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Articles with the Tag: Veterans

Wrapped in honor Wrapped in honor

CHARLO – David Peck received a surprise in his mail on Saturday, Dec. 10. “I wondered why someone sent this to me,” he said of his thoughts before he opened the box. The mysterious package was delivered to his doorstep, and when he opened it up, he discovered a red, white and blue quilt ...

Powwow brings children together Powwow brings children together

RONAN – Communities united at the Flathead Indian Reservation’s Head Start Powwow for pint size dancers and their families on Friday at the Ronan Event Center. “This started around 41 years ago as a small powwow in Arlee with maybe 18 people as a way to bring people together,” said...

Native veterans celebrated Native veterans celebrated

News from Kicking Horse Job Corps RONAN — Native Americans have the highest record of service per capita when compared with other ethnic groups. It seems appropriate that Veterans Day and Native American History Month are both celebrated in November. On Thursday, November 10, 2016, Kicking Hors...

Mission Valley Honor Guard Mission Valley Honor Guard

ST. IGNATIUS — Veterans Day is a celebration to honor all military veterans on Nov. 11. During the 11th hour, the Mission Valley Honor Guard came together at the Veteran’s Wall to remember and celebrate that day. The date for the holiday was originally set as the anniversary of the armistice t...

School hosts Army officer, raises funds School hosts Army officer, raises funds

News from Mission Valley Christian Academy POLSON — Mission Valley Christian Academy hosted Army Chief Warrant Officer Brian Piercy from Kalispell on Monday, Nov. 7 for Veterans Day. Brian has been a member of the Army National Guard in the Kalispell unit since 2006 and has been deployed several t...

Briefs for Nov. 9, 2016

Veterans invited to free showing of ‘Last Man Club’ POLSON — Polson Theatres’ Showboat Cinema is partnering with VetFlicks, VetTix and Randolph Productions to bring the film “Last Man Club” to Polson for two special Veterans Day Weekend showings at 1:30 p.m. on Friday...

Auxiliary awards Safe Harbor Auxiliary awards Safe Harbor

RONAN — The VFW Auxiliary 5652 of Ronanchose Safe Harbor for 2016’s “Make a Difference Day” recipient. Safe Harbor was recognized for doing so much for our community. The Auxiliary presented Safe Harbor with a Certificate of Appreciation and $100. Pictured from left: Trustees of the V...


RONAN — An emotional tribute honoring 102 emergency personnel in attendance in advance of 9/11 Patriots’ Day took place prior to the Ronan Chiefs football game against Libby Friday night. Members of local police and volunteer fire departments, the Lake County Sheriff’s department, Search...

Briefs for Sept. 14, 2016

USDA announces Town Hall Meetings in Pablo PABLO — U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies will hold a town hall meeting in Pablo, on Sept. 28, at 1 p.m. at Mission Valley Power, 36079 Pablo West Road, to discuss opportunities for and barriers to maximizing access to USDA programs and services. ...

Decorated officer retires from Army Decorated officer retires from Army

POLSON — Chief Warrant Officer Three Michael E. Garcia recently retired from the United States Army. Son of George and Trudie Garcia, Michael Garcia was born in Polson in 1974 and enlisted in the Army in November 1992. He attended basic training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Advance Individual Training at...

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