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Donation provides swim lessons Donation provides swim lessons

News from the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County RONAN — The first week in October marked the beginning of a new opportunity for Ronan Boys & Girls Club members. Kathy Gallagher and Alice Gleason, longtime members of the former Ronan Swimming Pool Association, design...

Kicking Horse students participate in Operation Christmas Child Kicking Horse students participate in Operation Christmas Child

RONAN — It was a chance meeting that brought Kicking Horse Job Corps nursing student Elsa Fissehaye and Hamilton resident Karla West together on an flight to Denver this spring. It was no coincidence that the two kind-hearted individuals stayed in contact after the flight, and worked together with othe...

Parents, student ask Ronan school board to reconsider cheerleading Parents, student ask Ronan school board to reconsider cheerleading

RONAN —Two parents and a student asked the Ronan school board on Oct.14 to consider alternatives to eliminating the school’s winter cheerleading program. They also asked the administration to address ongoing harassment of the cheerleaders at games this year. Parent Lisa Corbett said high schoo...

Volunteers needed to help seniors prepare taxes

POLSON — Montana’s AARP Tax-Aide, the state’s largest free volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service, is seeking volunteers to assist in tax assistance and preparation for the 2013 tax year. This program targets seniors and low to moderate income folks. Volunteers of all ages and...

Ronan names police chief

RONAN — Valent Maxwell, 54, of Klawok, Alaska is scheduled to take over as Ronan chief of police on Oct. 28.  Mayor Kim Aipperspach said the city council interviewed three candidates for the position, after receiving five applications.  “It was hard to decide who was best,” ...

Robbers steal donations, smash door to Ronan library Robbers steal donations, smash door to Ronan library

RONAN – The Ronan Library was closed over the weekend after burglars struck late Friday night and stole its donation jar.  Librarian Michelle Fenger said she received a call at 9:20 p.m. on Friday night because the alarm was going off. When law enforcement arrived on the scene they found a rock...

Harvest Fest hay bale winners announced Harvest Fest hay bale winners announced

RONAN — The results are in and the ballots counted for Ronan’s Harvest Fest hay bale and scarecrow challenge.  Lake Co. 4-H grand champion pig took first place with Harvest Foods sunny sunflowers running in a close second. Honorable mention went to Mountain West Co-op with the notorious t...

'Pignic' in the park creates awareness, funding 'Pignic' in the park creates awareness, funding

RONAN — Community members spent Saturday eating, listening to music, visiting, taking chances on pig poop bingo and playing in Bockman Park. The Pig in the Park event was meant to raise awareness and funds for play pods: innovative and culturally relevant playground equipment. It doubled as a way to br...

Maidens ace two victories at home

  RONAN - The Maidens smashed through their opponents Friday, grabbing a 3-0 win against Troy. Christine Robinson laid down four of the Maiden’s 12 aces and also matched Danielle Richwine in digs with 10. Alaina Madsen showed her aggressive side at the net with 12 kills. The Maidens hoste...

Ronan Chiefs blow past Thompson Falls

  THOMPSON FALLS – The Chiefs grabbed the lead early and held on hanging Thompson Falls out to dry in the 38-12 win on Friday. Ronan’s Lucas Gerhardt led in rushing putting up 174 yards on 33 carries and logging two touchdowns for the Chiefs. Connor Benn also collected dirt under his c...

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