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Two vie in Lake County attorney race Two vie in Lake County attorney race

On the June 3 ballot is the election for Lake County District Attorney. Incumbent Mitch Young is running against challenger Steve Eschenbacher. Eschenbacher, managing attorney for the Office of the Public Defender in Polson, has lived in Lake County for five and a half years and moved here from Hamilton. ...

Sheriff’s race candidates speak out about ideas for department Sheriff’s race candidates speak out about ideas for department

POLSON — Four candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for the office of Lake County Sheriff/Coroner. Since all are Republicans, the primary election will decide the election.  The four candidates are Don Bell, Kim Leibenguth, Rick Schoening and Dan Yonkin. Bell was born in Ronan and ha...

Hertz, McLaughlin on ballot for House District 12 Hertz, McLaughlin on ballot for House District 12

Greg Hertz and William McLaughlin are running for House District 12.  McLaughlin said he is not actively campaigning for the seat.  Incumbent Hertz is the president and CEO of Moody’s Market Inc, which operates retail grocery stores. Stores include Polson Super 1; Harvest Foods in Ronan...

Mission Irrigation District restructures; evaporated Joint Board reformation underway  Mission Irrigation District restructures; evaporated Joint Board reformation underway

Mission Irrigation District underwent a major change in direction on April 21, as two new commissioners were sworn in and the district obtained new legal counsel. The district also voted to align itself with the Flathead Irrigation District in an attempt to reform the Flathead Board of Joint Control or a ...

Ronan School Board candidates vie for three seats Ronan School Board candidates vie for three seats

RONAN — Ballots to vote for Ronan School Board trustee candidates were mailed to residents within the Ronan School District on April 18. Depending on the resident’s physical address, voters will be checking boxes for either one candidate for a three-year seat, or two candidates to fill two three-...

Flathead, Mission and Jocko Irrigation District candidates discuss issues Flathead, Mission and Jocko Irrigation District candidates discuss issues

Bohn, Guenzler in running for District 3 Bryan Bohn and Paul Guenzler are vying for one commissioner’s seat in the election for Flathead Irrigation District 3. Bryan Bohn is a farmer and has lived near Ronan for almost 31 years. He’s served as a Flathead Irrigation District commissioner ...

School board candidates to speak at forum School board candidates to speak at forum

RONAN — The Ronan Pablo Education Association will be hosting a candidate forum on Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. in the Ronan Performing Arts Center for the upcoming Ronan School District #30 school board trustee election. All community members are welcome and encouraged to attend. The Student Council ...

More tribal candidates express views More tribal candidates express views

(Editor’s note: These candidates are the last to respond for the Tribal candidate story. Part one was published in the Oct. 23 edition. Election day for the Tribal Council primary is Saturday, Nov. 2) FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Tribal Council candidates running in the primary election explain why ...

Three vie for aquatics board position Three vie for aquatics board position

POLSON — Voters will select two board members for the Mission Valley Aquatic Center on Tuesday, Nov. 5.  Candidates Judy Fast Carte, Carole Olson and Cheryl Wolfe were asked why they are seeking a position on the MVA board. Judy Fast Carte is retired and loves to swim. She said she wishes th...

42 Tribal Council candidates on ballot for primary election 42 Tribal Council candidates on ballot for primary election

This year marks one of the largest pools of candidates for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council as 42 people have announced their candidacy. The primary election will take place Saturday, Nov. 2 from 8 a.m to 8 p.m. Polling places are the Arlee Indian Senior Center, the Elmo Community Cente...


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