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Articles with the Tag: St. Ignatius Town Council

St. Ignatius Council pays bill

ST. IGNATIUS – The St. Ignatius Town Council expressed their disgust with the town’s newly finished water project on July 7, as they voted to pay more than $50,000 in a penultimate installment for the work, which has been plagued with issues for several years.  Public Works Director Scott...

Mayor quashes police chief rumors, council offers support Mayor quashes police chief rumors, council offers support

ST. IGNATIUS – Members of the public and St. Ignatius Town Council spoke in support of new police chief Matt Connelly on June 2, despite an apparent onslaught of negative rumors about him. Connelly was sworn in mid-May as police chief. He has more than a decade of law enforcement experience in India...

St. Ignatius Council delays payment for water project

ST. IGNATIUS – St. Ignatius Town Council voted for the second time to not issue payment for completion of the town’s water project, until a final punch list could be completed.  The council voted in May to withhold payment from the contractor and engineering firm, citing unsatisfactory pe...

St. Ignatius council withholds final water project payment

ST. IGNATIUS – St. Ignatius Town Council voted May 5 to withhold final payments for a water improvement project until the contractor in charge can fix certain problems and ensure completion. The project, started in June 2014 after significant delays, was supposed to be completed in 90 days. Almost a...

Getting police chief top priority in St. Ignatius Getting police chief top priority in St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS – Townspeople are not happy as police response times lag and a stray dog problem continues to grow in St. Ignatius as the town enters its fifth month without a police chief. After listening to several people speak about various problems at the Town Council’s May 5 meeting, Mayor C...

Dog problems at top of councils’ agendas, but solutions unclear Dog problems at top of councils’ agendas, but solutions unclear

ST. IGNATIUS – Beautiful mountains and a bustling small town are the backdrop of Bea Eder’s 4-mile walk around St. Ignatius every day, but the picturesque scene is all but serene when Eder factors in having to pick a route that isn’t obstructed by free-roaming dogs that often show signs of ...

Sheriff addresses St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch

News from St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch group ST. IGNATIUS — When in doubt, make the call, said Lake County Sheriff Don Bell. Bell was addressing the St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 17, in the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center.  Bell was responding to queries fro...

St. Ignatius extends search for police chief

ST. IGNATIUS – St. Ignatius Town Council agreed Feb. 3 to advertise for the rest of the month for police chief candidates, after receiving only two applications for the position in an initial search for applicants.  “I’d like to put it out one more time,” Councilmember Ray Fre...

St. Ignatius, Ronan councils mull solutions to dog problems St. Ignatius, Ronan councils mull solutions to dog problems

LAKE COUNTY – Ten months after Ronan City Council and St. Ignatius Town Council both separately endeavored to find some resolution to a county-wide problem of dealing with dogs at large and vicious animals, there has been little progress in the matter. Both entities continue to weigh new ideas and opti...

St. Ignatius left with part-time police coverage St. Ignatius left with part-time police coverage

ST. IGNATIUS – Town officials have decided to advertise for a police chief and keep a part-time police officer whose probationary period was set to expire in mid-January in the latest set of personnel hiccups to befall the St. Ignatius Police Department.  Officer Logan Martin was kept on as an ...


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