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Articles with the Tag: Montana Highway Patrol

Increased police, highway patrols to enforce seat belt laws

RONAN – Emphasizing the importance of wearing a seat belt, the national Click It or Ticket  law enforcement Memorial Day mobilization will begin May 22 and run through June 4. During this traditional kick-off to the summer travel season, the Montana Highway Patrol will join the Ronan Police Depart...

Wrecks leave one dead, others injured Wrecks leave one dead, others injured

LAKE COUNTY — A series of crashes caused several injuries and one death along U.S. Highway 93 within a 24-hour period last week. A male was killed in a rollover wreck late Thursday evening north of Arlee. Jiry Mayo Hammond, 39 of Anchorage, Alaska, was ejected when the vehicle he was traveling in dr...

Name released of driver in fatal wreck

RONAN – Lake County Sheriff Don Bell recently released the name of the woman killed in a crash that occurred on the morning of Monday, Feb. 27, between a Ronan school bus and a Honda Pilot on U.S. Highway 93 near Spring Creek Road and Lake’s Corner. Cheryl Ann Brown, 56, of Kalispell died in a...

School bus involved in fatal crash School bus involved in fatal crash

RONAN – A Ronan School District bus full of children was involved in a fatal crash on Monday morning about 8 a.m. as the bus was returning to school from a morning route to collect students. “The kids had minor injuries,” Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said of the students on the bus. T...

Project could create trails for miles Project could create trails for miles

Construction plans on a 34-mile trail, called “The Peoples Way,” would start as early as September if it gets funding, according to engineer Peter Walker-Keleher with DJ&A. And if all future trail projects also get finished, people could ride their bikes from the Bitterroot Valley to Flath...

Fatal wreck likely caused by speeding Fatal wreck likely caused by speeding

NINEPIPE — The Montana Highway Patrol suspects that speed was involved in a fatal wreck that closed Highway 93 in the Ninepipe area south of Ronan late Friday afternoon, Dec. 23. Jacob Paul Imhoff, 22 of Lakeside, was ejected and died at the scene of the crash, according to Lake County Sheriff Don B...

Teen receives prestigious honor for saving a life Teen receives prestigious honor for saving a life

CHARLO — Toby Odom, 16, was given the Montana Highway Patrol Meritorious Award for an event he isn’t likely to forget. “What makes this really impressive is that he is only 16,” Trooper Terry Rosenbaum said. On April 30, Toby was driving on U.S. Highway 212 toward Charlo. He tra...

‘Tis the season to expect holiday DUI patrols in Ronan

News from Ronan Police Department RONAN — As part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown, law enforcement agencies across Montana will deploy extra patrols for the specific purpose of deterring and detecting impaired drivers during the Holiday season. Saturation pat...

Emergency crews work to free crash victim Emergency crews work to free crash victim

ST. IGNATIUS – Emergency personnel used the Jaws of Life to free a female victim involved in a life threatening crash on U.S. Highway 93 at 7 a.m. on Monday. The incident occurred near mile marker 35 just before the sun started to rise. Only one person was involved in the crash. Highway Patrol Trooper ...

Child killed in hit and run

News from Lake County Sheriff PABLO — At approximately 4:10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Lake County Dispatch received multiple 911 calls from the Northwood Trailer Park in Pablo, reporting that a dark colored SUV had just run over a 3-year-old child, causing the child’s death. The SUV fled the...


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