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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Final bowhunter education class prior to bow season scheduled

News from Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks LAKE COUNTY —The last bowhunter education class for Lake County, before the archery season opens, is scheduled for July 16, 18, and 20. Classes will be from 6-9 p.m. on the first two days and from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday. Students must attend all sessions ...

Coupons, SNAP benefits increase access to farmers market foods Coupons, SNAP benefits increase access to farmers market foods

LAKE COUNTY– Food from the farmers market is fresh and supports local producers, but it can be expensive. Local organizations are taking measures to help residents indulge in fresh, local food regardless of financial constraints.  “Farmers are really into getting fresh food that they just...

Wildfire outlook: low snowpack, higher temperatures predicted Wildfire outlook: low snowpack, higher temperatures predicted

LAKE COUNTY — It’s starting to feel like summer in Montana – the weather is warm and skies have been smoky.  This spring, some early season smoke in the area came from local prescribed burns intended to reduce flammable materials in forests. Fire Prevention Specialist C.T. Camel sai...

CSKT files right-of-way lawsuit against county, property owner CSKT files right-of-way lawsuit against county, property owner

BIG ARM — A federal court will determine whether the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes or Lake County have authority over an undeveloped road in Big Arm. “This is a disagreement we’re trying to settle over ownership of the underlying land in question and ultimately, who has regulat...

Mission Valley FFA celebrates new officers

News from Olivia Clairmont for Mission Valley FFA  LAKE COUNTY – The Mission Valley FFA had another successful banquet this year. On May 30, the FFA invited parents, supporters and local businesses to join them for dinner. They presented awards and announced new chapter officers. They also au...

Relay for Life 'Race to End Cancer' is Saturday Relay for Life 'Race to End Cancer' is Saturday

PABLO – The Lake County Montana Relay for Life has been raising funds in support of the American Cancer Society’s battle against cancer in the Mission Valley for many years, and they are starting a new era. On Saturday, they will hold their first one-mile fun run/walk, 5K and 10K fundraising even...

Relay for Life 'Race to End Cancer' is Saturday Relay for Life 'Race to End Cancer' is Saturday

PABLO – The Lake County Montana Relay for Life has been raising funds in support of the American Cancer Society’s battle against cancer in the Mission Valley for many years, and they are starting a new era. On Saturday, they will hold their first one-mile fun run/walk, 5K and 10K fundraising even...

Law enforcement makes multiple drug busts

LAKE COUNTY – Four unrelated drug busts in a 24-hour period kept the Lake County Sherriff’s Office extra busy last week.     The criminal activity started early on Monday, June 3, at 6:25 a.m. when 28-year-old Seth Williams, of Polson, was arrested in Ronan. Lake County Sheriff Don B...

Sentence suspended for expectant mom Sentence suspended for expectant mom

A Lake County woman has been ordered to pay $40,000 restitution as part of her sentence on burglary charges. Samantha Ness, 27, was sentenced to a total of seven years with the Montana State Department of Corrections with all of those years suspended. The sentence was handed down at District Court in Pols...

Valley Journal subscription drive underway

LAKE COUNTY – A subscription drive for the Valley Journal, your homegrown newspaper, is currently underway. The Journal will transition from a free to a paid newspaper on July 3. The July 3 issue will be the first to be mailed to new subscribers. The newspaper will cost $1.25 at newsstands but is avail...


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