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Articles with the Tag: Pablo

Ronan woman pleads not guilty to criminal endangerment

POLSON — A Ronan woman is accused of being high on drugs and passed out in a vehicle with a child in the car on a hot day. Miesha Skye Barnett, 24, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Sept. 1 to felony criminal endangerment. According to charging documents, on Aug. 12, law en...

Judge recommends chemical dependency treatment Judge recommends chemical  dependency treatment

A Pablo woman was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Aug. 25 to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of three years with none of that time suspended.  Shanyel Lynn Strange Owl, 29, pled guilty on Feb. 5, 2020, to felony counts of criminal child endangerment and negligent vehicular ...

County schools prepare for students as COVID cases rise County schools prepare for students as COVID cases rise

As students were released from school in May and June the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to be looking up. Vaccinations had been made available and infection numbers had plummeted.  A mere month ago, educators were incredibly hopeful that this school year might look much closer to normal ...

Woman faces homicide charges

An Arlee woman is charged with causing a fatal head-on collision on U.S. Highway 93 after fleeing a traffic stop in Polson.  Shannon Sierra Haworth, 18, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Aug. 12 to felony vehicular homicide while under the influence. According to court re...

Drifters converge for 4th annual Montana Drift Bash Drifters converge for 4th annual Montana Drift Bash

PABLO — Vehicles boasting high-output, high-torque turbo-charged engines converged at the old Pablo Plum Creek sawmill for the annual Montana Drift Bash hosted by Highland Drift last weekend. “We were way beyond excited when 12 drivers showed up to our first event,” said co-organizer Nic...

Blixt pleads not guilty to strangulation

A Pablo man, who was found not guilty by a Lake County jury in August 2019 of deliberate homicide, is facing a new charge. Daniel Chance Blixt, 32, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on July 14 to one felony count of strangulation of a partner or family member. According to court rec...

Not guilty plea heard in DUI case, trial date set

A Pablo man is facing his sixth driving while under the influence charge after fleeing from law enforcement this past May. Curtis James Heavy Runner, 39, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on July 8 to felony counts of criminal endangerment and DUI fourth or subsequent. According to ...

Tribal Court Chief Judge Tanner passes, flags lowered Tribal Court Chief Judge Tanner passes, flags lowered

News from CSKT  PABLO — Winona Tanner, long-time Chief Judge of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court and tribal employee for almost 40 years, passed away Friday. CSKT’s Tribal Council ordered that flags be flown at half-mast in her honor. Tanner began working at Tribal L...

Deferred sentence gets revoked

District Judge Deborah “Kim” Christopher revoked the three-year deferred sentence of a St. Ignatius woman after she violated conditions of her release by committing more crimes. Shaylynn Jamie Reid, 25, pleaded guilty to felony charges of forgery and theft of identity, and she was sentenced on...

McGreevey asks for help with addiction McGreevey asks for help with addiction

A Pablo man, who confessed to the unprovoked shooting of two people in Pablo last December, was sentenced to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of 15 years with none of that time suspended.  The sentence was handed down at District Court in Polson by Judge Deborah “Kim” Chr...


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