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Flathead Lake intervenors commend Energy Keepers on recent lake-level updates Flathead Lake intervenors commend Energy Keepers on recent lake-level updates

By Lee Koch, NOSFL Media Representative BIGFORK — As an intervenor on behalf of Flathead Lake in Northwest Montana, the National Organization to Save Flathead Lake (NOSFL) recently commended Energy Keepers, Inc. (EKI), the operators of the Seli’š Ksanka Qlispe’ Dam in Polson, Montana, for adapting their management of the Lake level in anticipation of a potential drought this summer. EKI recently filed its report to federal regulators and stated in writing, “… during the spring months, we will manage the lake elevations as part of regional flood risk mitigation to manage runoff, meet Article 56 minimum flow objectives, and refill the Lake (near 2...

MT SBA Working Capital Loan deadline approaches

News from USDA SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA — Francisco Sánchez Jr., associate administrator for the Office of Disaster Recovery and Resilience at the Small Business Administration, reminds small nonfarm businesses in 15 Montana counties and neighboring counties in Idaho of the May 6, 2024, deadl...

Ronan High School winter honor roll

Freshmen 4.0: Sierra E. Blood, Mckenna J. Corley, Nevaeh A. Draper, Hunter A. Luedtke, Kailyn K. Marengo, William M. Normandeau, Siouxpixm Hunter Qualtier, Oliver D. Rowe, Emily G. Skare, Rayna KM. Tonasket, April A. Uhrich, Zeanna R. Webster, Morgan D. Willer  3.99-3.50: Layton R. Burland, ...

Students learn valuable traits through CharacterStrong initiative Students learn valuable traits through CharacterStrong initiative

News from Polson School District No. 23 Polson School District staff and students are coming together this year to “be kind,” “be strong” and “be well.” Through the implementation of the CharacterStrong (grades 6-12) and PurposeFull People (grades PK-5) curricula, our...

SFCC releases honor roll for Winter quarter 2023

News from Spokane Falls Community College SPOKANE, WASHINGTON — Spokane Falls Community College lists 1,500 students on its honor roll for winter quarter 2023, which ended in December. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or above to be listed on the honor roll. SFCC is one of two co...

Zinke secures nearly $6M in grants for community projects Zinke secures nearly $6M in grants for community projects

News from the office of Congressman Zinke KALISPELL — Congressman Ryan Zinke recently joined stakeholders from Lake, Glacier and Flathead Counties and Kalispell City Officials for ceremonial check presentations to celebrate the nearly $6 million in grant funding to support five separate public saf...

Enjoy free Theodore Roosevel presentation

News from the North Lake County Public Library POLSON — On Friday, May 10, from 1–2 p.m. at North Lake County Public Library, Mission Valley Live will present “Roosevelt - The Man in the Arena ... being a celebration of the Life, the acts and the exuberant excellence of Theodore Roosev...

Governor deploys Montana National Guard to help secure southern border

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — On April 2, Governor Greg Gianforte announced a deployment by the Montana National Guard (MTNG) to support the state of Texas in its efforts to secure the southern border of the United States. The announcement coincided with the governor signi...

Public Service Commission announces ‘Safe Digging Month’

News from the Public Service Commission HELENA — The Montana Public Service Commission (PSC), in cooperation with the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) are highlighting April as “Safe Digging Month” in Montana and across the United States.  &ldquo...

Area law enforcement involved in shooting incident

 News from Sheriff Donald R. Bell POLSON — On Saturday, April 6, 2024, at about 6:45 p.m., Lake County 911 took the report of a domestic violence incident that had taken place at a residence on Kerr Dam Rd. The victim had left the residence and a relative reported the assault to 911 after see...

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