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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

Writing collaborative grant supports Flathead Reservation school residencies Writing collaborative grant supports Flathead Reservation school residencies

News from the Missoula Writing Collaborative     MONTANA — National Endowment for the Arts acting chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. Included in this announcem...

Children share work

From the Missoula Writing Collaborative   Children in schools on the Flathead Indian Reservation are working with professional writers to create poems during a weekly workshop developed by the Missoula Writing Collaborative. This is a poem by an Arlee fourth-grade student. Collar Bone  ...

Pink Dress photography exhibit features work of student artists Pink Dress photography exhibit features work of student artists

PABLO – A new photography exhibit adds a splash of pink tulle to the offerings at the People’s Center. The Pink Dress photography project will be on display at the center for at least two months. Two Eagle River School photographers and other photography students from four cities around North ...

Children exercise their imaginations during poetry workshop Children exercise their imaginations during poetry workshop

PABLO – The fourth-grade students looked pretty quiet sitting at their desks, writing with yellow pencils, but their work offered a look into a room wild with imagination.  The magic started when two classes at Pablo Elementary School came together for their weekly poetry-writing workshop hoste...

Mission Valley Children’s Choir resumes rehearsals

The Mission Valley Children’s Choir will resume rehearsals on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Faith Lutheran Church in Ronan at 3:45 p.m. New members are welcome to join.   The choir is composed of children from grades 2-6 from Polson, Ronan, Charlo and Moise. It is co-directed by Cathy Gillhouse and Pas...

Pirates pounce on Columbia Falls MatCats Pirates pounce on Columbia Falls MatCats

POLSON – The Polson Pirates used four pins and four forfeits to record a 48-24 Northwest A Conference dual wrestling victory over visiting Columbia Falls MatCats Thursday evening. Pirate wrestling head coach Matt Owen cited strong performances by Maysn Cowell at 126 pounds and Caleb Pierre at 145 po...

Sports shorts for Jan. 16, 2019

Boys Basketball Ronan Chiefs Anthony Camel scored a game-high 20 points and Randy Finley followed with 10 points for the Ronan Chiefs. The Chiefs fell in a 73-54 road loss to the Frenchtown Broncs on Friday night.    Polson Pirates Polson Pirate Colton Graham led all scorers ...

Lichte sits in jail while awaiting sentencing Lichte sits in jail while awaiting sentencing

A former Polson property manager, Douglas Dennis Lichte, 42, pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson on Jan. 3 to 16 felony and three misdemeanor charges of theft, according to charging documents. The plea came without the benefit of a plea agreement, meaning Lichte will be at the mercy of the judge at...

U.S. senators respond to MMIW 'epidemic' U.S. senators respond to MMIW 'epidemic'

People driving south on U.S. Highway 93 outside of Missoula will pass a billboard with the word “Missing” in prominent letters next to a picture of a Salish woman.   Jermain Austin Charlo was last seen on June 16 in Missoula, according to the information on the billboard. The Dixon reside...

MCT helps local children become actors MCT helps local children become actors

RONAN – Children in the Ronan School District got together to develop a production of “Blackbeard the Pirate” after only five days of rehearsal on Friday night at the K. William Harvey Elementary school.  The Missoula Children’s Theater sent two professional actors to the scho...


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