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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

Protect and serve Protect and serve

Dozens of law enforcement officers followed the parade route on U.S. Highway 93 in their vehicles to honor fallen officers, and although the end couldn’t be seen from the beginning, together they curved around Flathead Lake in Polson. Motorcycles went first in front of a string of police cars from acro...

Polson Pirates crush it at Special Olympics Polson Pirates crush it at Special Olympics

MISSOULA – A sea of purple and smiles lined the track in support of the Polson Pirate Special Olympic team in Missoula on Wednesday, April 20, as student athletes finally got their chance to compete after weeks of practicing.  Special Education Teacher and Assistant Coach Melesa Butler was more...

Mariners split in weekend opener

EUREKA - The Mission Valley Mariners traveled to Eureka to start their season in the Rendezvous Days Tournament. In their first game, the Mariners were looking for a win against Cranbrook on Saturday, April 23.   A three-run second inning got the Mariners off to a solid start. Cranbrook tried to come...

Local students place at state medical competition Local students place at state medical competition

LAKE COUNTY – Before they even graduate, students in Charlo, Ronan, and Polson High Schools are preparing for future medical careers. The students belong to individual school groups that are part of the Montana chapter of the HOSA Future Health Professionals Club. The Montana chapter is part of the ...

Mack Days break records on opening weekend

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes FLATHEAD LAKE — Record breaking numbers were the name of the game the first weekend of the 2016 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event on Flathead Lake, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. A total of 5,898 lake trout were turned i...

Scholarship foot race to start soon Scholarship foot race to start soon

ARLEE – A pack of wolves could soon be seen running around Arlee — that is if participants wear their shirts on race day during the 2016 Buttercup Run on Saturday, April 2.  Every year, a new artist designs the race day shirts. Local artist Jane Lindgren is this year’s artist. She c...

Climb, conquer, cure: community propels firefighters to fundraiser Climb, conquer, cure: community propels firefighters to fundraiser

POLSON — Last year, 1,800 firefighters, including a team from Polson, came from across the northwest to climb 69 flights of stairs in full fire gear at the Columbia Center in Seattle. The fundraiser helped raise $2.2 million for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A team of five men and one woman wil...

Game wardens find dead sheep, report other activity Game wardens find dead sheep, report other activity

MISSOULA – The deaths of two world-class bighorn sheep, found dead on Wild Horse Island last year, had game wardens wondering what happened.  Fish, Wildlife and Parks Warden Captain Lee Anderson presented the incident to the Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at...

Nonresident visitor numbers up, total spending down

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – Preliminary estimates by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana show that approximately 11.7 million nonresidents visited Montana in 2015 and spent almost $3.6 billion in the Treasure State. While the number of tr...

Local student selected as delegate for youth senate program Local student selected as delegate for youth senate program

  News from the Hearst Foundation WASHINGTON D.C. — Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines recently announced the two Montana student delegates to the 54th annual United States Senate Youth Program that will be held March 5-12 in Washington, D.C.  Mollie Lemm of Polson and Arthur Petti...


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