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Articles with the Tag: Polson

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POLSON – Reducing the amount of illegal drugs in town has become a top priority of the Polson Police Department with the help of search warrants and the skills of a canine team.  Polson Police Sergeant George Simpson said the efforts began as a reaction to limited space for offenders in the Lak...

New public safety building on horizon for Polson  New public safety building on horizon for Polson

POLSON – City staff and commissioners agree: the city needs a new public safety facility.  The commission and members of city staff met for a strategic planning workshop last Monday. The top agenda item was the public safety building. The police and fire departments have outgrown their current ...

Local photographer is featured Flathead Lake Festival artist Local photographer is featured Flathead Lake Festival artist

POLSON – Jay L. Cross will be the featured photographer during the Fourth Annual Flathead Lake Festival of Art hosted by Sandpiper Gallery in Polson’s Sacajawea Park.  Cross, who has shot fine art photography — generally landscape and wildlife — for more than 20 years, is a me...

Health department seeks public perspectives on community health

News from the Lake County Health Department  The Lake County Health Department would like your help in completing a community health assessment survey. We want to know your perspective about the health and wellness of your community. The information you provide will contribute to prioritizing the h...

Cherries, history, more celebrated in Polson Cherries, history, more celebrated in Polson

POLSON – Downtown Polson celebrated all things cherry during the Flathead Cherry Festival on Saturday and Sunday. The festival included kid’s rides, food, games, music, craft vendors, cherry sampling and of course, a lot cherries and cherry pie.   One of the weekend highlights were the...

Swimmers make a splash for kids Swimmers make a splash for kids

BIG ARM – Taking a plunge in Flathead Lake is an ideal summer activity and what better way to spend a warm summer weekend than going for a swim while supporting a worthy charitable cause. More than 60 swimmers hit the water during the Annual Flathead Lake Swim Series held at the Big Arm State Park o...

Polson Seniors July 25, 2018

 POLSON — The past, present and future walk into a bar; it was tense. Our kitchen is busy preparing, processing and saving all the vegetables that have been donated from your  gardens. Thank you so much, all of you who have shared. The menu for the week: —  Thursday, July ...

Commissioners plan to approve growth policy, taking comments

Lake County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a resolution of intent to adopt the 2018 Lake County Growth Policy on Monday, July 9. The vote was not the final action on the matter and members of the public still have time to make comments and recommendations for changes within the policy. The pol...

Library offers fun events, air conditioning

We hope you all had a fun and safe Fourth of July. Next week we’ll have another author visit us for readings and signings. At 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, join us as we celebrate Christmas in July with Bigfork author Leslie Budewitz. Leslie’s latest cozy mystery, set in fictional Jewel Bay...

Flathead Cherry Festival serves up sweet summer fun Flathead Cherry Festival serves up sweet summer fun

POLSON – In the mood for some fresh cherries or a slice of cherry pie?  The Annual Polson Main Street Flathead Cherry Festival gets underway in downtown Polson from Saturday, July 21 through Sunday, July 22.   This long-time valley favorite will feature all kinds of family-friendly acti...


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