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Hope Morrison wins scholarship Hope Morrison wins scholarship

News from JSEC LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Job Service Employer Committee (JSEC) is excited to announce the winner of the 2023 Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship: Hope Morrison. Hope is a senior at Polson High School and has participated in speech and debate, student government, yearbook, Link Crew, Nat...

MDT announces roadwork in Lake County this summer

LAKE COUNTY — The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), in partnership with Riverside Contracting, announced a pavement preservation and safety improvement project occurring on and around US Highway 93 (US 93). A safety project is taking place near Pablo on Glover Road, just west of US Hwy 93. I...

Births for the week of May 3, 2023 Births for the week of May 3, 2023

Adeline Bridgeford   RONAN — Adeline Rose Bridgeford was born on April 18, 2023, at the St. Luke New Beginnings Birth Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Parents are Brad and Blakely Bridgeford of Polson. Paternal grandfather is James Bridgeford of Lewistow...

Cowboy Ball raises funds for fairgrounds Cowboy Ball raises funds for fairgrounds

POLSON — The 31st annual Cowboy Ball rang in areas’ events season at the Polson Fairgrounds on Friday.  Started in around 1990, Una Rose Graham of the fairgrounds said the event has gotten bigger every year. Involved since nearly the beginning, Graham explained that the earliest events st...

Mollman Pass Trail Road remains open

News from Shane Morigeau FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) would like to announce that the Mollman Pass Trail Road will remain open. CSKT was able to coordinate an effort with Lake County and Flathead Indian Irrigation Project (FIIP) to ensure that the Mollman P...

Fire trainings to take place

News from the Lake County Fire Mitigation Coordinator LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Fire Association, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Division of Fire, and Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation will be conducting a joint fire training exercise on May 20 in the Rocky Poin...

Elks Lodge presents checks to local fire departments Elks Lodge presents checks to local fire departments

News from Fred Barrett LAKE COUNTY — On March 14, Mission Valley Elks Lodge 1695, Polson, presented grant checks to two local fire departments totaling over $3,000 dollars as the result of grant requests from the Montana State Elks Associations Major Project “Aid to Rural Volunteer Fire Depa...

Montana Child Care Business Connect announces selections for Community Capacity Building Cohort launch

News from MCCBC MONTANA — Montana Child Care Business Connect (MCCBC), a program of Zero to Five Montana, has selected communities from a pool of applicants to move forward with the Community Capacity Building Cohort. The goal of this program is to engage communities in identifying solutions to in...

Bill to fund PL280 passes House

HELENA — House Bill 479, sponsored by Ronan representative Joe Read, is on its way to the State Senate after passing a House vote on April 3.  HB479 proposes that the State of Montana appropriate $2.5 million to the Department of Justice each year, beginning July 1, to reimburse Lake County for...

Matt sentenced for assault Matt sentenced for assault

POLSON — A Ronan man was sentenced in Polson District Court on April 5 to the Montana State Prison for 24 years on one count of assault on a peace or judicial officer with no time suspended. Darrin William Matt, 46, was convicted by a 12-person jury during an earlier trial. The jury deliberated for app...

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