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Local Realtors support food banks

NORTHWEST MONTANA — The National Montana Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation recently donated $4,800 to food pantries across northwest Montana. The Foundation donated to the Polson Loaves & Fish Pantry, the Ronan Breadbasket, the Mission Valley Food Pantry in St. Ignatius, the Flathead Fo...

Montana, Washington pilots participate in Polson Fly-In Montana, Washington pilots participate in Polson Fly-In

POLSON — Planes droned around the Polson Airport on Saturday morning, landing and taking off, for the Polson Fly-In.  Flying over from Ferndale was 86-year-old B. R. “Bernie” Gregoire in his 1999 RV-8, a homebuilt airplane made by John Stene. “I’ve been a pilot since ...

Polson Salvation Army thrift store to close

News from the Salvation Army POLSON – The Salvation Army announced today that its thrift store in Polson, will close effective Sept. 26.  The thrift store, located at 201 Second Street East in Polson has been owned and operated by The Salvation Army, Kalispell Corps for almost three years. A...

College fairs set for high school students

News from MPSEOC The Montana Post Secondary Educational Opportunities Council (MPSEOC) will host three weeks of college fairs throughout Montana beginning Sept. 8. MPSEOC has conducted statewide college fairs since 1987. As many as 11,000 high school seniors and/or juniors will attend the fairs with their...

Wild Horse Island sheep topic of program

KALISPELL — The complexities of managing bighorn sheep on Wild Horse Island will be the subject of a Sept. 10 presentation at Flathead Valley Community College.  The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. and will take place in the large community meeting room inside the Arts and Technology building on F...

briefs for Sept. 9, 2015

High school rodeo set for Sept. 19-20 POLSON — Lake County High School Rodeo will be held at Polson Fairgrounds Sept. 19-20.  Watch as the girls and boys participate in a wide range of rodeo activities: barrels, saddle broncs, goat tying, and breakaway and possibly sports shooting. There wil...

Fishing regulations proposed

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ western regions will host a public meeting Sept. 3 at the FWP office in Kalispell, 490 N. Meridian Road, from 5-7 p.m. to give the public the opportunity to discuss proposed fishing regulations changes for...

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,...

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