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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Soul Food Soul Food

LAKE COUNTY — Communities throughout Lake County came together on Thanksgiving Day to ensure that no one went without a meal.  In St. Ignatius, the community dinner comes together largely by word of mouth. Local Kimimi Ashley doesn’t remember the date when it started, but it began when pe...

Commerce awards grants to communities

News from the Montana Department of Commerce HELENA — The Montana Department of Commerce announced on Nov. 22 that more than $433,000 of grant funding has been awarded to grow and assist businesses in seven Montana communities, including two in the Flathead Valley. The job creation, planning, and ...

Valley Views

On Nov. 10, the Lake County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing to consider adopting the newly revised Lakeshore Protection Regulations (LPRs). As citizens commented, it became clear that there appeared to be a lack of understanding of the LPRs, its purpose, how it came about and what it meant for l...

Breese sentenced for impersonation

POLSON — A Polson man was committed at District Court in Polson on Nov. 3 to the Montana Department of Corrections for three years with all that time suspended for impersonating a public servant during the Boulder 2700 fire on Aug. 1, 2021. In addition, Donald Stephen Breese, 49, was sentenced to a six...

Salisbury pleads guilty to assault

POLSON — A Polson man has admitted to his involvement in a domestic disturbance that occurred in September. Shawn Allen Salisbury, 46, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on Nov. 2 to partner or family member assault. Salisbury also admitted that he has two prior convictions for partne...

Three local students achieve eagle scout rank Three local students achieve eagle scout rank

LAKE COUNTY — Three local students have completed their climb through the ranks of boy scouts to graduate as eagle scouts this year.  Sheldon McCloud, Harlon Leishman, and Kile Gowen were the three local eagle graduates this year. According to research from Scouts BSA - formerly Boy Scouts of A...

Lake Co. marriages & divorces for October 2022

Marriages Liam Richard Schoening and Aurelia K. Shrider Aspen June Jore and Kiel Kevin Stephens Peter C. Capossela and Joni Kay Tobacco Trish Marie Cox and Matthew B. Finnearty Koralyn K. Johns-Wood and Adell Kuuipo Alip Myron J. Hodgson II and Eden Pollescas Ramos Cynthia-Elaine Mogen...

Ronan city council passes animal control ordinance Ronan city council passes animal control ordinance

RONAN — At their last meeting on Oct. 26, the Ronan City Council addressed the local animal problem by passing an ordinance that will go into effect 30 days from approval.  Animal Control ordinance number 2022-05 is meant to address local problems with loose, vicious dogs. While an emergency or...

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Community Honorees 2022 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Community Honorees 2022

News from Dana Grant LAKE COUNTY — Heroes in the movies often appear larger than life. They have special abilities and wear some outrageous outfits. Not to mention teleportation, mind melding, and all the rest. Local heroes might not have the same fashion sense or unusual skills, but they do share...

Crash and scam updates for Oct. 26, 2022

News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Department LAKE COUNTY — On Oct. 20 at about 7:15 p.m., Lake County 911 took a report of a two-vehicle head-on collision north of mile marker 65, on US Highway 93 in the “Jette Hill” or “Sunnyslope” area. The crash resulted in the f...


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