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Articles with the Tag: Polson Fire Department

Briefs for May 11, 2016

4-H leader to speak News from the Lake County Pachyderm Club POLSON — Amy Vaughan, a member of the executive committee of the Lake County 4-H Council, a leader and volunteer for 4-H for seven years, and a co-leader of the Lake County 4-H Ambassadors, will be the featured speaker at the Friday, ...

Polson Rural Fire Department receives donation Polson Rural Fire Department receives donation

News from Energy Keepers, Inc. POLSON – On April 19 the Polson Rural Fire Department demonstrated its latest piece of rescue equipment, which was donated by Energy Keepers, Inc. “We were happy to donate the funds needed for the Jaws of Life equipment,” said Brian Lipscomb, CEO of Ener...

Sargeant leaves legacy of park improvements Sargeant leaves legacy of park improvements

POLSON - Karen Sargeant started her first day as the Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Polson on March 29, 2004 and now, almost 12 years later, is “sad to say goodbye, but looking forward to the new challenge” as she becomes the new Parks and Recreation and Community Service Director ...

Fire destroys business Fire destroys business

RONAN – A dark gray cloud of smoke rolled out of S&S Sports on U.S. Highway 93 near mile marker 43 on Monday, March 14, a little after 1 p.m.  The business was closed like usual on a Monday afternoon, and the gates surrounding the business were locked. Mark Trim saw the smoke and headed tow...

Fire destroys business Fire destroys business

RONAN – A dark gray cloud of smoke rolled out of S&S Sports on U.S. Highway 93 near mile marker 43 on Monday, March 14, at about 1 p.m.   The business was closed like usual on a Monday afternoon, and the gates surrounding the business were locked. Mark Trim saw the smoke and headed towar...

Climb, conquer, cure: community propels firefighters to fundraiser Climb, conquer, cure: community propels firefighters to fundraiser

POLSON — Last year, 1,800 firefighters, including a team from Polson, came from across the northwest to climb 69 flights of stairs in full fire gear at the Columbia Center in Seattle. The fundraiser helped raise $2.2 million for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A team of five men and one woman wil...

Spontaneous combustion Spontaneous combustion

Polson Rural Fire kept busy on Friday, Oct. 9, responding to two brush fires and one motor vehicle accident. Above, firefighers fight a fire on Hillcrest Drive Friday afternoon, discovered by the homeowner when she returned home and found a large brush pile in her backyard in flames. Polson Rural Fire respon...

Rural fire chief lauded on last day Rural fire chief lauded on last day

POLSON — Well-wishers gathered at the Polson Rural Fire Station to wish Polson Rural Fire Chief John Fairchild all the best on his last day Sept. 30. At exactly 5 p.m., Lake County Dispatch honored Fairchild with an emotional call across the scanner thanking him for 28 years of service.  &ldquo...

Commission OKs low-income housing grant Commission OKs low-income housing grant

  POLSON — The Polson City Commission voted to write a letter of support for and send a representative to Helena to speak on behalf of Polson Landing, a low-income housing development.  Alex Burkhalter, who approached the commission about the building project, will submit his project to...

Rural fire districts appoints interim chief Rural fire districts appoints interim chief

POLSON — After a last-ditch effort to keep the Polson Fire Department and the Polson Rural Fire District as one organization, the Rural board held a special meeting on Sept. 23 and voted to recognize the interlocal agreement is no longer in effect and move on.  Chair R. Jack Clapp announced tha...


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