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Man dies while swimming in Flathead Lake

FINLEY POINT – Lake County Sheriff Don Bell released the name of a man who died in Flathead Lake on Sunday, Aug. 4. Michael John Chernikoff, 34, of Polson, was riding in a boat when he decided to get out and swim to Bird Island, according to Bell. Chernikoff experienced complications during his swim...

Club to make baskets for Special Olympics’ auction

News from the Montecahto Club FINLEY POINT – The Montecahto Club will meet at the Finley Point Grill on Wednesday, March 13, at 1 p.m. In addition to their regular agenda, club members will be making wine-and-cheese baskets to donate to the Special Olympics fundraising auction. The club’s...

Yellow Bay Fire Hall building project completed

The Finley Point/Yellow Bay Fire Department has completed the new Yellow Bay Fire Hall at mile marker 17.5 on Hwy. 35, across from the University of Montana Biological Station. “The district really worked hard to keep this project a priority and it took a few years to launch. Our goal is to respond ...

June 30 open house planned June 30 open house planned

Yellow Bay Fire Department Finley Point/YellowBay Fire Department will host their annual open house and fundraiser 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served and everyone is welcome. The Finley Point Fire Hall is located at 35408 MT Hwy. 35 across from the Finley Point Gri...

June 30 open house planned

Yellow Bay Fire Department Finley Point/YellowBay Fire Department will host their annual open house and fundraiser 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served and everyone is welcome. The Finley Point Fire Hall is located at 35408 MT Hwy. 35 across from the Finley Point Gri...

Finley Point/Yellow Bay Fire tests new Jaws of Life Finley Point/Yellow Bay Fire tests new Jaws of Life

News from the Finley Point/Yellow Bay Fire Department   On March 28, the Finley Point Fire Department put their newly acquired Hurst Jaws of Life eDRAULIC battery-operated rescue tools to the test by cutting up two vehicles destined for the junk yard. “Unfortunately, we respond to vehicle ...

Morin gets five years for forgery, theft, deceptive practices Morin gets five years for forgery,  theft, deceptive practices

POLSON – A 32-year-old Great Falls man was recently sentenced to five years in the Department of Corrections for two counts of forgery and one count each of theft and deceptive practices. Levi Morin was sentenced in three cases, one by Judge Kim Christopher on Nov. 9 and two by Judge James A. Manley...

Firefighters battle two fires on windy day

POLSON — Oct. 17 was a very windy day and that led to a busy day for Polson Rural and other area fire departments as they battled two separate fires west and northwest of Polson.  Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser said the Binger Fire was reported at 1 p.m. followed by the Irvine Flats Fire...

Briefs for Sept. 6, 2017

Flathead Lake State ParkFinley Point announces early end to summer season News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks FINLEY POINT – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that Flathead Lake State park-Finley Point will close early for the season on Tuesday, Sept. 5. The park will c...

Rain, cooler weather dampens Blue Bay, Liberty fires Rain, cooler weather dampens Blue Bay, Liberty fires

The Blue Bay 1 and 2 fires that broke out on Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal land on Thursday, Aug. 10, were dampened by rain, cooler weather and cloud cover on Sunday.  Lightning is the suspected cause of the fires which are burning in the Mission Mountains east of Blue Bay. Brent Burland...


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