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Arlee plans 4th of July Parade 

News from Terry Cable

ARLEE — “Freedom and Fireworks” is the parade theme of the 71st annual Arlee 4th of July Parade. Registration will be at the Arlee High School entryway, with parade line up beginning in the parking lot. The parade begins at noon, traveling south on Fyant Street turning west onto Bouch before turning north and returning to the high school via Morigeau Street.

Parade categories are: patriotic, clubs and organizations, commercial, western outfit, Indian outfit, vehicle, novelty and humorous.

Trophies will be awarded at the Arlee Jocko Valley Museum following the parade. While waiting for the trophy presentations take a step back in time. The museum will be open on the 4th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment during the summer. For additional parade and museum information contact Alvaretta Morin at 406-726-3167. 


FWP issues statement on Wyoming corner crossing case

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks

HELENA — In light of the recent U.S. Federal District Court Decision in Wyoming pertaining to the issue of corner crossing, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Deputy Director Dustin Temple issued the following statement:

“Corner crossing remains unlawful in Montana, and Montanans should continue to obtain permission from the adjoining landowners before crossing corners from one piece of public land to another,” Temple said. “Wardens will continue to report corner crossing cases to local county attorneys to exercise their prosecutorial discretion.”


Hear author speak about Angus, Catherine McDonald

News from Director Fred Noel, SKC D’Arcy McNickle Library

PABLO — The Salish Kootenai College Library is hosting an “Author Talk and Book Signing” from Alix Christie and her new historical novel about Angus and Catherine McDonald. The author talk is at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, at the Salish Kootenai College D’Arcy McNickle Library. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact the library at 406-275-4875.  


Friends of the Library hold book sale 

News from Barbara Hammons

POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library District Friends of the Library will hold a used book sale Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Due to renovation of the library in Polson, the book sale will be held at the Presbyterian Church, 301 4th Ave. E (across from Linderman School).

The sale features a large selection of assorted titles, including DVDs and audiobooks, all at bargain prices. Book sale proceeds support the library’s many programs, resources and services available to all in the community.

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