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Articles with the Tag: Lake County

Lake County law enforcement joins national crackdown to reduce drunk driving

Lake County law enforcement joins national crackdown to reduce drunk driving   News from the Montana  Highway Patrol LAKE COUNTY — From mid-August through Labor Day, local police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” cra...

Household chemicals mix dangerously in garbage Household chemicals mix dangerously in garbage

POLSON — Two incidents in Missoula last week serve as reminders for Lake County residents to adhere to common sense and strict guidelines when discarding hazardous waste and household chemicals. Someone walking through an alley noticed a residential garbage can was fuming and called 911. Emergency r...

Cereal killers Cereal killers

The population of cereal leaf beetles due to favorable weather conditions exploded this spring, and the infant larva could destroy local cereal grain crops if left unmanaged.  “Any wheat producer should be on the lookout,” Jack Stivers, Lake County Extension agent said. “It’s ...

Second volume of Lake County Country School History unveiled Second volume of Lake County Country School History unveiled

POLSON — Joyce Decker Wegner held up “Lake County School History, Volume II, Once Flathead County: Many Districts Become One” and received a round of applause for the book’s debut on June 20 in the Lake County Courthouse. Decker Wegner, the Flathead Reservation Area Historical Soci...

Judge raises restitution in murder case

POLSON — Diana Cote and her three sons appeared before District Judge Deborah Kim Christopher seeking additional restitution in the murder of her daughter, Tasheena Craft.  Craft was brutally murdered in 2007. Her murderer, Kelly Birmingham, is serving a 100-year sentence in the Montana State P...

Lake County Marriages and Divorces for February 2013

The following marriages and divorces took place in February in Lake County. Marriages Desiree Dawn Krahn and Timothy Andrew Pierce Eugenia Maye Garlick and Miguel Thomas Vasquez Divorces Brittany D. Roberts (Scott restored) and Ryan D. Roberts Staci A. Marquez and Ernest L. Marquez Sara E. Schonbro...

School board candidates needed

For people who’d like to get involved in their community and their schools, local school boards need candidates. Filing deadline is March 25, and the election will take place on May 7. Polson has the most number of seats up for election with two one-year terms, two three-year terms and one two-ye...

Volunteer planner sought

POLSON — Lake County is in need of a volunteer to serve on the Polson City-County Planning Board. This volunteer must reside within the county portion of the Polson City-County Planning Area. Meetings are typically on the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. For more details on the board’s scop...

Reservation sees series of thefts

LAKE COUNTY - According to Lake County Undersheriff Dan Yonkin, Lake County has seen more than three thefts in the past two months in which firearms were taken, and several more dating back to November 2012. He has reason to believe the thefts are related and said, “It is likely that there is a connect...

Judge reprimands county attorney in court Judge reprimands county attorney in court

POLSON — District Judge C.B. McNeil reprimanded County Attorney Mitch Young for his handling of media inquiries into accused killer Clifford Oldhorn’s case but refused Oldhorn a reduction in bail last week.  Oldhorn denied Wednesday in Lake County District Court that he violated condition...


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