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RMEF lauds congressional reps for rectifying Google snafu

  News from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation   MISSOULA — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation would like to thank Representative Greg Gianforte (R-MT) and Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) for taking swift action to rectify an issue with Google Ads.  “We greatly appreciate the immed...

Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition

News from Charlo Special Olympics   The Charlo Special Olympics team turned in an outstanding performance at last week’s 2019 Spring Area Games.   This year, the games drew nearly 500 participants representing 28 delegations from around the Five Valleys Area. After months of training, ...

UM Report: visitors spent $3.7B in Montana last year 

UM News Service   MISSOULA – Last year, 12.4 million out-of-state visitors contributed over $3.7 billion in travel spending to Montana’s economy, according to a recent report from the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana. The latest report finali...

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Softball Polson Lady Pirates The visiting Class AA Glacier Wolf Pack held the Polson Lady Pirates to just two runs on seven hits in a 10-2 win over Polson on Tuesday, April 30. Lady Pirates Katelyne Druyvestein and Lexi Orien each had an RBI in the game. On the road Thursday, the Lady Pirates ...

Law enforcement torch run benefits Lake County Special Olympics Law enforcement torch run benefits Lake County Special Olympics

POLSON – Local law enforcement officers were out in force Friday in Lake County. Their mission wasn’t to fight crime but to help raise awareness and cash for the Montana Special Olympics.  Beginning at the Polson High School and finishing in Arlee, special Olympians, law enforcement and f...

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Softball Polson Lady Pirates On the road, the Polson Lady Pirates blasted the Frenchtown Lady Broncs for 16 hits in an 11-8 victory on Tuesday evening, April 23. Lady Pirate pitchers Lauren Vergeront and Katelyne Druyvestein combined for eight strikeouts, seven walks and five hits. Josie Caye and K...

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Tennis Ronan Chiefs On Thursday, the Ronan boys tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over Libby, while the girls struggled against the Lady Loggers falling 6-1. Earlier in the week, the teams fell to Corvallis; boys 7-5 and girls 7-1. Mission Bulldog s Maria Bugeda, Pam Frost and doubles partne...

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Tennis The Ronan tennis team faced the Bigfork Vikings and the Mission Bulldogs in a double-header court matchup on Thursday. Bigfork defeated the Ronan boys 4-1 and the girls 4-0. In the Mission matchup, Ronan prevailed 6-1 over the boys and 3-1 over the girls.   Track and Field Po...

Flooding minimal despite extreme late-winter weather Flooding minimal despite extreme late-winter weather

LAKE COUNTY – Though the winter may have seemed never-ending, lower than average overall snowfall for the winter means there’s less risk of flooding as snow melts this spring.   “We are seeing signs that spring runoff season has begun,” said Casey Ryan, hydrologist for the Con...

Ever-changing Colstrip bill receives Senate approval, but concerns linger

HELENA — A bill that would scale back the Montana Public Service Commission’s regulatory authority over the Colstrip generating plant is one significant step closer to becoming law. The Senate voted 32-18 to approve Senate Bill 331 on second reading Wednesday. The proposal has morphed numerous...

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