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Articles with the Tag: U.S. Highway 93

Two women arrested following chase, shootout  Two women arrested following chase, shootout 

A shootout between two women and police on Eagle Pass Trail east of U.S. 93 and Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge last week resulted in no injuries, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  Alta Littlelight-Threefingers, 34, of Crow Agency, and Roishell St. Dennis, 27, of Missoula, were ...

Ridgewater development gets 1-year extension

POLSON — The Polson City Commission approved another extension for the mixed-use Ridgewater development’s master plan/preliminary plat last week, this time for one year.  That came on the heels of two extensions approved earlier this year, the first for six months and the second for two m...

Man ordered to pay $32K in restitution

POLSON – A 31-year-old man who was responsible for a vehicle accident in which a woman passenger racked up some $32,000 in medical bills was sentenced in district court last week. Judge Kim Christopher gave Waylon James Deroche, 31, a two-year deferred sentence to the Department of Corrections for c...

Drug dealer gets 5 years in DOC Drug dealer gets 5 years in DOC

POLSON – A Pasco, Washington man was sentenced to five years in the Department of Corrections last week for criminal possession of illegal drugs with intent to distribute.  Leonardo Rafael Perez, 18, was arrested following a Jan. 23 traffic stop after his vehicle was found in a ditch off Montan...

Arlee celebrates alumni during homecoming festivities Arlee celebrates alumni during homecoming festivities

ARLEE – Teacher Sue Carney announced the winners of different Arlee homecoming contests during half time at the football game on Friday night, just after the sun went down on a crisp fall evening. She said that she asked her students if they knew about the true meaning of Homecoming Week. She receiv...

Man shot and killed in Pablo on Saturday  Man shot and killed in Pablo on Saturday 

PABLO – A 34-year-old Pablo man was shot and killed by a 28-year-old Pablo man early Saturday morning, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  A 911 call came in at 4:23 a.m. on Sept. 16 and deputies responded to a residence south of Pablo on U.S. Highway 93. Deputies determined t...

City grants 60-day extension of preliminary plat after receiving dueling opinions City grants 60-day extension of preliminary plat after receiving dueling opinions

POLSON – The Polson City Commission approved another extension for the preliminary plat of the master plan for the mixed-use Ridgewater subdivision last week after hearing contrary opinions from two attorneys.  On Monday, Aug. 21, the commission unanimously approved the extension to Oct. 20. Th...

Wilderness fires burn east of Arlee; salvage yard fire out Wilderness fires burn east of Arlee; salvage yard fire out

POLSON –  South Lake County residents may have noticed fires burning east of Arlee, one of which may cause some Placid Lake residents to evacuate and another that burned a salvage yard.  Kelly’s Auto Salvage, located southeast of town off U.S. 93, lost some 400 cars due to a fire cau...

Family ice cream business gives back Family ice cream business gives back

ST. IGNATIUS – Getting started in the ice cream business wasn’t an easy task for the owners of the Golden Yoke, but they made it happen. Connie Surber and Laura Ginsburg originally wanted to purchase a pasteurizing machine to make ice cream with milk from their farm. They started working on a ...

High-speed chase ends in crash near Lakeside

POLSON – Two women were arrested after a high-speed chase late Wednesday, July 19.  According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop at 11:20 p.m. near St. Ignatius after a four-door Hyundai sedan was seen traveling erratically northbound on U.S. 93...


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