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Homicide suspect released from jail

POLSON — A 28-year-old man initially held on a deliberate homicide charge has been released from jail, County Attorney Steve Eschenbacher said.  Ryan Jerry Black was released Monday, Sept. 18, with a requirement that he wear a GPS monitoring device and not return to Lake County except to meet w...

Polson Pirates, Lady Pirates finish first at Mission Shadow Duels Polson Pirates, Lady Pirates finish first at Mission Shadow Duels

POLSON — The Polson Pirates took home both girls and boys varsity team victories on Saturday at the Mission Shadow Duels co-hosted by the Polson and Ronan High Schools. More than 600 runners from 16 high school and 17 middle school teams competed at the cross-country event held at the Silver Fox Golf c...

SKC offers STEM courses for high school students SKC offers STEM courses for high school students

POLSON – Salish Kootenai College is now offering coursework to local high school students through a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy.  Eight students from Ronan, Polson and Two Eagle River high schools will study biology, chemistry and statistics in conjunction with researc...

Local Boys and Girls Club pilot for national meth prevention project Local Boys and Girls Club pilot for national meth prevention project

RONAN – During a nine-day project, the community came together to make an impression on kids concerning the dangers of using methamphetamines. The event was held at the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County in Ronan as part of a national pilot project to hopefully reach kid...

Locals attend eclipse observing events Locals attend eclipse observing events

LAKE COUNTY – Eclipse viewing glasses sold out across Lake County during the weekend, but several venues provided free glasses and fun for the Monday, August 21, solar event including the Polson and Ronan libraries where people lined up to get a pair of glasses.  According to the National Aeron...

Fall Hunters Education Class announced

 MISSION VALLEY — Class for the Ronan, Pablo and Charlo Fall Hunter Education course will start Tuesday, Aug. 22, in room 118 of the Beaverhead Math and Science building on the Salish Kootenai College campus in Pablo.  Interested students are required to register online now at A p...

Salish elder awarded for nutrition advocacy excellence

Since 2008, the Montana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MTAND), formerly the Montana Dietetic Association, has honored non‐dietitians with an Award of Excellence for Nutrition Advocacy. The award is presented to individuals who have worked to optimize the health for Montanans as advocates for food and nu...

Salish Kootenai College receives $198K for environmental job training program

News from the Salish Kootenai College DENVER – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Salish Kootenai College a $198K Brownfields Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) grant to deliver an environmental job training program for unemployed and underempl...

MSU graduate student receives NSF fellowship MSU graduate student receives NSF fellowship

News from Montana State University BOZEMAN – A Montana State University graduate student researching the ecological past of Montana’s Flathead Reservation has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support his work. Matthew Weingart, a first...

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. &...

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