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Polson seniors for Oct. 17, 2018

POLSON — With the fire season being almost over, it brings to mind a question I’ve always wondered about; why is it that one careless match can start a forest fire, whereas it takes a whole box to start a campfire? A Bailey Insurance representative will be here on Friday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. Get your hearing aids tuned up or get new ones at the hearing clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 9-11 a.m. Cris Alter’s 242 score and Dave Basta’s 234 score were the high games for women and men at Tuesday’s senior bowling. The same two also had the highest series. Claudia Barry and hubby Jesse, had the highest handicap series scores. The menu for the coming week is...


Births announcements for Oct. 17, 2018 Births announcements for Oct. 17, 2018

Aria Pease POLSON — Aria Lou Pease was born Sept. 14, 2018, at St. Luke Community Hospital. Parents are Chela and Corie Pease of Polson. Siblings are Dylan and Tristen Pease.   MaKenzie Niblack RONAN — MaKenzie Claire Niblack was born Sept. 12, 2018, at St. Luke Community Hos...


Candidates address issues at forum Candidates address issues at forum

RONAN – Seven candidates for local office spoke directly to the community they hope to lead last Wednesday. Approximately 100 community members attended the forum, held at the Ronan Community Center. The Lake County Democrats and Republicans sponsored the event. Lake County resident Elaine Meeks att...


Community comes together to support SAFE Harbor Community comes together to support SAFE Harbor

RONAN – People packed into the Ronan Community Center to raise funds to help support the work being done by SAFE Harbor again this year on Saturday evening with dinner and a few auctions. “This event is so successful every year due to the support from the community,” said DeeAnn Richards...


Indigenous film series continues with free admission Indigenous film series continues with free admission

RONAN – The Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition’s Indigenous Film Series provides a platform for community members to celebrate the value of Native culture and address present-day challenges.  The fifth annual film series is taking place at the Entertainer Theater in Ronan every S...


Volunteers roll up sleeves to help club Volunteers roll up sleeves to help club

RONAN – A group of nearly 60 volunteers got their hands dirty Friday during the Community Build Day at the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County. The community-driven all-day work party attracted volunteers of all ages as they pitched in and did all sorts of tasks from landsca...


Haiti's healthcare provides idea for Montana

This is the second part of a three-part story on the role of community health workers in rural health care from the Montana Gap project.  The Partners In Health headquarters resides in a huge state-of-the-art hospital in Mirebalais, about a half-hour drive southwest of Cange. On what has become a typ...


Festival of Trees group seeks recommendations

News from Mission Valley Youth Foundation POLSON – It’s Festival time! The Festival of Trees that is. This will be the Festival’s 20th year in Polson. Mark your calendar for Saturday, Dec. 1.   This year we are so excited to offer tree viewing for the public on Friday, Nov. 30,...


Become an art docent

News from Edna Lemm, Polson School District volunteer coordinator POLSON — The Art Docent Program is a volunteer based art history program that allows students to become immersed in art, through classroom instruction. In this program a docent is a volunteer that is trained to present art related i...


Voters to decide if ballot collection should remain legal Voters to decide if ballot collection should remain legal

MONTANA – Supporters of LR-129 claim their proposal will ensure that mail-in ballots are secure and that the state’s elections are free of potential fraud, but opponents argue the entire effort may cause unnecessary gridlock at the polls and distract from any actual security issue. The initiat...


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