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Ramona Lee (Mattson) Herron

RONAN — Ramona Lee (Mattson) Herron, youngest daughter of Elda and Raymond Mattson, passed away in Portland, Ore. on May 29, 2012. Survivors are her Mom Elda; her daughter Alice Coleman, and three sons Larry, Roman and Cali., all of Portland, Ore., and numerous cousins and friends.  

School board meeting features death threats, new hires

RONAN — The Ronan School Board’s June 11 meeting began with an emotional speech by high school principal Tom Stack. Stack said he’d received two death threats on Friday in the wake of last week’s media firestorm regarding guest speaker Gerald Molen. Stack canceled Molen’s speech...

Hero to many leaves Mission Valley

RONAN- Long time community member and friend to many, Jim BlackWolf, is going home. After nearly 25 years with Ronan-based Mission Mountain Enterprises, BlackWolf says he is leaving to be closer to his family in Lame Deer.  “I’m moving back to see my family, but I’ll sure miss my...

Judith Anne Deschamps Bean Judith Anne Deschamps Bean

RONAN — Judith Anne Deschamps Bean passed away peacefully at St. Patrick Hospital with her husband Harry and childhood friend Kathy at her side; due to complications of a six-year battle with breast cancer. Judy was born in Missoula, Dec. 1, 1946 to Robert L. and Dorothy G. Deschamps Jr. She attende...

John Plouffe

RONAN — John Plouffe passed away on May 31, 2012. John was born on January 20, 1950 in Alexandria, Ky. to Joe and Becky Plouffe. John devoted his life to being a single parent, raising his two children, Tyler and Casey on his own. John will be remembered as a loving father, grandpa, good friend, brothe...

Emma Kopelman

RONAN — A memorial service for Emma Kopelman, who passed away Feb. 18, 2012, will be held at Sacred Heart Parish, Ronan, on June 13 at 11 a.m. Luncheon and interment will follow.

School wrong to cancel talk

Editor, On Sunday, May 27, readers of the Inter Lake op-ed pages and letters saw, above the op-ed page fold, writing titled “In the land of the free” by Gerald Molen, a Hollywood producer now living in Bigfork. Mr. Molen was, in this area, quite well-publicized in various publications as to hi...

Cutting loose: 70 Maidens, Chiefs graduate from Ronan

Usually students get their hair cut before graduation, but Ronan High School valedictorian Levi Talsma received a hair cut on stage during his valedictory address, courtesy of two classmates. Talsma donated his long brown hair to Locks of Love and wished his classmates good luck at graduation on June 3. A...

Ronan library seeks creation of special tax district

RONAN — Thanks to donations and frugal spending, an anticipated budget gap of more than $21,000 for the Ronan Public Library is now only $6,500. To prevent reoccurring shortfalls, the library continues to work toward the creation of a special taxing district. For the past few years, Ronan’s li...

Integrity — what integrity?

Editor, I am confused, following all the articles in all of the local newspapers concerning the issues of “who done it” in regards to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. It is my understanding that the primary job description for law enforcement is to “serve and protect.” ...


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