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Articles with the Tag: St. Ignatius

New Lake County attorney sworn in New Lake County attorney sworn in

POLSON — Molly Owen, Lake County’s new District Court judge, swore in new Lake County Attorney James Lapotka Thursday afternoon before a crowd of well-wishers. Lapotka ran unopposed for the post in the recent primary election, and replaces Steve Eschenbacher, who retired six months shy of the end...

Bok giveaway provides summer reading material for kids Bok giveaway provides summer reading material for kids

ST. IGNATIUS — The Montana Federation of Public Employees (MFPE), thanks to an agreement with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Union and First Book, were able to partner with public schools in St. Ignatius and Hot Springs on June 27 to provide a free book giveaway for local kids.  &ldq...

St. Ignatius seniors for July 6, 2022

ST. IGNATIUS — Hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday weekend. Our menu next week:   —  Wednesday, July 6: dinner at 5:30 - pork loin, veggies, potatoes, coleslaw, rolls, flag cake —  Friday, July 8: chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy, veggies, rolls, fruit, choc...

Hoskinson to pay restitution Hoskinson to pay restitution

POLSON — The imposition of sentencing was deferred for six years for a St. Ignatius woman after she entered an Alford plea to one count of felony exploitation of an older or disabled person. The sentence for Shara Darlene Hoskinson, 45, was handed down at District Court in Polson on June 23 by Judge Ka...

Glacier Lake School celebrates graduates Glacier Lake School celebrates graduates

News and Photos from Glacier Lake School ST. IGNATIUS — Montana’s first self-directed school celebrated the graduation of two students earlier this month. Kathren Smith and Seven Wolfe were awarded their diplomas at a small ceremony including family members, staff and cake.

Community raises funds for the St. Ignatius VFD Community raises funds for the St. Ignatius VFD

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Volunteer Fire Department kicked off their fundraising for the summer with the 26th Annual VFD Auxiliary Picnic on Saturday, June 25. Bustling with activity, the day started off with a silent auction and a pig roast “with all the fixin’s,” a bouncy h...

St. Ignatius seniors for June 15, 2022

ST. IGNATIUS — Our monthly bingo game will be on Saturday, June 18 this month.  Please join us from 2-4 p.m. for a fun afternoon. Menu for the next two weeks:   —  Wednesday, June 15: dinner at 5:30 p.m. - meatloaf, mashed potatoes, salad, fruit, pineapple sheet cake &mdas...

New district court judge selected New district court judge selected

LAKE COUNTY — When Molly Owen takes her oath of office June 20, her appointment as judge for the 20th Judicial District represents a generational shift. At 35, she’ll be one of the youngest judges ever appointed to the bench in Montana – a career move she describes as humbling, challenging,...

Food Pantry volunteers needed

News from Heidi Riddle, Food Pantry ST. IGNATIUS — Summer is here and various volunteers are traveling so we need more volunteers. If you can work at least four hours a month please call Heidi Riddle at 406-745-0057. We are open Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and the last Saturday of the...

Juvenile detained for school threat

News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office ST. IGNATIUS — At about 2 p.m. on May 26, a Lake County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer was alerted to social media threats made by a youth indicating the youth was going to come to St. Ignatius High School with a gun and cause harm t...


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