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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Foot clinics available again

News from The Lake County Council on Aging  LAKE COUNTY — We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our foot clinic. A nurse will visit five senior centers in Lake County once per month. Toenail trimming, a podiatry screening, and a blood pressure reading will be available at the follo...

Wildlife association seeks scholarship applicants

NORTHWEST MONTANA — The Flathead - Kootenai Chapter of Montana Wilderness Association invites high school seniors who are planning to attend college in the fall to apply for a generous scholarship award by expressing in written form their passion for the outdoors and wild places. Eligible applicants fr...

Boys and Girls Club celebrates success Boys and Girls Club celebrates success

RONAN – Creating a positive future for hundreds of children is such an important goal for the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County that they’ve named their annual celebration the Great Futures Breakfast. This is the fifth year for the event. About 200 adults and a fe...

Judge calls incident frightening Judge calls incident frightening

A Lakeside man has been sentenced to Montana State Prison for a total of 20 years with 10 years suspended for breaking into a Polson woman’s home, pouring gasoline on her and threatening to set her on fire. The incident happened on July 5, 2018. On Feb. 6, a Lake County jury convicted Dustin Hayes K...

Briefs for April 10, 2019

Quintana to speak at Democrats’ meeting RONAN — Lake County Democrats will hold their April meeting on Wednesday, April 17, at the Ronan Senior Center on Main Street. A social gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the program to follow at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Jorge ( Ge...

Emergency responders thanked for service Emergency responders thanked for service

POLSON – Lake County-based first responders from various agencies enjoyed a free lunch provided to them during the First Responder Appreciation Lunch on Saturday at the Search and Rescue Building in Polson. “It’s just a little thank you letting everyone know they are appreciated,” ...

Flooding minimal despite extreme late-winter weather Flooding minimal despite extreme late-winter weather

LAKE COUNTY – Though the winter may have seemed never-ending, lower than average overall snowfall for the winter means there’s less risk of flooding as snow melts this spring.   “We are seeing signs that spring runoff season has begun,” said Casey Ryan, hydrologist for the Con...

Briefs for April 3, 2018

Deadline for GPCF grant applications nears POLSON — The 2019 Greater Polson Community Foundation grant funding application deadline is Friday, April 26. Grant applications will be accepted from non-profit organizations with a 501c (3) status in the Greater Polson area. Grants from the Greater P...

Montana legislature looks to raid local government revenues Montana legislature looks to raid local government revenues

News from Lake County Commissioners  Gale Decker, Dave Stipe and  William D. Barron An Amendment attached to House Bill 2 (the State’s budget bill) provides the Legislature the opportunity to reduce local government revenues and divert them to Office of Public Defender (OPD). OPD is a st...

Mission Valley Animal Shelter announces new manager Mission Valley Animal Shelter announces new manager

POLSON – Raeva Corkill is the new leader of the pack at Mission Valley Animal Shelter.  “I was very impressed with Raeva’s work ethic as well as the many ideas she had to improve shelter operations,” said Launa Benson MVAS board president. “She has a passion for the Miss...


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