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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Students compete in speech contest

News from the American Legion POLSON — The American Legion District No. 4 advanced Colin Norick of Columbia Falls High School to the Department Level of the American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest, according to Vice Commander/Adjutant Glen Sharbono. The contest took place Su...

Boy’s wish comes true thanks to Montana Hope Project Boy’s wish comes true thanks to Montana Hope Project

POLSON — Fulfilling a child’s wish is what the Montana Hope Project is all about. One local child got his wish granted recently thanks to the project, which is funded through the Association of Montana Troopers. Joel DuMontier, 11, a fifth-grader who receives homebound instruction from Anna...

Commissioners approve mail-in ballot, pending Legislature’s decision

POLSON — In anticipation that the state Legislature may allow counties to have mail-in ballots for the May 25 special election to fill the seat of former U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, the Lake County commissioners last week approved a resolution adopting such a balloting process. The vote was 2-0 with Gale ...

Dolar pleads ‘not guilty’ of robbery, tampering charges Dolar pleads ‘not guilty’ of robbery, tampering charges

POLSON – A woman charged with solicitation of robbery and tampering with a witness in relation to the theft of some $600 from the Sitting Duck in Woods Bay in late January was released on her own recognizance last week. Judge James Manley released Crystal Dolar, 33 of Bigfork, after she pleaded not ...

Arlee man charged with incest Arlee man charged with incest

POLSON – A bond reduction or release with a GPS-monitoring device was denied last week for an Arlee man charged with two counts of incest. Curtis Milton Smith, 60, is being held on a $200,000 bond. He was recently arrested at the border while trying to re-enter the country from Canada, Smith’s...

puddle jumpers puddle jumpers

POLSON - Despite the dreary weather, nearly 70 runners came out to get some exercise and support a good cause during the March MeltDown 5K/10K race on Saturday. Due to the rain, the event turnout was a little under the weather. “Last year we had more, but it’s a rainy cold day,” said Lau...

10 Mission Valley athletes earn all-state hoop honors

MISSION VALLEY — Ten local high school athletes have received allstate honors for their performances on the basketball court. Following on the heels of the Arlee Warriors’ Class C championship, the team led valley programs in all-state recognition with three. Earning all-state nods for the War...

Baseball team raises funds serving dinner Baseball team raises funds serving dinner

POLSON – Athletes from the Mission Valley Mariners baseball team donned ties and ditched their ball caps for Friday’s black-tie fundraiser dinner. The finely dressed Mariners served more than 200 diners their choice of either chicken or beef. Mariner supporters came together and raised almost ...

Briefs for March 22, 2017

Have coffee with Chief Weaver, visit RPD website, Facebook RONAN — The public is invited to attend “Coffee with the Chief” at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Ronan Café. Chief Ken Weaver will talk about the operations of the police department, discuss community matters and the impo...

Annual Winterfest raises money for free lunches, dinners served at ‘Soup’s On’ Annual Winterfest raises money for free lunches, dinners served at ‘Soup’s On’

The dinner line wound down and around tables spanning the length of the Polson Elks Club and still the people kept coming. While chilly temperatures outside hovered in the mid 30s, the atmosphere inside was of warmth and camaraderie. Friends and neighbors conversed while they waited in the spaghetti dinne...


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