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Articles with the Tag: U.S. Highway 93

Heavy Runner sentenced for endangerment

POLSON — A Pablo man, formerly of Browning, was committed at District Court in Polson on Sept. 1 to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of 10 years with five years suspended. Curtis James Heavy Runner, 40, entered a plea of guilty during an earlier court appearance to felony charges of cr...

RAISE grant to rebuild county roads RAISE grant to rebuild county roads

LAKE COUNTY — Officials learned last week that Lake County will receive nearly $13 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to fully rebuild three critical stretches of road over the next few years.  The $12.9 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (...

Elmo Fire burns 10,000 acres, 0% contained Elmo Fire burns 10,000 acres, 0% contained

ELMO — As of Sunday, July 31, a wildland fire burning along Montana Hwy. 28 has burned more than 10,923 acres northwest of Elmo. The Elmo Fire was discovered Friday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Big Draw north of Hwy. 28. An evacuation order was issued for Chief Cliff estates (about three dozen homes...

Moore sentenced for negligent homicide

POLSON — A Marion woman convicted of causing a fatal crash in a stolen car was sentenced at District Court in Polson on June 30 to a total of 18 years in the Montana State Women’s prison with 10 years suspended. Lease Sierra Moore, 19, entered a plea of guilty on April 7 to felony negligent homic...

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...


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