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Articles with the Tag: Sanders County

Public comment period for refuge management open

News from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service BISON RANGE – Since 1908, when the National Bison Range in western Montana was established by conservation visionary President Theodore Roosevelt, this cherished 18,800-acre national wildlife refuge has continued to play a vital role in the conservation...

Phone records lead to charges in Sanders County homicide Phone records lead to charges in Sanders County homicide

POLSON – A woman charged with the deliberate homicide of Matthew LaFriniere – in Thompson Falls almost a year ago – was arrested on the morning of Wednesday, March 20, in Polson.  Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Danielle Jeanette Wood after receiving the arrest ...

MSU to offer pesticide trainings

From MSU News Service MONTANA – The Montana State University Pesticide Education Program will be coordinating five regional pesticide-training events across Montana in April. These seven-hour trainings are designed for individuals who want to learn more about pesticides and/or qualify for a Montan...

Judge Christopher takes oath Judge Christopher takes oath

Deborah “Kim” Christopher was sworn in by Mike McGrath, Chief Justice of the Montana Supreme Court, for her fourth term as State District Court Judge for the 20th Judicial District, Lake and Sanders counties on Jan. 2 in Helena. The ceremony was held in Helena at the Montana Supreme Court.  ...

MontanaPBS restores service in area

News from PBS FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATiON – MontanaPBS is pleased to announce the restoration of over-the-air public television service in the communities of Pablo, Polson, Ronan, Hot Springs, St. Ignatius and Arlee.  In the past year, MontanaPBS has been working cooperatively with Salish Ko...

Social Security Calling? It’s a Scam

News from the Area VI Agency on Aging   New warnings have been issued by the Federal Trade Commission  about the recent round of calls faking Social Security. They can even make the caller ID look like it’s really Social Security, and they have been calling people in Montana. Your call...

Garden Creek Fire grows to 2K plus acres Garden Creek Fire grows to 2K plus acres

HOT SPRINGS – The lightning sparked Garden Creek wildfire burning in Sanders County, two miles northwest of Hot Springs, has scorched roughly 2,500 acres and is 20 percent contained as of Monday morning according to fire managers. On Friday morning, fire managers for the CSKT Division of Fire held a...

New Medicare Cards still coming

News from the Area VI Agency on Aging  About half of the states have received or are in the midst of receiving their new Medicare cards. The mailings to Montana residents have not yet begun.  t’s important to keep your old card secure until the new one arrives. Remember, no one legiti...

Don’t ignore Social Security letter, CMS

News from the Area VI Agency on Aging During the months of May and June, Social Security is sending out letters to all those who, according to their records, may qualify for one of two important programs to reduce Medicare prescription costs and eliminate the Medicare Part B premium usually taken out of...

CASA Advocates recognized CASA Advocates recognized

POLSON — On June 7, Dick and Carol Banghart, residents of Polson, were recognized as Montana’s 2018 CASA Advocates of the Year at the recent 2018 Montana Child Abuse and Neglect Conference. They have served the CASA program in Lake County for more than 14 years. In the past year alone, they logg...


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