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Tribal elder shares language at museum Tribal elder shares  language at museum

CHARLO — Every Mission Valley critter stood motionless as Stipn Small Salmon, a full-blood Pend d’Oreille Indian and elder with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, chatted effortlessly with children at Ninepipes Museum Aug. 3. Small Salmon asked questions of the children visiting from...

12U All Stars win Western Montana 12U All Stars win Western Montana

MISSION VALLEY — The Mission Valley Mariners 12U All Star baseball team won the Western Montana State Championship baseball title in Florence with their strong hitting and defense against Bitterroot South (15-4). Upon returning to the Mission Valley, the team was given a victory ride by the Polson Fire...

Cherry festival stems from family tradition Cherry festival stems from family tradition

Along with an abundance of local cherries, thousands of people lined the streets during the Polson Main Street Flathead Cherry Festival last weekend. The two-day event embraces downtown Polson and offers the sweet taste of six different Flathead Valley cherry orchards, the sound of bagpipers playing in the s...

High School Rodeo athletes compete in Drummond High School Rodeo athletes compete in Drummond

Mission Valley High School Rodeo athletes competed in the Drummond Qualifying Rodeo May 29-30, including Ronan’s Hallie Sohr and Nichole Lake and Arlee’s Tyler Adams. High school finals rodeo will be held in Baker June 7-12.

Memorial Day services, lunch planned

News from Mission Valley Honor Guard LAKE COUNTY — The Mission Valley Honor Guard will be having Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. at the Arlee Jocko Cemetery, 11 a.m. at St. Ignatius Pleasant View Cemetery, and 11:30 a.m. at the St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery. Following the cere...

History revised History revised

Historical re-enactments of the fur traders’ lifestyles were a blast from the past at Fort Connah near St. Ignatius.  Donna Peck, who was spinning and weaving wool as a demonstration, was dressed head-to-toe in a settler’s outfit.  “I love the history here,” Peck said....

Richardson joins Waddell & Reed Richardson joins Waddell & Reed

POLSON — Waddell & Reed announced today that Kenneth “Bret” Richardson has joined the firm as a financial advisor in the Mission Valley, with an office in Kalispell. Prior to joining Waddell & Reed, Richardson, 48, was an IT Administrator with Mission Valley Power, where he worked f...

Trauma, breastfeeding to be discussed

PABLO — The Breastfeeding Coalition of the Mission Valley is pleased to announce that Camie Goldhammer, founder and chair of the Native American Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington, will give a public lecture on the effects of historical and complex traumas on American Indian/Alaska Native families, ...

Candidates seek seat on Polson Rural Fire Board Candidates seek seat on Polson Rural Fire Board

POLSON — Three Polson Rural Fire Board candidates are vying for a seat in the May 3 election, including John Doty, Kevin Straub, and Tracy Plaiss. John Doty John Doty has lived in the Mission Valley for 30 years with his wife and six children. He currently owns his own 20-year business, Doty&rs...

Bank donates $25,000 toward soccer field Bank donates $25,000 toward soccer field

News from Polson Youth Soccer Association POLSON — Polson Youth Soccer Association is thrilled to announce that First Interstate Bank is sponsoring one of the four regulation-sized fields at the brand new soccer complex north of Mission Valley Aquatics. The central/east soccer field will be named th...


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