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Special needs playground completed at Cherry Valley school Special needs playground completed at Cherry Valley school

News from Polson School District No. 23 POLSON — Our Polson community has a new playground. Local preschool children with physical and developmental disabilities that limit their ability to access traditional playground equipment can now enjoy an inclusive playground. This “special needs&rdq...

Pheasants Forever cancels banquet, continues work Pheasants Forever cancels banquet, continues work

News from Pheasants Forever – Mission Valley Chapter LAKE COUNTY — After giving it much thought and consideration, the Pheasants Forever Banquet planned for earlier this month, was cancelled. Increased COVID cases provided the most significant basis for the decision since much of current mem...

Preventing human, bear conflicts is life saving Preventing human, bear conflicts is life saving

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Bear sightings are increasing in residential areas on the reservation as hibernation nears and sweet apples and other fruits start to ripen.  On Thursday afternoon, folks in the St. Ignatius area spotted a young black bear meandering through town and went to social media ...

County Commissioner responds to irrigation issues, requests comments

The August 4th Valley Journal published an article related to the collection of irrigation fees by the Lake County Treasurer’s Office. For decades the treasurer has collected those fees and distributed them to the districts upon demand. The Lake County Commissioners are considering ending this service ...

Polson declares water emergency Polson declares water emergency

On Monday, as the drought’s grip on the Mission Valley intensified, the city of Polson declared a water emergency, and shut off water for up to 12 hours to around 60 residences on the south side of town in order to fill critically low reserve tanks and save an essential booster pump from burning up. ...

Lake County Fair exhibits valley talent Lake County Fair exhibits valley talent

RONAN — Sydney Taylor was back at the Lake County Fair this year for the sixth time to exhibit the end results of a year’s worth of work, but first, she had to get Faith to the chute. In regular fair fashion, participants bring livestock and pets, as well as projects in photography, science, b...

Valley Views for June 30, 2021

To the Mission and Jocko irrigators: this spring, water users were sent a note about the history of homesteading the Mission, Jocko, Camas Valleys, which is also a historic record about the Mission, Jocko, and Flathead irrigation districts involvement in securing liens on land that formed the districts and g...

Mission Valley receives FFA funding

News from FFA MONTANA — This year, Montana FFA Foundation awarded $7,500 to six Montana FFA Chapters that are showing their commitment to their community and investing in service projects locally. Miles City, Victor, Park City, Big Timber, Mission Valley, and Missoula will all receive funding from...

Mud volleyball makes its debut Mud volleyball makes its debut

POLSON — Getting muddy was unavoidable and precisely the point for more than 50 mud-caked volleyball players that participated in Saturday’s inaugural Bump, Set, Splat! Mud Volleyball Tournament held at the Polson Fairgrounds.  Hosted by the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation...

Valley Views  Valley Views

An observance of Race Unity Day returned to the Mission Valley this year after a necessary absence last summer. Everyone was invited to bring a sack lunch and meet at the big shelter in the Ronan City Park for a conversation on healing the racism that has plagued our beloved country since well before its inc...


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