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Quick-thinking teen helps quell fire Quick-thinking teen helps quell fire

POLSON — The Polson firefighter pager tones went off at about 5:45 p.m. on Aug. 31 as 16-year-old Cash Sisler was hanging out in his living room. Lake County dispatch relayed reports of a tree on fire at Camp Marshall on Melita Island Lane.  Since Sisler’s mom is the caretaker at Camp Mar...

College, career fair comes to Polson

POLSON — High school juniors and seniors from Polson, Ronan, Charlo, and Two Eagle River School along with their parents are encouraged to attend Polson’s Post Secondary Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Polson High School Gymnasium. Approximately 80 post secondary scho...

Local woman sheds light on Irish history Local woman sheds light on Irish history

POLSON — In preparation for a trip to Ireland in 2008, Maggie Plummer read a travel guide. A few lines about Oliver Cromwell’s reign of terror during the 1650s captured Plummer’s interest and provided the seed for her next book, “Spirited Away.” In an effort to rid Ireland of...

Museum remains open year-round

Editor,  Due to the many inquiries we have been receiving, I would like to alert the public about the shortened hours at the Miracle of America Museum. Several museums around the state do either close or diminish days open after Labor Day. The Miracle of America Museum is open all year; however, f...

Bank’s donation will feed many

Editor, Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry was the recent recipient of a most timely and gracious gift of meat from our local Glacier Bank. This meat donation was most welcome as the community’s need for assistance is increasing significantly. Thank you, Glacier Bank. Glacier donated half of a pi...

Dog-friendly fundraiser nets $3K for shelter Dog-friendly fundraiser nets $3K for shelter

POLSON — The track at Linderman Elementary School went to the dogs Saturday morning, but these canines were quite well-behaved … mostly.  The Mission Valley Animal Shelter’s annual Doggy Dash, a fundraiser where dog owners can collect pledges for walking laps with their pets to sup...

Fly-in fills Polson Airport Fly-in fills Polson Airport

POLSON — With sunshine and cool temperatures, weather was good as retired pilot Elsie Culver celebrated her 95th birthday at the Polson Fly-In on Saturday. In her youth, Culver learned to fly when she worked at the legendary Johnson Flying Service in Missoula. She thought she should become a pilot sinc...

Commission holds budget vote until next meeting

POLSON — City commissioners tabled the 58-page preliminary budget for the City of Polson at their meeting on Sept. 3. They will vote on the budget at their next meeting Sept. 17. Mayor Pat DeVries asked commissioners to let City Manager Todd Crossett know what parts of the budget they wanted to look...

Swimmer hit, killed by boat

POLSON — A man in town for a relative’s funeral was struck and killed by a power boat while swimming in Skidoo Bay, northeast of Polson, at about 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7. John G. Darrah, 45, Cambridge, Mass., was swimming approximately 300 feet from shore, according to witnesses, when the...

Local charged with 10th DUI

POLSON — A 67-year-old Polson-area resident with nine DUI convictions under his belt was charged with a 10th last week in Lake County District Court. Gerald Johnson, an employee of the Jolly Pack Rat secondhand store, whose driver’s license bears an Oldtown, Idaho, address, pleaded not guilty to ...


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