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Forrest Gump look-alike takes first place in Polson race Forrest Gump look-alike takes first place in Polson race

By Rob Zolman / Valley Journal POLSON – Upon crossing the finish line of the 2020 Sorry ‘Bout That half marathon, overall race-winner Jason Delaney exclaimed: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” He was quoting Forrest Gump from the fam...

New Polson City Commissioners take their seats

POLSON – With the New Year comes new faces on the commission.  Carolyn Pardini was elected to represent ward three, which is the southern and southeastern parts of the city. She was elected over her opponent, Zoerene Gembala, in the November race. Pardini takes the seat vacated by Ian Donovan, ...

New jail levy ballots sent out in mail, due on Jan. 28 New jail levy ballots sent out in mail, due on Jan. 28

POLSON – On Jan. 8, 15,748 mail-in election ballots were sent out. Registered Lake County voters are asked to approve or disapprove of the county commissioner’s levy request for the ability to collect up to $2.5 million annually for 20 years to help finance a proposed new jail and courtroom expan...

Irvine sentenced to five years for selling meth Irvine sentenced to five years for selling meth

A Pablo man was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Jan. 8 to five years with the Montana Department of Corrections with no time suspended for selling methamphetamine while on probation, which also resulted from selling meth. David Lawrence Irvine, 74, was still serving a sentence handed down by the ...

Bybee pleads not guilty to assault Bybee pleads not guilty to assault

Andrew Joseph Bybee, 38, of Polson, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on Jan. 8 to several felonies, including felony strangulation of a partner or family member, felony assault with a weapon and three counts of privacy in communications, one being a felony. According to court recor...

Early morning fire affects contents of 18 storage units Early morning fire affects contents of 18 storage units

POLSON — A fire in the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 6, destroyed part of a building and the contents of several storage units at A&T Storage on North Reservoir Road.  According to Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser, a driver passing by called to report the fire at 3:01 a.m. When h...

Dipping into a new decade Dipping into a new decade

POLSON – Chill seekers splashed into the nippy waters of Flathead Lake to kick off the first day of 2020 during the 22nd Annual Polson Polar Plunge.  The event was held along the boat ramp and shoreline of Polson’s Riverside Park on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 1. For some Mission Valley res...

Food pantries sustain needy families through winter months Food pantries sustain needy families through winter months

LAKE COUNTY – According to the nonprofit Feeding America, more than 4,000 Lake County residents did not have access to enough food to support a healthy, active life in 2017.  Without nutritious food, people become susceptible to illness and less able to achieve academically and socially, accord...

Library hosts Montana Conversation, ‘Montana’s Changing Political Landscape’

News from The North Lake County Public Library POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library District hosts Montana Conversation, “Montana’s Changing Political Landscape” with Mike Dennison on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 pm. The program will be held in the large meeting room of the...

Museum seeks letters of support

News from Karen Dunwell, Polson-Flathead Lake Historical Museum    POLSON — The Polson Flathead Lake Historical Museum faces an uncertain future unless they can acquire funds from grants and private donations to replace the roof and make other required renovations to their building.&n...


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