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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Pachyderm Club to host Polson city manager

News from the Lake County Pachyderm Club POLSON — Mark Shrives, Polson’s City Manager, will be the featured speaker at the Friday, March 28 meeting of the Lake County Pachyderm Club held in the Polson Rural Fire Dept. building on Regatta Road near the fairgrounds. The business meeting begins a...

Healthcare help available

PABLO — A panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act will take place Thursday, March 20, from 6-8 p.m. at the Salish Kootenai College theater. The panel includes Monica J. Lindeen, Montana Commissioner of Insurance; Anna Whiting Sorrell, Indian Health Services, Billings area; and Lesa Evers, tribal re...

Bulky clothing can interfere with proper carseat function

News from Lake County Health Department, Buckle Up program HELENA — We see it all the time, especially lately when it’s very cold outside. Children are bundled up in bulky clothing and then buckled into their car seat. It makes sense, and it’s natural to want to keep them as warm as...

Nowhere to run: Warming air, thawing snow, frozen ground creates flooding throughout county Nowhere to run: Warming air, thawing snow, frozen ground creates flooding throughout county

When Tracy Morigeau Frank looked out the window of her home on Terrace Lake Road Sunday morning, water was just beginning to creep into her driveway. Within three hours, floodwaters engulfed most of her yard and entirely blocked her exit. “It went quickly,” she said. At about a foot deep, s...

Flooding can cause health risks in wells, homes

News from the Department of Environmental Quality and the Department of Public Health and Human Services LAKE COUNTY — Montana’s recent heavy snow falls, combined with frozen ground and a rapid warm up in temperatures, have prompted flood advisories to be issued around the state. Flooding can ...

Game officials see increased meth cases

FLATHEAD RESERVATION –  Tribal, state, and federal game authorities are feeling the effects of a resurgence in methamphetamine usage in the Mission Valley. Tribal Game Warden Mike McElderry pointed to his bulletproof vest in a meeting with the Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board last w...

Bocksnick, Bloomfield bound for state spelling bee Bocksnick, Bloomfield bound for state spelling bee

RONAN — Chase Bocksnick took a breath, looked skyward, closed his eyes firmly shut, and slowly and deliberately mouthed silent letters as glaring stage lights of the Ronan Performing Arts Center bore down upon him. A misplaced “i” in the eighth round of the Lake County Spelling Bee had k...

RSVP luncheon honors volunteers RSVP luncheon honors volunteers

POLSON — Volunteer Martha Allen manages the Retired Senior Volunteer Program commodity program, drives the office mini-van and answers the phones. And she also calls Bingo. To thank her for her work, Allen received a silver award at the RSVP luncheon on March 4 for volunteering 456.5 hours in 2013 a...

Sandpiper memorial scholarship to be awarded

  POLSON — Lake County students preparing for a career in art are again invited to apply to the Sandpiper Gallery for scholarship support. Each year the Sandpiper Gallery, an all-volunteer and non-profit organization that promotes art appreciation and endeavors, awards up to $1,000 to Lake C...

Stockgrowers offers $1,000 scholarship

News from the Montana Stockgrowers Association LAKE COUNTY — The Montana Stockgrowers Association’s Research and Education Endowment Foundation (REEF) is offering an Educational Heritage Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. This annual scholarship is awarded to a MSGA student member. To be ...

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