Basket Board honored all the Volunteers with a picnic in the park last Sunday. More than 60 wonderful people donate their time to help keep the food pantry open twice a week, serving approximately 160 families each month. The Bread Basket has b...


Simon’s life honored with play Simon’s life honored with play

News from the Port Polson Players  POLSON – The Port Polson Players are honoring the man known as The Master of Broadway Comedy with his comedic masterpiece “The Sunshine Boys.” The honoree Neil Simon passed away last August. The show, playing July 5-14, was nominated for a Ton...


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