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LFVCF donates painting to The Nest LFVCF donates painting to The Nest

POLSON — The Lower Flathead Valley Community Foundation donated a painting by noted waterscape artist Byron Pickering to The Nest to be sold during the silent auction at “Fall Fest to Feather the Nest” fundraiser Sunday, Oct. 18 at McCrumb’s Barn on Finley Point. Bids will also be acc...

Finley Point fire destroys cabin

FINLEY POINT — A structure fire on North Finley Point Road fully engulfed a cabin and a nearby pump house at about 4:10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, according to Finley Point Fire Chief Rob Morigeau.  The fire was in Ralph Campbell’s lake cabin and two grandchildren were staying in the buildin...

All Stars head to Idaho All Stars head to Idaho

POLSON – The Polson 12U All Star team defended the State Championship baseball title at home this past weekend at the Polson Softball Fields.   After wins in tournament play: against Kalispell (13-7 win), Florence (7-0 win), Clark Fork Valley (19-2 win), Mission Mountain (7-2 win), the champion...

Guitar celebration coming to Finley Point

FINLEY POINT — The 2015 Crown Guitar Summer Celebration Series, produced by the Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation (COCGF), will present “Live at Finley Point Grill” on Wednesday, Aug. 5. The fundraising event will feature guitarist Mike Murray and his band performing on the lawn.&nbs...

Cherry crop will be early Cherry crop will  be early

POLSON — The wild roses bloomed early, haying started early and now the Flathead sweet cherries are ripening early.  The Finley Point cherry plant will be opening as early as July 5, according to Brian Campbell, Monson Fruit Company field representative and local cherry grower.  Sun exp...

Fire suppressed quickly Fire suppressed quickly

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire is mopping up a .3 acre fire that burned some tribal forestland earlier today near Blue Bay. The small fire was sparked by a saw in use by a lumber operation, and was quickly contained, according to Fire Information Officer Devlin LaFromb...

Fire levels 2 trailers Fire levels 2 trailers

POLSON — A fire first reported as a “controlled burn that got out of control” destroyed two mobile homes in a remote area of Rocky Point Road the evening of May 18, taking firefighters about four hours to extinguish and mop up, according to Karen Sargeant, public information officer for Pol...

Tribes, county working to improve fishing access Tribes, county working to improve fishing access

FLATHEAD LAKE – Increased boating and fishing access to Flathead Lake is a goal of county and tribal government, Tribal Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation Tom McDonald said last week.  McDonald told Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board members that county and tribal...

Winds fell tree, knock out power Winds fell tree, knock out power

FINLEY POINT — A tree felled by strong winds around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 knocked down a power pole and power lines on South Finley Point Road, causing residents on Finley Point and other points south to Fulkerson to lose power, according to Kerry Wiedrich, engineering manager for Mission V...

Local girl works around sight impairment Local girl works around sight impairment

FINLEY POINT — Buttering split loaves of bread and sprinkling them with parmesan cheese, Mikayla Ellerman was hard at work in the kitchen at the Finley Point Grill.  A rising junior at the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind in Great Falls, she has a career as a pastry chef in mind, even thou...

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