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Ronan Seniors for Sept. 12, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — We can’t help everyone, but everyone could help someone.  - Ronald Reagan Our nail clinic will be here on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 9-11 a.m. Please call the center to make your appointment at 406-745-4462. Commodities will be here on Tuesday, Sept. 18, and available for pickup after 2 p.m. This is based on income to qualify; please call the food pantry for more information. The food pantry is in need of volunteers to work on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering, call 406-745-0057.  Meals can be delivered to qualified seniors and frozen meals are also available. If you would like to have a meal de...


Ronan Seniors for Sept. 12, 2018

RONAN — There is still a lot of smoke in the air but the temperature is starting to get cooler so we can be hopeful that the smoke will clear sooner rather than later.  Cards will be held at the Ronan Senior Center on Monday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. If you like to play cards you are welcome to join...


Polon seniors July 12, 2018

POLSON — The reason Mayberry was so peaceful and quiet was because nobody was married. The only married person was Otis, and he stayed drunk. In case you missed it last week, the veterans’ representative will be here again on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m.-noon. Also on Sept. 18, commoditi...


Experts share bear confrontation information Experts share bear confrontation information

ARLEE – An angry grizzly bear lowers its head and starts charging in your direction - what should you do?  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes paired up with the nonprofit conservation group People and Carnivores during an informational meeting Aug. 28 at the Arlee Community Center to h...


Be aware as bears activley seek food sources before winter denning season

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks With archery and upland game bird seasons opening Sept. 1, hunters are reminded to “Be Bear Aware.” Montana is bear country. Anyone living, working, or recreating in bear country should maintain awareness and follow safety precautions to avoid ...


HOT ISSUE HOT ISSUE

MONTANA – With fire season comes conjecture about the causes of the fires and patterns in fire activity. Is fire season getting more intense and longer? Why is fire season so different from year to year? Local experts, politicians, and scientists share their understandings of wildfire and the ways that...


New fire burns near Hot Springs

HOT SPRINGS – The 1,374-acre Rattlesnake Fire was 55 percent contained as of Monday, Sept. 3. The fire is located ten miles northeast of Hot Springs, on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The human-caused fire was reported on Thursday, August 30, and is currently under investigation. The fire was burn...


Trail of Bales decorates Ronan, surrounding areas Trail of Bales decorates Ronan, surrounding areas

RONAN – Ninety hay bales are being transformed into magical creations of all kinds along U.S. Highway 93 and surrounding areas for the annual Trail of Bales contest, which involves turning a round bale into something grand. Last year, the Salish Kootenai Housing Authority took first place in the con...


Tester secures grant for Lake County domestic violence initiative

News from the office of U.S. Senator for Montana, Jon Tester BILLINGS – U.S. Senator Jon Tester has secured nearly half a million dollars to bolster domestic and sexual violence response efforts in Lake County.  The $437,872 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence A...


Tester calls for Senate hearing

News from the office of Senator Jon Tester U.S. Senate — U.S. Senator Jon Tester is calling on the Senate to hold a hearing on missing and murdered Native American women. In a letter to the leadership of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, Tester is demanding the committee bring together law e...


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