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Champagne soiree to kick off film festival Champagne soiree to kick off film festival

POLSON — An international flair and Hollywood glamour combine to add an air of excitement to Polson’s first annual film festival. Two guest filmmakers are feature attractions at the Flathead Lake International Cinemafest Feb. 1-3 in Polson. Jeff Chiba Stearns, a multi award-winning animation a...

Tester visits Polson Tester visits Polson

POLSON — A relaxed and comfortable Sen. Jon Tester greeted about 30 Lake County residents and answered questions during a visit to the North Lake County Public Library on Jan. 15.  Questions fielded by Tester probably were questions all Americans are asking: what’s happening with tax refo...

School district to run bond election School district to run bond election

POLSON — A leaking roof at Polson High School in June of 2012 and repair/replacement costs prompted School District 23’s board of trustees to propose a high school debt service bond election. The 10-year bond is for $2,491,000, and each successive year, the taxpayer pays less. “Our goal ...

Western Montana Stockgrowers meet, eat and socialize Western Montana Stockgrowers meet, eat and socialize

POLSON — The lower floor of the KwaTuqNuk Resort and Casino was a sea of hats and boots as members of the Western Montana Stockgrowers Association gathered for their annual meeting Jan. 19.   Before a social hour, a prime rib dinner and dancing, the livestock producers held a business meeting a...

World War II vet, rancher celebrates 90 years World War II vet, rancher celebrates 90 years

Retired rancher and Army veteran Orville Bjorge has lived on Garcon Gulch between Irvine Flats and Hot Springs his whole life. That’s a long time, since Bjorge was born in 1923.  He celebrated his 90th birthday surrounded by family and friends at the Hot Springs Senior Citizen’s Center...

City commission approves budget amendments City commission approves budget amendments

POLSON — Polson City Commissioners held a public hearing Jan. 7 on fiscal year 2011-12 budget amendments, closed the hearing and approved the budget amendments per Resolution No. 1035.   Polson City Manager Todd Crossett reported to the commissioners that the Polson Police Department and Polson...

Film festival tickets available

POLSON — The Flathead Lake International Cinemafest is Feb. 1-3 in Polson. Weekend events will take place at the KwaTaqNuk and Showboat Cinema.  Local judges Karen Lewing, David W. King and Mac Swan screened films submitted for FLIC.  “The films that our judges selected,” sa...

Pirates split week’s games

The Polson Pirate boys’ basketball team won big over Corvallis but fell in a nail-biter to Libby last week. Last Tuesday, the Pirates beat the Blue Devils 66-49 in Corvallis. Three Pirates scored in the double digits: Will Davey, Cedric Earthboy and Riley Sampson, each with 17 points.  Samps...

Credit union fights hunger with food drive

For the third year running, Whitefish Credit Union, Montana’s largest credit union, has pledged to donate $1 to local food banks in need for every pound of food collected by their branches during their annual “Cash and Cans Food Drive.” The food drive began Jan. 7 and continues until Feb. 4...

Annual Polar Plunge continues to chill brave souls in Polson Annual Polar Plunge continues to chill brave souls in Polson

Local thrill-seekers gathered in Polson's Riverside Park for a frigid splash into Flathead Lake on New Year's Day, where the annual Polar Plunge offers a fun, family-friendly way to ring in the New Year. With an outside temperature of about 28 degrees Fahrenheit, resident expert Dave Bull said the lake ...

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