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Officials warn of advanced phone scam

News from the City of Polson POLSON — Officers investigated an attempted fraud call for service over the weekend. An individual reported having been contacted by Yellowstone County. They reported that the caller used names of actual detectives and a captain with the Yellowstone County Sheriff&rsqu...

Polson City Commission tables casino decision Polson City Commission tables casino decision

POLSON — The four action items on the Polson City Commission agenda at last week’s meeting – including the proposed annexation of tribal lands for a proposed casino – were all punted down the road, mostly for lack of sufficient information.  The most controversial topic was th...

City workshop addresses license confusion

POLSON — The City of Polson held another public workshop last Wednesday, June 22, to discuss the possible implementation of a business license. The workshop began with changes made to the framework of the proposal thanks to feedback from the previous meeting. The first major change made was defining...

Swimming closed at Riverside Park due to strong currents Swimming closed at Riverside Park due to strong currents

  POLSON — Temperatures Saturday were in the 70s, and Riverside Park in Polson would typically be overflowing with families and kids frolicking in the still frigid (in this reporter’s opinion) waters of Flathead Lake. While the playground still had a few customers, the swim area was close...

New flags installed before 4th of July New flags installed before 4th of July

Raven Hall members stand for a photo with Flathead Lake Herb propietor Cori Monatukwa, who says he appreciates the groups efforts. The upcoming holiday he added, also marks his business’s one year anniversary. 

Public comment heard over proposed Polson business license Public comment heard over proposed Polson business license

POLSON — Passions ran high during a workshop meeting for the proposed Polson business license on Wednesday, April 27, but ultimately settled into productive conversation about possible improvements and alternatives. The proposal by City Manager Ed Meece and Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Straub, current...

Polson Commission votes against de-annexation

POLSON — By a vote of five to two, the Polson City Commission defeated a resolution to de-annex around 70 acres at the top of Polson Hill. The vote, held during the regular meeting April 4, was preceded by a lengthy discussion about the pros and cons of removing lots one and three of the Knife River An...

Haworth pleads guilty to vehicular homicide Haworth pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

POLSON — An Arlee woman who was charged with causing a fatal head-on collision on U.S. Highway 93 after fleeing a traffic stop in Polson admitted to causing the wreck. Shannon Sierra Haworth, 18, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on April 7 to felony vehicular homicide while under th...

Polson city manager discusses proposed business license Polson city manager discusses proposed business license

POLSON — Rumors have been spreading through Polson about a new fee soon to be passed on to local businesses. The reality of the proposal, as explained by Polson City Manager Ed Meece, is less far-reaching than some businesses fear.  Proposed by the city’s executive branch, the primary sta...

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