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Articles with the Tag: Ronan Fire Department

Iconic lounge burns Iconic lounge burns

RONAN — The Pheasant Lounge on 117 Main Street SW in Ronan caught fire around 3:40 a.m. Sunday and was knocked down in a couple of hours, according to Ronan Fire Chief Mark Clary. Fire departments from Ronan, Polson, and Charlo responded to the incident. “There was moderate damage within the b...

Cement truck wrecks Cement truck wrecks

By Karen Peterson Valley Journal CHARLO – A full cement truck flipped onto its side after turning west on Highway 212 towards Charlo from U.S. Highway 93, several yards from the yellow blinking lights over the intersection around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tony Isbell repor...

Driver slams into light pole Driver slams into light pole

PABLO — Two people were seriously injured in a one-vehicle wreck Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 93 and Courville Trail in Pablo at about 3:45 p.m. According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, witnesses said the tan 2004 Ford Taurus was traveling northbound at a high rate of sp...

Quick response clears black plume, smothers flames Quick response clears black plume, smothers flames

Thousands of shredded tires burning in a deep pit were extinguished over the weekend in a cooperative group effort. The fire at Tire Depot along U.S. Highway 93 in Pablo was called in at 5:34 a.m. Friday, April 8, according to Lake County Undersheriff Ben Woods. “One deputy who checked on it said th...

Car crashes into city vehicle Car crashes into city vehicle

RONAN – A maroon car landed in the driveway of Ronan Volunteer Fire Captain Chris Adler’s home after it hit current Ronan Fire Chief Mark Clary as he was driving a white one-ton City of Ronan Department of Public Work’s truck while working for the Ronan City Water Department. Ronan Volun...

Car crashes into city vehicle, injuring 3 Car crashes into city vehicle, injuring 3

RONAN – A maroon car landed in the driveway of Ronan Volunteer Fire Captain Chris Adler’s home Tuesday afternoon after it hit current Ronan Fire Chief Mark Clary as he was driving a white one-ton City of Ronan Department of Public Work’s truck while working for the Ronan City Water Dep...

Fire destroys business Fire destroys business

RONAN – A dark gray cloud of smoke rolled out of S&S Sports on U.S. Highway 93 near mile marker 43 on Monday, March 14, a little after 1 p.m.  The business was closed like usual on a Monday afternoon, and the gates surrounding the business were locked. Mark Trim saw the smoke and headed tow...

Highway crash takes child’s life, injures others Highway crash takes child’s life, injures others

 PABLO – Emergency crews responded to a tragic wreck on U.S. Highway 93 south of Pablo on Monday, Nov. 9, that took the life of a 3-year-old child. A 2011 Chevy Impala stopped at the stop sign where Old Highway 93 crosses before attempting to travel west across the highway over the southbound l...

Remembering 9-11   Remembering 9-11

Veterans and representatives from health and public safety organizations stood at attention last Friday in front of Glacier Bank to remember the many lives that were lost in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. From left are Homer Courville, Jack Drawatzky, Steve Bennett, Ronan Police Officer James Garcia, Bill Blood...

Grassfire causes evacuation of animal shelter Grassfire causes evacuation of animal shelter

POLSON — Fourteen dogs and 32 cats and kittens were evacuated from the Mission Valley Animal Shelter Friday afternoon when a grassfire threatened the structure on Reservoir Road in Polson. Shortly after 4 p.m. high winds felled a large tree across the road west of the shelter, taking power lines dow...


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