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Lake County Commissioners vote to conduct November election by mail

News from Lake County  LAKE COUNTY – The Board of Lake County Commissioners voted unanimously to direct Election Administrator Katie Harding to prepare to conduct the Nov. 3 general election by mail ballot.  Early voting begins on Oct. 2 and can be done in person at the elections offi...

County seeks election judges

By Mary Auld for the Valley Journal  LAKE COUNTY – Election judges are the boots on the ground that keep elections running smoothly. Lake County is recruiting community members for these important positions. “Election judges are on the front line dealing directly with voters,” La...

Lake County commissioners answer questions concerning jail levy Lake County commissioners answer questions concerning jail levy

News from Lake County Commissioners  LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Commissioners have conducted the final Town Hall public meeting to present information related to the Criminal Justice Facilities and Operation Levy request that will be decided by voters in late January.  The 20-year ...

Commissioners discuss jail expansion levy Commissioners discuss jail expansion levy

RONAN — The jail expansion levy was discussed during a community outreach meeting Oct. 6 at the Ronan Community Center, which was attended by all three Lake County commissioners, representatives from the Lake County Attorney’s Office and Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  The county loc...

Locals participate in worldwide climate protest Locals participate in worldwide climate protest

POLSON – About 50 people gathered on the Lake County courthouse lawn to do their part in what was a global climate protest on Friday. Around the world, masses of young people filled the streets on every continent for a day of global protests. According to the New York Times: “Organizers estima...

Voter registration held on Sept. 24

POLSON – It’s nearly time for Lake County residents to make their voices heard in the upcoming local, state and national elections, but only those with an up-to-date registered-voter status can cast votes.  On Sept. 24, National Voter Registration Day, citizens can register to vote or upd...

Join 'Global Climate Action' event

News from Kim-Beatrice Schmidt  POLSON — Friday, Sept. 20, is a global day of climate action. Come and join millions of youth and community members around the world and show your voice for Polson. Folks all over the world, especially our youth are gathering to bring awareness to climate disru...

Jury declares Blixt not guilty of homicide

A Pablo man has been found not guilty of deliberate homicide after a two-and-a-half-day trial that began on Aug. 19 before Judge James Manley.  The Lake County jury of eight men and four women deliberated for about four hours before reaching their verdict in the case against Daniel Chance Blixt, 29, ...

Lake County deputy comes home to recover from accident

RONAN – Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan White was hospitalized after receiving burns to his face and hands when a carburetor exploded in his face on Tuesday, Aug. 6. “He is home and under care, but it’s going to be a while before he is back to work,” Lake County Sheriff D...

Art fills courthouse lawn during Sandpiper Art Festival Art fills courthouse lawn during Sandpiper Art Festival

POLSON – Last Saturday marked the 48th year the Sandpiper Art Festival transformed the quiet oasis of shade trees and open space of the Lake County Courthouse lawn into a one-day bustling marketplace for original fine art and hand-made crafts. Polson artisan Kristy Humble joined more than 40 artist ...


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