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Local hydrologist awarded Science Foundation fellowship Local hydrologist awarded Science Foundation fellowship

Tyler Fouty spends his days in his lab at Washington State University, focused on engineering calculations about culvert design. But when you talk to the engineering graduate student, it’s clear that the heart of his work is improving the world: for salmon, and, by extension, for people who rely on salmon for food and income. It’s that element of compassion that he credits with earning him a competitive fellowship for engineering graduate students. Fouty was chosen to be part of the prestigious National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Fouty grew up in Polson and is a first-year master’s student at Washington State University, pursuing a ...


Lights Under the Big Sky plans sparkling holiday season Lights Under the Big Sky plans sparkling holiday season

News from Lights Under the Big Sky RONAN – Elves have been sawing, sanding, painting and planning in readiness for the holiday season. Nope, not Santa’s elves, the Lights Under the Big Sky elves.  Lights’ first night will be Dec. 7 for its second year in operation. The Christma...


Birth announcements for Nov. 14, 2018 Birth announcements for Nov. 14, 2018

Genevieve Dorrington POLSON — Rosalind and Eloise Dorrington are excited to announce the birth of their sister, Genevieve Anne Dorrington. Genevieve was born on Oct. 19, 2018, at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 19 and three-quarters inches long and weighed 6 poun...


Briefs for Nov. 14, 2018

Recovery support available RONAN —Recovery support is available for those struggling with addiction at The Never Alone Recovery Hall, at 309 B Main Street, every day of the week. The Never Alone Recovery Hall is a peer support drop-in center. We are simply recovering people offering our experience...


County begins hazard mitigation update

POLSON – In an effort to keep citizens safe, Lake County emergency officials and their counterparts from a variety of agencies kicked off a series of meetings on Nov. 7 in an effort to update the county’s hazard mitigation plan.  A proactive hazard mitigation plan is a publicly guided doc...


D’Aste Women schedule holiday bazaar D’Aste Women schedule holiday bazaar

CHARLO – Restarting an old tradition, the D’Aste Women’s Service Group has scheduled a holiday bazaar for Saturday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Charlo Senior Center. This fundraiser will fund restoration of the former St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of D’Aste, listed in the ...


Caribou sightings reported in Montana Caribou sightings reported in Montana

KALISPELL  — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks regional staff has received reports of a rare sight in northwest Montana. Residents have recently documented sightings of woodland caribou near the U.S.-Canada border. The multiple sightings include the potential for a bull and a cow in separate l...


Polson Middle School announces honor roll students for second quarter 2018/19 school year

Eighth Grade  4.0: Addison Bahr, Rylie Dupuis, Trent Dwelle, Jelaysia Forman-Webster, Kianna Hensley, Piper Hoxie, Owen McElwee, Aspen McKee, Tia Mercer, Hope Morrison, Ansley Nordberg, Layla Reese, Hakyla Riggs, Ella Schmeusser, Kendall Straub, Lucas Targerson, Clara Todd, Caitlyn Ward, Scout We...


RMS names second quarter honor roll students

3.0-3.49  Eighth grade: Dawson Adley, Grace-Linn Baltz, Mesa Bell, Kaleigh Benson, Trenton Burland, Lucas Clark, Chloe Davis, Margaret Deming, Isabella Devereaux-Trahan, Isabella Dubiel, Hunter Learn, Aliyah mcCrea, Sadie Michaud, Tyariah Morigeau, Madison Perry, Dylan Schock, Jayson Sinclair, Li...


Ronan Seniors for Nov. 14, 2018

RONAN — Winter has for the last few days been giving us a taste of what it has in store for us. I hope everyone is able to stay warm.  Cards will be played at the Ronan Senior Center on Monday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m. Anyone who would like to play cards is welcome to join them.  On Wednes...


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