Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Latest Headlines

Current Events

Special Sections

What's New?

Send us your news items.

NOTE: All submissions are subject to our Submission Guidelines.

Announcement Forms

Use these forms to send us announcements.

Birth Announcement
Engagement Announcement
Wedding Announcement

Articles with the Tag: Missoula

Man asks for attorney to appeal life sentence

MISSOULA – A man serving a life sentence without parole for a grisly 2004 murder has asked for a defense attorney so he can appeal the federal United States District Court of Montana.  In a self-written appeal notice James Arthur Couture, 56, asked for an attorney, but did not list on what grou...

Tour gives bird’s-eye-view of valley Tour gives bird’s-eye-view of valley

POLSON — Locals know Mission Valley offers a number of hidden gems that beckon to adventurous wayfarers from across the globe, but even the most experienced of explorers could be missing something unless they see the sprawling geographic diversity from above. Sean Fragua has spent the past 11 years ...

Heat sets records, drives folks to water Heat sets records, drives folks to water

LAKE COUNTY — The National Weather Service’s heat advisory issued for Saturday and Sunday warned those living in Western Montana to be prepared for some of the hottest weather ever recorded in the month of June, and they were right.  Across the state on Sunday, Helena set an all-time reco...

RAIL RIDERS RAIL RIDERS

The men and women waiting to begin their tour from Dixon June 9 were mostly from a generation whose letters to Santa likely included a toy train. “What you see here is a bunch of 18-year-olds in 60 and 70-year-old bodies,” quipped John Daniel of Washington as he waited to begin the Montana &ld...

Students make college Dean’s list

MISSOULA — The following University of Montana students from communities in Lake County and the Flathead Reservation made the spring semester 2015 Dean’s List. Double asterisks after a name indicate the student earned a GPA of 4.0. A single asterisk indicates a GPA greater than 3.5 but less than ...

Local students graduate from University of Montana

New from the University of Montana MISSOULA – University of Montana students from Lake County were among 2,459 degree candidates for spring semester 2015. The total includes 229 certificates, 278 associate degrees, four education specialists, 1,295 bachelor’s degrees, 358 master’s degree...

Pickup wreck still under investigation Pickup wreck still under investigation

POLSON — A one-vehicle pickup wreck across from Richwine’s Burgerville on U.S. Highway 93 at about 2 p.m. Friday, June 5 sent the driver to Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital. The driver was then life-flighted to St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula, according to Montana Highway Patrol Se...

Track and Field Track and Field

Northwestern A Divisionals   LIBBY — Polson’s track and field athletes gave solid performances at the weekend’s Northwestern A Divisional meet in Libby, combining for a third-place team ranking on the girls’ side and fourth for the boys. The Pirates tallied 87 points to ...

Local band students excel at state music festival

MISSOULA — Polson High School band students who received excellent and superior ratings at the Montana State Music Festival in Missoula on May 1 and 2 were as follows: Excellent Rating: PHS Clarinet Choir —Tyra Rucker-Huitt, Cosmo Garza, Austin Martinez, Malysa Lamphere Trombone Solo &md...

Valley track, field athletes land top three at Seeley-Swan Invite

  MISSOULA – At the Seeley-Swan Invite in Missoula on Saturday, valley athletes ran, jumped and hurled their way into top three spots, though none found gold at the Missoula County Stadium event. For the boys, the Ronan Chiefs placed highest as a team with a score of 27, good for ninth place...


Partly Cloudy

34°
Lo 19°
Forecast

Sponsored by: