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90 mph winds take out large trees, power lines 90 mph winds take out large trees, power lines

LAKE COUNTY – A winter windstorm blew through the valley on Wednesday, Jan. 13, damaging homes and cars, downing power lines and toppling massive trees. The National Weather Service reported wind gusts across northwestern Montana moving up to over 90 mph during the day. Mild damage included a slew o...

Agreement developed to keep Elmo fishing access open Agreement developed to keep Elmo fishing access open

News from DNRC and Lake County Commission LAKE COUNTY – The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation and Lake County Commission have reached an agreement to enter into a temporary license that will maintain public access to the Elmo Fishing Access site on Flathead Lake. Lake Cou...

Schools continue to provide meals during Coronavirus closures Schools continue to provide meals during Coronavirus closures

LAKE COUNTY – Though schools are closed for two weeks to reduce the spread of COVID-19, districts are making sure students are still fed. Since the closures, schools have given out hundreds of meals for students to eat at home to make up for meals they would have otherwise eaten in their school’s...

Changes to boating access finalized

FLATHEAD LAKE — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is not renewing its lease with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation for the Elmo Fishing Access Site on Flathead Lake. Instead, FWP is focusing its recreation management efforts on the Big Arm Unit of Flathead Lake State Park, w...

Adams acquitted of rape charges

An Elmo man has been acquitted of sexual intercourse without consent after a one and a half-day trial at District Court in Polson that began on Monday, Sept. 30. A 12-person jury reached their verdict within about an hour. Gene Adams, 30, was accused of raping a woman as she slept at a Polson residence on...

42nd Standing Arrow Powwow celebrated 42nd Standing Arrow Powwow celebrated

ELMO – The 42nd Annual Standing Arrow Powwow started on Friday and continued until Sunday night, bringing people together to celebrate. Dancers clad in regalia continued traditional dances while teams of drummers from all over the United States and Canada pounded out songs in unison with the accompa...

MHP Trooper in critical condition after shooting MHP Trooper in critical  condition after shooting

News from Montana Attorney General Tim Fox MONTANA – Early in the morning of March 15, near the Evaro Bar and Casino, Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer located a suspected vehicle matching the description of one involved in a Missoula shooting before midnight. Trooper Alex Hiday was th...

Auld sent to prison for attempted robbery

An Elmo man, Peter James Auld, 31, was committed at District Court in Polson Jan. 23 to the state Department of Corrections for three years with one year suspended on an attempted robbery charge.  The sentence, handed down by Judge James Manley, followed the recommendation of a plea agreement reached...

Two Eagle River School bus routes announced

For the start of the school year the bus routes will be as follows: BUS #1-Mike Kenmille (407-5776): Hot Springs: 6:40; Elmo: Hall-7:10 BUS #2- TBD: Pablo; off the beaten path areas–call the school to arrange ride. BUS #3-Meloney Wolf (370-8369): Moiese Valley-6:15; Charlo: Coulter’s-6:5...

Youth leadership program helps kids connect to each other Youth leadership program helps kids connect to each other

ST. IGNATIUS – Youth leaders on the Flathead Indian Reservation pointed out that kids need positive connections with other kids to help prevent health problems, addiction, and even suicide.  Willie Stevens, Youth Leadership program coordinator, said that adults are listening. The program he hel...


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