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Cowboy Hall of Fame announces inductions

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame The 2020 inductee into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame for District 10 was announced last week as for Flathead, Lake, Lincoln and Sanders Counties as Living Award – Berniece Arlene ‘Lady Long Rider’ Ende, Trego. Legacy Award – Wilderness ...

Murder investigation needs public information

News from CSKT PABLO ­— A joint investigation into the murder of William Patrick Conko Camel, who was shot and killed in Sanders County near Dixon two years ago, has developed new leads.  Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Law Enforcement is questioning two people of interest who ...

Briefs for Aug. 19, 2020

DPHHS issues statement on proposed rule regarding flavored electronic smoking device  News from DPHHS MONTANA — Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Sheila Hogan sent this notification to the Children, Families, Health and Human Services Interim Committee today regardi...

Sanders County holds first COVID-19 testing event Sanders County holds first COVID-19 testing event

By Rob Zolman / Valley Journal HOT SPRINGS – Sanders County area resident Tammy Beerntsen waited in a steady line of cars Thursday morning for the opportunity to participate in a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing event held at the Hot Springs rodeo grounds.  “I wanted to come down to ma...

UCC asks public to continue social distancing

News from the Lake County-CSKT Unified Command Center   LAKE COUNTY – South Flathead Lake and the Mission Valley attract summer visitors from all over the country and globe. While Lake and Sanders County have successfully kept COVID-19 numbers low, cluster infections occur quickly when proper ...

District Court makes changes to reduce spread of COVID-19

POLSON – The 20th Judicial District Court in Lake County put out a notice to attorneys on March 17 with guidelines concerning how to proceed with cases as the COVID-19 virus spreads.   The administrative order from District Court Judge James Manley states the COVID-19 virus is expected to conti...

Irrigation districts grapple with fee increase

Last week, the Flathead Irrigation District paid $192,250 for their half of the payment for the 2019 Flathead Indian Irrigation Project operation and maintenance costs with a $4.50 increase or $33.50 per acre or $16.50 for half an acre.   The Mission and Jocko Districts paid their half of the fee at ...

Toys for Tots brings Christmas spirit to local children Toys for Tots brings Christmas spirit to local children

POLSON – Community members in Lake and Sanders Counties helped create happy holiday experiences for local children this year.  Toys for Tots collects toys around the holiday season and distributes them to children who might otherwise not get a gift during the season. The program is a national e...

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 ...


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