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University names local graduates for fall semester 2018

MISSOULA – The University of Montana has 799 students degree candidates for fall semester 2018. Many participated in UM’s first-ever Fall Commencement Ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Dennison Theatre. The students listed below are UM degree candidates or have been awarded their de...

Briefs for Dec. 5, 2018

Black-footed ferrets POLSON — “Prairie Bandits: The Story of Montana’s Black-footed Ferrets” by John Ashley will be Mission Mountain Audubon’s evening program on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Polson Library meeting room. Ashley will begin the program with a histori...

Men charged with stealing gold Men charged with stealing gold

A pair of Bigfork men are accused of stealing more than $300,000 worth of gold bars, coins, artwork and guns from a self-storage unit then using some of the proceeds from their heist to buy a race car, trailer and other items. Robert Earl Staudenmayer, 32, and Richard Gordon, 49, appeared at District Cour...

The Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation celebrates 10 years The Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation celebrates 10 years

It all began in 2009 when Bigfork resident David Feffer envisioned the Flathead Valley as a mecca for the study of guitar. Feffer’s vision and boundless enthusiasm became the Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation, which officially launched eight months later. Looking back, it was a challenging time ...

Briefs for Oct. 10, 2018

Lake County candidate forum on tap in Ronan RONAN —Lake County Democrats and Republican Women are hosting a candidate forum at the Ronan Community Center on Wednesday, Oct. 10, beginning at 6 p.m. with a meet and greet. Refreshments will be provided. Local candidates for county commissioner, house...

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Soccer Polson Lady Pirates 6, Bigfork Valkyries 2 September 25, the Polson Lady Pirates prevailed over the Bigfork Valkyries 6-2. Both Ashlee Howell and Sophia Moderie found the back of the net twice, while Ali Hupka and Grace Hobbs each scored a goal in the home win. Polson Lady Pirate...

International science educators share knowledge International science educators share knowledge

POLSON– Fifth-grader Sofia Leighton spooned water into a container that appears to contain blue sand. The result is unexpected: instead of sinking into the sand, the water forms beads atop the blue substance.  “Wow,” Leighton says softly. Leighton experimented with Nano sand at t...

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Football Dillon Beavers 35,  Ronan Chiefs 0 In Dillon, the Ronan Chiefs were shut out 35-0 on Friday evening. Against a stout Beaver defense, the Chiefs where held to 99-yard total offense. Hamilton Broncs 48,  Polson Pirates 12 On the road, the Pirates fell 0-4 on the...

World record bighorn ram event

News from Montana State Parks BIGFORK – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and Flathead Lake State Park invite you to celebrate public lands with a volunteer event and a viewing of the World Record Bighorn Ram Horns on Saturday, Sept. 22.  At 10 a.m., join park staff at Flathead Lake ...

Ballers battle in Bigfork Ballers battle in Bigfork

BIGFORK – Bigfork got the ball rolling, or rather bouncing, on the valley’s 3-on-3 basketball season during the Battle in the Bay tournament, which was organized by Mission Valley 3-on-3. “We had a record turnout and it looks like a record number of fans too,” tournament organizer ...


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