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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Animal shelter director seeks volunteers Animal shelter director seeks volunteers

POLSON – Imagine a litter of puppies hidden away while a mother dog plods along U.S. Highway 93 looking for food, and sadly, she gets hit by a car.  Mission Valley Animal Shelter director Filip Panusz says heart-breaking scenes like this are happening in Lake County along with other stray dog r...

Public hearings scheduled for county growth policy

LAKE COUNTY — Draft 3 of the Lake County Growth Policy rewrite is now available for review on the project website: Please look for the link to draft three under the documents section. Public comments sent to Lake County about density over the past month also have a link ...

Showcasing Skills Showcasing Skills

POLSON – “Mission Valley really has Talent,” entertaining emcee Brian Miskimins pointed out to the audience of more than 400 during the first inaugural Mission Valley Has Talent Show on Friday evening at the Polson High School Auditorium. Presented by the Mission Valley Ministerial Assoc...

Man accused of assaulting child enters Alford plea Man accused of  assaulting child  enters Alford plea

POLSON – A 32-year-old Polson man accused of exposing two small children, ages 11 months and 5 years, to methamphetamine and assaulting the 11-month-old, entered a plea agreement with Lake County prosecutors that could result in no more jail other than time served, about two weeks. Joseph Matthew Fa...

Homen pleads not guilty to charges of strangulation, assault

POLSON – A Ferndale man is denying charges that he strangled his girlfriend and assaulted her 11-year-old son. Charles Homen, 26, entered a plea of not guilty in Lake County District Court last week to felony charges of assault on a minor and strangulation of a partner or family member and misdemeanor ...

Mahseelah found guilty of three charges Mahseelah found guilty of three charges

POLSON – A Lake County jury, after less than an hour of deliberations found a Ronan man guilty in district court March 6 on charges of robbery, assault with a weapon and criminal endangerment.  According to charging documents, 22-year-old Nathan Mahseelah had gone to a residence on Panchot Aven...

Charlo wins back to back academic bowl competitions Charlo wins back to back academic bowl competitions

RONAN – In a show of academic smarts, middle school students participating in the Lake County Academic Bowl last week answered complicated questions within seconds.  Dixon, Polson, Mission, Charlo and Ronan participated in a series of academic challenges throughout the year before the final rou...

Future Boys & Girls Club site opened up for fundraiser Future Boys & Girls Club site opened up for fundraiser

RONAN – The Boys & Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County is close to having enough money to start remodeling their new location. They opened the doors at their new location for a few hours last Wednesday for the fourth annual Great Futures Breakfast. The event brings community m...

Body of missing man found below dam observation lookout

POLSON – The body of 26-year-old Kyle Butterhof of Polson was located Tuesday, Feb. 27 by Two Bear Air on the cliffside below the SKQ Dam observation lookout. A search for Butterhof had been underway following a missing person/welfare check request called in by a family member on Friday, Feb. 23. Accor...

McDonald announces county commissioner candidacy

News from McDonald for Commissioner  LAKE COUNTY – Polson School Board Chair Caroline McDonald filed to run for Lake County commissioner on Feb. 22.  McDonald is hoping to use her proven track record of collaboration and results oriented problem solving to bring a fresh voice to count...

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