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Historic building receives grant

News from Humanities Montana FORT CONNAH – Humanities Montana, in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities, has awarded the Fort Connah Restoration Society, at Charlo, a $5,000 grant for the historical restoration of the 1847 Hudson’s Bay fur trading post. Fort Connah is...

Mission Valley Museum Consortium shares news

ARLEE Arlee Jocko Valley Museum Our historic site is closed until July 4, 2020.  View our beautiful War Memorial, which is outside of our site located at the corner of Bouch and Fyant (by the grade school). Volunteers are needed.  For more information, call 406-726-3167.   ST ...

Mission Valley food banks meet surge in demand to help people Mission Valley food banks meet surge in demand to help people

LAKE COUNTY – Local food banks are seeing a surge in need due to the financial hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic.  “We have seen about a 20 percent increase in registrations,” said Mary Martin, operations manager of Polson Loaves and Fish Pantry. “It started as soon a...

Bison Range temporarily closes Bison Range temporarily closes

News from FWP  CHARLO – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is temporarily suspending public visitation and use at the National Bison Range, effective April 9.  The suspension of operations is to ensure the health and safety of visitors and employees in light of the novel coronavirus p...

Sherman pleads not guilty to theft Sherman pleads not guilty to theft

A Ronan man entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on April 15 to felony theft. Adam Ethan Sherman, 19, is accused of stealing a 1979 Chevy pickup in Polson. According to court records, on March 23, a Polson resident reported his half-ton Chevy Silverado truck missing. Polson police loca...

COA recommends seniors self-isolate as office closes

LAKE COUNTY — As additional social-distancing measures are put in place to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Lake County Council on Aging encourages senior citizens to self-isolate. According to LCCOA Executive Director Dara Rodda, the organization has limited its services to the senior food c...

Spring sports postponed amid pandemic Spring sports postponed amid pandemic

POLSON – Empty bleachers and an ominous silence filled Mission Valley tracks, tennis courts and softball parks during what would have been the official start to the 2020 prep spring sport season.  The Montana High School Association announced the health-related hiatus on Monday, March 16, that ...

Charlo-Moiese Fire Dept. fundraiser raffle still on

News from the Charlo-Moiese Fire Department To all Charlo-Moiese community members and businesses as well as the rest of the Mission Valley residents and businesses: due to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) outbreak that is spreading into Western Montana we are going to cancel our 26th annual dinner and aucti...

Suspects involved in Missoula theft arrested in Charlo

By Karen Peterson / Valley Journal CHARLO – Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies helped to locate and arrest a suspect involved in a high-speed chase on March 25. Sheriff Don Bell identified the suspects as Seth Houston Williams of Polson and Sean Patrick Forget of Ronan. “Both males...

County seeks election judges

By Mary Auld for the Valley Journal  LAKE COUNTY – Election judges are the boots on the ground that keep elections running smoothly. Lake County is recruiting community members for these important positions. “Election judges are on the front line dealing directly with voters,” La...


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