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Articles with the Tag: election

New CSKT elected officials sworn in

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes convene Friday, Jan. 7, at tribal headquarters in Pablo for the quarterly meeting, which begins with the swearing in of a new slate of elected officials. The general election was held Dec. 18. With five council seats up fo...

CSKT Tribal Council election results certified CSKT Tribal Council election results certified

News from the CSKT Tribal Council PABLO — Election officials of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes recently certified final election results, including all absentee and contested ballots, with livestream coverage of the process. On Saturday, Dec. 18, Tribal Members cast their votes for...

Marijuana tax referendum to be put before voters next June

LAKE COUNTY — The legalization of recreational marijuana, approved by voters in Lake County and statewide during the November 2020 general election, edges ever closer to reality, with sales slated to begin Jan.1.  For local governments, legalization could mean additional tax income, pending the...

Ronan council election ties again Ronan council election ties again

RONAN — The question of who will represent Ronan’s Ward 1 ended in another tie vote, this time at last Monday’s City Council meeting, so incumbent Marilynn Tanner decided to step aside.  “I was tired of ties,” she said.  Tanner, a retired schoolteacher and admini...

Ronan recount doesn’t break tie vote, city council to make selection Ronan recount doesn’t break tie vote, city council to make selection

Although last Monday’s hand recount of ballots at the Lake County Courthouse failed to break a tie in the race to represent Ward 1 in Ronan, it did yield a couple of civic lessons.  First, voting matters. Incumbent Marilynn Tanner and opponent Ryan Corum each mustered 68 votes. The one ballot t...

Two vie for Polson Ward 1 commissioner seat Two vie for Polson Ward 1 commissioner seat

POLSON — Two candidates are seeking to replace Ward 1 commissioner Lou Marchello, who is stepping down after a long tenure in public service, including stints as mayor and now commissioner. The district extends across the river to Rocky Point Rd., east to Fifth Street E., and north to 11th Avenue. ...

Ronan councilwoman faces challenger for Ward 1 Ronan councilwoman faces challenger for Ward 1

RONAN — Incumbent councilwoman Marilynn Tanner faces Ryan Corum in a bid to represent Ward I in Ronan. The district encompasses much of the east side of Highway 93.  Ryan Corum  Background & Education: Born and raised in Ronan; earned a bachelor’s in general studies from Ida...

Two vie for Polson Ward 1 commissioner seat Two vie for Polson Ward 1 commissioner seat

POLSON — Two candidates are seeking to replace Ward 1 commissioner Lou Marchello, who is stepping down after a long tenure in public service, including stints as mayor and now commissioner. The district extends across the river to Rocky Point Rd., east to Fifth Street E., and north to 11th Avenue. ...

Municipal election ballots mailed

LAKE COUNTY — Ballots for upcoming municipal elections in St. Ignatius, Ronan and Polson were mailed last Friday.  Those who wish to register may download a voter registration form online at app.mt.gov/voterinfo/, or request a form by mail or in-person from the Lake County Election Office, 106 ...

Mission Valley candidates vie for city offices Mission Valley candidates vie for city offices

The normally quiet Lake County Elections Office was abuzz last week, with extra staff on hand to stuff around 20,000 ballots into envelopes for upcoming municipal elections. Some were shipped last Friday to meet the deadline for mailing ballots to military and overseas voters, and the majority goes out this ...


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