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Election results announced

Unofficial Lake County results, does not include any provisional voters   United States Senate Steve Daines, Republican 4,945 Roger Roots, Libertarian  179 Amanda Curtis, Democrat  3,432 Write-in  12   United States Representative John Lewis, Democrat  ...

Lake County jail, courthouse need more room

POLSON — Lake County Detention Center, the county’s jail, is so full that people who need to serve jail time have to call in daily to see if there’s room. According to Lake County Undersheriff Dan Yonkin, the jail was built by Lake County and is overseen by the county commissioners. &...

Times change for Lake County jail

POLSON — The Lake County Detention Center has gone through many phases.  In 1976, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office moved the jail from the north end of the courthouse basement to the south end, creating much needed space. Current offices for the sheriff, undersheriff and captain used to b...

Local judicial assistant awarded employee of year Local judicial assistant awarded employee of year

      LAKE COUNTY — Lake County judicial assistant LeeAnn Erickson was recently awarded Judicial Branch Employee of the Year for the State of Montana, in part for her professionalism, customer service and leadership when 20th Judicial District Judge C.B. McNeil and his assistant...

CASA volunteers help kids who need temporary homes

The flashing neon lights of law enforcement cars alert the neighborhood that’s something’s going on down the street. Deputies arrest parents for drugs, and there are children in the home. Usually the kids are taken from the home and placed in foster care. Although the court appoints a lawyer for ...

Boards seek volunteers

LAKE COUNTY — Lake County currently seeks volunteers to serve on the following boards: Lake County Planning Board; Board of Adjustment; Planning and Zoning Commission. Appointments begin on Jan. 1, 2015. For more detail on the scope, needs and schedule of each board or for an application, please contac...

House District 93 sees inaugural race House District 93 sees inaugural race

RONAN — November marks the first general election voters will get to cast their vote in the freshly minted House District 93 race that covers most of the western and southern half of Lake County. Republican legislator Dan Salomon is facing off against Democrat Susan Evans for the seat.  Salomon...

Hertz, McLaughlin on ballot for House District 12 Hertz, McLaughlin on ballot for House District 12

Greg Hertz and William McLaughlin are running for the House District 12 seat.  McLaughlin said he was asked to be a Democratic Party placeholder on the ballot, and he filed with the understanding the Democrats would have a formal candidate. He is not actively campaigning.  Hertz, 59, has l...

HD 15 boundary changes challenged candidates HD 15 boundary changes challenged candidates

POLSON — The latest legislative redistricting plan, which included 100 house districts and 50 senate districts, was adopted by the Montana Legislature on Feb. 2, 2013. According to the 1972 Constitution, Montana’s legislative districts must be “as nearly equal in population as practicable.&...

Manley, Russell run for District judge Manley, Russell run for District judge

Judicial candidates for Montana 20th Judicial District for Lake and Sanders County are Jim Manley and Mark Russell.  Manley is serving out C.B. McNeil’s term as judge for Montana 20th Judicial District for Lake and Sanders County. Russell is the Chief Deputy Lake County Attorney.  Manle...


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