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Evans could be sent back to Idaho

An Idaho woman is facing extradition back to Idaho after leading law enforcement in Lake County on a high-speed pursuit through the Arlee area.  Ima Adele Evans, 35, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on May 20 to felony criminal endangerment and misdemeanor fleeing from or elud...

Early morning fire destroys multiple mobile homes Early morning fire destroys multiple mobile homes

PABLO — Charred wood and crumpled metal are all that remain of two uninhabited mobile homes destroyed by fire early Sunday morning. At about 1:45 a.m., the Ronan Fire Department received a call concerning a report that multiple structures were on fire at the corner of Division Street and Old U.S. Hi...

Law enforcement targeted by criminals, family dog beaten Law enforcement targeted by criminals, family dog beaten

News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office  LAKE COUNTY – After a months-long investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of Montana Highway Patrol and Flathead Tribal Police, deputies have solved a series of Mission Valley thefts and burglaries.   ...

Residential drug search warrant leads to arrests Residential drug search warrant leads to arrests

News from Polson Police Sergeant George Simpson POLSON – Last month your Polson Police Department began a drug investigation involving individuals on the west side of town.  On May 10, at approximately 5:45 p.m., a team of law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at 1002 5th St. ...

Ronan’s top cop takes chilly plunge for worthy cause Ronan’s top cop takes chilly plunge for worthy cause

With temperatures hovering around zero degrees on Saturday morning, Ronan Police Chief Ken Weaver took a chilly dip in the icy waters of Spring Creek in the Ronan park for a good cause. Weaver signed up to help raise funds for the annual Special Olympics with the Flathead Rez Polar Plunge, along with othe...

One man killed in Pablo shooting

PABLO – Matthew Adam Posey Darnell, 30, of Polson, was shot several times and killed in Pablo on Thursday night, Feb. 28, around 10 p.m.  Daniel Chance Blixt, 29, of Pablo, was charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death, according to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell.  Bell said ...

Drugs found during residential search in Polson Drugs found during residential search in Polson

POLSON – On the afternoon of March 1, your Polson Police Department executed a residential search warrant as part of a short-term drug investigation. The warrant was executed at the Boettcher Terrace Apartments in the 800 block of 10th Avenue East. Evidence found during the search included methamphetam...

Hwy. 93 drunk driving incident heard in court

A former Wolf Point man convicted of felony criminal endangerment had his imposition of sentencing deferred for three years for a charge stemming from a drunken driving incident where he went on a high-speed drive between Polson and Pablo on U.S. Highway 93. On Dec. 20, Chris Allen Myrick, 36, pled guilty...

Ridgewater subdivision adhering to timeline

POLSON – After discussion with commissioners and developers, a legal review of the proposed subdivision’s master plan will be conducted within the original time frame for the project. At last week’s commission meeting, City Manager Mark Shrives proposed that an attorney look over the con...

Bus vandalism threatens early childhood education programs

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The gas lines on eight buses belonging to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Early Childhood Services program have been cut since the school year started on Sept. 10.  Gas has been stolen from the tanks of these parked buses at a variety of locations acros...


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