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Articles with the Tag: Big Arm

Why we need Decker

Editor,  It’s interesting to read the letters to the editor here in Lake County. The mantra from Professor McClellan et al is that we need someone as county commissioner who can bring cooperation back to the county. That would imply there is currently a ‘lack’ of cooperation. My tru...

Swimmers make a splash for kids Swimmers make a splash for kids

BIG ARM – Taking a plunge in Flathead Lake is an ideal summer activity and what better way to spend a warm summer weekend than going for a swim while supporting a worthy charitable cause. More than 60 swimmers hit the water during the Annual Flathead Lake Swim Series held at the Big Arm State Park o...

School board approves bus purchase, awaits building report for Linderman Project School board approves bus purchase, awaits building report for Linderman Project

POLSON – Superintendent Rex Weltz provided an update on the Linderman Project during the Polson School Board’s last meeting on Monday, April 16. As it stands, the construction manager and structural engineer have the next 45-60 days to prepare a written assessment detailing the building’...

Planning board votes to keep density map, regulations Planning board votes to keep density map, regulations

 POLSON – The Lake County Planning Board, tasked with giving the county’s governing body recommendations, voted on their official opinion concerning the Density Map and Regulations during a meeting on Wednesday, April 11. The DMRs are currently used to guide growth and development for rur...

2018 Spring Mack Days underway

News from CSKT Natural Resources Spring 2018 Mack Days began Friday, March 16 and will end Sunday, May 13. Anglers can fish for lake trout on Flathead Lake Tuesday through Sunday for a total of 51 days. Mack Days is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and is used as a fisheries...

Lake trout, perch fishing hot Lake trout, perch fishing hot

Fishermen:  If you haven’t already made plans for the weekend, I have a fishing report that will expand your possibilities.   Last Saturday Casey Kopel and I caught eight lake trout near the shore south of Melita Island. We did best with a whole-fish setup in around a 50-foot depth. I s...

Big Arm postal services relocated due to fire Big Arm postal  services  relocated due to fire

BIG ARM - A fire at the Big Arm Post Office at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 resulted in postal services being moved to the Elmo office.  Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser said 25 firefighters from Polson Rural, Polson City and Chief Cliff fire departments responded and had the fire contained within 30...

Big Arm postal services relocated due to fire Big Arm postal services relocated due to fire

BIG ARM - A fire at the Big Arm Post Office at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 resulted in postal services being moved to the Elmo office. Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser said 25 firefighters from Polson Rural, Polson City and Chief Cliff fire departments responded and had the fire contained within 30 minutes ...

Morin excited to be back with Toys for Tots Morin excited to be back with Toys for Tots

POLSON — Mauri Morin is back for another bite at the apple, the Toys for Tots apple, that is. Morin, 83, began working with the local Marine Corps League’s Hellroaring Detachment in the Toys for Tots program in 2002, he said.  He was called back to duty this year as project coordinator...

Snow plowing discontinued in state parks

News from Montana State Parks Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that snow plowing will be discontinued at several state parks in Northwestern Montana beginning Dec. 1. Following budget cuts for fiscal year 2018, winter road maintenance will be discontinued at the West Shore and Big Ar...


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