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Guidance for local, state candidates offered

News from Montana’s Credit Unions and the Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association HELENA — Running for office is not an easy feat. No one can predict the range of obstacles candidates may face, but learning from local and national cooperative professionals can guide you to a winning...

New jail levy ballots sent out in mail, due on Jan. 28 New jail levy ballots sent out in mail, due on Jan. 28

POLSON – On Jan. 8, 15,748 mail-in election ballots were sent out. Registered Lake County voters are asked to approve or disapprove of the county commissioner’s levy request for the ability to collect up to $2.5 million annually for 20 years to help finance a proposed new jail and courtroom expan...

Governor continues fight against dark money

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Bullock responded to the decision by Judge Lovell that dismissed a case brought by an out-of-state dark money group challenging his executive order on dark money. “Today’s decision is another chapter in Montana’s pr...

Voters say ‘No’ to Polson School District bond measure

POLSON – Voters in the Polson School District last week rejected a two-bond measure that would have garnered a combined $61 million for the district’s elementary, middle and high schools.  Polson School District Superintendent Rex Weltz said the issues that needed to be addressed have not...

Unofficial results for 2019 Municipal General Election

News from Lake County Election Office LAKE COUNTY – In the city of Polson, for City Commissioner of ward three, a four-year term, Carolyn Pardini received 210 votes and Zoerene Gembala received 72. In the city of Ronan, for City Council member of  ward three, a four-year term, Julie Moore ...

Locals host event for governor candidate Locals host event for governor candidate

News from Whitney William s POLSON – Joe McDonald and Co Carew will host a wine and cheese event for people to meet governor candidate Whitney Williams on Friday, Nov. 1, at 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the Bickford Building, 220 Main St. Williams is a sixth-generation Montanan and businesswoman. As CEO o...

Governor Bullock calls on RNC to halt deceptive surveys

News from the Governor's office MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today sent a letter to the Republican National Committee urging the group to cease and desist from issuing imitation Census surveys in a fundraising effort.   “These imitation Census surveys are designed to confuse Mont...

Polson voters to decide on school infrastructure bond

POLSON – Voters living in the Polson School District will have two school improvement bond initiatives to consider in a mail-in election scheduled for Dec. 3. Starting on Nov. 13 election ballots will be mailed to registered school district voters. The elementary school bond would be for $30,431,000...

Voter registration held on Sept. 24

POLSON – It’s nearly time for Lake County residents to make their voices heard in the upcoming local, state and national elections, but only those with an up-to-date registered-voter status can cast votes.  On Sept. 24, National Voter Registration Day, citizens can register to vote or upd...

Ballot barriers: How advocates plan to take recreational marijuana to Montana voters

MONTANA — At least three separate groups are organizing to legalize recreational marijuana in Montana on the 2020 ballot, a process complicated by rules regarding citizen initiatives, expense and a peculiarity of the state constitution. The groups are taking varied approaches to getting their initia...


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