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Articles with the Tag: Charlo

Charlo boys 2nd, girls 3rd in Missoula

MISSOULA — The Charlo track and field team had a strong showing at the Jim Johnson invitation at the University of Montana last weekend, with the Vikings placing second as a team and the Lady Vikings taking third. Both the boys and girls 400-meter relay teams won their races, and Charlo athletes turned...

Local quilters stitch blankets, mend hearts Local quilters stitch blankets, mend hearts

CHARLO — When life gets you down — whether the reason is illness, natural disaster or just hard times — Charlo’s Sassy Scrappy Stitchers might be just the thing you need to get your spirits up.  The group began in 2000 as a way for friends to get together and make quilts and b...

Charlo man still sorting spuds after 50 years Charlo man still sorting spuds after 50 years

PABLO — Harold Kent stands on one side of the conveyor belt loading Fleming Farms potatoes onto a semi-truck, and his nephew, Sam Kent, stands on the other. When Harold guides the conveyor belt out over the waiting truck and pulls the lever, the russet potatoes start rolling. “They (the cre...

Charlo School District fires 5 teachers Charlo School District fires 5 teachers

CHARLO — Two weeks ago, Charlo School District 7J Superintendent Thom Peck received preliminary budget reports from Montana's Office of Public Instruction forecasting nearly $200,000 in budget cuts to the district.  Peck said the cuts came about as a result of declining enrollment, a phenomenon...

Grass fire destroys trailer house Grass fire destroys trailer house

CHARLO — Lake County Dispatch called the Charlo Moiese Volunteer Fire Department at about 4:06 p.m. on March 20 to send them to a grass fire threatening a building. By the time firefighters were about halfway to the incident on Ninepipes Lane, dispatch called again to inform them that the building was ...

BPA students plan for national competition BPA students plan for national competition

On March 10-12, 14 Charlo High School students (Haley Berkram, Trinceton Brown, Alyssa Doty, Shirley Firestone, Tonya Hertz, Abby Knight, Michaela Krahn, Jordan Ludeman, Timber Munson, Shayna Nagy, Chance Robles, McKalistar Rosenbaum, Aspen Runkel, and Mackenzie Savage) competed at the Business Professionals...

Charlo 8th-grader wins Lake County Spelling Bee Charlo 8th-grader wins Lake County Spelling Bee

CHARLO — This year’s Lake County Spelling Bee featured stiff competition from nearly 40 fifth to eighth-grade students throughout the county. Undeterred, Charlo eighth grader Suzanah Clark bested them all by spelling “verbiage” correctly. According to Lake County Deputy Superintend...

Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl

CHARLO — The Polson academic bowl team took home first-place honors Feb 19, marking their third victory in as many years. The atmosphere in Charlo’s school gymnasium was one of quiet determination during the Feb. 19 competition, as Lake County Academic Bowl teams from Ronan, Charlo, St. Ignati...

Lady Vikings see season end

POLSON — The Charlo Lady Vikings saw their postseason run come to an end Feb. 18 when they lost a heartbreaker to Darby in a play-in matchup for a spot at the divisional tournament. The Lady Vikings came in third in the 14-C district tourney last weekend, earning another shot at making divisionals if t...

Arlee boys, girls win 14-C tourney Arlee boys, girls win 14-C tourney

RONAN — The Ronan Event Center saw some fierce competition last weekend as seven boys and girls teams played for 14-C district basketball titles. In the end, the teams from Arlee prevailed, sweeping the championships as both the Warriors and Scarlets beat the Superior squads on Saturday. Led by a do...


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