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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Jayne removed from list to succeed McNeil

In a conference call meeting on Sept. 11, the Judicial Nomination Commission passed a unanimous motion to reject applicant JoAnn “Joey” Jayne, Lake County Justice of the Peace, for the position of district court judge for the 20th Judicial District. The motion said “(Jayne’s) appli...

Lake County Justice Court news for Sept. 18, 2013

Justice of the Peace Joey Jayne dealt with the following cases Aug. 30-Sept. 5: Sahriha Marie Camacho , 18, pleaded guilty to possessing intoxicating substances while under the age of 21, first offense. She was found guilty and fined $100 plus $85 in court costs. Andy R. Luedtke , 32, forfeited a $50...

Senators Tester, Cantwell visit Flathead Reservation Senators Tester, Cantwell visit Flathead Reservation

POLSON — From a listening session with the state’s eight tribal leaders in Missoula on Sept. 4, Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, and Senator Jon Tester continued on to the Flathead Reservation on Sept. 5.  “Jon said I had to see Montana,” Cantwell said, since she is chair...

District judge retires after nearly 30 years District judge retires after nearly 30 years

POLSON — District Judge C. B. McNeil retired on Sept. 5 after nearly 30 years on the bench. Judge McNeil, after 18 years in private practice, was elected in November of 1984 as the first judge in the new 20th Judicial District. The district covered Lake and Sanders County. On Thursday, Lake Count...

Local schools pay $500,000 to bail out teacher’s retirement Local schools pay $500,000 to bail out teacher’s retirement

LAKE COUNTY — A plan to bail out the Montana Teacher’s Retirement System will cost Lake County school districts more than $500,000 this year, resulting in less relief to the taxpayer and the inability to build reserve funds, according to local education officials.   The plan was created i...

Health Department issues guidance on West Nile Virus

News from Lake County Public Health POLSON — On Aug. 23 the State Department of Livestock Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory reported five West Nile Virus-positive horses from Blaine, McCone, Petroleum, Phillips, and Stillwater Counties. While there has been no known WNV activity currently identi...

Comments sought for district judge hopefuls

POLSON - Judge C. B. McNeil, judge for the 20th Judicial District, which includes Lake and Sanders counties, retires on Sept. 5. The Montana Judicial Nomination Commission had already received applications for McNeil's position. Applying were Steven Norman Eschenbacher, JoAnn Jayne (Joey), James A. Manley...

Democrats present Affordable Care Act ‘Obamacare’ Forum

News from the Lake County Democrats PABLO — Confused about Obamacare and the health exchanges?  Have your questions addressed at the Affordable Care Act Forum sponsored by the Lake County Democrats. The presentation seeks to help Montanans understand how the law works and answer questions or co...

Yellow jacket populations more aggressive this summer Yellow jacket populations more aggressive this summer

LAKE COUNTY — Late summer conditions normally trigger aggression in bees, yellow jackets, and hornets, but drought has exacerbated food supply shortages for the insects and caused an unusual jump in local pesticide sales.  “Usually people come in and buy a bottle (of spray). This year the...

Wold to speak on Islamic views

News from Lake County Republican Women POLSON — Polson attorney Doug Wold will be presenting “Islamic World View: Core Differences in Religion, Laws and Goals” Monday, Sept. 9, in the Community Room of the North Lake County Public Library, beginning at 7 p.m. This is the first in a se...


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