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Giving thanks for great care

Editor, A very huge “thank you” to everyone who attended our celebration of 95 years for the Women’s Club and 80 years for the clubhouse. A fun time was had by all and good food, thanks to the Valley View Women’s Club. Thanks to KC & The Valley Cats for the good music. Big thanks are given for all the donations. Because of the support of our community, we are able to keep our clubhouse going. Thank you! Kelly Bailey  and the Valley View Women’s Club Polson


Food bank needs support

Editor, Greetings from the Ronan Bread Basket (your Ronan-Pablo-Charlo food bank). It is September again and time for the annual “Be a Friend Indeed, Help a Friend in Need” campaign from Montana’s Town Pump Corporation. The Town Pump will match all of our monetary donations from Septe...


Food pantry needs cash donations

Editor, It is that time of year again when the overwhelming 
generosity of the Town Pump manifests itself in their Matching Gift program. This year, Town Pump has increased its matching gift total to $12,000. For every cash donation made to Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry, the Town Pump will 
match it ...


Forgiveness helps after being triggered

Editor, It occurs to me, with all the things going on in America right now, that we need to practice what my spiritually based social-teachings advocate. It is covered in one word. The word is “forgiveness.” This word can mean different things to different people. This is what it means to me. ...


Sharing thanks from food pantry

Editor, The Polson Loaves and Fish Pantry is so grateful. We are part of an awesome town with the most generous volunteers and supporters, and we want to say thanks. On Sept. 11, good folks from First Interstate Bank rolled up their sleeves and cleaned our building, scrubbing and painting until the pla...


Please thank a Direct Support Professional

Editor, Next week (Sept. 8-14) is Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. This is a weeklong celebration in recognition of the dedication and accomplishments of outstanding DSPs and their vital contribution to communities across the country.  Mission Mountain Enterprises employs 115 Direct S...


Giving thanks for great care

Editor,  St. Luke Community Healthcare: to everyone I’ve been lucky enough to cross paths with in the last eight months at the hospital, “Thank you.” Your caring, professionalism, courtesy and true concern have been second to none. Even the food was great, especially the pasties (wo...


Thank you, drug court

Editor,  Due to some health issues, I’m not able to give the full recognition to all those involved with Lake County Drug Court. I do thank you all from the depths of my heart. All hats off to the many, many people involved with the system. We have seen such wonderful changes in the area. One t...


Cherishing memories

Editor,  Chief Joseph had an impact on my life. He was of the Nez Perce tribe in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States back in the mid 1800s. He spoke out often with great wisdom and vision.    My artist grandfather introduced us kids to Chief Joseph back in the 1930s with ta...


Double spaces make it easier to read  

Editor,  Ben Stone’s discussion of the Oxford comma and its history in the Aug .7 issue of the Valley Journal is very interesting. I am a writer and also like history. The use of a comma before “and” in a list (like June, July, and August) is an Oxford comma. Its use seems to be ...


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