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Class counts turtle casualties along Highway 93 Class counts turtle casualties along Highway 93

Painted turtles are the only native turtle on the Flathead Reservation. Usually they cross U.S. Highway 93 if their pond dries up, they’re searching for a mate or they need soft mud to lay their eggs. Many turtles are killed each year by highway traffic. PHS teacher Mark Rochin and his classes have ...

PHS star to play college soccer PHS star to play college soccer

POLSON — Sporting a red and white St. Mary’s University of Minnesota jersey, Polson soccer standout James Larson signed his letter of intent to play for SMU on April 25. Larson, son of Lauren and Tom Lipko and the late Joe Larson, has been an all-Montana soccer player for the last two years. St. ...

Lady Pirates’ bats hot

FRENCHTOWN — Polson’s defending state champion softball team won a close game over Butte Central, 2-1, at the Frenchtown Invitational Friday. “(It was a) great fast-pitch game between two very sound teams, a pitchers’ duel,” head coach Larry Smith said.  Polson got of...

Local music students head to state festival Local music students head to state festival

POLSON — It’s spring, time for tulips and daffodils, ant there’s music in the air — at least there will be in Missoula for the Montana High School Association State Music Festival May 3-4. High school music students who received a superior rating at the MHSA District Music Festival wi...

Polson clean-up day slated

POLSON — Polson city staff will be coming around to residences in the city limits to pick up clean yard waste that is piled next to the street on Friday, May 17. All clean yard waste must be piled next to the street in order for us to pick it up. Please put all loose material (leaves, grass) in bags an...

Volunteers advocate for children through court battles Volunteers advocate for children through court battles

POLSON — Volunteerism is no stranger to Lake County, and while hundreds of community members donate their time and efforts to enrich life in the Mission Valley through a variety of programs and projects, many people have no idea the work put in by one small group of volunteers. They are Court Appointed...

‘Chubby Chicks’ fight heart disease ‘Chubby Chicks’ fight heart disease

POLSON — While it sounds like the Defibrillators and Bloodclotters would cross paths in an emergency room, they’ll actually meet in the second annual Chubby Chicks basketball game.  The game will be held on Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at the Linderman Elementary School gym. Admission...

School faces Title 1 budget shrink

POLSON — At the monthly school board meeting on April 15, Polson Superintendent Linda Reksten announced that funding for Title 1 would be reduced by 15 percent, due to sequestration. Title 1 was established to meet the needs of educationally disadvantaged students and students at risk of not meeting...

City commission waives restrictive covenants

POLSON — In a short meeting on April 15, the Polson City Commissioners approved a waiver of the restrictive covenants to LaVista Overlook. This waiver said the city doesn’t have any interest in approving or disapproving further restrictive covenants, according to Polson City Attorney James Raymon...

Chamber sponsors Polson ‘summer memories’ photo contest

POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce is having a contest to see who captured the best image representing “summer memories” in Polson. The winner may have their photo featured on the 2013 Polson Visitor Map and Brochure, on the Chamber website, Chamber Facebook page, and could be eligible...


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