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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Commissioners

Barron, Horning face-off in Commissioner race Barron, Horning face-off in Commissioner race

Bill Barron and Rory Horning are pitted against each another in the race for Lake County Commissioner. Incumbent Barron was born and raised in Montana. He’s lived in Lake County for 18 years. He has been a Lake County Commissioner for more than five years. He is a member of the Montana Association o...

Mission Irrigation commissioners recalled

  ST. IGNATIUS — The unofficial results for the Mission Irrigation recall election were released on April 15.  Voters cast their ballots to recall both Jerry Johnson and M. Paul Wadsworth. Jerry Johnson received 5,479 votes for his recall and 4,807 against his recall; Paul Wadsworth ...

Obama signs flood declaration

Federal aid will be available to Lake County and 14 other Montana counties affected by flooding in early March, after President Barack Obama signed a presidential disaster declaration authorizing funds on April 17.  Lake County Road and Bridge Department Supervisor Jay Garrick said the county doesn&r...

Commissioners request extended comment period

News from the Lake County Commissioners POLSON — Lake County Commissioners wrote Kimberly Bose, Secretary of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, requesting an additional 30-day comment period for Kerr Dam Hydroelectric Project.  In the April 3 letter, LCC Chair Bill Barron said, &ldquo...

Commissioners vote to create Rural Improvement District Commissioners vote to create Rural Improvement District

RONAN — Chip-sealing of Canal Road will likely begin this summer, after Lake County Commissioners voted last week to create a rural improvement district to shoulder the estimated $79,200 cost of oil and administrative fees for the project.  Proponents of the improvement project argue that it wi...

Density regulations review begins Density regulations review begins

Nancy Posivio’s family has owned a 2.5-acre Swan Lake property for more than 50 years, and when she and her two siblings recently inherited the land, each had their own idea of how they would like to purpose the place. The ideal and simplest option to resolve the issue was to split the land three wa...

Tax revenue use explained

Many Lake County property owners were in the courthouse during the month of November to pay the first half of their taxes for 2013. Needless to say, a number of folks were unhappy with the amount of money that Lake County was extracting from them. Some also added notes with their payments and we would like t...

Lake County funded to plan, design new psychiatric crisis stabilization facility

POLSON — Lake County has been awarded $125,000 from the Montana Department of Health and Human Services to plan and design a new six-bed psychiatric stabilization facility. The new program will fill a gap in mental health services for Lake County. The state has recognized the need for this program i...

Rural fire district considers selling Fairgrounds Station

POLSON — Polson Rural Fire District trustees are considering the proposed sale of Fairgrounds Station No. 4. “This board did not go looking to sell (the station),” Chair Jack Clapp said. “We were approached.”  Lake County Search and Rescue has offered $289,000 to purc...

Skyline Drive officially opens Skyline Drive officially opens

POLSON — From a sidehill, Skyline Drive started as a stagecoach road before turning into the luxe two-lane road complete with a walking/biking path and guardrails that it is today.  Saturday, Oct. 12 dawned cold and gray, but that didn’t stop the ribbon cutting for the $12 million Skyline...


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