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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Crash victims experience fatal cardiac events, dog rescued Crash victims experience fatal cardiac events, dog rescued

POLSON – Two fatalities occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 8, involving a car that crashed into the back of Murdoch’s Ranch and Home Supply store on Heritage Lane at about 1:12 p.m., but the crash wasn’t the cause of death for either victim.  Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said the driver, Mer...

City manager severance package awarded, developers agreement reached

POLSON – At the Jan. 7 commission meeting, all commission members present voted to provide former City Manager Mark Shrives six months of salary and benefits in the wake of his departure from the city.  The city will pay Shrives $45,176.82 in severance pay, $3,209.04 in health insurance benefit...

‘Cowboy Country and the Gold Dust Girls’ return to Elks ‘Cowboy Country and the Gold Dust Girls’ return to Elks

POLSON — Cowboy Country and the Gold Dust Girls take the stage again at the Polson Elks Lodge on Jan. 25 at 6 p.m.  The mission of this seven-piece band is to perform country-western and early rock and roll music (for dancing and listening) in the style of the original recording artists.  ...

Downtown bar gets new name, new owners  Downtown bar gets new name, new owners

POLSON – The bar at 18 Main Street in downtown Polson, which for several decades was known as the Wolf Den and more recently was the Vine and Tap, now has a new name and owners. Dusty and Mandy Kisler purchased the bar in August, and named it Perfect Shot Tavern. The couple’s goal is t...

Attorney recommends Michel get 20 years for child assaultAttorney recommends Michel get 20 years for child assault Attorney recommends Michel get 20 years for child assaultAttorney recommends Michel get 20 years for child assault

A Ronan man who was initially charged with sexual assault is receiving a recommended sentence to Montana State Prison for 20 years on the amended charge of aggravated assault. Keith Lee Michel Jr., 28, entered into a plea agreement during an appearance at District Court in Polson on Jan. 2. Lake County Attor...

Pirates pounce on Columbia Falls MatCats Pirates pounce on Columbia Falls MatCats

POLSON – The Polson Pirates used four pins and four forfeits to record a 48-24 Northwest A Conference dual wrestling victory over visiting Columbia Falls MatCats Thursday evening. Pirate wrestling head coach Matt Owen cited strong performances by Maysn Cowell at 126 pounds and Caleb Pierre at 145 po...

Sports shorts for Jan. 16, 2019

Boys Basketball Ronan Chiefs Anthony Camel scored a game-high 20 points and Randy Finley followed with 10 points for the Ronan Chiefs. The Chiefs fell in a 73-54 road loss to the Frenchtown Broncs on Friday night.    Polson Pirates Polson Pirate Colton Graham led all scorers ...

Runners slide through Sorry ‘Bout That race Runners slide through Sorry ‘Bout That race

POLSON – One hundred plus marathoners competed in the Sorry ‘Bout That half marathon on Saturday afternoon and braved 13.1 miles in mid 20-degree-temperatures with ice-covered uneven surfaces along the trail.  The Polson Running group organized the race for the sixth year to provide runne...

Agency assists seniors, saves them money

News from the Area VI Agency on Aging POLSON — The 2018 Medicare open enrollment period was busy as usual. This year we were able to serve a little over 300 clients from our Polson office and we were able to save folks approximately $246,000 for 2019 by helping them compare the 2019 plans and find...

Polson Seniors for Jan. 16, 2019

POLSON — You know, of course, that the quips I put in this column are taken from others; I’m not clever enough to come up with them on my own. Interestingly enough, stealing ideas from one person is called ‘plagiarism.’ Stealing them from many is called ‘research.’ Bing...


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