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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Dances with bulls Dances with bulls

Bull riders are always on the razor’s edge of danger and it’s the job of the rodeo bullfighter to keep cowboys safe when they are flung off that edge. Bullfighters Sylvan La Cross, 28, and Travis Langan, 33, spent the past weekend protecting bull riders during the Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo at...

Native students learn about trees as part of summer cultural program  Native students learn about trees as part of summer cultural program 

POLSON –  More culturally-inspired outreach is the goal of the summer native arts and culture program.    Polson Middle School special services teacher Amy Williams said the idea sprouted from Polson Schools’ parent and Indian education committees. Meetings are held Wednesday...

Fireworks display needs funds

News from the Polson Chamber of Commerce POLSON — A Polson Fourth of July is a family-fun-filled celebration of our country’s founding that culminates with the annual fireworks display. And while fireworks are the most popular event of Polson’s celebration, they are also the most expen...

$1M upgrade in the works for Finley Point State Park $1M upgrade in the works for Finley Point State Park

POLSON – A $1 million upgrade is in the works for Finley Point State Park.  The project, which began in the spring with the removal of some trees and the replacement of two latrines, will result in removal of six of 16 RV spaces in the existing campground next to Flathead Lake.  However...

Man with 10 DUIs gets 10 years in prison  Man with 10 DUIs gets 10 years in prison 

POLSON – A 53-year-old man with 10 DUIs was sentenced to 10 years in the Montana State Prison last week for violating his probation.  Harlan Gerald Vaska of Missoula was sentenced by Judge Kim Christopher.  Prosecuting attorney James Lapotka said Vaska was cited for engaging in a bar fi...

Cox sentenced for sexual assault of 3-year-old girl Cox sentenced for sexual assault of 3-year-old girl

POLSON – A 29-year-old Ronan man was sentenced last week to 20 years in the Montana State Prison with 15 suspended for sexual assault of a three-year-old girl.  Christopher Cox initially said he saw a 13-year-old committing the crime in November 2015, and later said he wasn’t sure but eve...

Valley Bank Customer Appreciation barbecue planned

 Join us at Valley Bank of Polson on July 3, 12:00  p.m. - 2:00 p.m. for BBQ and drawings. Help us celebrate our customers, flag raising and our one year anniversary.  

Biking at work: Polson policeman pedals on patrol Biking at work: Polson policeman pedals on patrol

POLSON – It’s been a while, but Polson Police Department has another bike patrolman.  Officer Keith Deetz completed four days of defensive mountain bike training in Bozeman with the Law Enforcement Bicycle Association in late May. His first day on the streets in Polson was May 26, he said...

Briefs forJune 28, 2017

Burning permit closes June 30 News from CSKT Division of Fire FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — The Division of Fire Prevention program would like to let the public know that debris burning by permit closes on June 30 on the Flathead Indian Reservation. Open burning opens again on Oct. 1, 2017.&n...

Medical Center offers nitrous oxide to expecting mothers

  News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON —The Nesting Place at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center now offers nitrous oxide as a pain management alternative to laboring mothers. Among the many benefits to women in labor is the ability to retain full mobility, where...


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