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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Commissioner notes growth in his ward

POLSON — Commissioner Todd Erickson gave an overview of the positive things happening in Ward 1 during the city commissioners meeting on Nov. 19. Some of the items he mentioned were a retail and online quilting machine business had filled the old Eddie’s Drug space; the facade of The First Res...

Walmart employees donate to fire department Walmart employees donate to fire department

POLSON — Polson Volunteer Fire Department firefighters will have amplifiers and the rings to attach them to their self-contained breathing apparatus thanks to local Walmart employees.  About 58 Walmart employees held a baked goods and craft sale to raise money, which combined with a Walmart Vol...

Polson community dinner brings friends together Polson community dinner brings friends together

POLSON — For several days before Thanksgiving, Kelly Kinyon, who works at the Polson Senior Center, spent every extra minute cubing and toasting 75 loaves of bread for stuffing for the Polson Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Then Tracy Plaiss, who coordinates the dinner, and her crew had to figure out...

Food pantries can use holiday food, funds Food pantries can use holiday food, funds

Clients for food pantries in Polson and Ronan dropped by about 20 percent in September and October, but now numbers are climbing again as the holidays approach and the economy is still uncertain. “We had a record day on Nov. 20,” said Bryan River, manager of Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry....

Valley athletes shine in all-star game Valley athletes shine in all-star game

ST. IGNATIUS — High school volleyball players from the Mission and Jocko Valleys got one last chance to shine at an all-star volleyball game Nov. 15 hosted by the Mission Lady Bulldogs. Lady Bulldog assistant coach Annie Morigeau said the event was a rousing success, especially with only a week&rsqu...

Local Big Brothers Big Sisters changes name

The local Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lake County and the Flathead Reservation would like to announce the changing of its name to Friends Forever Mentoring. Although the name has changed, the mission and philosophy of the program remains the same. The mentoring program will continue to focus on providing one...

Polson schools foster ‘professional learning community’

As a district, we have set a goal of growing student achievement 10 percent beyond where we were last year. This goal is only reachable if we work together as an entire district team.  Thus, I am taking administrators to professional learning communities training, conducted by renowned practitioners ...

WBC embezzler sentenced in federal court WBC embezzler sentenced in federal court

MISSOULA — A former Polson resident accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from Western Building Center was sentenced in U.S. District Court Nov. 14. Joshua Davis King, 33, was sentenced to six months in federal prison followed by three years supervised release, the first six months of ...

Subway burglarized

POLSON — Polson resident Scott Harpine allegedly used a bowling pin to break out a window in one of the doors of Subway to gain entry into the building. A small amount of cash and other items were taken during the burglary, and they were found at Harpine’s residence, according to a press release ...

School board plans to run $2 million-plus bond

POLSON — The Polson school board unanimously approved a high school district bond resolution to repair the Polson High School roof, building envelope, which includes siding, insulation and other items, and mechanical systems. The amount of the general obligation school building bonds will be up to $2,4...

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