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It’s huckleberry season in Western Montana

In Western Montana, it is considered a quintessential part of our beautiful and yet brief summers: huckleberries.

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Polson school lunch program temporarily suspended due to virus

Polson schools’ popular summer meal distribution program was temporarily suspended at the end of July when one food service worker tested positive for COVID-19,

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Polson selects new city manager

The city of Polson has offered its city manager position to Livingston’s former city manger Ed Meece.

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Water compact heads to U.S. Senate

Legislation aimed at settling a long-running water-rights dispute in Western Montana cleared another hurdle on Wednesday as it moved out of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. The Montana Water Rights Protect...

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Firefighters gaining control of 3,500 acre Magpie blaze

It was mostly good news for the approximately 20 local residents who attended the Magpie Rock Fire managers meeting at the Dixon School gymnasium Monday morning.

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Virtual event showcases new Polson Boys and Girls Club

Across the street from Polson Middle School, a brand new facility for the Polson Boys and Girls Club is nearing completion for an October grand opening.

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River Rock Mercantile offers a new twist to an old downtown business

“But first coffee,” says the motto on the new River Rock Mercantile logo being developed.

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New wildfire near Polson; Dixon blaze at 2,000 acres

Another wildfire was reported on the Flathead Reservation Tuesday afternoon southwest of Polson.

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Pete Sisters debut song for COVID awareness campaign

Driven by concerns that young people may not be responding to COVID-19 prevention guidelines, a committee of tribal leaders formed to discuss strategies whic...

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Body of Ronan man recovered from river

The body of a 21-year-old Ronan man was recovered from the Flathead River near Buffalo Bridge on Thursday at around 11 p.m., according to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell.

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Polson’s resort tax initiative tabled, for now

An initiative to have voters decide on a Polson resort tax in the November election has been put on hold.

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New SKC Foundation director a nonprofit leader

The Salish Kootenai College Foundation faces an important transition as the executive director for the last eight years, Karen Delaney, announced her retirement last month.

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Road project underway on Montana 212

The Montana Department of Transportation this week will begin replacement of a combination irrigation and drainage culvert under Montana 212 about 5 miles south of Charlo.

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New wildfire flares up near Dixon

A new wildfire cropped up early Monday morning west of Dixon on the Flathead Reservation.

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Neighborhood challenges others to show support for local law enforcement

Joe Stark of Polson wanted to do something big to show his appreciation for local law enforcement. He got his neighbors involved.