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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Peace dog gets new look

Editor, Hi, my name is Sophie. I am Polson’s official “peace dog,” who sits with my Standing for Peace folks every Monday at the Lake County courthouse lawn. My mom and friends hold up signs. Cars go by honking, people smiling and waving. It is very exciting for me. I wanted to tell yo...

Religion shouldn’t promote hate

Editor, I am writing in response to last week’s letter entitled “Same-sex marriage rewrites Bible.” First and foremost, I find it sadly ironic that the author poses the question, “Who told you to rewrite the Bible?” to the Democratic party. Same-sex marriage is not a political...

Organizations, aids help with low vision

POLSON — Baby boomers are aging, and as they age, eye problems often surface. Macular degeneration and glaucoma are two common diseases and can lead to low vision or blindness, although older people are not the only ones dealing with the problems. To provide a forum for these folks, the Mission Vall...

Blame game doesn’t work

Editor, Oh, puh-leeze. Another negative letter to the editor (Valley Journal, June 13), this time blaming the war on women on the Democrats.  Really? This letter uses the bullying tactics commonly seen on an elementary playground: accusing, labeling, name-calling, blaming, and using loaded words. Wid...

Thanks for supporting pro-life initiative

Editor, On behalf of Montana’s Pro-Life Coalition I would like to express our sincere appreciation to those citizens who supported our November ballot initiative at the recent polling places across Montana; specifically, I am very grateful for the hundreds of people in Lake County who signed the pet...

Thanks for supporting pool

Editor, On behalf of Mission Valley Aquatics, we’d like to send a huge thank-you to the community members, especially Mike Roberts and Link and Ann Moderie, who supported the 80s dance party on June 8. Every little bit helps as we work toward our goal of opening a swimming pool. Deanna and Chris...

Gile, McCrea set date

POLSON — Trevor S. McCrea of Everett, Wash. and Lauren K. Gile of Mill Creek, Wash. announce their plans to marry July 13, 2012, in Bellevue, Wash.  Trevor is a graduate of Polson High School and Montana State University. He is employed with Boeing in Everett, Wash. Lauren is a graduate of the ...

Polson school board agrees to unused sick day pay

POLSON — Polson Education Association president Matt Bishop presented a request from Chris Bumgarner, who will be retiring from the Polson School system, for an extension of his retirement benefits at the June 12 school board meeting.  Bumgarner, a music teacher at Polson High School, will be a...

David William Burgan, MD

POLSON — The interment service for David William Burgan, MD, will be at Lake View Cemetery in Polson on Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m.  The Reverend David B. Joachim from Ohio will conduct the graveside service. There will be a time for remembering and lunch at the family home following the service...

Campbell, Erickson hold town hall meeting

 POLSON — Inviting people to come in and talk about their concerns, Ward 1 City Commissioners John Campbell and Todd Erickson met with constituents on June 12.  About 15 people came to visit with Campbell and Erickson during the open house format from 6 to 8 p.m. Many had questions, proble...

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