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Woman pleads not guilty to criminal child endangerment

POLSON — District Judge James Manley set a trial date of Feb. 14, 2022, for a Polson woman accused of driving while impaired with a child under the age of 14 in her car. Savanah Yvonne Kenmille, 35, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson to felony criminal child endangerment on Sep...

Flathead Reservation fires continue to burn Flathead Reservation fires continue to burn

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Thousands of acres have burned in the wilderness since July, and the flames continue to smolder. As of Monday, Aug. 22, two main fires have kept firefighters busy on the reservation. The Crooks fire, near Arlee, is at 3,258 acres and is zero percent contained. The Boulder 2700...

Boulder 2700 fire continues to burn near Polson Boulder 2700 fire continues to burn near Polson

FINLEY POINT — The Boulder 2700 fire is on its third week of burning and estimated to have reached 2,072 acres at 46 percent containment by Monday, Aug. 16, with 31 structures lost. Northern Rockies Incident Management Team division group supervisor Tyson Atkinson said there is still a “long w...

Evacuation orders lifted, fire containment grows Evacuation orders lifted, fire containment grows

POLSON — Wildfire crews increased fire containment this past week as they continued to grapple with the destructive Boulder 2700 Fire.  In a Monday morning update, fire officials with the Northern Rockies Type II Incident Management Team 4 reported that the 2,072 acre fire, burning eight miles ...

Hot summer causes dangerous fire season — with most of August yet to come Hot summer causes dangerous fire season — with most of August yet to come

Firefighters working on the east shore of Flathead Lake thought they had the Boulder 2700 Fire in check as the sun set on Saturday afternoon. The fire started the night before — the cause is unknown but early indications are that it was started by humans — and throughout the day scooper planes hi...

Water crisis starts to settle down in Polson Water crisis starts to settle down in Polson

Polson City Manager Ed Meece sounded upbeat late Friday afternoon as the community appeared to be emerging from last week’s water crisis.  “We’ve recovered a lot of water to the system and a couple of tanks are within four feet of being full,” he said. If that trend continued ...

Man awaits trial on drug charges Man awaits trial on drug charges

A St. Ignatius man is accused of leading law enforcement on a pursuit while in possession of drugs. Marko Lee Trombly, 32, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on June 10 to several felony charges, including criminal possession of dangerous drugs and one count of criminal endangerment. ...

Attorneys to debate sentencing in Lozeau case

A Ronan man admitted to causing a crash that killed his passenger. Kenneth Lozeau Jr., 27, pleaded guilty, at District Court in Polson, on March 4, to felony vehicular homicide while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. According to court records, on May 23, emergency personnel responded to a rollover...

90 mph winds take out large trees, power lines 90 mph winds take out large trees, power lines

LAKE COUNTY – A winter windstorm blew through the valley on Wednesday, Jan. 13, damaging homes and cars, downing power lines and toppling massive trees. The National Weather Service reported wind gusts across northwestern Montana moving up to over 90 mph during the day. Mild damage included a slew o...

Investigation finds second wreck fatal for passenger

 A Ronan man is accused of driving while under the influence of alcohol and causing a car wreck that killed his passenger. Kenneth Lozeau Jr. entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Sept. 3 to felony vehicular homicide. According to court records, on May 23, emergency personnel re...


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