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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

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 ...

Scholarships again available from St. Luke

  RONAN — Once again, St. Luke Community Healthcare Network is offering $500 college scholarships to high school seniors at seven area high schools. Counselors at Arlee, Charlo, Hot Springs, Polson, Ronan, St. Ignatius and Two Eagle River have received the scholarship application instruction sh...

Pioneer Days Company offers two scholarships

    News from the Pioneer Days Company RONAN — Pioneer Days Company is offering two $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors. One will be specifically for a Ronan High School senior and the other will be for any graduating high school senior in Lake County. We are looking ...

No business like snow business No business like snow business

With blizzard warnings calling for 25-50 mph winds and 100 percent chance of snow, travel on back roads was treacherous throughout Lake County Friday and through the weekend. Even a state snowplow was seen stuck near Pablo. “This was one of the worst storms I’ve seen in 14 years with the Sheri...

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