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Articles with the Tag: U.S. Highway 93

Johnson sentenced to 5 years after ramming into police car

A St. Ignatius woman has been committed to the Montana Department of Corrections for five years with none of that time suspended on charges stemming from a high-speed pursuit with law enforcement. Alexis Lee Johnson, 25, was initially facing misdemeanor counts of theft, fleeing from or eluding a peace off...

Shourds faces possible 10 years in prison  

A Pablo man admitted to his role in a high-speed pursuit with law enforcement in July. Shawn Curtis Shourds, 41, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on Aug. 26 to felony criminal endangerment.  Shourds’ plea agreement dismisses, at sentencing, two felony counts of criminal poss...

Polson Police Department recognizes heroic citizens Polson Police Department recognizes heroic citizens

News from Polson Police Department Sergeant George Simpson  POLSON — Chief Wade Nash thanked two citizens for their heroic actions on Aug. 18. He presented them with letters of recognition for heroic citizenship and Polson Police Department coins as a small token of appreciation for their ser...

Polson Police Department thanks citizens for assistance

News from the Polson Police Department Sergeant George Simpson  POLSON – On Aug. 7, during the dayshift, the Polson Police Department responded to two significant crashes on U.S. Highway 93 and one significant medical emergency incident.  The unselfish acts of kindness and good old-fa...

Fourth of July celebrated differently during pandemic Fourth of July celebrated differently during pandemic

LAKE COUNTY – The Fourth of July celebration in Lake County was a little different this year after many traditional activities were canceled due to the COVID-19 virus, including powwows, parades, rodeos, firefighter fundraising, and city-run fireworks displays.  Despite the closure of many acti...

Banners honor graduating seniors Banners honor graduating seniors

This year’s high school seniors won’t sit on stages in caps and gowns to signify the end of their secondary education, but communities are finding ways to celebrate them anyway. In Arlee, Kelly Jo Nagel spearheaded an effort to make and hang banners featuring the seniors’ photos througho...

Join Friday Night Cruise

MISSION VALLEY — Every Friday night from 6-8 p.m., all vehicles, old or new, are welcome to cruise the following route: Main Street Polson to 13th Ave. W, then up to Second Street W and to 17th Ave. E, wave at the residents of Providence Assisted Living, turn left on First Street E, wave at the hospita...

Highway 93 crash kills Missoula resident

LAKE COUNTY – In the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, a two-vehicle crash occurred on U.S. Highway 93 near Arlee at mile marker 20.5. According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, the head-on crash resulted in the death of 63-year-old Michael Singer of Missoula. Law enforcement responded to...

Three grizzly bears killed on Hwy 93 in 2019

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Three grizzly bears have lost their lives due to separate vehicle collisions on U.S. Highway 93 on the Flathead Reservation this year.   Although collisions are down compared to 2018, when six bears were lost on the highway, ranging from cubs to an adult female and male, ...

Smith sentenced for possession, endangerment

A Ronan man was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Dec. 5 to a total of six years with the Montana State Department of Corrections with all suspended but time served of 73 days in the Lake County Jail. Jay Calvin Smith, 31, was sentenced to two years, all suspended, for felony theft; two years, all ...

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