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Thankful for caring, professional St. Luke staff

Editor, To make an 18 month story a short one: what 18 months and health care services from Kalispell, Polson, Missoula and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota couldn’t supply, we found relief for our daughter in Ronan, Montana at St. Luke Community Health Care. Katy had endured multiple MRIs, CT Scans, blood drawings, pain killers, narcotics, neurological testing, a hida scan, etc., etc., with no solution to end the horrible pain. Then we were referred to Dr. Zach Hovorka at St. Luke’s. Three weeks from first visit to problem solved was a miracle for Katy and the rest of the family. We thank God daily for the wonderful insight and the great care Katy received there. Most ...

Thank you for May Day flowers

Editor, A big note of thanks to whoever sent the “Happy May Day” plant. This is the second year a flower magically arrived sitting on my doorstep May 1. Such a delightful surprise and a great way to start the month of May. Whoever you are, you have made my day, in fact the whole month brigh...

Citizens determine nation’s direction

Editor, For a while, my final SPAT (sneaky pitch at Trump). It looks like our nation has brought some of the political chaos and confusion under control with the “special counsel” decision. So, with the count 3 balls and 2 strikes, I’ll just throw this one last pitch and let the umpire m...

Dan Gallagher to receive posthumous honor

Editor, I would like to announce that Dan Gallagher will receive the Legion of Honor Award. This is given to veterans who have made a difference for other veterans. Dan passed away Dec. 26, 2016. This event will take place Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Missoula County Courthouse lawn, on Br...

Proud to call Lake County home

POLSON — The Lake County leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run went off without a hitch this past week. For those of you unaware of the purpose of the run, it is to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympic athletes and the main event held annually. This year it is being held in Missoula. Law...

Wise choices

Editor, We do not get to choose where we are born. We do get to choose to get an education and to use that education to choose where we live, work and raise our families. Greg Gianforte chose to spend over 20 years living, working and raising his family in Montana. His wise decisions made him a successful...

Please help Ronan couple rebuild home

Editor, On May 7, Arlo and Marilyn Baltz of Ronan had a terrible house fire and lost their entire house, including everything in the home. Daughter Karen Baltz Gibbs stated on her Go Fund Me account that her dad, Arlo Baltz, built this home the year she was born. “My parents lived a simple life but ...

Thank you for supporting clubhouse

Editor, The Valley View Women’s Club would like to thank everyone who donated to our rummage sale. Thank you very, very much to everyone who attended the sale and purchased items you are the people that keep our clubhouse going. The sale was a huge success because of donations and attendance. Thank ...

Clean up efforts appreciated

Editor, On behalf of the Beautification Committee of Envision Polson!, a committee under the Greater Polson Community Foundation, I would like to thank everyone who participated this year in our countywide CleanUp/GreenUp! With the help of our community, our success was stupendous. We would also like t...

Women must stand together, vote for Quist

Editor, As I listen to Rob Quist, I appreciate the dignity and respect for facts shown in his campaign. The dark and deceitful ads from Gianforte and party are offensive. Quist respects the women of Montana, pledging to fight for our healthcare issues and continued health insurance coverage, essential for...


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