Valley Journal
Valley Journal

This Week’s e-Edition

Current Events

Latest Headlines

What's New?

Send us your news items.

NOTE: All submissions are subject to our Submission Guidelines.

Announcement Forms

Use these forms to send us announcements.

Birth Announcement

Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Community plans harvest celebration

RONAN — The fourth annual Ronan Area Harvest Fest will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Ronan Visitors Center on Highway 93 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Ronan Area Chamber of Commerce, the event will include a chili cook-off, a busy farmers' market, scarecrow and straw-bale decorating co...

Drive carefully as school starts

RONAN — Well, here we are, at the end of summer and the starting of a new school year. Please drive carefully, as the kids don’t always watch where they are going.  The days are already growing shorter and there is a feeling of fall in the air. I don’t like the cold weather, but a l...

Ronan welcomes new teachers, principal

RONAN — Ronan School District No. 30 has added several new teachers and a high school principal to the roster for the 2012-13 school year. In an effort to introduce these newcomers to you and you to them, we’ve asked them to fill out a short list of questions.    Rebecca Seago ...

Sharp minds, sharper wits abound at Ronan’s class of 1942 reunion Sharp minds, sharper wits abound at Ronan’s class of 1942 reunion

RONAN — In a beautiful home with Mission Mountain views less than a hundred yards from Ronan’s golf course, six members of Ronan High School’s class of 1942 came together for the first time in five years.  The six former classmates sat together in Don Olson’s living room and e...

Irrigation takes stage in water rights negotiations Irrigation takes stage in water rights negotiations

RONAN — To say the current water rights negotiation is an emotionally-charged issue in the Valley may be an understatement.  “There’s been a lot of misinformation the past month-and-half,” said water rights compact commission member and irrigator Dan Salomon. “The number...

Ronan water project surges ahead Ronan water project surges ahead

RONAN — In 2008, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality put forth a report stating Ronan did not have enough water storage, fire flow, supply or water treatment to meet regulations. Driven by governing bodies on the state and federal level, Ronan’s City Council voted 5-1 in 2008 in favor...

Busdriver Tour rocks park Busdriver Tour rocks park

RONAN — The mission of the Boys and Girls Club is unique among afterschool programs, geared specifically and only towards helping children succeed while giving them a safe environment during the most critical hours of the day — after school hours.  Executive director of Ronan’s club...

Travelers impressed by emergency response

Editor, On July 26 just before noon, my husband and I were involved in an accident at U.S. Highway 93 and Main Street in Ronan. We would sincerely like to thank the first responders to the accident for their professionalism and genuine concern for our wellbeing. There are too many to acknowledge by name, ...

Free concert a great community event

Editor, I want to express the pleasure shared by my husband, toddler son, and myself when we attended the Flathead Reservation and Lake County Boys and Girls Club free concert, “The Bus Driver” tour, last Wednesday evening. There was a good crowd in attendance.  I have lived in Ronan o...

Gale Decker not hired as Ronan cross-country coach Gale Decker not hired as Ronan cross-country coach

RONAN — Ronan School District No. 30 trustees voted 5-2 against hiring Lake County Superintendent of Schools Gale Decker as Ronan High School’s assistant cross-country coach.  In an hour and a half special board meeting Aug. 6, Decker began by reading a lengthy statement regarding his pro...

Sponsored by: