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Articles with the Tag: Polson

City commission approves budget amendments City commission approves budget amendments

POLSON — Polson City Commissioners held a public hearing Jan. 7 on fiscal year 2011-12 budget amendments, closed the hearing and approved the budget amendments per Resolution No. 1035.   Polson City Manager Todd Crossett reported to the commissioners that the Polson Police Department and Polson...

Film festival tickets available

POLSON — The Flathead Lake International Cinemafest is Feb. 1-3 in Polson. Weekend events will take place at the KwaTaqNuk and Showboat Cinema.  Local judges Karen Lewing, David W. King and Mac Swan screened films submitted for FLIC.  “The films that our judges selected,” sa...

Pirates split week’s games

The Polson Pirate boys’ basketball team won big over Corvallis but fell in a nail-biter to Libby last week. Last Tuesday, the Pirates beat the Blue Devils 66-49 in Corvallis. Three Pirates scored in the double digits: Will Davey, Cedric Earthboy and Riley Sampson, each with 17 points.  Samps...

Credit union fights hunger with food drive

For the third year running, Whitefish Credit Union, Montana’s largest credit union, has pledged to donate $1 to local food banks in need for every pound of food collected by their branches during their annual “Cash and Cans Food Drive.” The food drive began Jan. 7 and continues until Feb. 4...

Annual Polar Plunge continues to chill brave souls in Polson Annual Polar Plunge continues to chill brave souls in Polson

Local thrill-seekers gathered in Polson's Riverside Park for a frigid splash into Flathead Lake on New Year's Day, where the annual Polar Plunge offers a fun, family-friendly way to ring in the New Year. With an outside temperature of about 28 degrees Fahrenheit, resident expert Dave Bull said the lake ...

Paddy Trusler reflects on 34-year career with Lake County Paddy Trusler reflects on 34-year career with Lake County

“I got my masters and Ph.D. from the school of hard knocks, the Lake County government,” County Commissioner Paddy Trusler said in his remarks about the state of Lake County during the Polson Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 5. “That’s true, too,” he agreed during an interview lat...

Polson woman spots wolves in her backyard Polson woman spots wolves in her backyard

POLSON — On Dec. 28, Joyce Norman was sitting with her legs draped over the arm of a favorite overstuffed chair when she noticed deer rushing through her yard. “Wow,” she thought, “the whole herd of them.” Following the 23 deer were a black wolf and a large gray wolf wearing ...

Deputy Duryee resigns from sheriff's office

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Information sought on WBC burglary

POLSON — On Dec. 30 at approximately 12:45 a.m., a burglary occurred at Western Building Center, 905 First St. E. in Polson. If you have any information in regard to this crime or any other crime, please call Lake County Crimestoppers at (406) 883-7309 or (406) 883-7277 for Det. Juan Maso at the Polson...

Young Polson wrestlers weather adversity Young Polson wrestlers weather adversity

POLSON — The Polson Pirates, coming off two straight division titles, have one of the youngest teams head coach Bob Owen has ever led.  The Pirate wrestling squad boasts a large roster of 29 athletes; however, of these 29 wrestlers, only two are seniors. This, compared with the team’s fiv...


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