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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Local wrestlers go big at divisionals Local wrestlers go big at divisionals

The Ronan Chiefs won the Western B-C Divisional wrestling title last weekend in Thompson Falls with a team score of 188, while the Mission-Charlo team came in second with 137. Ronan head coach Cory Johnston said the team had 11 individual qualifiers for state. “It was awesome,” Johnston sai...

Pirates tame Lions, falter against Wildcats Pirates tame Lions, falter against Wildcats

The Polson boys basketball team traveled to Eureka on Friday, where they shut down the Lions 64-51, thanks to a first-half push where the Pirates outscored Eureka 36-22. But the Pirates couldn’t keep up their momentum at home on Saturday, when Columbia Falls handed them a 57-36 loss. Against Eureka,...

Polson Police Chief, officer sent to ethics training

Polson Police Chief Wade Nash and officer Cory Anderson have been ordered to attend ethics training by the Montana Public Safety Officers Standards and Training Council, or POST.  Anderson must also be evaluated for chemical dependency by a certified evaluator and must follow “any and all&rdquo...

Weekend promises world-class cinema Weekend promises world-class cinema

POLSON — Polson will join the ranks of cities such as Park City, Utah, and Cannes, France, this weekend as it plays host to the Flathead Lake area’s first ever film festival. The Flathead Lake International Cinemafest will feature 27 independent films, from documentaries to animated shorts, by fi...

Pirates fall to Stevi, Frenchtown

The Polson Pirates struggled in two games against the Stevensville Yellowjackets and the Frenchtown Broncs last weekend. Against Stevensville, the Pirates fell 59-35. Riley Sampson led Polson with eight points, followed by Cedric Smith and Cedric Earth Boy with six apiece. Sampson and Will Davey each grab...

Commissioners adopt vision, mission statements

POLSON — In addition to approving Resolution No. 1036, budget amendments for fiscal year 2012-13, at their Jan. 23 meeting, Polson City Commissioners approved Resolution No. 1037 to adopt Polson’s vision statement and mission statement. The vision statement reads:  “Nestled in th...

Polson 3rd-grader donates hair Polson 3rd-grader donates hair

POLSON — After growing his hair out for 2 years, 9-year-old Ethan McCauley recently donated his 11-inch ponytail to Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any ...

Nurses share flu tips with school board

POLSON — At the Jan. 21 school board meetings, school nurses Millie Nesladek and Amy Knutson spoke to the trustees about their monthly report of sick students. They also discussed whooping cough and the flu and what the nurses are doing to prevent the diseases. In an effort to get kids to wash their ha...

Hurricane haunts Polson author Hurricane haunts Polson author

In 1980, Hurricane Celia began in the south Atlantic, hit the Caribbean and bullied her way above the Panama Canal Zone into the Pacific Ocean. After causing floods in Santa Barbara, she gathered her 100-knot winds and headed up the coast, just as Ron Valiquette came steaming down the coast in a brand new 59...

Wolf sighting may have gone to the dogs Wolf sighting may have gone to the dogs

POLSON — A possible wolf sighting and tracks in a Polson backyard on Dec. 28 and again on Dec. 31 made headlines around the area.  Now Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal wildlife biologists think the animals may have been dogs, since they weren’t able to absolutely verify the tracks ...

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