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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Commissioners

Crisis care facility breaks ground Crisis care facility breaks ground

POLSON — Groundbreaking has been a long time coming for Lake House, an eight-bed mental health crisis care facility, but Western Montana Mental Health Center staffers were joined by well-wishers at a groundbreaking on May 20. “We’re hoping for the facility to be open in December or Janua...

Voters OK Polson school levies

POLSON — Both the Polson High School and the Polson Elementary School building reserve levies passed when voters mailed in their ballots for the May 5 election.  All race results are unofficial until the Lake County Commissioners canvass the ballots, according to Kathie Newgard, Lake County Ele...

Commissioners propose mil levy

LAKE COUNTY — Lake County voters will have the opportunity in June and July to vote for or against a mil levy meant to provide funding for road maintenance equipment.  The 7.44 mil, two-year levy would raise $950,000 per year for road maintenance equipment. It would equal a $19.48 increase in t...

Commissioners okay Flathead Blues Festival

POLSON — Approval of 2015 summer events occupied Polson City Commissioners during a large portion of their March 6 meeting.  Darina Huntley and David Venters asked commissioners to approve the use of Salish Point Park for the 5th annual Flathead Blues Festival for Aug. 14 and 15, to waive the n...

Barron to speak at Pachyderm meeting

POLSON — Bill Barron, who is beginning the first year of his second term as Lake County Commissioner, will be the featured speaker at the Friday, January 23, 2015, meeting of the Lake County Pachyderm Club. Commissioner Barron will be giving a general “State of the County” report discuss...

County officials say density rule revision still a goal

LAKE COUNTY – County commissioners say they remain committed to revising the county’s density regulations, though the process has been bogged down for the past three or four months because of lack of response from another organization with more knowledge about the legality of the issue.  ...

City/County Planning Board left as is

POLSON — Lake County Commissioners voted to leave the City/County Planning Board intact at a meeting held on Dec. 17, 2014. Chair Gale Decker said commissioners started getting phone calls about the planning board as the City of Polson’s development code rewrite neared completion in October. ...

Area hospitals, emergency workers train for Ebola Area hospitals, emergency workers train for Ebola

Ebola. The very word sounds menacing, but then the disease is defined – an infectious and generally fatal disease marked by fever and severe internal bleeding, which is spread through contact with infected body fluids by a filovirus. Rest assured, local medical and emergency workers are preparing...

Curlyleaf Pondweed removal project underway

News from the Lake County Conservation District  FLATHEAD LAKE — Aquatic Invasive Species can foul boats, degrade water quality and wreak havoc on a host of native species. The economic impacts are equally adverse. Once aquatic invasive species become established in a watershed, property values...

Candidates participate in Grange forum Candidates participate in Grange forum

RONAN — The weight of several uncontested primaries drove many people to listen to more than a dozen candidates who turned out for a last minute political forum held by the Round Butte Grange 126 last Friday.  Most of the candidates that participated were part of races where no one had filed in...

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