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Articles with the Tag: Polson Fairgrounds

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...

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...

Mission Valley hosts busy high school rodeo weekend Mission Valley hosts busy high school rodeo weekend

POLSON – The Montana High School Rodeo Association made a weekend stop in Polson at the Les Baldwin Arena located on the Polson Fairgrounds this past Saturday. More than 50 cowboys and cowgirls from high schools around Northwestern Montana saw competition during the rodeo event hosted by the Mission...

Locals win barrels, saddle bronc events at Mission Mountain Rodeo Locals win barrels, saddle bronc events at Mission Mountain Rodeo

POLSON – This weekend, rodeo fans put on their boots and hats and made their way to the 78th annual Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo at the Polson Fairgrounds’ Less Baldwin Arena. Although attendance wasn’t quite a capacity crowd, fans who attended the two-day family-friendly event were treate...

Starting small Starting small

Your youngster has a hankering to ride a real bucking bull. No problem, Diamond M Mini Bulls can help. And we’re not talking about some rusty coin-operated rocking bull in front of the grocery store or a gimmicky mechanical bull at the local fair. We’re talking about a bona fide snotting, snor...

Students learn origins of food, explore ag-related topics Students learn origins of food, explore ag-related topics

POLSON – Joey Fulwiler, fourth grader, looked into an observation box full of bees moving about. He put his ear close to the clear partition and listened. “I heard their wings buzzing,” he said. “They sound cool.” Joey was participating in the annual Fourth Grade Ag Days o...

Sports Shorts for Sept. 27, 2017 Sports Shorts for Sept. 27, 2017

Rodeo POLSON – High school cowboys and cowgirls from across Montana gathered in Polson Sept. 16, for a one day, two rodeo event. Held at the Polson Fairground, the event was put on by the Mission Valley High School Rodeo Team. Local events included bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, breakawa...

Aber Day Reunion headed back to Polson, commissioner says Aber Day Reunion headed back to Polson, commissioner says

POLSON – Polson should be hosting the Aber Day Reunion concert for one more year.  That’s the word from Lake County Commissioner Bill Barron, who spoke to the Lake County Pachyderm Club on Friday about the Aug. 12 Aber Day Reunion. He talked about the permanent stage that was built on ...

Aber Day Reunion concert, classic cars on tap for Summerfest weekend Aber Day Reunion concert, classic cars on tap for Summerfest weekend

POLSON - Anderson Broadcasting is currently developing a new addition to the Polson entertainment scene. The radio network is building a new stage they plan to unveil at this year’s Summerfest.  Officially dubbed the Regatta Shoreline Amphitheatre, the stage’s debut show will also be Pols...

Looking Ahead - upcoming events summer 2017 Looking Ahead - upcoming events summer 2017

Friday, Saturday, Aug. 18-19    Flathead Lake Blues Festival POLSON — The seventh annual Flathead Lake Blues Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 18. Music includes Andre Floyd and the Mood Iguana, the Mike Murray Band, Halladay Quist, Ticket Sauce, Off in the Woods, the Kenny James ...


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