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Articles with the Tag: Safe Harbor

Retrial results in rape conviction for Vaughn James Retrial results in rape conviction for Vaughn James

POLSON – They finally got their man. The Lake County Attorney’s Office won a rape trial last week when a seven-man, five-woman jury voted unanimously to convict Vaughn James. James, 44, had defeated a rape charge at a June 12-14 trial when the jury split 10-2 in favor of conviction. That wa...

Circus comes to town in June Circus comes to town in June

News from SAFE Harbor It is going to be an exciting, fun-filled, family-focused celebration when the carnival and circus come to town. The big top will be under the Mission Mountains when the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus comes to Ronan on Saturday, June 24. The circus will be held at the Lake Cou...

UnVariety show fundraiser planned for May 19

POLSON – Tolerance is at the heart of the upcoming UnVariety Show, slated for May 19 at KwaTaqNuk Resort. Co-hosted by the Salish Kootenai College Spirit of Many Colors, SAFE Harbor and ACLU Montana, it is a night to embrace diversity, celebrate individuality and share in a high level of laughter. &...

Sexual assault survivors honored Sexual assault survivors honored

PABLO – About a dozen women and men stood up to give survivors of sexual assault a voice during the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council’s quarterly meeting on Friday. The event coincides with the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is held in April. It started in the 197...

SAFE Harbor secures larger Ronan office

News from SAFE Harbor RONAN — Change can be challenging or exciting. Sometimes it can even be amazing. Last month, SAFE Harbor faced one of those changes that was a dream come true. In early January, the agency was able to take a giant step forward with the relocation of its main office to a large...

Kettle Drive funds stay in county Kettle Drive funds stay in county

LAKE COUNTY — This Christmas Season when you shop at Super 1 Foods, Walmart, Pablo Family Foods and Harvest Foods, you will see volunteers from the Polson, Pablo and the Ronan area churches as well as community organizations ringing the bell for the Salvation Army Kettle Drive. Over the last several...

SAFE Harbor receives $20,000 grant SAFE Harbor receives $20,000 grant

News from SAFE Harbor RONAN — Improving the lives of others was always a priority for Mary Kay Ash, the founder of the international corporation that bears her name. Nearly two decades after her death, the vision of this pioneering businesswoman continues to have a positive impact on families from...

Auxiliary awards Safe Harbor Auxiliary awards Safe Harbor

RONAN — The VFW Auxiliary 5652 of Ronanchose Safe Harbor for 2016’s “Make a Difference Day” recipient. Safe Harbor was recognized for doing so much for our community. The Auxiliary presented Safe Harbor with a Certificate of Appreciation and $100. Pictured from left: Trustees of the V...

Local heroes honored for making a difference Local heroes honored for making a difference

News from SAFE Harbor POLSON — People making a difference was the focal point of SAFE Harbor’s 2016 Community Honorees Celebration on Oct. 19 in Polson. As part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, SAFE Harbor had sought community nominees from the area who had made a significant c...

Briefs for Sept. 7, 2016

Mission Valley Children’s Choir to begin again RONAN — The Mission Valley Children’s Choir will begin its second year on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at the Faith Lutheran Church, 406 5th Ave. SW in Ronan. Rehearsals will be held from 4-5 p.m. every Wednesday. The choir is open to children from...

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