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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

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...

Smoke-free air priority over desire to smoke

News from the Lake County Health Department POLSON — Montana’s legislature passed the Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA) in 2005. The Montana Clean Indoor Air Act recognizes that the need to breathe smoke-free air has priority over the desire to smoke.  Laws like the CIAA reduce heart attack ...

Previous victim leads to arrest in Kenmille rape, murder

POLSON — Polson resident Melvin Madplume, Jr., 29, surrendered himself to authorities on Thursday for charges of deliberate homicide and sexual intercourse without consent in relation to the rape and death of his cousin, Laurence Kenmille, 28, that occurred at Wild Horse Hot Springs on May 28.  ...

Butler sentenced to 80 years for murder

POLSON — On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Nathan Butler, 17 of Arlee, on a count of deliberate homicide, a felony, was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for 80 years; on attempted deliberate homicide, a felony, he was again sentenced to 80 years. On a count of assault with a weapon, the Court sentenced...

Names submitted to Governor for McNeil’s replacement

HELENA — The Judicial Nomination Commission has submitted the names of James A. Manley, Mark Alan Russell, and John Conn Schulte to the Governor for consideration for appointment to the seat vacated by the retirement of Judge C.B. McNeil in the 20th Judicial District, Lake and Sanders Counties. The ...


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