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Mission Valley food banks meet surge in demand to help people Mission Valley food banks meet surge in demand to help people

LAKE COUNTY – Local food banks are seeing a surge in need due to the financial hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic.  “We have seen about a 20 percent increase in registrations,” said Mary Martin, operations manager of Polson Loaves and Fish Pantry. “It started as soon a...

Local farmers markets adapt to coronavirus Local farmers markets adapt to coronavirus

In the summer, the Mission Valley is full of fresh produce and meat made available at farmers markets; however, the current pandemic has imposed an air of uncertainty on plans for this summer’s farmers market season.  Administrators of farmers markets in the area are working to find ways to kee...

Life Flight Network and Mountain Health CO-OP of Montana, Idaho announce new partnership Life Flight Network and Mountain Health CO-OP of Montana, Idaho announce new partnership

News from Life Flight Network MONTANA – Life Flight Network, the nation’s largest not-for-profit air medical transport service, announced a new partnership with Montana Health CO-OP and Idaho’s Mountain Health CO-OP.  The agreement will provide members across both states with Life...

St. Luke prepared for local pandemic impacts St. Luke prepared for local pandemic impacts

RONAN — As of April 20, only two other states (Wyoming and Alaska) had fewer confirmed cases of COVID-19 than Montana.The state's low number, 433 at the time, means the virus isn’t spreading as rampantly as it is in other states. Still, local healthare providers, including St. Luke Community hosp...

Join Friday Night Cruise

MISSION VALLEY — Every Friday night from 6-8 p.m., all vehicles, old or new, are welcome to cruise the following route: Main Street Polson to 13th Ave. W, then up to Second Street W and to 17th Ave. E, wave at the residents of Providence Assisted Living, turn left on First Street E, wave at the hospita...

Sherman pleads not guilty to theft Sherman pleads not guilty to theft

A Ronan man entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on April 15 to felony theft. Adam Ethan Sherman, 19, is accused of stealing a 1979 Chevy pickup in Polson. According to court records, on March 23, a Polson resident reported his half-ton Chevy Silverado truck missing. Polson police loca...

Salois charged in strangulation case Salois charged in strangulation case

Senlin Shy Blue Salois, 28, entered pleas of not guilty at District Court in Polson on April 16 to felony charges of assault with a weapon and strangulation of a partner or family member.  According to court records, on April 6, staff at St. Luke Community Healthcare hospital in Ronan reported to Con...

Law enforcement adapt to COVID-19

LAKE COUNTY – Lake County Sheriff Don Bell is adjusting procedures in an effort to protect citizens and law enforcement during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Deputies are putting in extra time on patrol and attempting to limit in-person contact. “Our deputies continue to respond to and make arre...

Lake County’s second COVID-19 case shares her story Lake County’s second COVID-19 case shares her story

RONAN – Heather Roan Robbins wishes she could go back in time and get off the plane that took her to New York for the trip where she contracted COVID-19.  Robbins, 64, was the second person diagnosed with the virus in Lake County. She received her diagnosis on March 28. Robbins did not spread t...

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy found deceased Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy found deceased

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the death of a law enforcement officer.  “It is with great sadness that I report that one of our Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies, Ross Holcomb, 32, of Ronan, was found deceased in his home,” Lake County Sheriff Do...


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