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Briefs for Jan. 30, 2019

Carroll College receives $100K for scholarships for future teachers Gift funds five $20K scholarships for first-year students entering teacher education program News from Carroll College HELENA — A $100,000 gift from the Alice Lee Lund Charitable Trust will provide need-based $20,000 scholars...

Lake Monsters welcome swimmers annual swim meet Lake Monsters welcome swimmers annual swim meet

POLSON – The Lake Monsters Swim Club hosted the annual Montana Holiday Classic Swim Meet on Saturday and Sunday at the Mission Valley Aquatics Center. Six swim clubs from around Western Montana competed in the meet featuring more than 40 swimmers participating in 38 relay and individual events. F...

GPCF awards grants to local organizations GPCF awards grants to local organizations

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation On July 10, the Greater Polson Community Foundation awarded grant funds to 17 local non-profits as part of its 2018 grant cycle. Directors were on hand from CASA of Lake & Sanders Counties, Mission Valley Live, Polson Farm to School Program, Miracle of...

Swimmers make a splash for kids Swimmers make a splash for kids

BIG ARM – Taking a plunge in Flathead Lake is an ideal summer activity and what better way to spend a warm summer weekend than going for a swim while supporting a worthy charitable cause. More than 60 swimmers hit the water during the Annual Flathead Lake Swim Series held at the Big Arm State Park o...

Senior Olympic games take over Mission Valley Senior Olympic games take over Mission Valley

MISSION VALLEY – In the spirit of Olympic competition, some of the best ageless athletes in the state made their way to the Mission Valley this past weekend to compete in the 33rd Montana Senior Olympics Summer Games. This is the second consecutive year that athletes in age brackets starting at 50 a...

Briefs for May 9, 2018

Montana Senior Olympics are June 14-16 The 33rd annual Montana Senior Olympics are set for June 14 – 16 in and around the Flathead Area.  Towns that are hosting the event for seniors who are 50 years of age and older are Pablo, Polson and Ronan. Men and women from all around Montana and surro...

Snow plowing discontinued in state parks

News from Montana State Parks Montana State Parks ( announced that snow plowing will be discontinued at several state parks in Northwestern Montana beginning Dec. 1. Following budget cuts for fiscal year 2018, winter road maintenance will be discontinued at the West Shore and Big Ar...

Donation allows more kids to learn to swim

RONAN – The Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County received a donation to help make sure that kids learn water safety skills. “We will be able to increase the level of instruction that kids receive and improve their swim skills thanks to this donation,” said Boys...

Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Flathead Lake State Park

News from Montana State Parks  HELENA – Montana State Parks ( invites the public to participate in National Public Lands Day (NPLD) events held at participating state parks on Saturday, Sept. 30. National Public Lands Day is the largest annual volunteer event occurring in...

Ackerlund captures Polson Triathlon title Ackerlund captures Polson Triathlon title

POLSON – This weekend saw a little more than 50 competitors take part in the 6th annual Polson Triathlon, delivering personal bests, incredible personal experiences and a new course record set at the Olympic distance race. Twenty-one-year-old Helena-native and University of Montana senior, Erika Ack...


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