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Relay for Life 'Race to End Cancer' is Saturday Relay for Life 'Race to End Cancer' is Saturday

PABLO – The Lake County Montana Relay for Life has been raising funds in support of the American Cancer Society’s battle against cancer in the Mission Valley for many years, and they are starting a new era. On Saturday, they will hold their first one-mile fun run/walk, 5K and 10K fundraising event called the Race to End Cancer.  “We thought we would change things up this year,” said co-chairwoman Caitlyn Rose. “We are excited to put on our very first run/walk and race to raise funds in helping to find a cure and pay for programs to help cancer patients.” The Race to End Cancer event will be held at the Michel building on the campus of the Salis...


Law enforcement makes multiple drug busts

LAKE COUNTY – Four unrelated drug busts in a 24-hour period kept the Lake County Sherriff’s Office extra busy last week.     The criminal activity started early on Monday, June 3, at 6:25 a.m. when 28-year-old Seth Williams, of Polson, was arrested in Ronan. Lake County Sheriff Don B...


Macman catches most perch ever

Fishermen: I thought a short note to you all would be appropriate considering most would like to know when there is good fishing within walking distance if you live in Polson.   Recent warm weather has activated smallmouth bass and perch. Yesterday, May 31, my faithful dog, Molly, and I motored in...


FLBS director elected to National Academy of Sciences

News from the Flathead Lake Biological Station POLSON — Flathead Lake Biological Station Director and Bierman Professor of Ecology, Jim Elser, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in scientific research. “We a...


Birth announcements for June 12, 2019 Birth announcements for June 12, 2019

Ava Carman POLSON — Emily and Jay Carman are excited to announce the birth of their sister, Ava Grace Carman. Ava was born on May 16, 2019 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 19 inches long and weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces. Ava’s parents are Christina Huntsma...


CSKT veterans program announces new vehicle, staff

News from CSKT Tribal Health Veterans Affairs  ST. IGNATIUS – The CSKT Tribal Health Veterans Affairs program received a 2019 Ford Explorer as part of a grant through the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization in early March. The Wounded Warriors Family Support organization is an ind...


Food conditioned black bear euthanized

Glacier National Park News Release MONTANA  – Glacier National Park rangers euthanized a black bear in the Lake McDonald Lodge area after finding it had broken into a cabin in employee housing. Nobody was present in the cabin at the time. The bear matched the description and photos of a bear ...


Space-center activities included in Thursday program at North Lake County Public Library

POLSON — Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m. from June 20-Aug. 8, the North Lake County Public Library will have space-centered children’s programming. Crafts and activities will be included with each presentation. Martin Horejsi, Associate Professor of Instructional Technology and Science Education,...


Local named to DSU President’s Academic Honors list

MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA – Quinn Motichka of Ronan achieved a grade point average of 3.5 to 4.0 to qualify for the  President’s Academic Honors list for the 2019 spring semester at Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota.  


Dixon School 2018-19 third trimester

Fourth grade: Jordan Boye, Dylann Elverud, Robert Howard, Bryce Roberts, Reese Swensen Fifth grade: Tyler Boye, Amelya Delay, Mark Ioli, Benjamin Matt, Katie Porter, Adele Ranney, Rylee Swensen, Abbigail Wagner Sixth grade: Charlie Elverud, Jayna Hale, Oakley Castello Seventh grade: Brittan ...


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