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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

High-speed chase ends with shooting suspect in custody

LAKE COUNTY — After a high speed chase, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police took 24-year-old Luis Denobrega, of Olympia, Wash., into custody on Dec. 10 for multiple offenses, including a Dec. 7 drive-by shooting in Pablo.  According to Tribal Chief of Police Craige Couture, officers ...

Schools increase security measures

LAKE COUNTY — Local school districts have revamped safety plans and increased security measures in the year that passed since a gunman stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., but officials say there is still room for improvement.  Many schools across Lake County added electronic...

Share the Spirit brightens Christmas Share the Spirit brightens Christmas

POLSON — Though it’s headquartered in Polson, Share the Spirit stretches its arms around many Lake County children from birth to 12 years old. “We have 250 more kids than we’ve ever had before,” Share the Spirit Director Toni Young said.  It’s kind of a double w...

Buckle up for Thanksgiving

News from Lake County Buckle Up Coalition and Clint Cottle, Polson Police Department POLSON — Thanksgiving is one great American holidays that involves a lot of travel. Family and friends traveling across Montana, to the airport to fly to another state or country or just across town take to the road...

Lake County funded to plan, design new psychiatric crisis stabilization facility

POLSON — Lake County has been awarded $125,000 from the Montana Department of Health and Human Services to plan and design a new six-bed psychiatric stabilization facility. The new program will fill a gap in mental health services for Lake County. The state has recognized the need for this program i...

Polson attorney named district judge Polson attorney named district judge

POLSON — Governor Steve Bullock named Polson attorney James A. Manley to succeed the Honorable C. B. McNeil as District Court Judge in Lake and Sanders counties on Oct. 25. The three finalists for the judgeship — Manley, Mark Russell and John Conn Schulte — met with Governor Bullock and ...

Referendum vote on hold

  POLSON — In the latest twist on water rights, two of the three irrigation districts that make up the Flathead Joint Board of Control — the Mission Irrigation District and the Jocko Valley Irrigation District — asked District Judge Deborah Kim Christopher for a temporary restrainin...

Volunteer positions available throughout Lake County

Lake County currently seeks volunteers for the following Boards. Positions begin on Jan. 1, 2014: • Polson City-County Planning Board Lake County seeks volunteers for this Board, who must reside within the County portion of the Polson City-County Planning Area. This Board advises the City and Coun...

Law enforcement discusses meth, prescription drug problem Law enforcement discusses meth, prescription drug problem

POLSON — “As a police chief, your goal is to put together the best team that you can, but you will never take away all the drugs,” Polson Police Chief Wade Nash said.  Nash and Chief Juvenile Probation Officer of 20th Judicial District Youth Court Services Barbara Monaco  spoke...

County Commissioners welcome public input, meeting attendance

News from the Lake County Commissioners POLSON — Welcome to the first Lake County Commissioners’ column. It is our hope that this column will provide our readers with pertinent information about our office and some of the decisions that are being made and how those decisions might affect you a...

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