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Local women compete at state Make It With Wool contest Local women compete at state Make It With Wool contest

Three contestants from Lake County participated in the State Make It With Wool Contest on Dec. 7 in Billings in conjunction with the Montana Wool Growers Association annual convention. Each participant constructed garments from fabric with a minimum of 60 percent wool. They were judged on style, construction...

Who will you follow in 2014? Who will you follow in 2014?

LAKE COUNTY – From smartphones to tablets and desktop computers to iPods, Christmas 2013 provided the perfect opportunity to splurge on gadgets. The Internet puts the entire world at the fingertips of users, but sometimes the most useful virtual tools are ones that build on networks in real life. The f...

Meet drug-sniffing dog

News from Lake County Republican Women’s Club POLSON — The newest member of the Mission Mountain Drug Taskforce, a canine named Llop,  will make his debut at a public meeting being held at the North Lake County Public Library in Polson on Monday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited...

Commission issues water compact report

One frequently asked question about the proposed water compact among the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, the State of Montana and the United States of America is “Who owns the water in Montana?”  “Under the Montana Constitution, the State of Montana owns all the water in th...

Tax revenue use explained

Many Lake County property owners were in the courthouse during the month of November to pay the first half of their taxes for 2013. Needless to say, a number of folks were unhappy with the amount of money that Lake County was extracting from them. Some also added notes with their payments and we would like t...

High-speed chase ends with shooting suspect in custody

LAKE COUNTY — After a high speed chase, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police took 24-year-old Luis Denobrega, of Olympia, Wash., into custody on Dec. 10 for multiple offenses, including a Dec. 7 drive-by shooting in Pablo.  According to Tribal Chief of Police Craige Couture, officers ...

Schools increase security measures

LAKE COUNTY — Local school districts have revamped safety plans and increased security measures in the year that passed since a gunman stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., but officials say there is still room for improvement.  Many schools across Lake County added electronic...

Share the Spirit brightens Christmas Share the Spirit brightens Christmas

POLSON — Though it’s headquartered in Polson, Share the Spirit stretches its arms around many Lake County children from birth to 12 years old. “We have 250 more kids than we’ve ever had before,” Share the Spirit Director Toni Young said.  It’s kind of a double w...

Buckle up for Thanksgiving

News from Lake County Buckle Up Coalition and Clint Cottle, Polson Police Department POLSON — Thanksgiving is one great American holidays that involves a lot of travel. Family and friends traveling across Montana, to the airport to fly to another state or country or just across town take to the road...

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...

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