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Articles with the Tag: U.S. Highway 93

Hoyland-Burrington sentenced to five years all suspended Hoyland-Burrington sentenced to five years all suspended

POLSON — A Somers woman was committed at District Court in Polson on April 13 to the Montana Department of Corrections for 5 years, all suspended, after pleading guilty to the operation of a non-commercial vehicle by a person with an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more, fourth or subsequent. The plea...

Haworth pleads guilty to vehicular homicide Haworth pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

POLSON — An Arlee woman who was charged with causing a fatal head-on collision on U.S. Highway 93 after fleeing a traffic stop in Polson admitted to causing the wreck. Shannon Sierra Haworth, 18, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on April 7 to felony vehicular homicide while under th...

Moore pleads guilty to negligent homicide Moore pleads guilty to negligent homicide

POLSON — A Marion woman has admitted to stealing a car in Kalispell before being involved in a fatal car wreck with it later in Pablo. Leasa Sierra Moore, now 19, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on April 7 to felony negligent homicide and no contest to felony theft. According...

Lesage’s sentence reduced

POLSON — A St. Ignatius woman who admitted to causing a traffic accident that killed another motorist has a chance to avoid prison. Darlene Lesage, 68, pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson on July 15, 2021 to vehicular homicide while under the influence. The plea was entered as part of an agreeme...

Initial findings of Ninepipe corridor feasibility study shared Initial findings of Ninepipe corridor feasibility study shared

LAKE COUNTY — Improvements to a crucial stretch of U.S. Highway 93 near the Ninepipe Reservoir are being revisited as engineers compare past and current studies on the heavily traveled roadway. An informational meeting was held on Feb. 7 by the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) and consulti...

MDT proposes road safety improvements

News from Montana Department of Transportation LAKE COUNTY — The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and invite the public to comment on a proposal to install shoulder rumble strips on about 50 miles of Highway U.S. 93, between Evaro and Polson. Proposed work inclu...

McIntyre pleads guilty to felony DUI

POLSON – A St. Ignatius man pleaded guilty in District Court at Polson Dec. 15 to what Lake County Attorney Steve Eschenbacher says is his eighth DUI. Raymond Burton McIntyre, 48, was charged with felony DUI stemming from a pursuit with law enforcement last summer. According to court records, on Aug...

Corcoran sentenced to 30 years in prison, 20 suspended Corcoran sentenced to 30 years in prison, 20 suspended

POLSON — A Charlo man was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Dec. 9, to a total of 30 years in the Montana State Prison with 20 years suspended for threatening the mother of his child and her fiancé with a gun and fighting with responding law enforcement. Stoney Randal Corcoran, 51, ple...

CSKT, County collaborate to repair Terrace Lake Road bridge

News from CSKT The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) and Lake County are collaborating to upgrade the Terrace Lake Road bridge that crosses the canal three miles east of Highway 93. The current bridges’ planks need replacement. This upgrade will remove the deficient planks and repl...

Fire crew responds to engulfed vehicle Fire crew responds to engulfed vehicle

POLSON — The Polson Fire Department responded to a car fully engulfed in flames along U.S. Hwy 93 in Polson late Wednesday afternoon. Fire crews got the call around 4:19 p.m. According to PFD Chief Clint Cottle, the fire started in the engine compartment of a newer model Jeep Liberty and no one w...


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