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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Assistant police chief retires after 30 years of service Assistant police chief retires after 30 years of service

POLSON – Assistant Police Chief John Stevens is leaving a legacy in the Polson Police Department. At the Dec. 17 Polson City Commission meeting, Stevens was honored with a plaque and a personal message from Governor Steve Bullock commending his work in law enforcement and celebrating his retirement. ...

Representatives answer to constituents Representatives answer to constituents

RONAN – With the next legislative session on the horizon, three representatives to the Montana State legislature conversed with local residents on topics ranging from healthcare to aquatic invasive species. Mission Valley Rises: Democracy Engaged! sponsored the forum. The local group works to promot...

Sherwood not scheduled to present at kids’ club Sherwood not scheduled to present at kids’ club

LAKE COUNTY – The director of the Boys and Girls Club of Lake County and the Flathead Indian Reservation, Aric Cooksley, spoke up to clarify an issue concerning a District Court case involving Donnovan Anthony Sherwood, 19. During the case, Sherwood pled guilty for his role in the incident resulting...

Mission Valley Rises invites citizens to forum

News from Mission Valley Rises LAKE COUNTY — Mission Valley Rises is a non-partisan, community-led group that has been working in Lake County since 2016. The group was formed in order to sponsor civil dialogue on the issues that divide our community. We strongly believe that it is possible to find...

Judge rejects bus driver’s plea agreement, lets jury decide

After receiving numerous complaints by concerned citizens through social media postings and calls made to the Lake County Clerk of District Court, District Judge Kim Christopher rejected the plea agreement for a former St. Ignatius school bus driver and bus owner who was charged with dealing methamphetamine....

Toys for Tots applications due Dec. 15

News from Toys for Tots  LAKE COUNTY – The local Toys for Tots program has placed donation boxes in St. Ignatius, Charlo, Ronan, Polson and Big Arm to collect gifts for children in need. The gifts will be distributed to applicants starting on Dec. 17 to Dec. 21.     More details ...

Ronan selected for affordable housing incentive

RONAN – Housing is a basic need: without a home it is difficult to care for a family, hold down a job or be part of a community. More options for affordable, high-quality housing in Ronan are on the horizon thanks to incentives from the federal government.  A proposal from Lake County Community...

Mission Valley gridironers earn All-Conference Team honors  Mission Valley gridironers earn All-Conference Team honors

LAKE COUNTY – Eighteen members of varsity football teams across Mission Valley earned All-Conference and All-State recognition from the Montana Coaches Association for their efforts this season. In Class A, Polson Pirate Trevor Schultz was awarded First Team All-Conference honors on offense in the t...

16-year-old shooting suspect apprehended

New from the Ronan Police Department  RONAN – The Ronan Police Department has been actively working a shooting investigation that took place on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the 300 block of 12th Ave., northwest. At approximately 4:33 p.m., Ronan Police Department officers were advised that there ...

Wilson pleads not guilty to knocking car off road Wilson pleads not guilty to knocking car off road

A Lake County man is charged with running his partner or family member off the road after a heated argument. Daniel Joseph Wilson, 39, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to felony counts of assault with a weapon, tampering with physical evidence, criminal endan...


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