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Lake County Elections Office releases unofficial school election results

LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Elections Office has released the unofficial results of the 2023 School Election for Lake County. Results are unofficial until canvassed. - For Trustee Chief Cliff Fire, Sigurd Jensen and Mike Meuli both won with the most votes of 159 and 212 respectively.  - Fo...

Local highway construction to begin

News from MDT LAKE COUNTY — The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) in partnership with Riverside Contracting will begin work on Glover Road and US Highway 93 (US 93) on Monday, May 15. Guardrail and signage will be added to the curves on Glover Road at the canal crossing. A yellow flash...

Bockman pleads guilty to stealing pick-up

POLSON — Judge Molly Owen set a sentencing date of June 21 for a St. Ignatius man who admitted stealing a pick-up in Polson six years ago. Elliot Bockman, 40, pleaded guilty during an arraignment hearing in Polson District Court May 3. According to court records on Nov. 23, 2017 a Polson man reporte...

County waits for PL280 verdict

HELENA — On Tuesday May 2, the 68th Montana Legislature came to end with words “sine die” uttered in both senate and finally, late Tuesday, in the house. In Lake County many eyes were watching the house, in particular HB 479, the only bill left dealing with the funding of Public Law 280 or ...

Conservation Corner Conservation Corner

News from the Lake County Conservation District LAKE COUNTY — In April, Lake County CD packaged and handed out pollinator seed to those of you who signed up to receive some. Good luck with your plantings! If you haven’t received seed, feel free to contact Camryn at We ha...

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...

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