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Articles with the Tag: Charlo

Mission Valley Museum Consortium shares news

ARLEE  Arlee/Jocko Valley Museum — Celebrate Memorial Day and see our beautiful outdoor Veteran’s Memorial and memorabilia from area veterans, Pioneer Day photographs and more.   ST. IGNATIUS  St. Ignatius Mission Church — New summer hours for St. Igna...

Historic rodeo champion once lived on reservation Historic rodeo champion once lived on reservation

CHARLO – The name of local legend Jackson Sundown was beginning to fade as his story moved into the distant past, but writer Rick Steber of Oregon came to town late last month to revive it. “It’s an honor to tell the story of one of this area’s greatest horsemen of all time,”...

Strong family bonds bring five sisters home Strong family bonds bring five sisters home

ST. IGNATIUS – Ella Gilchrist, 89, sat in a rocking chair in her home and jokingly said most people would rather kill their siblings than ever have to live with them as adults.  She looked at her four sisters sitting around her in the living room last week, and they laughed together. The statem...

Art teacher feeds the desires of budding artists Art teacher feeds the desires of budding artists

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana NINEPIPES — Barnaby Smith, the art teacher at K. William Harvey Elementary School, has been sharing his passion for art with both children and adults alike since his arrival in Ronan in 2009. Smith arrived in Ronan after teaching art to high school stude...

Briefs for April 18, 2018

Meet, greet candidates   CHARLO — On Monday, May 7, at Leon Hall, 35964 Leon Hall Rd., a meet and greet event will take place. Dr. Al Olszewski and Troy Downing (US Senate candidates), David Coffman (Lake County Sheriff candidate), Gale Decker (Lake County Commissioner), and Joe Read (House R...

Teen keeps momentum going for ‘Save Our Sisters’ project Teen keeps momentum going for ‘Save Our Sisters’ project

Marita Growing Thunder, 19, held in tears for a moment as she walked on the back roads last Tuesday to bring awareness to all missing or murdered indigenous women.  She was on the third day of a four-day journey across the Flathead Indian Reservation that started at the farthest northern edge and end...

Briefs for April 4, 2018

Dixon School named recipient of Senate comput ers News from the office of U.S. Senator Jon Tester WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently announced he is donating 25 Senate computers to schools serving Native American students. Tester secured the computers through the U.S. Senate...

Runners lace up for Ultimate Viking Challenge Runners lace up for Ultimate Viking Challenge

CHARLO – Although Saturday’s weather may have been more conducive for an activity like curling up with a good book and a mug of cocoa, for a few in Charlo, a brisk country run benefiting a worthy cause was more their cup of tea. Some 80 runners, most donning purple shirts, participated in the ...

Whoooo goes there? Whoooo goes there?

Owl Research Institute seeks observations from public     CHARLO – If you’ve seen a pair of big round eyes, maybe a set of ear tufts, and a head seemingly twist around, owl expert Denver Holt wants to hear about it.  “We really need help from the public including far...

Charlo schools shut down following discovery of bomb threat note

CHARLO – A bomb threat caused the closure of Charlo schools last Wednesday while buses were out collecting students during the early morning hours. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said nothing was found on the campus after he and three detectives, five deputies, and several tribal officers searched the...


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