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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

College fairs set for high school students

News from MPSEOC The Montana Post Secondary Educational Opportunities Council (MPSEOC) will host three weeks of college fairs throughout Montana beginning Sept. 8. MPSEOC has conducted statewide college fairs since 1987. As many as 11,000 high school seniors and/or juniors will attend the fairs with their...

Dixon students get new playground equipment

DIXON – Amelya Delay, 7, watched patiently as the new playground equipment at the Dixon school was being put together this summer, but the last few hours seemed like forever. “I had to wait a lot of time,” she said.  Students were finally allowed to play on the finished project o...

Best perch fishing ever Best perch fishing ever

Fishermen, In the last few weeks we’ve had the best summer perch fishing around the docks at Polson than I can ever remember. Recently I was out with Eric Smithers from Missoula along with three of his kids —  Anna, the oldest, Aaron and Caleb. Once we were into the fish there was no goin...

State seeking school funding input

HELENA — The School Funding Interim Commission is soliciting input from Montana residents through an online survey for its study of the funding of Montana’s public elementary and secondary school system.  “We are using an internet survey so Montanans can easily share their ideas and...

Accused Polson man set to go to trial in September

 MISSOULA – A Polson man has until Sept. 10 to reach a plea agreement with federal officials who say he used investors’ money for personal use instead of investing it in his fireworks business as promised. If an agreement is not reached he will go to trial on felony wire fraud and money laun...

Rare cancer sends 2-year-old to Seattle Rare  cancer sends  2-year-old to Seattle

POLSON — Thelma Mae Briney is a 28-month-old blonde sprite whose favorite food is peanut butter and honey sandwiches.  Like most 2-year-olds, she spends her time playing, running, reading books, taking off her shoes and exploring her world — until July 15, when Thelma had a slight fever a...

Water Daze contestants have perfect day for swim Water Daze contestants have perfect day for swim

  POLSON — With warm temperatures and not much wind, it was a good day for a 1-mile swim for the annual Water Daze on Aug. 1. Times were fast for 83 swimmers who entered the water near Salish Point and swam to the point at Boettcher Park. All age groups were represented, from high school kids t...

Killdeer Artisans Guild presents work Killdeer Artisans Guild presents work

MISSOULA — Killdeer Artisans Guild of Arlee will present new works from Montana artists, with an opening reception Aug. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Natural History Center in Missoula. Come meet the artists, and check out the Natural History Center’s extraordinary gallery – at 120 Hickory St...

Western Montana softball players shine Western Montana softball players shine

The Montana Avalanche 18U (White) softball team based in Missoula continued its winning ways along with catching college coaches’ attention.  The team picked up another first-place trophy in Hillsboro, Oregon, in their bracket. Two losses in pool play were to teams that finished in the top four...

Free art, writing workshops open to teens

MISSOULA —To inspire teens across the country to engage in creative activities throughout the summer, the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists and Writers has launched its Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Summer Series, featuring a national workshop series and several creative challenges to encourage ...


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