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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Lady Pirates struggle in 2 matches Lady Pirates struggle in 2 matches

The Lady Pirate soccer team endured losses to Columbia Falls and Whitefish last week, 10-0 and 9-1. Keely Clairmont served as goalkeeper for both games as Monica Cleveland suffered a broken thumb after being stepped on in the Hamilton match. “The Lady Pirates played the game they could play to th...

Pirates trounce Anaconda

ANACONDA — The Polson Pirates tamed the Copperheads Friday night, picking up a 22-7 win on the road. Riley Sampson led the Pirate defense with eight tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery, and Eric Williamson added seven tackles and two sacks. Beau Mills chalked up six tackles and two caused fumbles,...

Tribal members receive Salazar money Tribal members receive Salazar money

MISSION VALLEY — The line at Eagle Bank was long on Sept. 12 as members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes received their payouts from the Salazar settlement. On April 11, the federal government announced settlement of the Nez Perce Tribe, et al, v. Kenneth L. Salazar, Secretary of the I...

House fire believed to be arson

POLSON — A vacant house at 111 Third Avenue E. burned on Monday, Sept. 10 at approximately 10:40 p.m. Polson City Fire Department, Polson City Police and Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and extinguished the fire. Polson Fire Chief John Fairchild determined the fire was suspicious in nature, and it...

Lake County voters get big ballot

POLSON - Election Day is coming on Nov. 6.  This year the ballot for Lake County voters will be two pages long, one page double-sided.  The polls will be open beginning at 7 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m. With a long ballot comes larger lines at the polls, so Kathie Newgard, Lake County electi...

Quick-thinking teen helps quell fire Quick-thinking teen helps quell fire

POLSON — The Polson firefighter pager tones went off at about 5:45 p.m. on Aug. 31 as 16-year-old Cash Sisler was hanging out in his living room. Lake County dispatch relayed reports of a tree on fire at Camp Marshall on Melita Island Lane.  Since Sisler’s mom is the caretaker at Camp Mar...

College, career fair comes to Polson

POLSON — High school juniors and seniors from Polson, Ronan, Charlo, and Two Eagle River School along with their parents are encouraged to attend Polson’s Post Secondary Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Polson High School Gymnasium. Approximately 80 post secondary scho...

Local woman sheds light on Irish history Local woman sheds light on Irish history

POLSON — In preparation for a trip to Ireland in 2008, Maggie Plummer read a travel guide. A few lines about Oliver Cromwell’s reign of terror during the 1650s captured Plummer’s interest and provided the seed for her next book, “Spirited Away.” In an effort to rid Ireland of...

Museum remains open year-round

Editor,  Due to the many inquiries we have been receiving, I would like to alert the public about the shortened hours at the Miracle of America Museum. Several museums around the state do either close or diminish days open after Labor Day. The Miracle of America Museum is open all year; however, f...

Bank’s donation will feed many

Editor, Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry was the recent recipient of a most timely and gracious gift of meat from our local Glacier Bank. This meat donation was most welcome as the community’s need for assistance is increasing significantly. Thank you, Glacier Bank. Glacier donated half of a pi...


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