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Four candidates vie for two St. Ignatius Council seats Four candidates vie for two St. Ignatius Council seats

MISSION — There are two at-large seats on the St. Ignatius Town Council up for grabs in the November 5 election.  Only candidate Roger Lemon filed by the deadline to be on the regular ballot. Three candidates filed as write-in candidates.  Lemon, 68, is a manager for Johnson Transportat...

Irrigators to vote on resolution 2013-5

The Flathead Joint Board of Control passed Resolution 2013-5, which requested that any irrigation district whose commissioners desire to withdraw from the FJBC first conduct a referendum of the fee land irrigators they represent.  Irrigators within the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project may vote on t...

Two in running for St. Ignatius mayoral seat Two in running for St. Ignatius mayoral seat

MISSION — The St. Ignatius Town Council has two candidates running for mayor.  Incumbent Charles Gariepy, 54, has worked for Lake County Road and Bridge Department for 25 years. He and his wife Karolynn have three children. Gariepy has lived in the area his entire life and graduated from St. Ig...

Municipal candidates begin campaigns

POLSON — With filing for municipal positions closing on June 27, three people threw their hat in the ring for Polson mayor — Heather Knutson, Michael Brandt and Bob Fulton. Incumbent Todd Erickson is running to keep his seat as Ward 1 Polson City Commissioner for a four-year term while Jill So...

Mission Valley youth join first-time voters around country Mission Valley youth join first-time voters around country

MISSION VALLEY — According to the New York Times, millennials, the generation of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29, made up nearly 19 percent of the popular vote in this year’s election.  In addition, those between the ages of 18 to 24 voted 60 percent for Barack Obama and 36 percen...

Candidate grateful for support

Editor, I wanted to take a moment to be sure and thank those who supported me in the election for District Court judge. It was a privilege to be a candidate. While I wish the outcome would have been different, I take it all as a positive experience and very much appreciated the opportunity of introducing ...

Election reveals concerning trend

Editor, Now that the election has been decided and we have heard all the excuses from certain pundits as to why Romney did not win, something comes to my mind in all this. And this particular trend of concern was not picked up by the media, not realized, and certainly not expected.  This unrealize...

Lindsey gave great effort

Editor, We would personally like to thank Nancy Lindsey for running for the Montana State Senate against a well-known and popular candidate.  The odds were against Nancy from the outset, but she still agreed to put herself out there and present herself to District 6 as a viable alternative to the Rep...

Democrats rally in Pablo Democrats rally in Pablo

PABLO —At the end of a three-day, whirlwind tour of Indian reservations in Montana, Democratic candidates and their supporters rallied at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center on Nov. 1 for an Indian taco dinner.   Salish Kootenai College student volunteers and the Montana Democratic Party...


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