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Articles with the Tag: Charlo

Orphaned grizzly bear cubs roaming Charlo area

News from CSKT FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The Tribal Wildlife Management Program is seeking information from the public that can help them pinpoint the movement of the two orphaned yearling grizzly bear cubs roaming the Charlo area. Sadly, these two male grizzly bear cubs have been actively ...

Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition

News from Charlo Special Olympics   The Charlo Special Olympics team turned in an outstanding performance at last week’s 2019 Spring Area Games.   This year, the games drew nearly 500 participants representing 28 delegations from around the Five Valleys Area. After months of training, ...

Wreck involving sheriff’s deputy deemed not criminal

A coroner’s inquest was held in Polson on April 29 for the death of Adriana Johnson, 17, of Charlo.  Johnson was killed June 2, 2018, after she pulled off U. S. Highway 93 south of Ronan. She attempted to make a U-turn in front of Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Corey White’s moving ve...

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Tennis Ronan Chiefs On Thursday, the Ronan boys tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over Libby, while the girls struggled against the Lady Loggers falling 6-1. Earlier in the week, the teams fell to Corvallis; boys 7-5 and girls 7-1. Mission Bulldog s Maria Bugeda, Pam Frost and doubles partne...

Flooding takes out Dublin Gulch Road Flooding takes out Dublin Gulch Road

CHARLO – Rising waters brought on by rain took out a chunk of Dublin Gulch Road on Wedensday, April 10.  Lake County Emergency Management Coordinator Mark Clary said the road would likely be closed for a “couple months” before it is repaired. Travelers often use the paved road to mo...

Students donate blankets to hospital Students donate blankets to hospital

By Rob Zolman Valley Journal RONAN – Infants born at the St. Luke Community Healthcare hospital’s New Beginning Birth Center will receive cozy blankets thanks to the generous donation from the Charlo High School class of 2022. On Thursday, the freshman donated handmade fleece blankets to ...

Foot clinics available again

News from The Lake County Council on Aging  LAKE COUNTY — We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our foot clinic. A nurse will visit five senior centers in Lake County once per month. Toenail trimming, a podiatry screening, and a blood pressure reading will be available at the follo...

Local Museum receives federal humanities grant

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO  – The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana was recently awarded a “Preservation Assistance for Small Institutions” grant in the amount of $5,775 from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This grant will span an 18-month period...

Charlo town water tested safe

News from Leila Roberts, Charlo Water District secretary/manager   CHARLO – The Charlo Water District accelerated the required three-year Inorganic Contaminants (IOCs) testing schedule for our water. We are pleased to report arsenic levels are well below the United States Environmental Protect...

Charlo residents grapple with arsenic in well water Charlo residents grapple with arsenic in well water

CHARLO – Homeowner Tom Vaughn noticed a skin rash and  unexplained problems happening around his recently purchased dream home located a few miles outside of town. He didn’t realize those problems were connected until he got a letter in the mail from the Montana Department of Public Healt...


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