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Briefs for June 10, 2020

Montana makes appearance in new 1970s novel POLSON – Local author Maggie Plummer has published a new novel, “Webs in the Mist,” which is the second book in her semi-autobiographical Jessie Morgan series. The novel is the sequel to “Bell-Bottom Gypsy,” following Jessie as sh...

Graduation season begins with Arlee ceremony Graduation season begins with Arlee ceremony

ARLEE – The COVID-19 pandemic changed the traditional progression of end-of-year activities for the graduating class of 2020. In Arlee, they didn’t get a prom or a class trip, but the 31 graduating students did get a ceremony. On Sunday, May 24, Arlee seniors took the traditional walk, with or...

Garden program earns school sustainability award Garden program earns school sustainability award

LAKE COUNTY – Local schools in Arlee and Polson earned state recognition focused on conservation and sustainability practices. In the spring, a corner of the Polson Middle School grounds becomes lush with food plants. The garden, and programs that utilize the space, earned PMS the SMART Green School...

Banners honor graduating seniors Banners honor graduating seniors

This year’s high school seniors won’t sit on stages in caps and gowns to signify the end of their secondary education, but communities are finding ways to celebrate them anyway. In Arlee, Kelly Jo Nagel spearheaded an effort to make and hang banners featuring the seniors’ photos througho...

Arlee celebrates community with a two-hour parade Arlee celebrates community with a two-hour parade

The lights may not be on inside Arlee’s buildings, but the Light Up Arlee event on Wednesday night sent a bright spark of hope and a sense of togetherness through the community. Arlee Schools staff and faculty, along with several law enforcement and EMS vehicles, made up a parade containing 50 vehic...

Area schools to close out school year with remote learning

LAKE COUNTY – Last week all school boards in the county decided to keep their campuses closed through the end of the school year.  School officials made independent decisions to continue distance learning after Governor Steve Bullock, on May 7, gave districts across Montana the option to re-ope...

Local schools continue online education

Charlo School District plans to continue with the current method of online instruction and bi-weekly packets.  Arlee School District will continue to educate students electronically through June 30.  Polson Superintendent of Schools Rex Weltz announced that he planned to recommend to the scho...

Schools scramble to provide education during COVID-19 closures

LAKE COUNTY – The classrooms of all local schools are empty in an effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus sweeping the nation, but teachers and administrators don’t want their students to fall behind during their absence from school.  For now, schools across the state are clo...

Schools continue to provide meals during Coronavirus closures Schools continue to provide meals during Coronavirus closures

LAKE COUNTY – Though schools are closed for two weeks to reduce the spread of COVID-19, districts are making sure students are still fed. Since the closures, schools have given out hundreds of meals for students to eat at home to make up for meals they would have otherwise eaten in their school’s...

Warriors, Pirates wrap up season at state Warriors, Pirates wrap up season at state

BILLINGS — The Polson Pirates and the Arlee Warriors boys’ basketball programs each saw their 2020 seasons come to a close in the opening rounds of their respective Class A and Class B Montana State Basketball tournaments last weekend. Despite the state tournament losses, the Pirates maintaine...


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