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Greater Polson Community Foundation celebrates 10 years of ‘making a difference’ Greater Polson Community Foundation celebrates 10 years of ‘making a difference’

POLSON — Last week, Penny Jarecki related how the Greater Polson Community Foundation came to be.  It all started by reading a story about a Bigfork couple who donated to create the Bigfork Community Foundation Trust.  “I got the idea, but it wasn’t original,” she said...

First ‘Day Hike’ events coming to Montana State Parks

HELENA – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to welcome in the New Year with “First Day Hikes” at Montana State Parks on Jan. 1, 2018.  Start your New Year off on the right foot with a First Day Hike at your local state park. Montana State Parks will offer Fir...

First ‘Day Hike’ events coming to MT State Parks

HELENA – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to welcome in the New Year with “First Day Hikes” at Montana State Parks on Jan. 1, 2018.  Start your New Year off on the right foot with a First Day Hike at your local state park. Montana State Parks will offer Fir...

Former Leader editor jailed after appeal fails Former Leader editor jailed after appeal fails

POLSON — A former editor of the Lake County Leader began serving a 10-day jail sentence last week for a misdemeanor “privacy in communications” convictôn after his appeal to the state Supreme Court was rejected. Vincent Caesar Lovato Jr., 56, has been in jail since Tuesday, Nov. 14...

Nutcracker ballet to be performed in Bigfork Nutcracker ballet to be performed in Bigfork

News from the Northwest Ballet BIGFORK — The Northwest Ballet has been providing dance to families in the Flathead for 40 years and bringing The Nutcracker to audiences for 30 years. This season boasts another great production of talented Northwest Ballet Company dancers, passionate Northwest Ball...

Local artist’s paintings, baskets featured at Ninepipes Museum Local artist’s paintings, baskets featured at Ninepipes Museum

News from the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO – Visitors to the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana on Saturday, Oct. 7, are in for a real treat. Jan Kauffman will be our featured artist at the October “First Saturday” exhibit from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. showcasing a number of her oil pai...

Briefs for Aug. 23, 2017

Foundation luau supports music scholarships BIGFORK — Crown Guitar and Flathead Lake Brewing Company will present ‘LIVE at Flathead Lake! The Crown Summer Celebration Finale’ on Saturday, Aug. 26, in the back parking lot of the Flathead Lake Brewing Pub House. Come to our Montana-style...

May 2 election results announced

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Election office has collected the ballots for the May 2 mail-in election and posted unofficial results on Wednesday, May 3, for schools, fire departments, irrigation districts, a library, and a public safety mill levy. Official results will be posted after the votes are ca...

Olson wins Seeley-Swan Invitational Olson wins Seeley-Swan Invitational

SEELEY-SWAN – Brooklyn Olson fired a 94 on Tuesday capturing first place during the Seeley-Swan Invitational at the Double Arrow Lodge. Olson won by four strokes over Elsie Brown from Thompson Falls. Gabby Wirz (eighth, 113) and Kim Van Der Laan (twelve, 123) also finished in the top fifteen to help...

Track Track

Ronan BIGFORK – Micalann McCrea won three events to help the Ronan Maidens to a fifth-place team finish during the Bigfork Invitational on Saturday. McCrea claimed the 100 with a time of 13.08 and won both the shot put and discus. She also placed second in the javelin.  In the boys&rs...


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