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May is Wildfire Awareness month

News from MONTANA — All residents throughout Montana are encouraged to participate in Wildfire Awareness Month this May. The purpose is to raise awareness about wildland fire safety, community preparedness, hazardous fuels mitigation, and fire prevention. Residents in areas with a p...

Polson projects continue to improve community

News from Envision Polson POLSON — Envision Polson committees align with community values identified by Polson citizens through the Heart and Soul Project, and collaborate regularly to continue those efforts. Involvement in committees and projects is always welcome.  — Beautification C...

Briefs for April 27, 2016

Vietnam Veterans to receive pin   MONTANA — Congressman Ryan Zinke will host several ceremonies across the state to honor Vietnam veterans with 50th anniversary commemorative lapel pins.  The closest ceremonies to Lake County are in Missoula on Friday, May 27, at 9 a.m. and in Kalisp...

Local youngster places in state drawing competition Local youngster places in state  drawing competition

  ST. IGNATIUS – Local artist Lina Sturman, 9, was recognized by the state of Montana for her excellent bird drawing skills. She entered the Federal Junior Duck Stamp drawing contest and tied for first in her age group for Montana with her watercolor crayon and pencil drawing of a banded tru...

New Flathead Lake State Park holding open house

News from Montana State Parks BIGFORK – Flathead Lake State Park, Wayfarers Unit, is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at the new Flathead Lake Ranger Station. The Flathead Lake Ranger Station will provide a public contact station for visitors to gain informati...

Police chief improves department, brings back reserves Police chief improves department, brings back reserves

RONAN – Much has changed at the Ronan Police Department in the past year and a half since Chief Ken Weaver took over amid problems with reserve officer training credentials and public trust issues. “I did research and knew what I was getting into,” he said of taking the job. “I did...

Local students perform well at SkillsUSA state competition

HAVRE — Ronan, Charlo and St. Ignatius High School students earned awards at the MSU-Northern hosted 2016 SkillsUSA Montana State Leadership and Skills Conference April 4-6.  The local students were some of 379 that came from 30 Montana high schools and two colleges to participate in 36 differe...

Medicine Crow remembered for 102 years of honorable living Medicine Crow remembered for 102 years of honorable living

MONTANA — Flags were flown at half-staff throughout Montana on Wednesday, April 6, to honor the memory of Joseph Medicine Crow, who passed away on April 3rd at the age of 102.  Chief Medicine Crow was the last of the Crow War Chiefs and the first of the Crow Nation to earn a master’s degr...

Fouled boats found as invasive species check station opens in Pablo Fouled boats found as invasive species check station opens in Pablo

LAKE COUNTY — The Flathead Region’s Aquatic Invasive Species inspection stations opened early this year, and in its opening weekend in Pablo, two fouled boats were already intercepted.  One boat was known to come from Arizona’s Lake Havasu, a mussel-positive body of water.  ...


New scholarships available for Polson grads News from Polson Scholarship and Education Foundation POLSON — Seventeen scholarships are available this spring to Polson High School graduates provided by the local Polson Scholarship and Education Foundation organization. Money for PSEF, formerly...

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