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Articles with the Tag: Polson

New city manager melds experience, passion New city manager melds experience, passion

POLSON — When Ed Meece steps into his new job as Polson city manager on Oct. 1, he returns to the work he most loves: working in small-town government.  Meece is no stranger to city government, having spent nearly 30 years working in communities large and small. “The first 90 days will be...

New chiropractor takes over Polson Family Chiropractic New chiropractor takes over Polson Family Chiropractic

POLSON – Dr. Pam Sandall of Polson Family Chiropractic retired at the end of August after 30 years of serving her patients’ chiropractic needs. Sandall called her retirement “an opportunity to enjoy a bit more free time,” but she said she has left her practice in good hands with Dr...

Gubernatorial candidate stumps for votes in Polson Gubernatorial candidate stumps for votes in Polson

POLSON – With campaign season in full swing leading up to the Nov. 3 general election, local, state and national candidates are stumping for votes in Lake County.  Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, who is running to replace his boss, Gov. Steve Bullock, met with around 30 voters in Sacajawea Park on Saturd...

Polson seniors for Sept. 16, 2020

POLSON — We are open with masks and social distancing. We cannot guarantee your safety against COVID-19 so use your own judgment about the risks of participating in activities. —  Exercise on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. —   Bridge played on Tuesday...

Lakers commission mural to honor beauty, culture of Flathead Lake Lakers commission mural to honor beauty, culture of Flathead Lake

POLSON – The Flathead Lakers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the lake, commissioned an artist to convey their message visually through a large mural painted last week on the outside of the Salish Building in Polson. “This is a gift to the Flathead Lake Community,” said ...

Briefs for Sept. 9, 2020

DPHHS to receive nearly $6M in pandemic relief funds  News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY – To help offset costs incurred through Montana’s public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services will receive $5,713,6...

Polson commissioners hold public hearing on proposed resort tax

POLSON – In a virtual meeting, city commissioners heard a presentation and public comment about a proposed additional tax on services and items commonly purchased by visitors to the area to fund street repairs in the city.  The proposed tax would be a 3 percent year-round tax on lodging, restau...

Sheriff’s report: man who saved other from fiery crash honored Sheriff’s report: man who saved other from fiery crash honored

 News from Lake County Sheriff Don Bell  LAKE COUNTY — Lake County citizens aided in helping law enforcement with two incidents last week that deserve gratitude.  On Aug. 16, at around 1:10 p.m., a two-vehicle crash occurred at mile marker 41 on U.S. Highway 93.   A Dodge...

Man awaits sentencing for criminal endangerment  

An Idaho man admitted to driving with a blood-alcohol content more the four times the legal limit. Brian Andrew Fernquist, 48, pleaded guilty in Polson District Court on Aug. 27 to felony criminal endangerment, which carries a maximum of 10 years in prison. According to court records, on April 24, Lake Co...

P.E.O. STAR scholarship awarded P.E.O. STAR scholarship awarded

News from the P.E.O Chapter of Polson POLSON — The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2020-2021 academic year, was awarded to Mesa McKee, a recent graduate of Polson High School. The scholarship certificate was presented by P.E.O. Chapter CA President Lynn Sherick.  Mesa is the d...


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