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Vikings claim third place District 14C finish Vikings claim third place District 14C finish

  HOT SPRINGS — The Charlo Vikings boys’ basketball team battled their way through the District 14C championship consolation rounds to clinch a third-place finish by defeating the hosting Hot Springs Savage Heat 46-42 on Saturday evening.  On Tuesday evening, the Vikings opened to...

Annual Hot Springs parade continues despite frigid temps Annual Hot Springs parade continues despite frigid temps

HOT SPRINGS — Despite bone-chilling temperatures, hovering in the low teens, shivering spectators lined the parade route along Main Street to applaud and cheer as the brightly colored menagerie passed by.  “A lot of us enjoy getting together to have fun,” said event organizer Linny ...

Man receives mental health support

At District Court in Polson on Feb. 10, a man was convicted of felony indecent exposure to a minor and was committed to the direction of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services for five years with none of that time suspended.  Jonathon Dell Tifft, 29, of Polson and Hot Springs, ent...

Evaluation required before sentencing

A man from both Polson and Hot Springs entered an Alford plea at District Court in Polson on Oct. 28 to felony indecent exposure to a minor.  Jonathon Dell Tifft, 29, told the court that he was suffering from a mental health problem when he exposed himself to several girls who were on a parade float ...

Hot Springs death under investigation, COVID-19 found in detention center

News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office  LAKE COUNTY – On Oct. 15, during a routine medical check of Lake County Detention inmates, a COVID-19 test was administered to four inmates who were exhibiting mild cold-like symptoms.   “Approximately 48 hours later, we were not...

Sanders County holds first COVID-19 testing event Sanders County holds first COVID-19 testing event

By Rob Zolman / Valley Journal HOT SPRINGS – Sanders County area resident Tammy Beerntsen waited in a steady line of cars Thursday morning for the opportunity to participate in a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing event held at the Hot Springs rodeo grounds.  “I wanted to come down to ma...

Rodeo fans enjoy homesteader tradition Rodeo fans enjoy  homesteader tradition

HOT SPRINGS – Every second weekend in June for the past 70 years, the town of Hot Springs has hosted a celebration in honor of the original homesteaders who first started plowing up the dirt in the area back in the late 1890s.  The tradition continued this year, although the festivities looked ...

Franks takes plea agreement on assault charges

A Polson woman, formerly of Hot Springs, had her imposition of sentencing deferred for three years. The action stems from charges of aggravated assault and drug possession.  Evelyn Josephine Franks, 27, entered into a plea agreement at District Court in Polson on April 9. One count of criminal posses...

Local golf course appreciated

A Hot Springs woman who admitted to biting another woman’s eye and possessing methamphetamine pled guilty to aggravated assault and criminal possession of dangerous drugs at Lake County District Court in Polson on April 9. According to court records, the assault victim told investigators that on Jul...

HOT SPRINGS – With a thunderous kaboom from a homemade cannon, the small community of Hot Springs said goodbye to the Year of the Pig and welcomed in the Year of the Rat during their eighth annual parade and celebration of the Chinese New Year on Saturday afternoon. “I’ve been here every...


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