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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

Snowpack below normal despite extreme February snowfall Snowpack below normal despite extreme February snowfall

LAKE COUNTY – Last week’s snowfall closed schools and created treacherous driving conditions, but up in the mountains snow accumulation is still below average.  As of March 3, the Flathead Basin received just 91 percent of its normal snowpack for the season. This was despite significant s...

Children share poetry

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 Amelya who was working with writer Anna Zumbahlen.  ...

Local organizations sponsor training against sex trafficking

PABLO – Local law enforcement professionals and members of the public learned how to prevent and investigate instances of sex trafficking at a training sponsored by Salish Kootenai College and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The Feb. 11 event featured five hours of training exclusively for l...

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 ...


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