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Senate Youth Program accepting applicants

News from the State of Montana HELENA — Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau announced that the United States Senate Youth Program is now seeking applicants for the program’s 55th annual Washington Week. Each year, two Montana high school students are selected by Superintend...

Briefs for Sept. 14, 2016

USDA announces Town Hall Meetings in Pablo PABLO — U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies will hold a town hall meeting in Pablo, on Sept. 28, at 1 p.m. at Mission Valley Power, 36079 Pablo West Road, to discuss opportunities for and barriers to maximizing access to USDA programs and services. ...

Enjoy treats at ‘Polson Reads’ kick-off

POLSON — We are looking for community volunteers for the Polson Reads Program. Volunteers come in once or twice a week for 30 minutes to read with a child at either Cherry Valley, Linderman or the Middle School. For more information, come to our kick-off meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 2:20 p.m. in...


Ever since she was a child, Josey Motichka wanted to grow up and work in a medical career. But, she said, people warned her she would get into it and change her mind. Her decision was cemented after participating last year as a high school junior in an innovative internship collaboration between Providenc...

Les Baldwin’s memory honored Les Baldwin’s memory honored

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center POLSON — Lester Powell (Les) Baldwin has been chosen as the 2016 District 10 posthumous inductee into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center. Baldwin, a man who shook hands to seal an agreement, always n...

Luncheon to feature state chamber leader

POLSON — Webb Brown, president/CEO of the Montana Chamber of Commerce, will be the featured speaker at the September luncheon meeting of the Polson Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the Red Lion Ridgewater Inn. The Montana Chamber is made up of more than 1,200 bus...

Drive sober or get pulled over

News from Ronan Police Department RONAN — As part of the national Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown, law enforcement agencies across Montana will deploy extra patrols to prevent impaired driving during the final weeks of the summer season. Saturation patrols for DUI ...

Medical marijuana initiative one of four to make Nov. 8 ballot

MONTANA — At least 24 initiatives were filed this spring, hoping to be placed on Montana’s Nov. 8 ballot. Only four passed. One of those was the Montana Medical Marijuana Initiative, I-182, which supporters call a responsible and accountable law regarding medical marijuana. The goal of the ...

Do your part to help Montana firefighters

News from Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation MONTANA — With increasingly dry conditions in many areas of Montana, the potential for accidentally starting a wildfire is also very high. Here are a few fire prevention tips to keep in mind as you set out to enjoy your weekend. ...

New Polson Schools superintendent enthusiastic New Polson Schools superintendent enthusiastic

Education is a critical part of a functioning society. Nelson Mandela once said that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” The task of educating a young person involves many components; there is the teacher who imparts knowledge, the administration that ke...

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