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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Three schools slated to open this fall so far

LAKE COUNTY – Smaller local schools are getting ready to return to in-class learning this fall if all goes as planned.  “I am confident that we can open school and protect the safety of children, even the most vulnerable,” said Lake County Superintendent of Schools Carolyn Hall. ...

Governor announces $1M in coronavirus relief funds

News from the Office of the Governor   MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock and the Montana Department of Agriculture announced that over $1 million in grant funding has been awarded from the Montana Agriculture Adaptability Program. The grants are designed to provide relief to small and medium-s...

Virus Tracking Virus Tracking

LAKE COUNTY – Organized by the Lake County and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Unified Command Center, the free COVID-19 testing event held across the reservation last week was part of a four-day, four-town cooperative effort among state, county and tribal agencies to slow the spread of the res...

Lake County sees increase in active COVID-19 cases

Lake County has seven active cases of COVID-19 with the most recent case reported on June 22. The state of Montana has counted 12 cases total in the county since March 26 when the first case was reported.  Two children in the age range of zero to 9 have been reported to have the virus, and another ch...

Annual Pedal to Plate bicycle tour postponed due to COVID-19 Annual Pedal to Plate bicycle tour postponed due to COVID-19

LAKE COUNTY – For the past two years in late summer, a string of cyclists has ridden around the Mission Valley from farm to farm, sampling producers' goods and taking in the beauty of the region. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Pedal to Plate tour has been postponed to 2021.  &ld...

Public asked to report any information on early morning shooting in Ninepipe area

Lake County law enforcement are looking for several suspects involved in a shooting incident that occurred during the early morning hours of June 18 in the Ninepipe area. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said that the 911-dispatch center received a call at 4:15 a.m. concerning an armed robbery. “The rep...

'Get to Know Your Candidates' series held

POLSON — The Lake County Pachyderms will host a “Get to Know Your Candidates" series this summer. We would like to invite the community to come hear speaker Linda Reksten running for House District 12 for the Montana House of Representatives. Please come with any questions and comments to inform ...

COVID-19 testing opens locally for anyone wanting one

News from UCC  FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The Lake County – CSKT Unified Command Center will be offering all residents of the Mission Valley a free COVID-19 test at four sites over four days.  Residents of Lake County and/or the Flathead Indian Reservation are invited to attend the ...

Erase your e-waste by recycling electronics

LAKE COUNTY – Old computers, televisions, or cell phones often fall to the back of the closet as we update our technological devices; however, that waste shouldn’t be tossed in the garbage.  On June 27, Lake County residents can drop off used electronic devices at the local transfer stati...

Four new cases of COVID-19 found on Flathead Reservation

News from UCC  FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Lake County-CSKT Unified Command Center reported that Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Health officials confirmed Friday that three previously presumptive positive COVID-19 cases are positive.  On top of the initial three, confirmation came...


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