Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Latest Headlines

Current Events

Special Sections

What's New?

Send us your news items.

NOTE: All submissions are subject to our Submission Guidelines.

Announcement Forms

Use these forms to send us announcements.

Birth Announcement

Articles with the Tag: Lakeside

Looking Ahead - upcoming events summer 2017 Looking Ahead - upcoming events summer 2017

Friday, Saturday, Aug. 18-19    Flathead Lake Blues Festival POLSON — The seventh annual Flathead Lake Blues Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 18. Music includes Andre Floyd and the Mood Iguana, the Mike Murray Band, Halladay Quist, Ticket Sauce, Off in the Woods, the Kenny James ...

High-speed chase ends in crash near Lakeside

POLSON – Two women were arrested after a high-speed chase late Wednesday, July 19.  According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop at 11:20 p.m. near St. Ignatius after a four-door Hyundai sedan was seen traveling erratically northbound on U.S. 93...

Boy Scout builds bookcase for library Boy Scout builds bookcase for library

News from West Shore Community Library He was the first Boy Scout to build a bookcase for West Shore Community Library and the first to browse the newly created bookshelves. Jeremiah Jepson, son of Shawn and Gina Jepson of Lakeside, said inspiration came when he needed to do a community project to becom...

More than 50 people injured in deck collapse at Glacier Camp More than 50 people injured in deck collapse at Glacier Camp

LAKESIDE — Some 32 people were transported via ambulance to hospitals across Flathead, Lake and Missoula counties on June 17 after a deck collapse at Glacier Camp near Lakeside, according to the Somers/Lakeside Fire Department.  Six people injured were transported by air ambulance. Both A.L.E.R...

Human trafficking awareness urged Human trafficking awareness urged

POLSON – As a victim of child sexual abuse, Grace Manchala has a heart for child victims of sex trafficking.  Manchala spoke about her passion to shed light on the problem before the Lake County Pachyderm Club on Friday, May 26.  Growing up in India, Manchala suffered from abuse from a ...

Dayton Elementary students benefit from book deliveries Dayton Elementary students benefit from book deliveries

DAYTON — “Have books, will travel.” With those words, Donnie Underwood described what she does every other week to bring books to children at Dayton Elementary School. Underwood, who lives in Rollins, is a retired schoolteacher who volunteers at West Shore Community Library in Lakesid...

Fatal wreck likely caused by speeding Fatal wreck likely caused by speeding

NINEPIPE — The Montana Highway Patrol suspects that speed was involved in a fatal wreck that closed Highway 93 in the Ninepipe area south of Ronan late Friday afternoon, Dec. 23. Jacob Paul Imhoff, 22 of Lakeside, was ejected and died at the scene of the crash, according to Lake County Sheriff Don B...

Library fundraiser tickets available

LAKESIDE – The West Shore Community Library will soon hold its annual fundraiser to ensure kids and people keep smiles on their faces when it comes to information access. “Thank you for all the wonderful books you loan us,” said Zaylyn, Dayton Elementary School student, in a letter to th...

Local Realtors support food banks

NORTHWEST MONTANA — The National Montana Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation recently donated $4,800 to food pantries across northwest Montana. The Foundation donated to the Polson Loaves & Fish Pantry, the Ronan Breadbasket, the Mission Valley Food Pantry in St. Ignatius, the Flathead Fo...

Chase ends in suspects’ arrests

LAKESIDE – Two men who allegedly stole a $100,000 boat from a Lakeside Marina on June 19 were arrested after a high speed, all-terrain chase on July 14 near Elmo. The two men were Ty Christian Butler, 20, Dixon, and Brandon Jeppesen, 30, Polson.  A Montana Highway Patrol Trooper noticed the ...

Sponsored by: