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No place like home No place like home

MONTANA — Six years ago Angela Claver sold her home in Great Falls and decided to move to Polson to work in the public library. She had visited friends in the area previously and knew that finding housing wouldn’t be easy. Even then, housing was hard to come by, especially something affordable. S...

Water management board applicants sought

MONTANA — Since the Secretary of Interior signed off on the Confederated Salish and Kootenai-Montana Compact Sept. 17, state and tribal governments are moving ahead to establish the Water Management Board, charged with administering water rights on the reservation. County Commissioners in the four c...

Local hospitals feel affects of COVID surge

The state’s healthcare providers are reeling from a surge in COVID-19 not seen since last fall, leading Governor Greg Gianforte to dispatch the National Guard to 11 Montana hospitals in the past two weeks, including those in Missoula, Whitefish, Plains and Kalispell. On Sept. 22 (the last date info ...

Ronan man sentenced for strangulation, criminal endangerment Ronan man sentenced for strangulation, criminal endangerment

POLSON — A Ronan man was committed to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of 15 years with all but five years suspended during a sentencing hearing at District Court in Polson on Sept. 9. Bojai Dominick Grant-Schmidt, 20, pled guilty at District Court in Polson on June 17, to strangulatio...

Tester announces $679,000 UM College of Health

  News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced $679,441 in new Federal Communications Commission pandemic relief funding for the University of Montana College of Health in Missoula to purchase telemedicine kits. The kits will enable critical, re...

FWP to host open houses

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Director Hank Worsech, Deputy Director Dustin Temple and members of their staff will be visiting regional offices during a tour of the state in August and September. They invite the public to join them at region...

Lungs on fire Lungs on fire

Smoke from the wildfires burning through bone-dry forests and grasslands in the West has damaged air quality this week from California to the Eastern Seaboard. The polluting smoke has been thickest in the Northwest, including Montana, where over the past week Missoula, Helena, Great Falls and other cities ra...

Polson man is 10,000th vaccinated Montana veteran Polson man is 10,000th vaccinated Montana veteran

News from MTVAHCS  MISSOULA — U.S. Army and Marine Veteran Kent Stewart drove from Polson to Missoula’s David J. Thatcher VA Clinic to receive his first dose of the Moderna vaccine and in doing so, became the 10,000th Montana Veteran to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from Montana VA Health ...

Racket battle ends with second place state title Racket battle ends with second place state title

MISSOULA — The Mission Bulldogs duo of Kayden Carter and Lalo Bravo placed second in the State B-C doubles tennis championship on Friday, May 21. The event was held indoors at the PEAK Racquet Club in Missoula.   The duo battled it out against Brett Sneed and Dillon Gray, of Cut Bank, for the c...

Mission Valley athletes claim divisional titles Mission Valley athletes claim divisional titles

MISSOULA — Mission Valley area prep track and field teams had plenty of strong performances during the Class B/C Divisional meet held in Missoula and the Class A Divisional meet in Columbia Falls this past weekend. Mission Lady Bulldog Sydney Brander won four individual events to headline area athle...


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