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St. Ignatius seniors for May 15, 2019

ST. IGNATIUS — Sometimes when I close my eyes, I can’t see. Thank you Rod Arlent for helping secure the food pantry back door, which had been broken off its hinges. We will have a bingo night on Wednesday, May 22, after our evening meal with a $100 blackout. We serve meals on Tuesdays and Fridays at noon and on the first and third Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Sorry no deliveries on Wednesdays. Meals can be delivered to qualified seniors and frozen meals are also available. If you would like to order or cancel a meal, please call before 10 a.m. at 406-745-4462. Menu: —  Friday, May 17: chicken Alfredo   —  Tuesday, May 21: tun...


Polson seniors for May 15, 2019

POLSON — You never know what you have until you clean your room ... like a phone book in your cedar chest from 2010.  Come join our exercise class every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. All ages are welcome.  On Tuesday and Thursday there is a Tai chi class that ...


Ronan seniors for May 15, 2019

RONAN — There are crafts activities every Wednesday after lunch, so if you have a craft you are working on, bring it and join the ladies on Wednesdays.  Friday after lunch there is a group that plays bingo. If you enjoy bingo come and join us for lunch and stay to play on Fridays.  The ...


Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

What could a young man do between his junior and senior years in high school? In Russ’s case, he talked his parents into signing permission for him to join the National Guard. They were not horribly thrilled, but joining the military was all he ever wanted to do, so they agreed. Russ told the recruiter...


Briefs for May 15, 2019

Montana Democratic Chair Monica Lindeen to speak at county convention in Ronan RONAN — Lake County Democrats will hold their county convention at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, at the Ronan Senior Center on Main Street. Officers will be elected by the county committee and county precinct men and wome...


Spring Mack Days finishes seventh week

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE – The nine-week-long 2019 Spring Mack Days fishing event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes ends on May 19.  It is not too late to get entries in the lottery drawing and be eligible for one of the many prizes. One entry is allowed fo...


Semper Hive Semper Hive

A bee and a veteran have more in common than one may think. They both answer to a leader and are focused on achieving a mission. These similarities are at the heart of Plan Bee, a local veterans' program spearheaded by Marine veteran Chuck Lewis.  Plan Bee uses beekeeping to help military veterans li...


Students search for aquatic invasive species Students search for aquatic invasive species

POLSON — Seventh grade students from the Polson Middle school gathered along the sunny shoreline of Salish Point on Friday morning as part of an educational series in the ongoing fight against aquatic invasive species. Friday’s event, hosted by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and M...


CSKT spring debris burning information shared

News from CSKT FLATHEAD INDIAN RERVATION – Spring burning season is here. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wildfire. Careless debris burning is...


May is official wildfire awareness month

News from Montana DNRC MONTANA – The governors of Montana and ten other Western states have proclaimed May as Wildfire Awareness Month. Fire prevention agencies and organizations across the state invite all Montanans to participate.  Spring is an ideal time to raise awareness about how we ...


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