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Heart and Soul holds first gathering

Close to 30 Finley Point and East Shore neighbors gathered at McCrumb’s Barn and discussed a wide variety of ideas with one another as the Heart and Soul Project held its first neighborhood gathering Sunday, Oct. 20, on Finley Point.   As folks introduced themselves, some for the first time, an...

Local boy gets his wish

This month, 9-year-old Zachary Plant, of Polson will be fulfilling his wish as he visits the Holy Land Experience in Orlando, Fla. Zachary, who is diagnosed with a life-threatening heart condition, is receiving his wish on behalf of Make-A-Wish Montana. Zachary and his family will soon find themselves 2,0...

Race proceeds donated to pool project Race proceeds donated to pool project

News from HealthCare Plus Pharmacy POLSON — The sixth annual Live Locally 5K race drew 154 entries and raised $3,000 for Mission Valley Aquatics, a nonprofit organization building a community aquatic center in Polson. Live Locally’s total contribution to the pool was more than $10,000. Th...

Volunteers sought for boards

Lake County currently seeks volunteers to serve on the following boards: Polson City-County Planning Board; Planning and Zoning Commission; Lake County Planning Board; and Board of Adjustment. Appointments begin Jan. 1, 2013.  For more detail on the scope, needs and schedule of each board or for an a...

Students study soil, ecosystems Students study soil, ecosystems

A crew of fourth-grade “citizen scientists” from Linderman Elementary School visited Tim Lake’s farmland south of Polson on Oct. 16. Their goal, according to the data collection book, was to gain insight into the relationship between agriculture and the effects of noxious weeds on plants, a...

Vandals target car, building windows

POLSON — A rash of broken windows in vehicles and buildings have plagued Polson for the past three weeks.  According to a press release from Polson Assistant Police Chief Clint Cottle, officers responded to more than 20 incidences of night-time vandalism, mostly on the west side of Polson. Cott...

JP candidates speak out on issues JP candidates speak out on issues

POLSON — Nine of the candidates for Lake County Justice of the Peace packed the Polson High School stage for a candidate forum co-sponsored by Domestic Violence Education and Services and the Valley Journal on Oct. 16. About 50 people were in the audience. The three candidates not attending were Alan B...

City commission, manager argue contract City commission, manager argue contract

POLSON — Polson City Commissioners tabled a motion to amend City Manager Todd Crossett’s contract until their next meeting on Nov. 5.  Crossett has been employed by the City of Montana since June 2,009.  All city employees have 7.07 percent of each biweekly check withheld to put into...

Polson man grows half-ton pumpkin Polson man grows half-ton pumpkin

HAMILTON — With Halloween just around the corner, many a jack-o-lantern can be seen protecting neighborhood porches and stoops. These pumpkins have the all too important job of protecting the house from evil spirits during this haunted time of year.  However, a 1,030-pound pumpkin might send a ...

Decker, Swenson vie for county commissioner Decker, Swenson vie for county commissioner

Two candidates survived the primary election and are competing in the race for Lake County Commissioner. They are Gale Decker, Republican, and John Swenson, Independent. The winner of the race will take his seat with commissioners Ann Brower and Bill Barron.   Gale Decker Decker, 64, and his ...

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