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Articles with the Tag: Polson

PBC puts on pumpkin-painting contest PBC puts on pumpkin-painting contest

POLSON — Pumpkins are a big part of Halloween, and to combine the two Polson Business Community is sponsoring a pumpkin painting contest. All pumpkin painters are encouraged to enter the contest. Age divisions are: 0 to 4 years, 5 to 9 years, 10 to 14 years and 15 and up.   Pumpkins should b...

After 12 years of waiting, Polson woman gets moose After 12 years of waiting, Polson woman gets moose

POLSON — As big game species populations continue to decline and the demand for tags increases, hunting opportunities for rare game like moose are harder and harder to come by.  According to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, hunters harvested 242 bull moose, 42 cows and seven calves during the ...

12 Lake County Justice of the Peace candidates offer voters range of choices 12 Lake County Justice of the Peace candidates offer voters range of choices

POLSON — With 12 candidates vying for Lake County Justice of the Peace, many folks are interested in just what a JP does in of the course of the job.  The Lake County Justice of the Peace sees many arraignments and initial appearances of felony cases that are later transferred to another court,...

Proponents of I-166 denied debate Proponents of I-166 denied debate

POLSON — A cold wind was blowing as C.B. Pearson and John Stromnes struggled to set up a table and a sign and keep brochures from blowing away. Pearson, treasurer of Stand with Montanans, had scheduled a time to discuss the role of big money in Montana politics around the flagpole at the Lake County Co...

Standoff ends peacefully

VALLEY VIEW — A 45-year-old Ronan man held a gun to his head for approximately an hour on the evening of Oct. 6.  In a press release, Lake County Undersheriff Dan Yonkin said at about 6 p.m., 911 dispatch received a call reporting a male outside of a residence in the Eli Gap Road and Apple Road...

Polson hospital honored for healthcare quality

POLSON – Providence St. Joseph Medical Center recently was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. Providence St. Joseph Medical Center was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemp...

Polson named most business-friendly city

POLSON — At the Oct. 1 Polson City Commissioner’s meeting, City Manager Todd Crossett announced that the Montana Policy Institute completed a study on the most business-friendly of Montana’s 25 largest cities, and Polson topped the list. The three categories ranked were economic vitality, b...

Polson boys see bumpy end to season

The Polson boys’ soccer season wound up with a couple of tough games against conference rivals. A trip to Libby last week ended in a trip to the hospital for Polson Pirate Steven Walk, who suffered a broken leg in the first minute of the game. The accident threw the Pirates off track and Libby pulle...

Polson defeats Wildkats

COLUMBIA FALLS — The Lady Pirates traveled to Columbia Falls last Thursday, where they defeated the Wildkats in three, 25-18, 25-18, 25-23. “We played a solid match against Columbia Falls, head coach Jan Toth said. “We led by a pretty good margin in games 1 and 2. Our serves were to...

Pirates pull closer to conference title

FRENCHTOWN — The Polson Pirates busted the Frenchtown Broncs 36-6 Friday night, putting the Pirates one game away from repeating as conference champs. “Both sides of the ball played great,” head coach Scott Wilson said. “Offensively, we compiled 317 yards rushing and 101 yards pass...


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