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Articles with the Tag: Tribal Police

Tribal officials deal with hungry bears Tribal officials deal with hungry bears

POLSON — It’s calorie-loading season for bears, and a hungry one can become dangerous as it attempts to stuff its belly before winter. Last week two mature black bears were put down by tribal law enforcement outside Finley Point Grill after repeatedly getting into the trash near parked cars, w...

Local hospitals team up to help sexual assault victims Local hospitals team up to help sexual assault victims

News from DeeAnn Richardson, SAFE Harbor Executive Director Rape survivors, whether in Ronan, Polson or a larger city like Seattle encounter significant difficulties seeking post-assault healthcare and medical forensic evidence collection. Numerous studies have found that less than half of survivors ...

Protect and serve Protect and serve

Dozens of law enforcement officers followed the parade route on U.S. Highway 93 in their vehicles to honor fallen officers, and although the end couldn’t be seen from the beginning, together they curved around Flathead Lake in Polson. Motorcycles went first in front of a string of police cars from acro...

Cement truck wrecks Cement truck wrecks

CHARLO – A full cement truck flipped onto its side after turning west on Highway 212 towards Charlo from U.S. Highway 93, several yards from the yellow blinking lights over the intersection around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tony Isbell reported that the truck appeared to have ...

Cement truck wrecks Cement truck wrecks

By Karen Peterson Valley Journal CHARLO – A full cement truck flipped onto its side after turning west on Highway 212 towards Charlo from U.S. Highway 93, several yards from the yellow blinking lights over the intersection around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tony Isbell repor...

School board approves design team search

ST. IGNATIUS – The Mission School Board approved the acquisition of a design team for the school improvements plan at the last board meeting on a proposed project requiring a taxpayer bond projected to be set at $5 million.  “We want to open this up to companies interested in helping us w...

Woman shot in Pablo

PABLO – Law enforcement officers from several agencies worked to find the suspects wanted in connection with an incident in Pablo around noon on Monday, Dec. 14. One arrest has been made, but the other suspect hasn’t been found. “We got a call that shots had been fired,” said Confe...

Group forms to help children in drug environments Group forms to help children in drug environments

PABLO – Melanie Smith noticed a drug problem in the valley that is affecting children at all ages and income levels. “It’s taking beautiful people with all the potential in the world and robbing them of their lives,” she said. “And children are in the middle of it.” ...

Bulls take a trailer break, walk home Bulls take a trailer break, walk home

RONAN — It was a crime of opportunity, and the “criminals” were dressed in black.  The back door on Dave Robbins’ stock trailer sprung open just as he stopped at the traffic signal on Main Street and Terrace Lake Road in Ronan, and the six black angus bulls Robbins was hauling...

Pursuit ends in arrest of violent offender Pursuit ends in arrest of violent offender

RONAN — A violent offender is behind bars again after a short pursuit that involved multiple county agencies.  According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, Glen Parker, 45, of Ronan, was arrested on Haystack Mountain Lane around 9 p.m. April 14 after a brief pursuit.  According to Bell, P...


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