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Articles with the Tag: Highway 93

MMIW remembered during 80-mile walk MMIW remembered during 80-mile walk

For the third time, Marita Growing Thunder walked across the Flathead Indian Reservation with a group of supporters carrying signs saying “save our sisters” to bring awareness to the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW). “Hope is created by the fact that we are still her...

Ronan welcome arch taken down for repairs Ronan welcome arch taken down for repairs

RONAN – The iconic Ronan arch is now missing as the welcoming feature on Main Street while a new one is being constructed.  On Thursday, the logs came down. A half dozen large utility trucks clogged a section of the street as work was done to remove the arch. The street was closed for about thr...

Eight children involved in wreck

ST. IGNATIUS – Slippery road conditions on Wednesday evening caused eight children and their driver to be taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle accident that occurred outside of St. Ignatius near Post Creek hill, McDonald Lake Road and mile marker 39.2. “They are all young children,&...

Ninepipe highway construction project could begin in 2022

News from the Federal Highways Administration RONAN – The Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) and Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) are proposing the reconstruction of U.S. Highway 93 (US-93) between Redhorn Road and Brooke Lane located south of Ronan in Lake County.  Currently...

U.S. senators respond to MMIW 'epidemic' U.S. senators respond to MMIW 'epidemic'

People driving south on U.S. Highway 93 outside of Missoula will pass a billboard with the word “Missing” in prominent letters next to a picture of a Salish woman.   Jermain Austin Charlo was last seen on June 16 in Missoula, according to the information on the billboard. The Dixon reside...

Briefs for Sept. 26, 2018

Benefit planned for terminal cancer patient, mother of 9 RONAN – Be our guest for “Pasta with a Purpose,” a benefit spaghetti dinner for Rhealene Cook from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Valley Club in Ronan, 407 Third Ave NW, Ronan. Rhealene, a 32-year-old mother of nine, a...

Law enforcement look for sexual assault suspects

LAKE COUNTY – Law enforcement officials are looking for suspects involved in a sexual assault case that occurred south of Polson on U.S. Highway 93 at 10 p.m. on Aug. 25.  Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said a teenage boy was walking along the highway when he was approached by two males, forced i...

Experts share bear confrontation information Experts share bear confrontation information

ARLEE – An angry grizzly bear lowers its head and starts charging in your direction - what should you do?  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes paired up with the nonprofit conservation group People and Carnivores during an informational meeting Aug. 28 at the Arlee Community Center to h...

Officers make arrest after retrieving disorderly man from lake

POLSON – It wasn’t hot weather that sent a Polson Police Officer and a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy out for a swim in Flathead Lake on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Law enforcement responded to a complaint of an intoxicated and disorderly male at the KwaTaqNuk Resort and Casino on U.S. Hwy. 93 in t...

Ronan Farmers Market adds new vendors Ronan Farmers Market adds new vendors

News from the Ronan Farmers Market                                              RONAN – The Ronan Farmers Market continues to grow with more than 25 vendors now registered and the add...


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