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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Glow in the dark event raises awareness for suicide prevention Glow in the dark event raises awareness for suicide prevention

POLSON – Suicide has been a persistent problem in Montana, but one high school student is trying to change that trend, starting with her community. “I have lost so many people to suicide,” said Lexie Gauthier, a sophomore at Ronan High School and 2019 Miss Flathead Lake Teen USA.  ...

Area museums offer history, tours, art

News from the Mission Valley Museum Consortium   Arlee Arlee Jocko Valley Museum  Our historic site opened on July 4. We will be open from 2-4 p.m. on July 20, Aug. 3, 17, 31 and Sept. 2, Labor Day.  The museum has many historical displays including many photographs...

Mariners end regular season at home Mariners end regular season at home

POLSON – In American Legion baseball action, the Mission Valley Mariners A squad played their last home games of the regular season by hosting back-to-back doubleheaders this past weekend at O’Malley Park in Polson. The Mariners opened the weekend series with a doubleheader split against the M...

Simon’s life honored with play Simon’s life honored with play

News from the Port Polson Players  POLSON – The Port Polson Players are honoring the man known as The Master of Broadway Comedy with his comedic masterpiece “The Sunshine Boys.” The honoree Neil Simon passed away last August. The show, playing July 5-14, was nominated for a Ton...

Linderman experiences the end of an era Linderman experiences the end of an era

POLSON – Small groups gathered all day Tuesday, June 25, to watch a large excavator turn the nearly 70-year-old Linderman Gymnasium into a pile of rubble, dust and memories. “This is sad,” said one onlooker. “I remember going to high school in that building.” Linderman Gym...

K-9 officers find drugs at the fairgrounds during training K-9 officers find drugs at the fairgrounds during training

POLSON – Cocaine’s chemical smell filled the air from somewhere inside of a vehicle.  A K-9 officer followed his nose and quickly moved to find the source. His handler watched anxiously. If the dog didn’t find the drugs, it could mean failure.  Forty police dogs and their handl...

HandMADE Montana shop opens

News from HandMADE Montana  POLSON – The newly renovated 212 Main Street in downtown Polson is filling with modern handcrafted goods from more than 50 past and present MADE fair artists.  The space, which once was home to Jackie M’s shoe store, is now filled with vibrant colors ...

Locals show their stuff at Mission Mountain Rodeo Locals show their stuff at Mission Mountain Rodeo

By Rob Zolman              Valley Journal POLSON – The Mission Mountain Rodeo wrapped up 79 years of high-energy action Saturday evening, drawing in cowboy and cowgirl competitors from as far away as Canada, Idaho and Wyoming. The National Rodeo Association sanc...

Interim city manager receives pay raise

POLSON – Interim city manager Wade Nash’s pay has been increased, and the city isn’t any closer to filling the position permanently.  All members of the commission who attended the meeting voted in favor of awarding Nash the pay increase he requested. His new salary will be $3,000 p...

Agility competition creates dog-gone fun Agility competition creates dog-gone fun

POLSON – After already racking up a handful of purple qualifying and first-place blue ribbons, a saddleback border collie named Tickle closed out the second day of competition during the agility event with a flawless run and a well-deserved snack.  The event was held at the Milliron Arena in Po...


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