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Articles with the Tag: Highway 93

Name released of driver in fatal wreck

RONAN – Lake County Sheriff Don Bell recently released the name of the woman killed in a crash that occurred on the morning of Monday, Feb. 27, between a Ronan school bus and a Honda Pilot on U.S. Highway 93 near Spring Creek Road and Lake’s Corner. Cheryl Ann Brown, 56, of Kalispell died in a...

School bus involved in fatal crash School bus involved in fatal crash

RONAN – A Ronan School District bus full of children was involved in a fatal crash on Monday morning about 8 a.m. as the bus was returning to school from a morning route to collect students. “The kids had minor injuries,” Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said of the students on the bus. T...

Ninepipe highway expansion receives study endorsement Ninepipe highway expansion receives study endorsement

HELENA – A section of U.S. Highway 93 located along the Ninepipe Wildlife Management Area could be widened and realigned with a bike path in the future. The right-of-way expansion project was presented at the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks commission meeting in Helena on Feb. 10. The project would...

Learn affects of childhood trauma

ST. IGNATIUS — The Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition announces their annual Potluck Series – Nourish Your Body, Nourish Your Mind. On Wednesday, March 8, at 6 p.m. bring a dish to share before the presentation at 6:45 p.m. by Lisa Koble, LCSW, “Childhood Trauma: What it Means Long...

Project could create trails for miles Project could create trails for miles

Construction plans on a 34-mile trail, called “The Peoples Way,” would start as early as September if it gets funding, according to engineer Peter Walker-Keleher with DJ&A. And if all future trail projects also get finished, people could ride their bikes from the Bitterroot Valley to Flath...

Big Arm man guilty of criminal mischief, trespassing in property dispute Big Arm man guilty of criminal mischief, trespassing in property dispute

POLSON — A Big Arm man was convicted of criminal mischief, a felony, and two counts of trespassing, both misdemeanors, in a jury trial last week in district court. Kevin Brent Funk, 54, was found guilty after he plowed furrows on a 2.5-acre property along Flathead Lake and had some boulders placed o...

Highway expansion project addressed Highway expansion project addressed

RONAN – Construction on a one-mile section of U.S. Highway 93, going north of Ronan, starting at Round Butte Road, is set to begin in 2018 to accommodate growing traffic. “There will be two lanes of travel in each direction and much of it has a turn lane in the center,” said Kathy Harris...

Emergency crews work to free crash victim Emergency crews work to free crash victim

ST. IGNATIUS – Emergency personnel used the Jaws of Life to free a female victim involved in a life threatening crash on U.S. Highway 93 at 7 a.m. on Monday. The incident occurred near mile marker 35 just before the sun started to rise. Only one person was involved in the crash. Highway Patrol Trooper ...

Changes in store for 2018

News from the Montana Department of Transportation RONAN — The Montana Department of Transportation is conducting a public information meeting to discuss the proposed reconstruction of U.S. Highway 93 north of Ronan in Lake County. An open house and informational presentation will be held Tuesd...

Restitution dispute postpones sentence for St. Ignatius man Restitution dispute postpones sentence for St. Ignatius man

POLSON — The case of a man facing three charges of assault with a weapon, multiple charges of burglary, robbery and theft, possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute, and others, has been continued until Dec. 7. In Lake County District Court on Wednesday, Solomon Preston Bolen, 35, of S...


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