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Articles with the Tag: Sanders County

Irrigation commissioner: resolution not in best interest of communities Irrigation commissioner:  resolution not in best interest of communities

LAKE COUNTY – As Flathead Irrigation District Commissioner Janette Rosman read about the Lake County commissioners’ decision to halt irrigation repairs, she was a bit perplexed.   She first discovered the changes that impact irrigation water through Facebook. She continued to find more in...

Former Polson woman receives 100 years for homicide

A former Polson woman was sentenced to 100 years in the Montana State Women’s Prison with none of that time suspended and no chance at parole. Danielle Jeanette Wood, 56, was found guilty by a Sanders County jury in January of deliberate homicide after a two-week trial. She was sentenced at District...

Children support other children with caring messages Children support other children with caring messages

A local Girl Scout troop worked on a project to recognize another group of children with messages of love.  Children in the troop, who are under age 10 and members of Polson Girl Scout Troop 3335, sat down with markers, glue and glitter to create dozens of Valentine’s Day cards to be delivered ...

New staff hired as LCCDC changes name to Mission West New staff hired as LCCDC changes name to Mission West

RONAN — The past year has brought a slew of new faces to Mission West Community Development Partners. The recruitment of new talent, fueled by passion for community development, is intentional, says Executive Director Jim Thaden.  “It’s a fact that the populations of the counties we...

Charges filed in Conko Camel murder Charges filed in Conko Camel murder

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Deliberate homicide charges were filed Monday, Oct. 26, in the Montana Twentieth Judicial District Court for the death of William “Bill” Conko Camel, who was killed two years ago near Dixon, within Sanders County. An arrest warrant was issued for C...

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 ...


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