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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Fighting to protect the Flathead Fighting to protect the Flathead

POLSON — An impending state budget cut has forced the Flathead Basin Commission to consider alternative funding mechanisms, including a possible alliance with Lake and Flathead counties and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. The FBC is a state entity that was created in 1983 to protect the...

Former VFW manager charged with embezzlement Former VFW manager charged with embezzlement

POLSON — The former manager of the Polson Veterans of Foreign Wars has been charged with felony embezzlement after more than $15,000 was missing from a VFW account.  Shelley Lynn Leprowse, 49, of Ronan, was charged after VFW quartermaster Matt Lee looked into records and found little to minimal...

Olson clarification

To clarify a portion of last week’s court news – Judge James A. Manley gave Nicholas Ayers Olson, 31, of Polson, a three-year suspended sentence to the Department of Corrections for his fourth DUI, a felony, under the condition that Olson completes Lake County Drug Court. Olson also received susp...

Free drug deactivation bags available

ST. IGNATIUS — On Oct. 25 Tribal Health will distribute free Deterra® Drug Deactivation bags to Tribal Health recipients and any community members.  Deterra® Drug Deactivation systems allow recipients to dispose of prescription drugs and over-the-counter painkillers at hom...

Montana-made film coming to Polson

POLSON — “A tense survival saga and disarmingly moving father-son tale.”  Those words describe “Walking Out,” a one-hour, 35-minute film set in the mountains of western Montana.  Brothers Alex and Andrew Smith, who were born in England but raised on a ranch in we...

‘Books for Babies’ support appreciated ‘Books for Babies’ support appreciated

Babies start learning from the moment they are born. The Upsilon chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a group of local current and retired women educators, has sponsored the “Books for Babies” project since 1997. Each year the Upsilon women provide book bags to approximately 240 babies and their parents...

Valley prep teams begin postseason play Valley prep teams begin postseason play

POLSON – The calendar has flipped to October, it’s a time when the weather begins to chill and the prep postseason heats up. During the next few weeks, the high school fall programs from across the Mission Valley will play their final regular season games and prepare for the possibility of pos...

Sports Shorts for Oct. 18, 2017 Sports Shorts for Oct. 18, 2017

Volleyball POLSON – Kaelyn Smith put down a game high 15 kills to help Polson sweep visiting Browning 25-15, 26-24, 25-16 in Class A conference action on Oct. 10. For the Lady Pirates, Laurel Bitterman dished out 16 assists and added 4 aces on the night, while Kyler Lundeen had a team high 11 d...

Sportspage bowling scores for the week of Oct. 3

Tuesday Moonlighters High Scratch Game: Chase Johnson 236 High Scratch Series: Chase Johnson 660 Wednesday Mixed Men High Scratch Game:  DJ Pretty On Top 268 High Scratch Series: DJ Pretty On Top 671 Women  High Scratch Game: Steph Brown 211 High Scratch Series: Sta...

Building Community

News from Mission Valley Rises: Democracy Engaged POLSON — Democracy works best when informed citizens join together and take an active role in their government. In our community, there is a growing movement to empower local citizens.  Mission Valley Rises: Democracy Engaged works on the p...


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