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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Local musician plays to hometown crowd during Blues Fest Local musician plays to hometown crowd during Blues Fest

POLSON – If it seemed like vocal artist and songwriter Jordan Albert was playing a gig in his backyard during the Flathead Lake Blues and Musical Festival, it’s because he was.  On Friday afternoon, the Polson native took center stage to help kick off the annual two-day festival. The even...

Local woman spearheads clean water project for Moroccan people Local woman spearheads clean water project for Moroccan people

Turn on your tap and chances are clean drinking water will start to flow but that isn’t the case for everyone. Shelley Cleverdon discovered a limited water supply in Morocco while on vacation in 2016 and the decision to help changed her life. She said the landscape on the north side of Africa was be...

Jam time held at skatepark Jam time held at skatepark

POLSON – The creative skills of about two-dozen skaters of all ages were on display during the Seventh Avenue Skatepark’s annual Skate Jam event on Saturday.  Local amateur-pro skater Brad Pichler dropped by to hang out and showcase a few tricks of his own. He recently picked up a big-tim...

Gieber ordered to pay nearly $200,000 Gieber ordered to pay nearly $200,000

A Polson man has been ordered to pay restitution of $197,385.97 for breaking into Polson storage units and stealing thousands of dollars in personal belongings, including about $150,000 in gold coins. Kenneth Charles Gieber, 21, pled guilty to felony burglary during a change of plea hearing at District Co...

Community helps foundation make a difference

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation  POLSON —  Because of the generosity of local donors, a total of $631,535.00 has been awarded to worthy needs and projects in our community from 2009 through mid-2019. The Greater Polson Community Foundation recently distributed $33,70...

GPCF donates $11,000 to youth golf association

News from GPCF POLSON – The stars were perfectly aligned for the Greater Polson Community Foundation’s Passion for Polson annual event on Aug. 1. The setting for the reverse auction was beautiful, weather was perfect and the generosity of those in attendance abounded.   The reverse a...

Wasting disease meeting to be held in Polson

News from CSKT Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a chronic wasting disease public information meeting in Polson on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Kwataqnuk Resort beginning at 6 p.m.   This meeting is one of seven public meetings scheduled to take place in Northwest Montana (see

Brown wins women's triathlon race Brown wins women's triathlon race

POLSON - Two- hours, 10-minutes and fifty-seconds is all it took for triathlete Joel Bischoff to outpace thirty-seven other competitors and secure the overall victory during Saturday’s 2019 Polson Triathlon.  Bischoff swam approximately one-mile in the open, choppy water of Flathead Lake; biked...

Polson Seniors for Aug. 21, 2019

POLSON — Stuck between, “I need to save money,” and “You only live once.” The exercise group meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:30 a.m. Anyone is welcome to join.  Tuesdays and Fridays there is a bridge group that meets at 12:30 p.m. On Wednesdays there i...

City approves payment to wastewater plant engineers

POLSON – Members of the commission voted in favor of paying $67,446 to DOWL-HKM Engineering, which is the firm overseeing construction on the town’s new wastewater treatment plant.  Initial plans expected the project’s completion to be in October of 2018. DOWL has incurred extra exp...

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