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Articles with the Tag: Flathead River

Wilderness fire season starts early near Dixon Wilderness fire season starts early near Dixon

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Fire broke out along the Flathead River five miles west of Dixon on Wednesday, April 7, at around 2 p.m. and burned for several days.  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire responded and identified the incident as the Sinkhole Fire. Officials report...

Wooden boat to benefit conservation project Wooden boat to benefit conservation project

News from the Flathead Lakers  POLSON — A beautiful wooden boat, restored by Greg McCormick, a Polson resident, is for sale through an online auction to benefit the Bad Rock Canyon Conservation Project.  The 1953 Century Resorter, an 18 foot boat, is ready to float Flathead Lake after...

Body of local man recovered from river

FLATHEAD RIVER – Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies and search and rescue crews were called to the Buffalo Cliffs on July 18 after it was reported that a man went under the water. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said that Dayton Conrad, 21, was swimming with a friend before the accident. Conra...

Polson educator receives Presidential Innovation Award Polson educator receives Presidential Innovation Award

Polson Middle School students held their sixth annual Harvest Dinner on Thursday evening in celebration of the fall bounty, which was harvested from the school’s vegetable garden. Family and friends gathered in the middle school’s lunchroom for a buffet-style dinner that the students worked ha...

Local musician plays to hometown crowd during Blues Fest Local musician plays to hometown crowd during Blues Fest

POLSON – If it seemed like vocal artist and songwriter Jordan Albert was playing a gig in his backyard during the Flathead Lake Blues and Musical Festival, it’s because he was.  On Friday afternoon, the Polson native took center stage to help kick off the annual two-day festival. The even...

St. Ignatius man questions Governor on climate change

Avery Old Coyote delivered a hard-hitting question during a live Facebook town hall that Governor Steve Bullock held concerning the state of Montana’s approach to climate change. During the meeting, Bullock also announced the creation of an executive order focused on climate change.   “My...

Respect for nature taught at River Honoring event Respect for nature taught at River Honoring event

FLATHEAD RIVER – A 10-year-old child reached in a bathtub-sized bucket and felt a wild smallmouth bass swim through her fingers. “It was cool and slimy,” she said. The fish usually lives in the Flathead River but was being utilized for educational purposes during the 33rd annual River Honor...

Hard-working family man honored posthumously at Ronan ag dinner Hard-working family man honored posthumously at Ronan ag dinner

RONAN – This year, the Ronan Area Chamber of Commerce chose to recognize Everitt Foust for his lifelong dedication to the field of agriculture at the 41st Agriculture Appreciation Dinner on March 22. He was also recognized for his dedication to his family and the community he lived in.  He pass...

Flathead nearly freezes over for first time since 1993 Flathead nearly freezes over for first time since 1993

By Mary Auld for the Valley Journal POLSON – Sequential cold fronts and low wind created an anomaly during the first week of March: 90 to 95 percent of Flathead Lake’s surface froze. Aside from a few open channels in the narrows outside of Polson Bay, the lake froze shore to shore. Flathead...

CSKT reminds people of seasonal land closures

News from CSKT FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — Dan McClure, chief of the Tribal Conservation Program, announces the posting and enforcement of the following seasonal closure. The Ferry Basin Wildlife Management Unit’s tribally owned lands are closed to all recreational access and use by non...


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