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Articles with the Tag: Arlee

Champs again! Champs again!

BUTTE – Dribbling out the last few ticks on the game clock, senior Phillip Malatare chucked the basketball toward the rafters of the Butte Civic Center setting off a court storming by the bench as the Arlee Warriors repeated as the Class C boys basketball state champion on Saturday night by defeating t...

Area authors share poetry, stories at public reading Area authors share poetry, stories at public reading

A  reading of poetry, rife with raw emotion and stirring imagery, entertained listeners on Saturday afternoon at the Hangin’ Art Gallery.  Audience members were asked to think about a question at the start of the gathering before acclaimed poet Heather Cahoon and others shared their work. ...

Arlee honors firefighter for 40 years of service Arlee honors firefighter for 40 years of service

ARLEE – The Arlee Fire Department volunteers were amazed when they realized Drew Hendrickson had put in 40 years of service this year with the department, so they honored him at their annual banquet on Sunday night.  “We’ve never given this award, and chances are we might never give...

Warriors begin defense of state title Warriors begin defense of state title

PABLO – As the Class C State Champions for last year, the Arlee Warriors officially began to defend their 2017 title by winning their remarkable fourth consecutive District 14C championship trophy Saturday evening at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center on the Salish Kootenai College campus in Pa...

Arlee School District seeks new super

ARLEE – The Arlee School Board is in the process of looking for a new superintendent after David Whitesell resigned from the position earlier this school year. Whitesell decided to make his third year at the school his last to allow another administrator to come in with new ideas. He will finish up ...

Outgoing mayor honored for service Outgoing mayor honored for service

ST. IGNATIUS – Newly elected mayor Steve McCollum took his place on the council bench during the Tuesday, Feb. 6, meeting. He replaces Charley Gariepy who served as mayor since 2006.  Board member Ray Frey presented Gariepy with a plaque during the meeting to thank him for his service. Frey sai...

Chocolate treats tantalize the senses for a good cause Chocolate treats tantalize the senses for a good cause

ARLEE – A sweet aroma of chocolate emanated from the kitchen in the Brown Building last Wednesday during the 14th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival. Twenty-seven people donated two chocolate dishes to the event including peanut butter and chocolate brownies, a fudge layered cake, and a French silk pi...

Bagnell gets 20 years for second stalking conviction Bagnell gets 20 years for second stalking conviction

PABLO — An Arlee man was sentenced last week to 20 years in the Montana State Prison for his second stalking conviction.  Brandon Bagnell, 48, was sentenced by Judge James A. Manley as a persistent felony offender. Manley had previously sentenced Bagnell to five years with the Department of Cor...

Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival is Wednesday

ARLEE — The 14th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival tasting and fundraiser auction gets underway at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Brown Building Community Center on Highway 93 in Arlee, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Entries will be accepted between 3-6 p.m. on Feb. 7 at the Brown Build...


ARLEE — Our Valentine’s Day celebration, a prime rib dinner, will be on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. There will also be a bake sale from 3-7 p.m. that same afternoon. Bring your sweetheart, a friend, or just yourself, to enjoy the evening. Bingo will be played following the meal. Drew Hendrick...

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