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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Commissioners

Anti-racism protest moves peacefully through Polson Anti-racism protest moves peacefully through Polson

POLSON – Protests following the death of George Floyd have spread across the country from big cities to small towns as American citizens take a stand against racism. On Thursday, June 4, about 50 people in Polson picked up signs and marched through town. Organizers Jessica Mali Edwards and Jenn Grov...

Agreement developed to keep Elmo fishing access open Agreement developed to keep Elmo fishing access open

News from DNRC and Lake County Commission LAKE COUNTY – The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation and Lake County Commission have reached an agreement to enter into a temporary license that will maintain public access to the Elmo Fishing Access site on Flathead Lake. Lake Cou...

CSKT’s Big Arm position affirmed in federal court

 News from CSKT  PABLO – Last year, over the objections of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Lake County granted an access to a developer who proposed an RV park next to the village of Big Arm.  The tribes objected because Lake County neither owned the property underly...

Please stop President Trump

Editor,  I cannot handle it anymore! I am losing all my belly fat from the constant laughter. It becomes challenging to endure all his winning. In all seriousness though, Mr. President, in my opinion your Montana Congressional leadership undermines your authority to Make America Great Again.   ...

Briefs for March 4, 2020

Warm meal served at Soup’s On     POLSON — Polson Community Church will serve lunch on March 12 at Journey Be Christian Church, 101 Seventh Ave. W, at the SW corner of First St. W. The church’s phone number is 406-883-6160. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and will con...

Big Arm Firefighter awarded ‘Firefighter of the Year’

POLSON – The Big Arm Grill recently hosted the Polson Rural Fire District firefighter appreciation banquet.  There were 55 attendees including the firefighters and their families at the event. Also in attendance were members of the Rural Fire District Board, including Fred Nelson, Dick Wunderli...

Valley Views

While no one can begrudge a local government for wanting to protect the interests of their residents, it is a different scenario entirely when they are criticizing the very legislation that will protect their constituents from years of costly litigation and uncertainty. Contrary to claims made by the Lake...

Lake County voters give jail levy thumbs down

POLSON – The Lake County jail and courthouse will remain as is for now after voters overwhelmingly rejected the Lake County Criminal Justice Center and Operations Levy request.  In a special countywide mail-in election held on Tuesday, Jan. 28, the unofficial count came in at 4,638 against the ...

Lake County fighting for existence

I am respectfully writing this letter in response to Chairwoman Fyant’s message in the Char-Koosta News article January 29, 2020. There have been few Lake County Commissioners that have more respect for or been more supportive of the CSKT people than I. The disagreements over our varying interpretat...

Damage claim report should be shared with Lake County

In anticipation of a Settlement Act that would implement the Montana Water Rights Compact, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes began doing their homework several years ago to come up with a settlement dollar amount that would satisfy the damage claims inflicted on the Flathead Reservation by the Flat...


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