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Traffic control subcontractor declares bankruptcy

POLSON — Bad weather or problems with machines could have caused slowdowns on the Skyline Drive project, but no one involved with the project would have considered the primary traffic control subcontractor, Highway Technologies, could disappear.  But according to a press release from Roland God...

Polson boys tennis state champions, girls battle Polson boys tennis state champions, girls battle

POLSON — Thunder cracked the sky, lightning struck the earth and rain pounded the courts during the Montana State Tennis Tournament last week, causing more than six hours of delays and pushing the tournament an extra day into Saturday. Even so, Polson's head coach Bob Hislop said the weather may have h...

A tradition of excellence: Lady Pirates finish state tournament strong A tradition of excellence: Lady Pirates finish state tournament strong

The weather in Belgrade wasn’t too bad on Thursday, with a sprinkling of rain and wind and on Friday, despite wind, the skies were blue and the temperatures were in the 50s. Yet temperature really didn’t matter to the Polson Lady Pirates softball team, who traveled to Belgrade to play some ball a...

Trucking company fined for East Shore spill Trucking company fined for East Shore spill

POLSON — Keller Transportation Inc. of Billings recently was fined for a 2008 spill of 6,380 gallons of gasoline on Montana Highway 35. This resulted in gasoline “entering springs along Flathead Lake, impacting groundwater as well as the lake,” according to a May 7 press release from the Un...

Amber Alert issued, canceled over weekend

POLSON — An Amber Alert was issued Saturday night for a Polson toddler, who was found Sunday in Hot Springs. Lillianah BigCrane, 2, was unharmed and the Amber Alert was canceled.  BigCrane was allegedly kidnapped by Jamie Finley, BigCrane’s aunt. According to the alert, Finley is a 34-yea...

Polson track impresses despite low numbers Polson track impresses despite low numbers

POLSON — Now in his second year as Polson’s track and field head coach, Mike Ellis said what his team lacks in quantity they make up for in quality.  “The season is going pretty well,” said Ellis, who teaches at Polson Middle School. “We’re down in numbers and I&rs...

Polson netters sweep divisionals Polson netters sweep divisionals

The Polson Lady Pirate tennis team claimed its seventh consecutive divisional championship last weekend, while the boys won their second divisional title in a row. The Polson girls scored 55 points to send Whitefish into second with 45, followed by Columbia Falls with 23 and Libby with 2. The Pirates finishe...

Fire board appreciates support

Editor, On behalf of Polson Rural Fire Board and Polson Firefighters, I wish to thank the voters in the Polson Rural Fire District for passing the recent fire levy. We are truly humbled by your overwhelming support. We will endeavor to continue to improve service and response for the community. Thank you ...

Local entrepreneur wins small business award Local entrepreneur wins small business award

POLSON — A sick baby with Celiac Disease was the reason Rachel Carlyle Edington began her business, Gluten Free Mama Kitchen LLC.  Now Rachel has been in business for six years and recently won the Montana District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Week Ass...

Park superintendent takes on city manager role

POLSON — Polson Parks Superintendent Karen Sargeant was appointed interim city manager at the May 6 Polson City Commission meeting.  Sargeant’s 90-day appointment comes in the wake of the non-renewal of Polson City Manager Todd Crossett’s contract in December, 2012. Crossett officia...

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