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Locals show their stuff at Mission Mountain Rodeo Locals show their stuff at Mission Mountain Rodeo

By Rob Zolman              Valley Journal POLSON – The Mission Mountain Rodeo wrapped up 79 years of high-energy action Saturday evening, drawing in cowboy and cowgirl competitors from as far away as Canada, Idaho and Wyoming. The National Rodeo Association sanc...

Interim city manager receives pay raise

POLSON – Interim city manager Wade Nash’s pay has been increased, and the city isn’t any closer to filling the position permanently.  All members of the commission who attended the meeting voted in favor of awarding Nash the pay increase he requested. His new salary will be $3,000 p...

Agility competition creates dog-gone fun Agility competition creates dog-gone fun

POLSON – After already racking up a handful of purple qualifying and first-place blue ribbons, a saddleback border collie named Tickle closed out the second day of competition during the agility event with a flawless run and a well-deserved snack.  The event was held at the Milliron Arena in Po...

Briefs for June 26, 2019

All invited to language summit PABLO — SKC invites everyone to the Montana Early Childhood Native Language Summit on June 27 and 28 at the Robert DePoe III Building on campus. The event will start at 9 a.m. each day and is free of charge and open to the public. This event will bring early childhoo...

Coupons, SNAP benefits increase access to farmers market foods Coupons, SNAP benefits increase access to farmers market foods

LAKE COUNTY– Food from the farmers market is fresh and supports local producers, but it can be expensive. Local organizations are taking measures to help residents indulge in fresh, local food regardless of financial constraints.  “Farmers are really into getting fresh food that they just...

Nominate best blooming yards

POLSON — The Beautification Committee of Envision Polson! invites you to nominate what you consider to be the “bloomin’ best” yards and gardens in our community. Nominate yourself or your neighbor in the business or residence category. Nomination forms are available at Southshore G...

‘Piano man’ thanked for sharing music ‘Piano man’ thanked for sharing music

News from Providence St. Joseph Assisted Living Once a month, for more than a decade, Bob McClellan has played the piano for residents at Providence St. Joseph Assisted Living in Polson.  According to activities director Becky Lundeen, “If you ask him, he will say (he’s played for) a...

Commission supports downtown projects

POLSON – The Polson City Commission approved a number of measures intended to revitalize Polson’s downtown. At its June 3 meeting, commissioners approved applications for funding from the Polson Redevelopment Agency from the Cove Deli and Betty’s Diner. The commission also approved a zoning...

Law enforcement makes multiple drug busts

LAKE COUNTY – Four unrelated drug busts in a 24-hour period kept the Lake County Sherriff’s Office extra busy last week.     The criminal activity started early on Monday, June 3, at 6:25 a.m. when 28-year-old Seth Williams, of Polson, was arrested in Ronan. Lake County Sheriff Don B...

Local teams make a splash at softball tournament Local teams make a splash at softball tournament

POLSON – Twenty-two girls’ fastpitch softball teams from all over Northwestern Montana battled each other and Mother Nature’s mixed grab bag of weather this past weekend during the 2019 Polson Splash Classic. Polson Softball Complex played host to the three-day annual fastpitch tournamen...


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