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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Joanne Inez Ferris Mangels Joanne Inez Ferris Mangels

POLSON — Joanne Inez Ferris Mangels, 76, of Polson, passed away on Aug. 4, 2012, of natural causes. Her husband, three children, and numerous grandchildren survive her. Joanne was born in Los Angeles on Aug. 10,1935. She married Gilbert Mangels on Valentine’s Day 1965, and in 1984 they co-foun...

Contest showcased Polson’s beauty

Editor, I would like to thank all the participants in the Polson in Bloom contest. We viewed beautiful gardens and planters, and judging was difficult. In addition to the winners, the following nominations were received:  Olivia Bertsch, Bella Vista Salon, Agnes Rinehart, Jane Patterson, Jan Agrel...

Mariners to play at regional tournament Mariners to play at regional tournament

The Mission Valley Mariners won the District A State American Legion Baseball tournament and are headed to the regional tournament in Burley, Idaho. Their first game will be against an Oregon team Aug. 10 at 4:30 p.m. While it’s a great win, the Mariners need money for gas, motel rooms and food for ...

Informational meeting on water rights draws crowd

POLSON — A public information meeting about the proposed Flathead water rights settlement drew a crowd of about 100 on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The meeting was held because all the parties involved may be getting close to settling the compact. John Carter, attorney for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai...

Cyclists visit Polson on Montana tour Cyclists visit Polson on Montana tour

POLSON — Bicyclists from Oregon, California, Utah, Washington, a few from Montana and other states, and even three men from France poured into Polson’s Boettcher Park on Sunday afternoon as they completed a 76-mile ride from Plains. The 300 cyclists are on a Bike Rides Northwest tour. The tour...

Eklund, Gochis to wed Eklund, Gochis to wed

POLSON — Chelsey Michele Eklund of Butte and Nicholas James Gochis of Polson have announced their plans to wed Aug. 10, 2012 in Polson. The bride graduated from the University of Montana in 2008 and is employed as an accountant at the Montana Department of Revenue. The groom received a B.A. from the Un...

High school sweethearts plan to wed after reconnecting on Facebook High school sweethearts plan to wed after reconnecting on Facebook

“She never stopped looking for him. He never stopped thinking about her,” the wedding announcement reads. The high school sweethearts didn’t connect for years. Jeri Ann Currie, now Halford, and Claryl Haggard grew up east of Highway 93 between Ronan and Pablo. Although both familie...

Impact fee changes should go through committee

Editor,  The City of Polson hired a consulting firm, Tishlerbise, to advise the process of developing an impact fee ordinance. State code requires that any governmental entity that intends to propose an impact fee ordinance or resolution shall establish an impact fee advisory committee. The impact fe...

Discounted coffee leads to job losses

POLSON — Discounted Starbucks coffee prices apparently led to employees being fired or asked to resign at Safeway. Rumor in Polson has the number of employees at 24 while Sarah Osborne, Safeway public and government affairs director, said only three employees were terminated in Polson.  Employe...

Mariners win state A championship

The Mission Valley Mariners gathered momentum with an undefeated romp through district tournament, rolling into Great Falls last Thursday for American Legion State A Tournament.  After hitting their way through the losers-out bracket, the Mariners won state 13-4.  Prior to the state tournamen...


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