Saturday, July 20, 2024


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Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago

Flathead Monster comes ashore in Polson

A sinuous creature now swims in Sacajawea Park, thanks in large part to the vision of Pat Binger, the artistry of …

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Wanted: Invasive American bullfrogs

“Wanted: Invasive American Bullfrog” reads a poster recently distributed by the CSKT Wildlife Management Program, in tandem with the Montana Department of Fish…

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
County commissioners plan to impose levy for jail expansion

At a meeting Monday morning, the Lake County Commissioners unanimously approved two resolutions aimed at financing the new courthouse annex and paying for an e…

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Outgoing finance director helped reshape budget process

Kim Sassaman, the City of Polson’s recently retired finance director, headed for her new home in Florida in late June with her second “clean audit” report behi…

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Mission Valley Calendar

Your events guide to the Mission Valley

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Body of missing boater recovered

After six days of searching, divers from Missoula and Flathead County recovered the body of 36-year-old Chad Hansen of Missoula from Flathead Lake.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
News Briefs

Search for missing boater continues, St. Ignatius teen dies in rollover, Polson man dies in crash near Pablo

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Open burning season closes

Fire officials with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire have restricted outdoor burning starting Monday, July 1. Open debris burning will resume after fire season starting Oct. 1.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Polson house fire controlled, cats rescued

The Polson Volunteer Fire Department was paged out at 12:29 p.m. June 25 to a structure fire at 11th Ave. on June 25. A neighbor called in the fire.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Men required to pay restitution for jail flooding

Trials set for two inmates of the Lake County Detention Center, accused of intentionally flooding the jail, were vacated after their cases were resolved by sep…

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Inmates plead not guilty to attempted escape

Two inmates at the Lake County Jail are facing trials for a failed attempt to escape custody.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Polson man charged with felony partner assault

A Polson man, with prior convictions of domestic abuse, is accused of assaulting the same victim again. Bryce Wyatt Jordan, 23, entered a plea of not guilty in…

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Thrift-store theft leads to multiple drug charges

A Big Arm man is accused of possessing multiple drugs, being charged as such, and then missing court appearances on those charges.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Oregon man pleads not guilty to sexual assault of minor

A man from Salem, Ore., is accused of inappropriate contact with a minor. Tyler Davis Booze, 29, entered a plea of not guilty in Polson District Court June 20 …

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Veritas Grill offers fun summer food at Boettcher

Does a smash burger with bacon, cheese, and grilled onions fire up your appetite? How about a Philly-cheese steak sandwich? The Veritas Grill at Boettcher Park…

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Outdoor Briefs: Leopard frogs & mystery snails

Leopard frog reintroduction earns Unsung Hero Award; Finley Point home to mystery snails