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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Plant a dormant pollinator plot

News from the Lake County Conservation District LAKE COUNTY — Want to help pollinators in Lake County? Planting a dormant pollinator plot is one way to help. Dormant pollinator plots are when you do your plot site prep in the fall, seeding in the winter, and wait till the sprint to see your blooms...

Ronan man pleads guilty to dealing heroin

POLSON — A Ronan man has admitted to dealing heroin in Lake County. Jose Anders Gonzalez, 30, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on Sept. 9 to one felony count of criminal possession with intent to distribute. The guilty plea came as part of an agreement that will dismiss at sentencin...

Legislators meet with county commissioners regarding traffic, districting, other issues Legislators meet with county commissioners regarding traffic, districting, other issues

LAKE COUNTY – Four Lake County legislators met with county commissioners last Tuesday to discuss a laundry list of concerns, ranging from an over-crowded jail and traffic congestion to redistricting and frustration with the local office of the Department of Revenue.  State Senators Greg Hertz, ...

Briefs for Sept. 15, 2021

Man who died in Arlee structure fire identified as Leroy Houle News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office ARLEE — Pursuant to an autopsy conducted by the Montana State Forensic Lab, the Lake County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who died as a result of the Aug. 28, 2021, ...

Governor invests nearly $150M water, sewer infrastructure projects

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Gianforte recently announced the investment of nearly $150 million for water and sewer infrastructure projects across the state. “Montana is leading the nation in making critical water and sewer infrastructure investments, with ...

Woman defends home with bear spray Woman defends home with bear spray

An Arlee man was committed, at District Court in Polson on Aug. 26, to the Montana Department of Corrections for 10 years with five years suspended on one count of felony robbery. Andrew Daniel Romas, 36, of Arlee, pled guilty to the robbery charge as part of an agreement that dismissed, at sentencing, on...

Polson School District welcomes new superintendent Polson School District welcomes new superintendent

“How do you not fall in love with Polson, Montana?” asks Mike Cutler, the community’s new school superintendent. “To me, it’s one of those jobs, those school districts, those communities – no other can compete.”  Cutler was hired in February to replace interi...

Conservation District asks public for comments

News from the Lake County Conservation District The Lake County Conservation District will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Lake County Conservation District Office (64352 U.S. Highway  93, Ronan, Montana, 59864). The purpose of the public hearing will be to revise an...

County schools prepare for students as COVID cases rise County schools prepare for students as COVID cases rise

As students were released from school in May and June the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to be looking up. Vaccinations had been made available and infection numbers had plummeted.  A mere month ago, educators were incredibly hopeful that this school year might look much closer to normal ...

Lambson served sentence for active shooter threat, restrictions continue Lambson served sentence for active shooter threat, restrictions continue

News from the Polson Police Department POLSON — In February of 2021, Linde Lambson pled guilty in federal court to one count of interstate transmission of a threat to injure after he was investigated for threatening to initiate an active shooter event in Polson.   Lambson served a six-mont...


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