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Congrats to our graduates

Editor,  First of all, I want to say congratulations to Saint Ignatius High School Junior Spencer Horn for claiming the state’s singles tennis crown for MHZ. Way to go Spencer.  Now I would like to say congratulations to the girls softball team for making it all the way to divisional. Your classmates, school, fans, and parents are all very proud of you all. To the boys and girls basketball teams, to the girls volleyball team for going to divisional as well, and to the football team your fans, family, classmates, and your school are all very proud of each and every one of you for an extraordinary season during the school year.  To the 38 graduates of Mission Hig...


Centennial play doesn’t disappoint

Editor, We are thinking that you must be flooded with letters like this one.  Yesterday we saw the Port Polson Players production of “Valley Full of Diamonds” by Karen and Neal Lewing. From Co Carew’s graceful interpretive dance, to the beautiful backdrop, to the sign changers, t...


Local teen pregnancy rate tops state average

Editor, Teen pregnancy in Montana is an issue that has far-reaching implications. In addition to being costly to Montana’s taxpayers, teen pregnancy affects education and poverty rates in our state. Teen parents are less likely to complete high school or post-secondary education, more likely to live...


Doyle deserves sheriff vote

Editor,  Hello, this is past Lake County Sheriff/Coroner Bill Baron and I am writing this letter in strong support of Jay Doyle for Lake County Sheriff/Coroner.  During my long law enforcement career I have met and worked with many outstanding men and women. In the 14 years I have known and w...


Brower is best candidate

Editor, I’m writing in regards to Ann Smith Brower. I have had the honor to work with Brower for several years now in Search and Rescue, Project Kid Care and grant writing. I am truly impressed with her level of professionalism that she has brought to the table during this campaign and with all her ...


Local turnout at Liberty Convention disappointing

Editor, Where were you Lake County? The Liberty Convention held in Missoula this past weekend was awesome. Too bad you missed it. Several speakers of national renown came to discuss not only where our country got off track, but also what might be done to fix it. A tremendous amount of time and effort w...


Community theatre prospers in Polson

Nervous anticipation, heart-rate rising, sweaty palms, my mind goes blank. I can’t think of my lines moments before going on in my opening role as David Polson. “Stop!” I think to myself. Take a deep breath. Shake your arms down to your fingertips and relax.  Thankfully I have Neal ...


Cabaret coverage missed

Editor, I thought since Cabaret was on the weekend the local papers wouldn’t have time to publish anything until the following week. But it happened again, same as last year. Now I’m writing to complain –same as last year.  This year's Ronan Show Choir drew over 1,200 spectators ...


The sudden end comes with its own rewards

There’s almost a sadness to the end of spring sports. It just seems that of all the sports seasons, the spring sports athletes don’t get a full dose of fun. Just when everything gets going, the season-ending state tournaments come rushing at you like a freight train in a dark tunnel.  ...


School paper seeks history

Editor, My name is David Windrum and I am the current co-editor of Polson High School’s newspaper the Salishian. I am currently working on a project to archive all the people who have been editor of the Salishian in the past.  From the work I have done in our archive I believe the Salishian ...


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