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Simon’s life honored with play Simon’s life honored with play

News from the Port Polson Players  POLSON – The Port Polson Players are honoring the man known as The Master of Broadway Comedy with his comedic masterpiece “The Sunshine Boys.” The honoree Neil Simon passed away last August. The show, playing July 5-14, was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play, with critics saying, “The show glitters like fireworks on the Fourth of July.”  The Sunshine Boys were a successful Vaudeville comedy duo. During the later years of their 43-year run, they stopped speaking to each other. Clark, now an old man, reluctantly accepts an offer to reunite the team for a CBS special on the history of comedy. Laughter a...


Share your America

News from the ASSE International Student Exchange Programs MISSION VALLEY — ASSE International Student Exchange Programs, in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host students between the ages of 15-18 from a variety of countries: Japan, Germany, Italy, Tha...


Tar Wars poster winners announced Tar Wars poster winners announced

News from Lake County Public Health Tobacco Prevention & Education Program         LAKE COUNTY – Tar Wars is a national tobacco-free education program from the American Academy of Family Physicians, designed for fourth through sixth-grade students. The program consists of a o...


Outdoor burning closed July 1, fire danger level moderate

News from CSKT Division of Fire FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – Fire officials with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Division of Fire have restricted debris burning (outdoor burning) starting on Monday, July 1. The fire danger level is at a moderate level at this time.  Con...


Car wreck claims three

CHARLO – A two-vehicle crash claimed the lives of three people Monday morning, June 24. The Montana Highway Patrol said the crash was reported just shortly after 7 a.m. on U.S. Highway 93 at mile marker 42, near Ninepipes Lodge, which is south of Ronan. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell identified the...


Arsonist burns down St. Ignatius home Arsonist burns down St. Ignatius home

ST. IGNATIUS – St. Ignatius Police Chief Matthew Connelly believes arson was the reason a house at 314 Diamond Street filled with flames and smoke during the morning of Wednesday, June 26. The house was for sale at the time of the fire and no one was in the structure.   Connelly said he was at ...


DOT holds public meeting on Hwy 93 design improvement near Pablo DOT holds public meeting on Hwy 93 design improvement near Pablo

PABLO – More than 40 Mission Valley roadway users took advantage of the opportunity to weigh in on the Montana Department of Transportation’s potential safety improvements to the intersection of U.S. Highway 93 and Old Highway 93.   The public meeting was held at the Confederated Salish a...


K-9 officers find drugs at the fairgrounds during training K-9 officers find drugs at the fairgrounds during training

POLSON – Cocaine’s chemical smell filled the air from somewhere inside of a vehicle.  A K-9 officer followed his nose and quickly moved to find the source. His handler watched anxiously. If the dog didn’t find the drugs, it could mean failure.  Forty police dogs and their handl...


Charlo track replacement project postponed to 2020 Charlo track replacement project postponed to 2020

CHARLO – The Charlo community will have to wait a year longer than anticipated to recreate on an updated running track. At a June 26 special school board meeting, trustees voted unanimously to aim to start construction on June 1, 2020, intending to have the project completed before the 2020 school year...


Slide through summer with learning fun

By Kathi Beeks                  Valley Journal The “summer slide” sounds like fun play equipment - it is anything but. Children lose up to three months worth of reading and math skills during long summer vacations. While there are educators pushi...


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