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Articles with the Tag: U.S. Highway 93

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...

Total-ly new Home coming soon for Boys and Girls Club Total-ly new Home coming soon for Boys and Girls Club

 RONAN – Though final paperwork hasn’t been finished, the staff at the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County are in the preliminary process of moving.  “We are ecstatic about this opportunity,” said Aric Cooksley, Boys and Girls Club executive di...

Plans for restaurant canceled, city cites parking issues Plans for restaurant canceled, city cites parking issues

POLSON – A local couple have canceled plans to open a restaurant in town after the city cited parking issues. Bill and Cynthia Barrett had planned to convert the building at 51145 U.S. Highway 93 that previously housed Great Clips into “Dude’s Place,” a restaurant featuring tapas, ...

Watercraft check station hours expanded

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are operating an additional watercraft check station at the Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation offices at 406 Sixth Ave. E. in Polson. The watercraft check station is open from 7 a.m. t...


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