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Polson seniors for April 10, 2024

POLSON — A “Computer Scam Awareness” presentation by Dustin Blush will be presented on Thursday, April 18. Time updates are available at the Polson Senior Center. Call for more information. This presentation is open to all the younger people as well. Meatloaf is on the menu for that day. We have hired a new cook and thank Ms. D for filling the position for the last few months on a temporary basis. This is National Volunteer Month. If you, or someone you know, has volunteered at the center, call us with their name, and any information they have about their service. This includes past leaders, drivers, helpers with commodities, activities leaders and helpers, instructo...


Ronan celebrates ag community with 44th appreciation dinner Ronan celebrates ag community with 44th appreciation dinner

RONAN — Area farmers and ranchers gathered in the Ronan Community Center for the 44th Annual Agriculture Appreciate Dinner on Friday, March 29. The Ronan Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual event to express appreciation for the positive impact the ag community makes in the local economy. Dinner, pr...

Home destroyed by fire Home destroyed by fire

A home on Eagle Crest Drive was destroyed by fire the afternoon of Sunday, March 31. According to Polson Rural Fire Chief Will Woodger, both homeowners self evacuated with several pets and firefighters were able to rescue two cats. One cat is still missing. Cause of the fire, which started in a garage attach...

Don’t judge, educate: New approah aims to help drug misusers survive Don’t judge, educate: New approah aims to help drug misusers survive

“Every overdose is someone’s child. Don’t judge, educate.” This statement challenges public compassion as well as understanding of addiction.  Tribal Opioid Response Director Kathy Ross intends to spread the message via T-shirts, bumper stickers and posters. Ross currently wor...

Mission Valley Live brings ‘Stringfever’ to Ronan Mission Valley Live brings ‘Stringfever’ to Ronan

RONAN — On Friday, March 29, Mission Valley Live brought Stringfever to the stage at the Ronan Performing Arts Center. A family band from England, Stringfever members include Ralph, Sophie, Graham and Neal. The quartet entertained audience members with their electric string instruments and comedic timi...

Legislative Notes  Legislative Notes

The separation of powers among the three co-equal branches of government are essential; and I agree that no branch should be able to overreach its bounds. I want to tell you why this overreach is not happening with SB 442. In Montana, our Constitution does not allow the Executive branch to have the final ...

Polson seniors for April 3, 2024

POLSON — This is National Volunteer Month. We will recognize and celebrate the contributions of volunteers who have either formerly or currently serve at our Polson Senior Center. Help us add to our current list. If you, or someone you know, has volunteered at the center in past years, have them call u...

Ronan seniors for April 3, 2024

RONAN — The Mission Valley Senior Center is located across from St. Luke’s Hospital. We are open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for lunch and other activities. Our menu: —  Wednesday, April 3: Stroganoff, salad, dessert —  Friday, April 5: meat loaf, salad, dessert...

Frank Tyro honored for 40 years in education, film production Frank Tyro honored for 40 years in education, film production

PABLO — The Salish Kootenai College theater was filled with people hoping to surprise Frank Tyro on Wednesday, March 20. Julie Cajune, who’s worked with Tyro for many years, organized the event to celebrate Tyro’s 40 years of service in education at SKC through documentary filmmaking and...

Flathead Lake water dispute simmers on

A federal agency that oversees hydroelectric dams has been roped, again, into an ongoing dispute about water levels in Flathead Lake. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission received a pair of letters this month related to its ability to referee dam management to sustain water levels in the largest natural ...

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