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Briefs for August 22, 2018

Vision testing available at kids wellness fair News from the Polson Lions Club The Polson Lion’s Club will be at the kids wellness fair on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Linderman Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to demonstrate their vision screening machines. The machines have proven to detect...

Register to cycle the Mission Valley with Pedal to Plate Register to cycle the Mission Valley with Pedal to Plate

RONAN — Cycling enthusiasts from the Mission Valley are excited to roll out plans for the first annual Mission Mountain Area Pedal to Plate on Sept. 22, 2018. The 40-mile ride begins and ends at the Lake County Ronan Fairgrounds. Cyclists will make a loop through the valley with stunning views of th...

McDonald Lake death under investigation

ST. IGNATIUS – Cassandra Harris, 24, was found unconscious and badly injured near McDonald Lake in the Mission Mountains on Saturday, June 23, in the morning hours. Lake County Undersheriff Ben Woods stated that her identity was initially unknown and the circumstances of her injuries were also unkno...

Social services help people survive the income gap Social services help people survive the income gap

Caroline Roesch is a single mother with three children living near the Mission Mountain Range in Lake County, and for her, social service programs were there to help keep food on the table when she needed the assistance.   Roesch was a teacher in Utah’s public school system for about a decade w...

County official gives fire wrap up

POLSON – Steve Stanley gave an update on the fire season and also talked about some up-and-coming things in an address to the Lake County Pachyderm Club last week. Stanley, the county’s emergency management director, said 1,147 acres burned in the county this summer, the largest of which was t...

Ninepipes features Ronan photographer, Missoula author Ninepipes features Ronan photographer, Missoula author

News from the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO – Wilderness lovers will enjoy the Sept. 2 “First Saturday” exhibit at the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana featuring local photographer Cordell Hardy, who showcases the interior of the Mission Mountain Wilderness from 10 a.m.-4 p...

Rain, cooler weather dampens Blue Bay, Liberty fires Rain, cooler weather dampens Blue Bay, Liberty fires

The Blue Bay 1 and 2 fires that broke out on Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal land on Thursday, Aug. 10, were dampened by rain, cooler weather and cloud cover on Sunday.  Lightning is the suspected cause of the fires which are burning in the Mission Mountains east of Blue Bay. Brent Burland...

Wilderness fires burn east of Arlee; salvage yard fire out Wilderness fires burn east of Arlee; salvage yard fire out

POLSON –  South Lake County residents may have noticed fires burning east of Arlee, one of which may cause some Placid Lake residents to evacuate and another that burned a salvage yard.  Kelly’s Auto Salvage, located southeast of town off U.S. 93, lost some 400 cars due to a fire cau...

Circus comes to town in June Circus comes to town in June

News from SAFE Harbor It is going to be an exciting, fun-filled, family-focused celebration when the carnival and circus come to town. The big top will be under the Mission Mountains when the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus comes to Ronan on Saturday, June 24. The circus will be held at the Lake Cou...

SKC faculty volunteer during community service day SKC faculty volunteer during community service day

Faculty and administrators from Salish and Kootenai College spread across the Flathead Indian Reservation and beyond for their annual Community Service Day on Friday.  “This is our way of giving back to the community,” said SKC Professor Doug Ruhman, who works in the college’s educa...


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