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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Annual festival showcases artists, craftspeople’s work Annual festival showcases artists, craftspeople’s work

POLSON — Three talented siblings, one a painter, one a woodcarver and one a leatherworker, brought their art to the 41st annual Sandpiper Lake County Art Festival Aug. 11. Joan, John and Martin Kosel, from ranch country near Red Lodge, set up their booths on the far-east side of the courthouse lawn....

Community Resource Officer to wear many hats

POLSON — Polson Police Officer Chris Wright has a new assignment: he’ll serve as Community Resource Officer. According to a press release from Polson Police Assistant Chief Clint Cottle, Wright is in the process of identifying neighborhoods interested in starting a Neighborhood Watch Program a...

U.S. Senate candidate rallies Republicans U.S. Senate candidate rallies Republicans

POLSON — Calling his campaign stop a “Liberate Main Street rally” instead of Occupy Wall Street, Montana’s lone Congressman, Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg, visited Polson on Aug. 8. Staffers said the rallies would be held throughout around Montana in front of small businesses, such...

City commission will meet on budget

POLSON — A public hearing for the City of Polson’s budget was rescheduled during the Aug. 6 Polson City Commission meeting. The reason given was that the city just received its revenue from the state of Montana at the end of July, and the meeting is set for Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. During the city ma...

Skyline project ongoing, some residents miffed about mail Skyline project ongoing, some residents miffed about mail

POLSON — Contractor L. S. Jensen began work on the $7 million phase of Skyline Drive project in August and may continue into November, weather permitting. According to Lake County Commissioner Paddy Trusler, project manager, this summer’s goal is to install mechanically stabilized walls.  ...

Great vehicles, weather make car show a classic Great vehicles, weather make car show a classic

The popularity of “Cadzilla,” the $900,000 ’48 Cadillac owned by ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons, made it hard to find ’48 Cadillacs. But Butte resident Gary Gatelli found one in Texas.  Gary and his wife Cathy drove the Caddy to the Cruisen by the Bay ...

Joanne Inez Ferris Mangels Joanne Inez Ferris Mangels

POLSON — Joanne Inez Ferris Mangels, 76, of Polson, passed away on Aug. 4, 2012, of natural causes. Her husband, three children, and numerous grandchildren survive her. Joanne was born in Los Angeles on Aug. 10,1935. She married Gilbert Mangels on Valentine’s Day 1965, and in 1984 they co-foun...

Contest showcased Polson’s beauty

Editor, I would like to thank all the participants in the Polson in Bloom contest. We viewed beautiful gardens and planters, and judging was difficult. In addition to the winners, the following nominations were received:  Olivia Bertsch, Bella Vista Salon, Agnes Rinehart, Jane Patterson, Jan Agrel...

Mariners to play at regional tournament Mariners to play at regional tournament

The Mission Valley Mariners won the District A State American Legion Baseball tournament and are headed to the regional tournament in Burley, Idaho. Their first game will be against an Oregon team Aug. 10 at 4:30 p.m. While it’s a great win, the Mariners need money for gas, motel rooms and food for ...

Informational meeting on water rights draws crowd

POLSON — A public information meeting about the proposed Flathead water rights settlement drew a crowd of about 100 on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The meeting was held because all the parties involved may be getting close to settling the compact. John Carter, attorney for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai...

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