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Articles with the Tag: Hot Springs

Madplume found guilty of rape, murder Madplume found guilty of rape, murder

POLSON — On Saturday, after a six-day trial, a jury unanimously found 30 year-old Melvin Madplume, Jr. of Ronan guilty of deliberate homicide and sexual assault without consent of his cousin Laurence Kenmille, 28, who died at Wild Horse Hot Springs on May 25, 2013. Sentencing is set for March 28. Ma...

Truck stolen from retreat

News from the Lake County Sheriff's Office POLSON — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a stolen motor vehicle from the Nom-Chak Retreat Ranch in Garcon Gulch near Hot Springs. The truck, a white 2002 Ford F350 dually, was taken between midnight and 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 6. The F35...

Elmo candidates face off Saturday for general election

  PABLO — According to the by-laws and constitution of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, a primary election run-off for Elmo District Tribal Council Candidates Reuben A. Mathias and Len Two Teeth will be held this Saturday, Nov. 16. Both Two Teeth and Mathias received ...

Previous victim leads to arrest in Kenmille rape, murder

POLSON — Polson resident Melvin Madplume, Jr., 29, surrendered himself to authorities on Thursday for charges of deliberate homicide and sexual intercourse without consent in relation to the rape and death of his cousin, Laurence Kenmille, 28, that occurred at Wild Horse Hot Springs on May 28.  ...

School board candidates needed

For people who’d like to get involved in their community and their schools, local school boards need candidates. Filing deadline is March 25, and the election will take place on May 7. Polson has the most number of seats up for election with two one-year terms, two three-year terms and one two-ye...

Bridge on Little Bitterroot Road to close for replacement Bridge on Little Bitterroot Road to close for replacement

HOT SPRINGS — Christensen Bridge, the third bridge from Montana Highway 28 traveling east on Little Bitterroot Road about three and a half miles from Hot Springs, will be closed for replacement March 18-April 8, according to a press release from the Lake County Commissioner’s Office. “It...

Bridge closure to limit travel between Ronan, Hot Springs

HOT SPRINGS — According to Lake County Commissioner Ann Brower, the State of Montana will close Christiansen Bridge, the third bridge east of Montana Highway 28 on Little Bitterroot Road between Ronan and Hot Springs, March 4-29. During this time, the bridge will be replaced with a steel bridge.  ...

Public meetings on water compact scheduled

The negotiating teams for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, the State of Montana and the United States have completed a proposed water rights compact and released it for public review and comment.  The three parties have been working for several years to develop a water rights settlement t...


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