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Articles with the Tag: Polson airport

Planes, pilots, pancakes all part of annual Polson Fly-In Planes, pilots, pancakes all part of annual Polson Fly-In

Skies above Polson were filled with all kinds of activity and interesting aircraft Saturday morning as more than two dozen vintage, homemade and experimental aircraft flew in from across the region. The fly-in pancake breakfast, held at the Polson Airport, is an annual event hosted by local Chapter 1122 o...

Polson City Commission swears in new police officer

POLSON—The police department added a new officer to its ranks last week. Police officer Dylan Moll was sworn in at the Aug. 6 commission meeting. Moll attended Polson High School and earned a degree in criminal justice from Flathead Valley Community College, where he was student body president.  ...

County budget passes, plans for court annex, jail begin County budget passes, plans for court annex, jail begin

POLSON – The Lake County Commissioners passed a budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 last week.  Planning for a new court annex and jail are included in the $29.8 million budget, County Finance Director Scott Beggs said.  The previous budget was $27.2 million. He said the difference lies in...

FAA grant to fund new airport projects FAA grant to fund new airport projects

POLSON – A reconstruction project at the Polson Airport is a go.  The Polson City Commission approved a $737,355 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration at a special meeting on July 31.  Also approved at that meeting was a $596,954 bid from Bjorn Johnson Construction of Missoula,...

Snow Stopper Snow Stopper

The Polson Airport had been closed for a week due to snow, Airport Manager Vince Jennison said on Friday. The airport is slated to get a new snow plow truck in early April, thanks to a $213,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, Jennison said.

Polson Airport project moving forward

POLSON — The city commission last week approved a $142,500 contract for a design and construction of a paving project at the Polson Airport. KLJ Engineering of Great Falls won the contract, which covers 40,000 square feet of paving, according to KLJ engineer Jeff Walla. The project will replace pave...

Swept Away Swept Away

Nine men became airborne while sprinting across a frosty field at Polson Airport on Sunday morning. That’s right, running — carrying up to 110 pounds of gear, wearing a backpack similar to a lawnmower engine with blades. As the chutes overhead catch air, the paramotor pilots instantly transition ...

Swept away: Fearless men in their flying machines compete in unique race Swept away: Fearless men in their flying machines compete in unique race

Nine men became airborne while sprinting across a frosty field at Polson Airport on Sunday morning. That’s right, running — carrying up to 110 pounds of gear, wearing a backpack similar to a lawnmower engine with blades. As the chutes overhead catch air, the paramotor pilots instantly transiti...

Board to update Ronan Airport master plan Board to update Ronan Airport master plan

RONAN — Ronan Airport has been awarded a $202,642 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for updating the existing airport master plan study to show current and future needs of the airport.  Rick Newman, Chairman of the Airport Board that includes Polson and St. Ignatius airports, stres...

Cowboy Ball nets $25,000 for fairgrounds Cowboy Ball nets $25,000 for fairgrounds

  POLSON — The clouds blew away and the sun shone on the Polson Fairgrounds just in time for hundreds of folks to enjoy the Cowboy Ball on Friday night under the big top tent. The annual fundraiser, put on by the non-profit group Polson Fairgrounds, Inc., supports the Lake County-owned facility...


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