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Dayton Daze: old west fun for good cause Dayton Daze: old west fun for good cause

DAYTON — It’s back to the Wild West for the 24th annual Dayton Daze celebration Sept. 12 in Dayton, where the theme for this year’s event is Outlaws and Gunslingers. The fundraising event supports the Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department and Quick Response Unit. Festivities take place a...

Partnership encourages school readiness

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Transitioning from a life of free-range growth to structured public education can be a huge leap for both parents and children gearing up for kindergarten, but upcoming meetings hosted by the Best Beginnings Child Partnership aim to make sure both grown-ups and tots are prepared ...

‘Stone Soup’ comes to Polson ‘Stone Soup’ comes to Polson

“Vegetables” get ready to jump into the soup pot as the children’s musical “Stone Soup” comes to life with 105 student performers grades K-8 on the Polson High stage Friday and Saturday, Jan. 23 and 24 at 7 p.m. The show features two separate casts with students from Polson, Ron...

Dayton School holds gift baskets raffle Dayton School holds gift baskets raffle

News from Dayton Elementary School The Dayton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization is holding a winter fundraiser for the school by selling $1 raffle tickets to win one of 16 gift baskets, including a Griz basket with two tickets to a UM Griz game in 2015, a ski basket with lift tickets to Blacktail, a ...

Dayton Daze plays at park Dayton Daze plays at park

DAYTON — The theme was Gangsters, Molls and the Roaring Twenties, and suspenders, fedoras and flapper dresses were the dress dujour at the annual Dayton Daze celebration on Sept. 5. The celebration raises money each year to benefit the Chief Cliff Fire Service Area. The Idle Spur, usually the host o...

Viva Polson sparks, celebrates community involvement Viva Polson sparks, celebrates community involvement

  News from Greater Polson Community Foundation POLSON — Familiar friends as well as new faces gathered at the Greater Polson Community Foundation’s 6th annual Passion for Polson Celebration: Viva Polson on Saturday, Aug. 16. Guests were treated to beautiful gardens and a sunset Mis...

Dayton Daze to resurrect ‘The Roaring ‘20s’

DAYTON — In January 1920, the Volstead Act closed every tavern and saloon in the United States, forcing the liquor industry to go underground. Although it wasn’t prohibition that brought on the unfortunate closure of the Idle Spur restaurant and bar in Dayton, organizers of the annual Dayton Daze...

Driver survives highway wreck Driver survives highway wreck

DAYTON — Truck driver Brian Gilliam crashed the 18-wheeler he was driving into the front yard of two houses off Black Lake Road near Dayton on June 3. Gilliam was not injured in the crash, which happened about 3:30 p.m.  Gilliam, who drives for Mercer Trucking, Spokane, Wash., was heading south...

Mission Mountain Winery earns gold medals

  DAYTON — Tasters Guild International Wine Competition recently announced that Mission Mountain Winery Merlot Reserve 2010 and Monster Red 2010 were awarded Gold Medals. This makes seven consecutive vintages that the Dayton winery’s Merlot Reserve has taken gold medals in international c...

Communities create Easter fun with egg hunts Communities create Easter fun with egg hunts

  If children picked up their toys as quickly as they snatched up Easter eggs on Saturday, busy moms would clearly be less fried. The Easter Bunny was also a busy critter throughout Lake County Saturday, leaving eggs lying around grassy fields in at least six communities and posing for portraits. ...


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