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Articles with the Tag: Kalispell

Water Daze contestants have perfect day for swim Water Daze contestants have perfect day for swim

  POLSON — With warm temperatures and not much wind, it was a good day for a 1-mile swim for the annual Water Daze on Aug. 1. Times were fast for 83 swimmers who entered the water near Salish Point and swam to the point at Boettcher Park. All age groups were represented, from high school kids t...

Alleged boat thieves arrested; 1 charged

KALISPELL — Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry reported two suspects were arrested in the alleged theft of a $100,000 boat from a Lakeside marina on June 19.  Officers received a tip that the boat would be moved, and suspects Brandon Jeppesen, 30, Polson, and Ty Butler, 20, Dixon, were apprehe...

Remembering 4 World War II vets, all siblings Remembering 4 World War II vets, all siblings

 The switchboard lit up in Kalispell on Dec. 7, 1941. With their fingers flying, telephone operators Shirley Frazier and her co-worker frantically connected calls. The girls knew something was up, something major, so they violated company policy and listened in to hear about the bombing of Pearl Harbor,...

Local cowboys to ride at National High School Finals Rodeo Local cowboys to ride at National High School Finals Rodeo

When the dust settled at the Montana High School Finals Rodeo June 14 in Kalispell, two Mission Valley cowboys rode away with scores among the top four for the season in steer wrestling, team roping and bull riding. St. Ignatius’ Will Powell and Polson’s Bridger Fitzpatrick are both headed to the...

Mariners split a pair with Kalispell Lakers A Mariners split a pair with Kalispell Lakers A

POLSON — After a tough trip to Kalispell on Wednesday to play the Lakers AA team, falling 10-0 by the mercy rule, the Mission Valley Mariners A pulled it together to split a conference doubleheader with the Lakers A team in Polson Sunday. In the first round, the Lakers managed to squeak by the Missi...

Mariners sweep Loggers at home

The Mariners A squad twice felled the visiting Libby Loggers Sunday, picking up a 17-5 win in the first round and ending the nightcap 10-2. The Mariners totaled 27 hits in the doubleheader, with Warren Wood doubling and driving in five runs in the opener. TJ Olson added two hits, three runs and three RBIs...

Public comment on fishing regulations sought

News from Montana Fish, Wilife and Parks KALISPELL — Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Region 1, will host a public open house to provide information on 2016 -19 fishing regulations and gather ideas from the public.  Every four years, FWP does a comprehensive review of Montana’s fishing regula...

Access Montana back online after cyber attack

RONAN — More than 3,000 Access Montana data customers were left with disruptions in Internet and television over the weekend because of a cyber attack.  According to company CEO Jay Preston, the attack began late Thursday evening and was finally resolved on Monday at around 3 a.m. During that t...

Instructors awarded

KALISPELL — Hunter and bowhunter education instructors received service awards from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks at the annual Region One Instructor Workshop held Saturday at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell. A total of 44 instructors received the awards ranging from 5 to 50 years of ...

Pesticide training set in March

KALISPELL – The Montana State University Pesticide Education Program will offer a six-hour pesticide training in Kalispell on March 26. The cost for the workshop is $10 for those who don’t want a private applicator license or who simply desire private applicator credits, and $25 for those who wan...


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