Saturday, December 02, 2023


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Supreme Court rules counties must levy 95 mills

A rebellion waged by counties against the Department of Revenue’s assessment of 95 mills for school funding was cu…

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Bio Station receives $6.6 million to fight pesticide pollution

The University of Montana recently was awarded $6.6 million from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Columbia River Basin Restoration Program.

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Washington man admits to meth possession

A man from Shoreline, Wash., has admitted to possession of methamphetamine.

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Farm and gift shop serve locals and tourists

“I always told my siblings and my parents that I was going to live in Helena, Montana,” Hope Dibble said. “It’s only taken me 40 years to get here.” Moiese is …

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Sandpiper Gallery offers art scholarships

Sandpiper Art Gallery and Gifts in Polson has opened the application period for its annual art scholarship program, which offers scholarships to deserving students from Lake and Sanders counties.

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Miracle of America seeks volunteers, board members

Founded in 1981, the Miracle of America Museum in Polson is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of one of the largest collections of American history.

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Polson residents weigh in on 93 bypass proposal

The Polson City Commissioners held a workshop meeting last Thursday on a proposed bypass that would connect the Ridgewater Development to Hillcrest and 7th Ave…

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Young musicians gather for Mission Valley Band Festival

With 145 excited band students from high schools in Charlo, Noxon, Plains, St. Regis, Superior, and Thompson Falls in a group at Ronan High School for the Mission Valley Music Festival, the joint was jumping and th…

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County initiates withdrawal from law enforcement agreement

The Lake County Commissioners sent a certified letter to Gov. Greg Gianforte Monday, formally announcing their intention to withdraw from Public Law 280, the nearly 60-year-old agreement that gives the state jurisd…

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Polson man admits to stealing car, marketing rock salt as meth

A Polson man is accused of stealing a car with intentions of trading it for drugs and selling fake methamphetamine.

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Veterans feted at Elks Lodge

The Polson Elks Lodge hosted a Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner on Saturday evening.

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Ronan Hall of Fame lists new inductees

The School District 30/Ronan Community Hall of Fame Committee recently announced the inductees for the Class of 2023.

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On the Agenda

Upcoming public meetings of note:

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First generation college students set example for the next generation

Last Wednesday, students and faculty gathered at the Robert Depoe Building on the campus of Salish Kootenai College in Pablo to savor pie and a sense of accomp…

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Judge’s ruling favors State in Public Law 280 dispute

In a court decision issued last Thursday, District Court Judge Amy Eddy ruled against Lake County in an ongoing legal battle with the State of Montana over who…

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Polson, St. Ignatius elect new council members

Despite some confusion over the write-in election for Polson’s Ward 2 in last Tuesday’s election, Lisa Rehard received 230 votes to David Coffman’s 121. Since neither name actually appeared on the ballot, voters ha…