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Community helps foundation make a difference

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation  POLSON —  Because of the generosity of local donors, a total of $631,535.00 has been awarded to worthy needs and projects in our community from 2009 through mid-2019. The Greater Polson Community Foundation recently distributed $33,70...

Twenty-three years of healing at Montana grief camp Twenty-three years of healing at Montana grief camp

News from ACTR Once again, a small camp on the shores of Flathead Lake will be transformed into a space for grief, hope and healing.  For over 20 years, A Camp to Remember has provided bereaved youth with opportunities to have fun, to honor and remember and to be with understanding others. Bring...

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...

Flathead Lakers hire new executive director

News from Thomas Cox,  Flathead Lakers Board President The Flathead Lakers play a key role in protecting the waters of Flathead Lake and its watershed by identifying and successfully advocating for the maintenance of clean water, healthy ecosystems, and a lasting quality of life at the Lake and in...

Flathead Festival of Art splashes a bit of color in Sacajawea Park Flathead Festival of Art splashes a bit of color in Sacajawea Park

POLSON – Sunny, warm weather greeted attendees during the fifth annual Flathead Festival of Art along the shores of Flathead Lake in Sacajawea Park. The two-day festival presented by the Sandpiper Art Gallery started on Saturday and ran through Sunday afternoon. The event is a prelude to the much la...

Flathead Festival of Art brings fine art to Polson Flathead Festival of Art  brings fine art to Polson

POLSON – The shore of the lake will showcase beauty and talent at the Flathead Festival of Art.  This year will be the fifth annual festival. The event, which is open to the public, will be held July 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sacajawea Park. The Sandpip...

Spring Mack Days begins with ice, ends with record catch

News from CSKT Natural Resources To all Mack Days anglers, a special “thank you” to everyone who helped make the 2019 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event on Flathead Lake such a great success. The event total of 40,357 lake trout caught was the largest since we began the events in 2002. Every ...

Macman catches most perch ever

Fishermen: I thought a short note to you all would be appropriate considering most would like to know when there is good fishing within walking distance if you live in Polson.   Recent warm weather has activated smallmouth bass and perch. Yesterday, May 31, my faithful dog, Molly, and I motored in...

FLBS director elected to National Academy of Sciences

News from the Flathead Lake Biological Station POLSON — Flathead Lake Biological Station Director and Bierman Professor of Ecology, Jim Elser, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in scientific research. “We a...

FWP seeks input on viewing area

News from FWP  MONTANA – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking input on a proposal to create a public wildlife viewing area overlooking the 427-acre North Shore Wildlife Management Area southeast of Kalispell.   FWP owns and manages the North Shore WMA located in Flathead Coun...


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