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Polson Rural hires veteran firefighter as chief of vast district Polson Rural hires veteran firefighter as chief of vast district

POLSON – Gordon Gieser was about to retire, but his wife Kelly had other ideas, he said.  Gieser, 61, took over as fire chief at Polson Rural Fire District in September.  He came to Polson after 30 years as fleet supervisor with Missoula Rural Fire District because he wanted to be close...

Briefs for Oct. 25, 2017

LCCDC annual board meeting is Oct. 25 RONAN  – Lake County Community Development Corporation will hold its annual board meeting from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 407 Main St. SW in Ronan MT.   ‘Monster Mash’ fun run proceeds to benefit district family News fr...

Proposed dog-training rule nixed

POLSON – A proposed rule that would have limited the number of dogs one could train at one time has been put on hold.  In March, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks proposed a rule that would allow only four dogs to train on wild birds at any one time. The rule would have required dog trainers to ...

Man ordered to pay $32K in restitution

POLSON – A 31-year-old man who was responsible for a vehicle accident in which a woman passenger racked up some $32,000 in medical bills was sentenced in district court last week. Judge Kim Christopher gave Waylon James Deroche, 31, a two-year deferred sentence to the Department of Corrections for c...

Rape convict to get mental health evaluation Rape convict to get mental health evaluation

POLSON – A 44-year-old man who was convicted of rape following a re-trial in July had his sentence postponed last week. On Oct. 16, Vaughn James’ attorney Amanda Marvin requested that her client be evaluated at the state mental hospital in Warm Springs prior to sentencing.  Judge Kim C...

LDS Church announces changes

News from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Recent changes for the local members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints have been implemented as the Kalispell and Missoula stakes have split and a third stake has been created. The new Frenchtown stake includes the following bra...

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Cross-Country HELENA - Polson Lady Pirate Beatrix Frissell won the individual Class A girl’s cross-country state championship on Saturday at the Bill Roberts Golf Course in Helena, running the 5K in 19:15.82 while beating her last season third-place finish. The Polson girls’ team finished...

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Cross-Country HELENA - Polson Lady Pirate Beatrix Frissell won the individual Class A girl’s cross-country state championship on Saturday at the Bill Roberts Golf Course in Helena, running the 5K in 19:15.82 while beating her last season third-place finish. The Polson girls’ team finished...

Two Eagle photographers exhibit work at museum Two Eagle photographers exhibit work at museum

  MISSOULA – The Missoula Art Museum opened an exhibit with the photographic work of 14 current and former Two Eagle River School students on Friday. At the museum, three floors are filled with paintings, sculptures, and other mixed media work. Contemporary giant Robert Rauschenberg’s ...

‘Like coming home’ ‘Like coming home’

POLSON – Polson has a new city commissioner, and she comes with plenty of experience. Jan Howlett was appointed on Sept. 18 to fill the Ward I seat of Todd Coutts, who resigned and moved to Missoula. The former Jan McCallum grew up on a ranch in Niarada and served one four-year term in the state ...


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