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Word to the wise Word to the wise

The practice round featured words like mammalian, rejuvenate, dawdle and herculean. Then the top fifth to eighth-grade spellers from Arlee, Charlo, Polson, Ronan and St. Ignatius began the 88th annual Lake County Spelling Bee — and the words really got difficult. Spelling styles differed.  ...

High court upholds hiring of city manager

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has upheld a Lake County District Court’s 2014 ruling that the hiring of Polson City Manager Mark Shrives was adequately disclosed to the public.  “The City of Polson took considerable steps to conduct its hiring process in an open and transparent ...

Give gift of love by wearing seatbelt

News from Lake County Health Department, Buckle Up program LAKE COUNTY — Keeping yourself and your love ones safe is the best gift you could give to anyone. As a driver, it is your responsibility to make sure you and your loved ones are buckled up. Using your seatbelt is one of the easiest, most use...

Career fair brings employers, potential employees together Career fair brings employers, potential employees together

PABLO — Students and interested community members picked up information on careers, talked to recruiters and got some ideas for summer employment at the 2015 Salish Kooteani College Career Fair held at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center on Feb. 17. Job Corps brought a busload of students to ...

Girl Scout cookies now online

News from Girls Scouts of America, Northwestern Region LAKE COUNTY — Girl Scouts have already begun to take cookie orders, and booth sales will take place March 27-April 19.Along with Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Do-si-dos, Trefoils and Savannah Smiles, this year Girl Scouts are introducing two ne...

Nominees sought for award

POLSON — The Lake County Board of Health is now accepting nominations for the sixth annual Virginia Reber Board of Health award. This award honors a county resident or entity that has furthered public health principles in Lake County and the Flathead Reservation. Some suggested public health areas of i...

Volunteer drivers help veterans get where they need to go Volunteer drivers help veterans get where they need to go

News from Lake County Disabled American Veterans LAKE COUNTY — As the mile markers pass by on roads across the state, volunteer drivers in Lake County have been doing their part to help out local veterans in Western Montana. The number of volunteers has started to dwindle down, but the remaining dri...

Beyond the statistics: Vehicle thefts leave victims violated

LAKE COUNTY — While statistics show a rash of recent vehicle thefts, the numbers don’t reveal the human side of car thefts — the feeling of being violated, worries about a trashed or wrecked vehicle, insurance issues, and the inconvenience of no transportation.    Sometimes it&...

Man charged in bear deaths

MISSOULA – A Bigfork man who lives in the Ferndale area of Lake County has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that resulted from him allegedly shooting and killing a grizzly May 2014.  Dan Calvert Wallen, 54, pleaded not guilty Jan. 27 to three counts of unlawful taking of a threatened speci...

Real estate market looking up

LAKE COUNTY — There is one word that sums up the outlook Mission Valley real estate agents have for 2015: optimistic. The further in the rear view mirror the crash seven years ago gets, the better things appear. With the beginning of a new year comes new hope for real estate. “The perfect pict...

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