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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Don’t forget to set clocks ahead

RONAN — March certainly came in like a lamb, now let’s just hope that it goes out the same way. Even though we have had a very mild winter, I’m still ready for spring. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour on March 9. We will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Wedne...

Voters pass bond for school roof

POLSON — While Polson High School may not be able to throw out the buckets catching water from the roof, that time is coming soon. Voters approved the Polson School District 23 bond election by 2,002 to 1,059 votes Tuesday, Feb. 26. The mail-in ballot drew votes from 39.3 percent of registered vo...

MVA receives funding to open, pools still need plaster MVA receives funding to open, pools still need plaster

POLSON — Children’s laughter, the smell of chlorine, towels and the slap of bare feet on tile hopefully will soon fill the Mission Valley Aquatic Center.  Mission Valley Aquatics is working with the Montana Community Development Corporation and U.S. Bank to secure funding to complete the ...

Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl

CHARLO — The Polson academic bowl team took home first-place honors Feb 19, marking their third victory in as many years. The atmosphere in Charlo’s school gymnasium was one of quiet determination during the Feb. 19 competition, as Lake County Academic Bowl teams from Ronan, Charlo, St. Ignati...

Soup’s On holds benefit Soup’s On holds benefit

POLSON — The teepee-sleepers at the Wander Inn in Polson have upped the ante this year.  ”We aren’t coming out until we’ve raised $20,000,” said Sandy Farrell, an event director and sleeper. In the past three years, the group has set their goal at $10,000. This is the...

Polson boys, girls fall short of state Polson boys, girls fall short of state

RONAN — After coming in third at the Northwestern A divisional tourney last weekend in Ronan, Polson’s Lady Pirates played a challenge game against Columbia Falls Monday night in hopes of extending their postseason run to state. It wasn't to be, as Polson couldn’t seem to puncture the ...

Polson skier qualifies for Junior Nordic Nationals

Polson High School student Aja Starkey, 16, was named to the InterMountain Ski Team following races at Bogus Basin, Boise, Idaho, on Feb. 16 and 17.  Starkey placed fifth in the 10k classic and third in the 5k skate.  The points allowed Starkey to move her ranking from eighth to fifth place f...

Burland celebrates 20 years with center

POLSON — I have had a few responses to having cribbage down here at the center, so on Wednesday, Feb. 27, I am setting out the cribbage boards and cards and hope all interested players show up and have a good game or two. There is a $2 fee.    Beginning Feb. 25, exercise classes held on Mo...

Convicted murderer back in jail 2 days after release

POLSON — Clifford Oldhorn is back in Lake County Jail after Sanders County law enforcement found him drinking in Dixon just two days after his release. District Judge C.B. McNeil set Oldhorn free on his own recognizance Feb. 13 pending a new trial in the Harold W. Mitchell Jr. murder case, but Old...

Residents fear United Nations interference on local level

Questions about development and projects being linked to Agenda 21 have surfaced in Polson recently.  Area resident Diane Speer first became aware of Agenda 21 and the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives at a February 2012 meeting of the Polson City Commission when she heard peo...

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