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Healthcare providers decide who to test for COVID-19 Healthcare providers decide who to test for COVID-19

LAKE COUNTY – The first cases of the novel coronavirus have been diagnosed in the area, so those displaying symptoms are rushing to local healthcare providers to get tested; however, due to a limited number of testing supplies at the state level, not everyone with a cough or fever is being tested for t...

Lake County residents test positive for COVID-19

LAKE COUNTY – The Mission Valley was not immune to the COVID-19 virus. On March 26, the Lake County Public Health Department reported the first case. Another person was identified on Saturday and a third on Sunday.  “We put up a good, hard fight, but we now join many other counties in our...

Hospitals prepare for increase in COVID-19 cases Hospitals prepare for increase in COVID-19 cases

LAKE COUNTY – Healthcare providers know it’s just a matter of time before more people come down with the virus locally. Abigail Byers, St. Luke Community Healthcare’s director of nursing, said the hospital has different options for how to deal with the virus, depending on how the situati...

Pierre’s five-year sentence for criminal endangerment gets suspended

A Lake County man who entered a no-contest plea to the amended charge of felony criminal endangerment at District Court in Polson on Feb. 5 was committed to the Montana Department of Corrections on March 25 for five years with all that time suspended. William Baptiste Pierre, 34, was initially facing an a...

LCCDC offers assistance with loans, education, other resources

News from Jim Thaden, executive director LCCDC Fellow Community Members, For the past 25 years, Lake County Community Development Corporation has been here to help our great community weather many economic shocks. We were here with you through the 9/11/2001 crisis and the great recession of 2008 and ...

Participation sought for pollinator garden site preparation study Participation sought for pollinator garden site preparation study

News from Lake County Conservation District LAKE COUNTY — Have you ever thought about having a pollinator garden but aren’t sure where to start? Many people who look into Lake County Conservation District’s Pollinator Initiative, which provides pollinator seed to Lake County residents ...

All travelers required to self-quarantine

News from Lake County Unified Command Center LAKE COUNTY   –If you are returning from any travel outside of the state, there is a state directive that requires a self-quarantine for 14 days. In the Mission Valley, many people return from snow birding after living elsewhere for the winter, a...

Lake County reports third case of COVID-19

News from CSKT/Lake County Unified Command Center LAKE COUNTY - A third Lake County case of COVID-19 was identified on Sunday, March 29. The person is a woman, age unknown at this time. She is the spouse of the first case in the county. She has been quarantined since her husband was diagnosed, and she rem...

Second case of COVID-19 reported in Lake County

News from CSKT and Lake County Unified Command Center LAKE COUNTY – A second Lake County case of COVID-19 was identified on Saturday, March 28. The person is a woman in her 60s who was traveling out-of-state in an area with a high number of cases. The person had been and remains in quarantine. An...

CSKT declares shelter in place order

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Effective immediately, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes ordered everyone within their jurisdiction to stay at their place of residence except as needed to maintain critical necessities. Many states have already ordered shelter in place or stay at h...


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