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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

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...

Ice rink seeks funding through raffle, donations

News from the Mission Valley Ice Arena Association POLSON — The Mission Valley Ice Arena Association wishes each of you the very best for the new year, 2016. Our board members took a little break for the holidays, and will be back at it, working toward raising money for our project this month. ...

Journalism school ranked eighth

News from  the University of Montana   MISSOULA – The University of Montana School of Journalism was recently ranked the eighth best college journalism program in the nation in a survey by the Radio Television Digital News Association. The No. 1 theme cited by voters in the survey wa...

Local writer publishes fictional book with nature settings Local writer publishes fictional book with nature settings

ARLEE – A deer walks across the highway, a car swerves, and the deer is suddenly walking upside down. “It really happened,” said author Jerry McGahan of the incident he witnessed where a deer looked like it was still walking with its legs up after being hit by a car. The story continues ...

Volunteer drivers needed

News from Lake County Area Disabled American Veterans LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Area Disabled American Veterans organization need additional volunteer drivers to transport veterans to and from their doctor appointments in Missoula, Kalispell and Ft. Harrison. Currently we have five volunteer ...


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