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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Online registration now open for Ronan-Pablo Fall Hunter Education class

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks PABLO — Online registration is open now for the Ronan-Pablo Fall Hunter Education course. Register online at fwp.mt.gov; click Hunter Ed Schedule and follow directions to register. Or copy link: http://fwp.mt.gov/education/hunter/hunterEd.html. For those...

Lake County Fair grand, reserve champions listed Lake County Fair grand, reserve champions listed

RONAN — Participants in the Lake County Fair earned ribbons for their efforts July 29-Aug. 3. Results of the Grand and Reserve Champions are: Sr. Beef Showmanship-Grand: Nichole Lake Sr. Beef Showmanship-Reserve: Tyler Delaney Jr. Beef Showmanship-Grand: Kane Olson Jr. Beef Showmanship-Rese...

To GMO or not to GMO? Farmers face tough decisions To GMO or not to GMO? Farmers face tough decisions

LAKE COUNTY — Local farmers could face tough decisions about planting wheat or transitioning to hardier genetically modified crops.  With approximately 80 percent of Montana’s wheat exported to countries in south Asia, the economic impact of Japan’s wheat embargo — triggered b...

Vietnam Healing Wall travels through Mission Valley

Veterans on motorcycles will be escorting “The Wall That Heals” through Lake County Tuesday, Aug. 20 on its way from Missoula to Whitefish.   The half-scale replica of the Vietnam Wall will be hosted by VFW Post 277 for four days in Whitefish, from Wednesday, Aug. 21 throu...

Pasture expert Greg Judy to teach workshop

ST. IGNATIUS — A one-of-a-kind pasture management workshop with renowned tame pasture management expert Greg Judy will be offered Thursday and Friday, Sept. 19 and 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Amish Community Building in St. Ignatius. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Participants may attend one d...

Western Montana Mental Health welcomes new director

RONAN — Although she’s been in Montana for two months, Michaelene Brownfield is the new face around the Western Montana Mental Health Center; she’s the clinical director for the mental health clinic. Before Brownfield moved to Montana, she spent the last two years in Elgin, Okla. She gra...

Enjoy summer, Christmas right around the corner

RONAN — Well, here we are, down to the last couple of weeks of summer vacation. If the kids aren’t ready for the school year to start, I’m sure that their parents are. It has been a few years since I’ve had kids in school, but I still remember how it felt. Now, it is the grandkids who...

Grin and bear it: Marie Cowen sells her beloved bear collection Grin and bear it: Marie Cowen sells her beloved bear collection

Marie Cowen’s yard sale was quite the sight to see this weekend. There were police bears, pilot bears and bears bearing beanies; bare bones bears, bare-naked bears, bald bears and bad bears bearing devil horns. Bear in mind, there were nearly 7,000 of them — mostly plush, some ceramic and a...

Crowds flock to Pioneer Days, 4-H Fair Crowds flock to Pioneer Days, 4-H Fair

RONAN — Pioneer Days events, rodeos, and local 4-H competitions drew huge crowds to Ronan last week as fairgoers enjoyed a lineup of activities with a bit of something for everyone.  Area athletes were able to battle it out with a 5k run plus softball, volleyball and three-on-three basketball t...

Local women foster hungry horses, now looking for homes for horses Local women foster hungry horses, now looking for homes for horses

RONAN — The skinny palomino filly’s hipbones, backbone and ribs all stuck out. The horse kept her head down, and Bonnie Albrich didn’t know if the 3-year-old would live, since she was so malnourished.  Albrich wasn’t looking for a skinny horse; she just wanted a saddle horse s...


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