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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Cherry sculpture marks museum entrance

POLSON — Flathead cherry season is just around the corner. While the sweet fruit is not ripe yet, giant red cherries hanging from a yard boom in front of the Miracle of America Museum on Memory Lane greet visitors driving into Polson. Gil Mangels, president of the executive board of MOAM, said, &ldq...

Cherry party comes to Main Street

POLSON — Cherry pies, cherry art, cherry pit-spitting and a cherry stem-tying contest are only a few of the foods and events planned to celebrate cherries for the Flathead Cherry Festival on July 21 and 22. “We are going to have Flathead cherries,” Boone Goddard, cherry festival steering...

Fun run kicks off Fourth of July festivities Fun run kicks off Fourth of July festivities

POLSON — Polson Running’s fourth annual 1776 Firecracker Fun Run was a great success, thanks to everyone in the community who participated. Wearing their red, white, and blue and running shoes or flip flops, more than 70 runners came to run, walk or ride. The weather was perfect, and everyone, yo...

What’s happening to humanity?

Editor, This Sunday morning, just before going to church and listening once again to what Jesus taught, this short news account hit me like a ton of bricks.  A video has surfaced showing a U.S. helicopter crew member in Afghanistan singing “Bye-Bye Miss American Pie” before blasting a ...

City government not transparent

Editor, For the June 18 Polson City Commissioners’ meeting, Judy Preston asked to have the commission discuss the renewal of the city attorney’s contract. The city manager told her that her request was inappropriate. In response, commissioner Mike Lies made an identical request and was told th...

Future dim for polarized country

Editor, The Fourth of July holiday has come and gone, but my concern for our country’s future lingers. My concern is this: the increasing polarity brought on by ideological entrenchment is spiraling out of control, and I see a dim future ahead of us unless this trend changes. My plea is this: tha...

Haggard and Currie-Halford plan wedding Haggard and Currie-Halford plan wedding

POLSON — Childhood friends and high school sweethearts are getting hitched.  Claryl left for Vietnam in 1969 and circumstances lead Jeri to believe that he was killed in combat. Upon returning in 1972 he caught word that she had married, although she hadn’t, so he reenlisted. Jeri continu...

Student selected for leadership conference Student selected for leadership conference

POLSON — Sharidan Russell is one of 50 high school students nationwide who have been selected to participate in the Four Star Leadership summer program offering leadership training, policy debate, speech competition and scholarships, and the opportunity to engage with national and global leaders, July ...

Sandpiper awards $3,000 in scholarships

POLSON — The Sandpiper Art Gallery is pleased to announce the award of $3,000 in scholarships to five deserving Lake County art students who will be continuing their artistic education next year: Breanna Bilile, Katherine Dagnall, Andrea Gibson, Kayla Johnson and Barbara Kenmille. All are students w...

Water rights negotiation draws crowd

POLSON — The latest water rights negotiating session on June 27 turned into a marathon five-and-a-half hour meeting with a packed room and many comments and questions from the public. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, the State of Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission and the Unit...


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