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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Commissioners

County officials say density rule revision still a goal

LAKE COUNTY – County commissioners say they remain committed to revising the county’s density regulations, though the process has been bogged down for the past three or four months because of lack of response from another organization with more knowledge about the legality of the issue.  ...

City/County Planning Board left as is

POLSON — Lake County Commissioners voted to leave the City/County Planning Board intact at a meeting held on Dec. 17, 2014. Chair Gale Decker said commissioners started getting phone calls about the planning board as the City of Polson’s development code rewrite neared completion in October. ...

Area hospitals, emergency workers train for Ebola Area hospitals, emergency workers train for Ebola

Ebola. The very word sounds menacing, but then the disease is defined – an infectious and generally fatal disease marked by fever and severe internal bleeding, which is spread through contact with infected body fluids by a filovirus. Rest assured, local medical and emergency workers are preparing...

Curlyleaf Pondweed removal project underway

News from the Lake County Conservation District  FLATHEAD LAKE — Aquatic Invasive Species can foul boats, degrade water quality and wreak havoc on a host of native species. The economic impacts are equally adverse. Once aquatic invasive species become established in a watershed, property values...

Candidates participate in Grange forum Candidates participate in Grange forum

RONAN — The weight of several uncontested primaries drove many people to listen to more than a dozen candidates who turned out for a last minute political forum held by the Round Butte Grange 126 last Friday.  Most of the candidates that participated were part of races where no one had filed in...

Barron, Horning face-off in Commissioner race Barron, Horning face-off in Commissioner race

Bill Barron and Rory Horning are pitted against each another in the race for Lake County Commissioner. Incumbent Barron was born and raised in Montana. He’s lived in Lake County for 18 years. He has been a Lake County Commissioner for more than five years. He is a member of the Montana Association o...

Mission Irrigation commissioners recalled

  ST. IGNATIUS — The unofficial results for the Mission Irrigation recall election were released on April 15.  Voters cast their ballots to recall both Jerry Johnson and M. Paul Wadsworth. Jerry Johnson received 5,479 votes for his recall and 4,807 against his recall; Paul Wadsworth ...

Obama signs flood declaration

Federal aid will be available to Lake County and 14 other Montana counties affected by flooding in early March, after President Barack Obama signed a presidential disaster declaration authorizing funds on April 17.  Lake County Road and Bridge Department Supervisor Jay Garrick said the county doesn&r...

Commissioners request extended comment period

News from the Lake County Commissioners POLSON — Lake County Commissioners wrote Kimberly Bose, Secretary of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, requesting an additional 30-day comment period for Kerr Dam Hydroelectric Project.  In the April 3 letter, LCC Chair Bill Barron said, &ldquo...

Commissioners vote to create Rural Improvement District Commissioners vote to create Rural Improvement District

RONAN — Chip-sealing of Canal Road will likely begin this summer, after Lake County Commissioners voted last week to create a rural improvement district to shoulder the estimated $79,200 cost of oil and administrative fees for the project.  Proponents of the improvement project argue that it wi...

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