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Community rallies around cancer patient Community rallies around cancer patient

POLSON — Several local businesses and community members attended a benefit at the Big Sky Bistro in Polson Dec. 5 in support of Julie Berry, a long-time resident and cancer survivor. The event was well-attended by Polson residents as local band “The Singing Sons of Beaches” belted out hu...

Polson students compete in speech meet

WHITEFISH — Polson High School speech, debate and drama participants braved the cold to attend the Whitefish Invitational Speech and Drama Meet on Saturday, Dec. 8. Placers included Sharidan Russell, who earned first in Extemporaneous Speaking. Teammate Jarrod Plant finished in eighth place Doubl...

Polson manager’s contract not renewed

POLSON — The Polson City Commissioners voted not to renew Polson City Manager Todd Crossett’s contract at their Dec. 3 meeting. Crossett’s contract requires that the commission notify him six months before the June 15 contract renewal date if they intend not to renew.  The vote was ...

Gift tree brightens holidays for young cancer patient Gift tree brightens holidays for young cancer patient

POLSON — It’s truly “home for the holidays” for Cole Jene Whitworth. The kindergartner, 6, missing his front teeth and with an infectious grin, has been at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital in Spokane, Wash., finishing up a course of radiation.  Cole was diagnosed with...

City manager’s contract not renewed

POLSON — The Polson City Commissioners voted not to renew Polson City Manager Todd Crossett's contract at their Dec. 3 meeting. Crossett’s contract requires that the commission notify him six months before the June 15 contract date if they intend not to renew. The vote was close, at fo...

Polson football players honored

After a stellar football season, several of the Polson Pirates received post-season recognition. Three Pirates were named to the 2012 Class A all-state offensive team: guard Riley Sampson, tackle Dan LaFranier and fullback Colton Lenz. Defensive end Eric Williamson, inside linebacker Beau Mills and safety Wi...

Aquatic center seeks survey input

POLSON — The new Mission Valley Aquatic Center is looking ahead toward an opening date and reaching out for input from its community and future users. Your participation in a 10-question survey will help prepare the staff and aquatic programs for the first year of operation. The survey should only t...

PHS travels to Libby for speech competition

LIBBY — Polson forensics teams competed at the Libby Invitational Speech and Drama Meet on Saturday, Dec. 1. Polson High School placers included: Kylie Koberg, Memorized Public Address, third   Eryn McGinnis and Camila Graf, Humorous Duo Acting, fourth  Tommy Mercer, Lincoln-Dougl...

Christmas play lives up to its name Christmas play lives up to its name

Think of every rotten kid you knew in school:  the tripper, the booger-flicker, the slugger or the bully.  The Herdmans are all those kids rolled into one nasty family. They are characters in “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” playing this weekend at the John Dowdall Theatre. It&r...

Clean-up makes happy neighbors Clean-up makes happy neighbors

POLSON — With Christmas coming soon, community members are putting up lights and decorations and thinking about shopping.  Even though holiday cheer is making people smile more, Polson Police Chief Wade Nash has had several complaints about parked vehicles full of garbage or garbage piled in fr...


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