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Briefs for Aug. 31, 2016

Mollman Pass now open — The Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation has lifted the temporary closure of the Mollman Pass Trail in the Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness (also known as the Mollman Lake trail). Mollman Lake Trail is located east of Kicking Horse Job Corp Center and ...

Retired foresters make epic hike Retired foresters make epic hike

Dave Fauss always wanted to hike over the Bob Marshall wilderness, back behind the Mission Mountain Range, and cross the experience off of his bucket list. At 75 years old, a plan started to fall into place. One of his friends, Mark Lewing, 70, was planning a trip, and Fred Friesz, 70, also wanted to go, ...

smokin' section smokin' section

Trevor Stover licked his lips after tasting a smoked rib at Saturday’s eighth annual Smokin’ on the Water event, held on the KwaTaqNuk Resort’s grassy lawn near the Salish Point docks. “My plan for the day is to eat as much food as I possibly can,” Stover said. The Polson ...

Briefs for Aug. 3, 2016

Paddleboarder drowns POLSON — Ty Kanara, 51, of St. Regis, passed away July 26 when he fell off a paddleboard in about 12 feet of water in the Indian Bay area of Flathead Lake. Kanara was with his family and did not resurface. A boater heard screaming and stopped to assist family. The boater dove...

Crew cleans Wild Horse Island trail Crew cleans Wild Horse Island trail

WILDHORSE ISLAND – Not everyone sees the wild horses that roam on an island on Flathead Lake. A small group of volunteers loaded into a boat on Saturday at the Big Arm State Park docks with Montana Fish, Wild and Parks employees and went out on the island with hopes of seeing the horses and other...

Cowboy Ball nets $25,000 for fairgrounds Cowboy Ball nets $25,000 for fairgrounds

  POLSON — The clouds blew away and the sun shone on the Polson Fairgrounds just in time for hundreds of folks to enjoy the Cowboy Ball on Friday night under the big top tent. The annual fundraiser, put on by the non-profit group Polson Fairgrounds, Inc., supports the Lake County-owned facility...

Coco's Bike Shop Coco's Bike Shop

ST. IGNATIUS — The Mission Mountains prove a perfect backdrop for Coco’s Bicycle Shop, located just outside city limits of St. Ignatius. Thousands of bikes, bike parts, and other odds and ends are orderly littered as far as the eye can see. Coco Blood, owner of the shop, is quite handy and has be...

College celebrates its beginning College celebrates its beginning

It’s such a big celebration that it couldn’t fit into one day. So the folks at Salish Kootenai College decided to make a weeklong celebration to honor those who helped to develop the college.  “The goal and vision was to help capture the vision of those founders who worked so dilige...

Briefs for Sept. 23, 2015

  Mission Valley Animals Shelter burglarized POLSON — Late Sept. 5 or early Sept. 6 thieves broke into the Mission Valley Animal Shelter after cutting lines for the telephone, alarm and internet, according to Jill Simpson, director of the shelter.  The burglars didn’t go into t...

On strikes On strikes

One major fire and several smaller ones were burning on the Flathead Reservation Monday, after thunderstorms and persistent high winds hit day after day in a weeklong barrage that put stress on local fire resources.  Governor Steve Bullock declared a State of Emergency on Sunday.  “Mont...

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