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RONAN — An emotional tribute honoring 102 emergency personnel in attendance in advance of 9/11 Patriots’ Day took place prior to the Ronan Chiefs football game against Libby Friday night. Members of local police and volunteer fire departments, the Lake County Sheriff’s department, Search...

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. ...

Decorated officer retires from Army Decorated officer retires from Army

POLSON — Chief Warrant Officer Three Michael E. Garcia recently retired from the United States Army. Son of George and Trudie Garcia, Michael Garcia was born in Polson in 1974 and enlisted in the Army in November 1992. He attended basic training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Advance Individual Training at...

Tribal Health announces newly hired veterans’ rep

News from CSKT Tribal Health ST. IGNATIUS — Catherine Baylor is the newly hired Tribal Veteran Healthcare Representative for Tribal Health of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Baylor has completed training as a Tribal Veteran Healthcare Representative, holds a Bachelor’s degree...

Memorial Day services, lunch planned

News from Mission Valley Honor Guard LAKE COUNTY — The Mission Valley Honor Guard will be having Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. at the Arlee Jocko Cemetery, 11 a.m. at St. Ignatius Pleasant View Cemetery, and 11:30 a.m. at the St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery. Following the cere...

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...

American Legion supports Montana’s wounded veterans American Legion supports Montana’s wounded veterans

CHARLO — The American Legion Bud Pelley Post 126 LLC of Charlo recently donated $1,000 to Montana Wounded Warriors to provide residents of Montana, wounded as a result of combat service in Iraq and Afghanistan wars, hunting and fishing opportunities within the state. Taking teams of two to six wound...

Volunteer drivers needed

News from Lake County Area Disabled American Veterans LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Area Disabled American Veterans organization need additional volunteer drivers to transport veterans to and from their doctor appointments in Missoula, Kalispell and Ft. Harrison. Currently we have five volunteer ...

Boys State member shares experiences Boys State member shares experiences

News from American Legion Post No. 138 RONAN — American Legion Post No. 138 of Ronan recently sent Ronan High School senior Gennaro Berna to attend American Legion Boys State, where he toured the State Capital and met with Congressman Ryan Zinke and Governor Steve Bullock.  Boys State attend...

Students honor veterans Students honor  veterans

Linderman Elementary School students listened attentively as local veterans and their families shared stories on Veterans’ Day. “We are here today to honor their courage and dedication, and say thank you for their sacrifices,” organizer and paraprofessional Eileen Evertz told students be...

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