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Polson Lake Monsters among top finishers at state championships Polson Lake Monsters among top finishers at state championships

MISSOULA — Six Polson swimmers of the Lake Monster swim team competed at the Montana Long Course State Championships in Missoula last weekend, with events including butterfly, backstroke, freestyle, individual medley, and breaststroke.  In the 11 and over sessions, team captain Gus Hertz and Ol...

Governor Gianforte promotes launch of Montana 988 Lifeline

HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte joined Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials, mental health and crisis lifeline experts, and Montana State University (MSU) officials on July 14 to promote the launch of the Montana 988 Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Lifeline. ...

Moore sentenced for negligent homicide

POLSON — A Marion woman convicted of causing a fatal crash in a stolen car was sentenced at District Court in Polson on June 30 to a total of 18 years in the Montana State Women’s prison with 10 years suspended. Lease Sierra Moore, 19, entered a plea of guilty on April 7 to felony negligent homic...

Providence recognized for environmental excellence Providence recognized for environmental excellence

POLSON — Providence medical centers in Polson and Missoula have both received awards this year for environmental excellence from the national organization Practice Greenhealth.  According to their website, Practice Greenhealth is the leading membership and networking organization for sustainabl...

Humanities Montana accepting grant applications

News from Humanities Montana MISSOULA — Humanities Montana, the statewide nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is now accepting applications for their regular grants and Film + Video grants. Organizations with festivals, podcasts, radio shows, conferences, lectures and...

Briefs for June 8, 2022

Earn babysitting certification News from North Lake County Public Library POLSON — Earn a Babysitting Online Certification by enrolling in a Babysitting 101 Class. There will be 10 lesson topics, 17 assignments and takes an average of three hours to complete. Sign-up for free with your librar...

Local health boards left in limbo after powers rolled back

News from Kaiser Health News MONTANA — A year after a new Montana law stripped local health boards of their rulemaking authority, confusion and power struggles are creating a patchwork oversight system that may change how public health is administered long after the pandemic is over. The law, w...

Compete in MT Senior Olympics

News from MT Senior Olympics MISSOULA — This year’s games will be held in Missoula from June 16-18. Events include archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, cornhole, cycling, golf, horseshoes, pickleball, racewalk, road race, shuffleboard, swimming, table tennis, track & field, and tenni...

Governor honors young organ donor

News from the office of Governor Gianforte MISSOULA  — When Charles Birtwistle, an aspiring doctor, tragically lost his life at the age of 32, his family knew his wishes. Charles had been a registered organ donor from the time he could put it on his driver’s license. What they didn&rsqu...

Legislative Notes

We are five of the youngest lawmakers in the Montana Legislature. At 20, 21, 24, 29, and 31 years old, we are in various stages of renting and home ownership, and all of us are concerned about the housing crisis facing Montana. In every one of our communities—Billings, Belgrade, Columbia Falls, and eve...

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