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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

More than 50 people injured in deck collapse at Glacier Camp More than 50 people injured in deck collapse at Glacier Camp

LAKESIDE — Some 32 people were transported via ambulance to hospitals across Flathead, Lake and Missoula counties on June 17 after a deck collapse at Glacier Camp near Lakeside, according to the Somers/Lakeside Fire Department.  Six people injured were transported by air ambulance. Both A.L.E.R...

Area-wide AlAnon meetings available

LAKE COUNTY — Are you affected by someone else’s drinking? AlAnon can help. Area meetings are anonymous, non-smoking, 12-step recovery for family and friends of alcoholics. Come join us. There are no membership dues. Meetings are held: Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at Lutheran Church on Wall Street in Hot...

Tar Wars poster competition winners announced Tar Wars poster competition winners announced

News from the Lake County Health Department “Tar Wars” is a national tobacco-free education program from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) designed for fourth through sixth-grade students. The program consists of a one-hour presentation that is given by volunteer health care p...

Judge James A. Manley sentenced the following people on June 14:

Willie Pablo , 31, of St. Ignatius, had a previous sentence revoked and was sentenced to four years in the Department of Corrections with no time suspended. He was given credit for 55 days in jail and recommended for the Missoula Assessment and Sanction Center (MASC) and mental health or chemical dependency...

Fields of Grace Fields of Grace

POLSON – After stumbling onto a podcast about child sex trafficking in March 2015, Jill Perkins decided to do something about it.  Perkins talked to her family and some friends and was encouraged to proceed. Out of that was born the idea for Fields of Grace Ranch, a non-profit organization that...

Comprehensive Conservation Plan process begins at Nat’l Bison Range Comprehensive Conservation Plan process begins at Nat’l Bison Range

POLSON – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has begun the process for creating a Comprehensive Conservation Plan for the National Bison Range and other conservation lands in Lake and Flathead counties.  The initial public meeting was held Tuesday, June 6, at the Red Lion in Polson. Another was ...

Loss of Kerr Dam results in property tax increases, complaints, officials say

POLSON – Lake County residents have seen an average increase of 8 percent or so in their property tax bills during Fiscal Year 2016-17, primarily due to the removal of the former Kerr Dam from the county’s property tax rolls. That’s the word from county finance director Scott Beggs. This...

The meth effect The meth effect

Sheriff Don Bell worries about the state of Lake County’s jail, which like many in Montana, is regularly filled to capacity. “My jail right now, everybody in there is on a felony charge. There’s no minor, misdemeanor people in my jail, so it’s really considered a max jail,” s...

Adelos receives $2.5M contract to develop intrusion detection technology Adelos receives $2.5M contract to develop intrusion detection technology

POLSON — A world class technology company is moving forward in Lake County. Adelos, a subsidiary of S&K Technologies Inc., received a two-year $2.5 million security contract with the U.S. Air Force following a competitive bid process last year.  According to chief executive officer Scott...

Briefs for June 7, 2017

Sensory Processing’ explained PABLO — What exactly is “Sensory Processing?” You have likely heard this phrase, but may not understand exactly what it is. We are lucky to have an expert in our area, Cyndi Elliott, who will be happy to explain sensory processing development at a fr...

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