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Taking the oath: Ronan judge, reserve officer sworn in last week Taking the oath: Ronan judge, reserve officer sworn in last week

RONAN — A couple of men were given their oaths of office last week. Randy Melton, 57, a longtime local rancher, was sworn-in as Ronan’s municipal judge by the man he will replace on Dec. 31: Justin L. Bartels. Bartels, who has served in the one-day-a-week position since 2009, said he will c...

Biologists identify origin of illegally introduced walleye

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks KALISPELL – Biologists are using an innovative tool in the effort to prevent illegal fish introductions by identifying the source of the species and gaining new information that could catch the individual or individuals responsible. The Montana Departm...

Nutcracker ballet to be performed in Bigfork Nutcracker ballet to be performed in Bigfork

News from the Northwest Ballet BIGFORK — The Northwest Ballet has been providing dance to families in the Flathead for 40 years and bringing The Nutcracker to audiences for 30 years. This season boasts another great production of talented Northwest Ballet Company dancers, passionate Northwest Ball...

Marking the past Marking the past

POLSON — The Hershman Rock is an enigma to area history enthusiasts. The rock, which is located in the Jette area and supposedly designates the burial place for someone who died in 1717, has been known of by various locals since a story was written about it on July 6, 1970 in the now-defunct Flathea...

Envision Polson provides committee updates

News from Envision Polson The following committee news is shared by the Envision Polson community group. Beautification Committee: Because there have been few nominations of outstanding Christmas yard decorations in recent years, the Beautification Committee has decided not to sponsor the “Cele...

Briefs for Nov. 8, 2017

SKC celebrates 40 years of education during Founder’s Week News from SKC PABLO – The public is invited to attend Salish Kootenai College Founder’s Week Celebration Nov. 13-18. During this year’s event, Corwin “Corky” Clairmont, Pat Hurley, Moselle DePriest, Dave ...

Briefs for Oct. 25, 2017

LCCDC annual board meeting is Oct. 25 RONAN  – Lake County Community Development Corporation will hold its annual board meeting from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 407 Main St. SW in Ronan MT.   ‘Monster Mash’ fun run proceeds to benefit district family News fr...

Proposed dog-training rule nixed

POLSON – A proposed rule that would have limited the number of dogs one could train at one time has been put on hold.  In March, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks proposed a rule that would allow only four dogs to train on wild birds at any one time. The rule would have required dog trainers to ...

LDS Church announces changes

News from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Recent changes for the local members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints have been implemented as the Kalispell and Missoula stakes have split and a third stake has been created. The new Frenchtown stake includes the following bra...

A meditation in nature: how one man captures the moment A meditation in nature: how one man captures the moment

ST. IGNATIUS – Eugene Beckes sits among dense foliage in the morning hours holding his camera, waiting, sometimes for hours, for the moment when a wild bird lands in just the right spot so he can capture its image. “It doesn’t always work out,” he said. Sometimes a tree limb will b...

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