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Legislative update opens to the public in-person, audio link available

News from the  Northwest Counties Farm Bureau RONAN — Northwest Counties Farms Bureau along with the Lake County Commissioners, Lake County Democrats and the Lake County Republican Central Committee are co-sponsoring an event. Please join us for a Legislative Update on Thursday, March 4, a...

SB 138 would repeal a temporary tax exemption for tribal properties SB 138 would repeal a temporary tax exemption for tribal properties

MONTANA — Tribal leaders and advocates pushed back Tuesday, Feb. 2, against a Republican lawmaker’s bill that would eliminate a property tax exemption for tribal lands.  The Senate Taxation Committee held the first hearing for Senate Bill 138 on Tuesday. Bill sponsor Sen. Greg Hertz, R-Po...

New Public Health Officer shares information on vaccines New Public Health Officer shares information on vaccines

Dr. Megan Vigil, who was recently appointed by the Lake County Commissioners as the county’s new Public Health Officer, says she wasn’t particularly focused on the coronavirus pandemic when she applied for the post.  “I just thought it’d be cool to be involved in public health...

Call for irrigation commissioner resignations

Editor,  On Nov. 24, 2020 Johanna Clark, a former employee of the then Flathead Joint Board of Control, was sentenced in federal court to prison for one year and a day and subjected to a large fine for embezzling over $200,000 from the FJBC during a three-year period from May 2014 to May 2017.  ...

Lake County Commissioners vote to conduct November election by mail

News from Lake County  LAKE COUNTY – The Board of Lake County Commissioners voted unanimously to direct Election Administrator Katie Harding to prepare to conduct the Nov. 3 general election by mail ballot.  Early voting begins on Oct. 2 and can be done in person at the elections offi...

Commissioner says secrecy surrounds water rights act

Amid all the controversy surrounding Senator Steve Daine’s “Montana Water Right Protection Act,” two facts have become abundantly clear: there will be no disclosure to taxpayers and the public as to how the $1.9-billion-dollar figure attached to the act was arrived at nor, once the money is...

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.   ...


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