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Grizzly bears killed on Highway 93

News from CSKT Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation PABLO — Tribal bear biologists say that three of four members in a family group of grizzly bears were struck and killed by an automobile around 11 p.m. on Friday, July 27, approximately a mile south of Ronan. The collision incl...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

Jack Fay’s buddies who had gotten their draft notices told him he was on his way to being next. He didn’t want to dig foxholes for the Army and he liked water and ships, so he talked to a Navy recruiter in Missoula. On Sept. 5, 1961 he officially joined the Navy. Boot camp was 12 weeks in San ...

Pioneer Days celebrated in Ronan Pioneer Days celebrated in Ronan

RONAN – Last weekend, Ronan took center-stage, as Mission Valley residents turned out to have a good time at the annual Pioneer Days celebration. The city kicked off the three-day celebration Friday morning in Bockman Park with youngsters dipping their fishing lines in Spring Creek in hopes of catch...

A fair for all A fair for all

RONAN – “I enjoy spending time with the animals,” eighth grader Aspen Taber stated. She also noted chickens are her favorite animal. “I do well with them. They suit me.”  The fair had over 500 4-H exhibits packed with livestock, art and food. Whatever your interest, from...

Briefs for August 1, 2018

Arrest threats for fines owed a scam According to a press release issued July 24 from Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, his office has received numerous calls from citizens claiming that they have been contacted and threatened with arrest for fines/money owed. A fraudulent caller is “spoofing” t...

Briefs for August 1, 2018

Help sought for Eagle Scout project   RONAN – Jamison Romero has decided to clean up Ronan’s cemetery for his Eagle Scout project and is seeking help from community members to complete this vast task. Volunteers are needed to help clean headstones, take photos and organize accordin...

Baby Box project marks 100th box milestone Baby Box project marks 100th box milestone

News from the desk of Helping Hands  POLSON — As we near gifting the 100th baby box of the year, we would like to share some of the amazing stories and partnerships of this groundbreaking project.  When we conceptualized the structure of this project, we didn’t realize the conne...

Quilters share stories, art through their craft Quilters share stories, art through their craft

RONAN – Each of the 140 quilts displayed this past weekend in the K. William Harvey Elementary School gym had a story to tell.  Whether it was a tale of a family heirloom quilt passed down from generation to generation, a celebration of past glory days from high school or a story of just sharin...

American Legion Ronan initiates new officers American Legion Ronan initiates new officers

News from Ronan American Legion Post No. 138 RONAN — During the regular meeting of July 10, 2018, Department Vice-Commander Jeff Nelson of Polson Post #112 conducted the swearing in ceremony of the new Post Officers. They were as follows: Glen Sharbono Commander, Tom Leafty Vice Commander, Ed Corn...

Mission Valley Museum Consortium shares upcoming events

ARLEE Arlee/Jocko Valley Museum See our beautiful outdoor veterans’ memorial and memorabilia from area veterans along with Pioneer Day photographs and more.   ST. IGNATIUS St. Ignatius Mission Church St. Ignatius Mission Church’s summer hours are 9 a.m.-7 p.m. d...

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