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Articles with the Tag: Polson Fire Department

Two Polson homes lost to early morning fire Two Polson homes lost to early morning fire

POLSON – Smoke and flames forced two Polson families out into the cold on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 19, just before they lost their homes to fire and smoke damage. No people or animals were injured in the fire. “We lived there for over 40 years, and I’m going to live there again,&rd...

Big Arm Firefighter awarded ‘Firefighter of the Year’

POLSON – The Big Arm Grill recently hosted the Polson Rural Fire District firefighter appreciation banquet.  There were 55 attendees including the firefighters and their families at the event. Also in attendance were members of the Rural Fire District Board, including Fred Nelson, Dick Wunderli...

Pablo garage destroyed in fire Pablo garage destroyed in fire

PABLO – Fire crews from multiple departments responded to a fire that destroyed a garage in Pablo late Tuesday morning, Dec. 10. Ronan Fire Chief Mark Clary said crews were called to the scene of a structure fire on Courville Trail around 11:45 a.m. Clary explained that unfortunately the garage was ...

Polson Police Department praises community for generosity Polson Police Department praises community for generosity

POLSON – The city council meeting was filled with the remarkable generosity of the Polson community.  First, Polson Police Chief and Interim City Manager Wade Nash presented two Special Olympic teams with donation money raised from the Polson Police Tip-A-Cop event hosted at Pizza Hut.   K...

March Meltdown race signals spring weather March Meltdown race signals spring weather

POLSON – Runners of all ages and skill levels enjoyed sunshine and clear skies Saturday morning during the Polson Running group’s March Meltdown 5K. The annual race signals that spring and warmer days are near. The group encourages healthy activities by hosting a number of popular races throug...

Polson apartment fire under investigation Polson apartment fire under investigation

Polson City Fire and mutual aid engines from the Polson Rural Fire and Finley Point Fire departments were dispatched to the 500 block of Main Street for a reported structure fire on Friday, Jan. 11 at 2:10 p.m., according to a press release from the City Fire Department. One unit of an apartment complex caug...

Community Christmas tree to be removed, new tree established Community Christmas tree to be removed, new tree established

POLSON — Last year was the final holiday season for an evergreen that has been an emblem of holiday cheer in Polson for years.  The former community Christmas tree is located between Showboat Cinemas and Glacier Bank on Main Street. It will not be lit this year, and it will be removed before th...

Federal fugitive arrested in Polson

POLSON – On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 28, the Polson Police Department received anonymous information that Eli Stops also known as “Sleepy Loko” was hiding from law enforcement at 608 2nd Street West. Stops was wanted by the US Marshals Service for an outstanding federal warrant. Po...

Fun with a purpose Fun with a purpose

POLSON – Jacob Todd, 5, wanted to go fishing on Saturday morning, but he ended up going to the Back to School Wellness Fair instead and picked up a catch of a different kind. “Look at all this,” he said opening the backpack he received at the event. He had a coloring book from the Polson...

Safety Days Safety Days

POLSON – Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children 12 years and younger, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In fact, the NHTSA finds that half of all child safety seats are not properly fitted to the child or installed correctly in a vehicle. ...


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