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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

News from the Lake County Pachyderm Club

POLSON — Those attending the Friday, Feb. 28 meeting of the Lake County Pachyderm Club will see an amazing demonstration of canine intelligence and hear stories of how dogs are used in contraband intervention and detecting illegal drugs. The meeting will be held at the Polson Rural Fire Hall on Regatta...

Buckle up for ones you love

News from the Lake County Health Department POLSON — We all want to keep our children safe and healthy. One way children learn is by watching their parents. If a parent or older sibling always fastens their seat belt when driving or riding in a vehicle, then chances are that behavior will be passed ...

Officials cut ribbon to open Michel Bridge Officials cut ribbon to open Michel Bridge

RONAN — The new Michel Bridge officially opened on Jan. 28. The bridge crosses the Pablo Feeder Canal on Michel Road, approximately three miles east of Ronan and north of Terrace Lake Road.  The bridge project was a collaboration among the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Lake County, t...

Fairground board requests community input on survey

News from the Lake County Fair Board RONAN — The Lake County Fair Board is conducting an online survey to help determine the direction for the future of the Lake County fairgrounds and facilities. The fair board values your input. You can assist in informing future decisions by participating in the ...

NRCS announces National EQIP Initiatives for 2014

  News from Montana Natural Resources Conservation Service  BOZEMAN — Three National Initiatives are being offered in Montana through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP): On-Farm Energy, Organic, and Seasonal High Tunnel. While NRCS accepts applications for EQIP on a ...

Thank you to all who helped ‘Share the Spirit’

News from Share the Spirit POLSON — Share the Spirit Holiday Assistance Program has been providing toys, clothes and Christmas gifts to Lake County children from needy families since 1998. We are fortunate enough to partner with Hellroaring Marine Contingent and the Marine Corps Toys for Tots progra...

Salvation Army Kettle Drive outstanding

News from the Salvation Army LAKE COUNTY — From the Friday after Thanksgiving to the day before Christmas, volunteers braved the cold and sometimes inclement weather, standing in the lobbies of Ronan Harvest Foods, Pablo Quality Foods, Super One Foods, and Walmart to ring the bell for the Salva...

Be on lookout for medusahead Be on lookout for medusahead

ARLEE — Less than three months after it was first discovered near Arlee, a coalition of state, federal, tribal, county, municipal and private entities have declared war on medusahead rye, an aggressive invasive species with potential to damage native ecosystems and reduce rangeland carrying capacity.&n...

Icy conditions cause problems for schools, ranchers Icy conditions cause problems for schools, ranchers

Heating, cooling and precipitation patterns over the past month have left Mission Valley residents sliding over pastures, corrals, roads, playgrounds, and pathways that feel like ice rinks instead of solid ground.  Precipitation followed a strong Arctic front in December before it became warmer at th...

Vigilance for burglaries urged

LAKE COUNTY — The number of burglaries that occurred in Lake County during the first half of 2013 was down almost 30 percent from the same period in 2012, but authorities and victims of recent thefts want to make sure that number continues to decrease. “It’s not an isolated thing that&rs...

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