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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...

Museum Consortium shares upcoming dates, events

News from Mission Valley Museum Consortium   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 needed. For more infor...

McCarty sentenced for March 2019 high-speed chase case McCarty sentenced for March 2019 high-speed chase case

A Missoula man has avoided a felony charge of criminal endangerment by accepting a plea agreement at District Court in Polson on Jan. 29. Dakota McCarty, 28, was charged with felony criminal endangerment but pleaded guilty by way of a plea agreement to misdemeanor negligent endangerment for a high-speed p...

New fire truck on display at annual Charlo-Moise VFD fundraiser New fire truck on display at annual Charlo-Moise VFD fundraiser

News from Charlo / Moiese Fire Department CHARLO-MOIESE — The Charlo-Moiese Volunteer Fire Department would like to introduce a new piece of equipment to the department’s fleet of apparatus. In early September we took ownership of a new 2019 Freightliner pumper-tender combo.  The tru...

No small feat No small feat

CHARLO – Five months ago, the idea of local shrimp in the Mission Valley was laughable, but now, the first locally grown shrimp are on the market.  In his backyard, Jim Vaughn has a barn filled with six Walmart swimming pools, five of them teeming with 22,000 living shrimp at various stages of ...

Annual fun winter event supports Ninepipes Museum Annual fun winter event supports Ninepipes Museum

CHARLO — Ninepipes Museum’s 20th annual Black Tie Dinner (tie optional) is set for Thursday, Jan. 16. The guest speaker for the 2020 event is Bryce Andrews who authored Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear. Andrews is an award-winning author, rancher and conservationist, n...

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