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News from Area VI Agency on Aging POLSON — The Western Montana Area VI Agency on Aging office has been located in Polson for 35 years. Yet we are often told “I never heard of you before” or “What do you guys do, anyway?” Rather than just put another boring article in the pa...

Unique markings discovered on recovered firearms Unique markings discovered on recovered firearms

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the assistance of the public to aid an investigation regarding possibly stolen firearms. A recent drug investigation resulted in a search warrant being executed on a Lake County residence. Numerous guns were located in the residence; some are believed to b...

Cavity allegedly filled with heroin Cavity allegedly filled with heroin

POLSON – A man and a woman have been charged with criminal possession with intent to distribute after allegedly bringing heroin to Lake County from Spokane. Jay Sorrell, 26, and Ishan Adalin Wylie, 27, both of Pablo, were arrested after a Feb. 3 traffic stop. A confidential informant notified pol...

St. Ignatius City Council hears local issues

ST. IGNATIUS – During the St. Ignatius City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 7, the Lake County Office of Emergency Management director asked for a letter of approval, a community member proposed the start of a new farmers market, and the potholes in town were considered. Lake County OEM Director S...

Plea agreement reached for juvenile who killed 3-year-old boy

POLSON – The 17-year-old male charged with negligent homicide in the death of Phillip Shourds Jr., a 3-year-old boy who was killed in Pablo on Thanksgiving Day, has received a plea agreement. Ronan resident Chasen Curley appeared in youth court Wednesday, March 8, when the plea agreement was announc...

Briefs for March 8, 2017

Preston to serve on state committee HELENA — Jay Wilson Preston of Ronan was appointed to the Committee on Telecommunications Access Services for Persons with Disabilities by Gov. Steve Bullock. Preston is qualified for the position because he is a member from an Inter-LATA Interexchange Carrier, ...

Matt sentenced for sexual assaults against minors Matt sentenced for sexual assaults against minors

POLSON — An 18-year-old male was given two 10-year sentences in the Department of Corrections with seven years suspended for two counts of sexual assault, both against minors. The sentences will run concurrently. Cavey Matt was 17 at the time of the incidents. His convictions were part of a plea agreem...

School spelling champions battle for county title School spelling champions battle for county title

Forty-eight of the best spellers in Lake County were invited to compete at the 52nd Lake County Spelling Bee on Tues., Feb. 21, at the Ronan Performing Arts Center. Students in grades five through eight took their seats on the stage to battle it out one letter at a time for a chance to go to the state com...

School bus involved in fatal crash School bus involved in fatal crash

RONAN – A Ronan School District bus full of children was involved in a fatal crash on Monday morning about 8 a.m. as the bus was returning to school from a morning route to collect students. “The kids had minor injuries,” Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said of the students on the bus. T...

Hundreds consider employment opportunities Hundreds consider employment opportunities

PABLO – Many job opportunities were available at the Salish Kootenai College Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 21. About 350 people attended the event including local high school students thinking about their futures. There were students from Mission, Polson, Charlo, Ronan, Two Eagle River and Valley Chr...


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