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For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

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Commission says yes to storage units, negotiating manager contract

The Polson City Commission considered two developments and decided whether to pursue an employment contract with t…

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Fire danger moves to very high

Wildland fire officials with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire have raised the fire danger within the Flathead Indian Reservation to “Very High,” effective immediately.

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Ronan woman faces felony assault charge

A Ronan woman is accused of assaulting her friend after consuming alcohol. Nevona Rose Lafley, 18, entered a plea of not guilty in District Court at Polson July 11 to felony aggravated assault.

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Paddle Palooza: Cancer survivors paddle for health and healing

When Nan Condit first began paddling dragon boats and a solo outrigger canoe as part of her path to breast cancer recovery, she had no idea her passion would e…

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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 sculptor John Leon, and the hard work of Pols…

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Extension crew revs up for Lake County Fair

The Lake County Extension office in Ronan is humming this time of year, as Agents Taylor Mullen and Claudia Andrade gear up for the Lake County Fair.

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Tribal Complex named in honor of Vern Clairmont

Vern Clairmont, who died a year ago on July 11, was honored last Friday at the Tribal Complex, which has been renamed in his honor.

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The British came to Polson, but didn't stay long

For the third year in a row, Polson parade-watchers were treated to a reenactment of the battles of Lexington and Concord, beginning when Paul Revere galloped …

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Training offered July 24 for local government review

Montana State University Extension’s Local Government Center will provide support to the 43 municipalities – including Polson, Ronan and St. Ignatius – and 12 counties in Montana that are participating in the decen…

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Judge denies bid to change venue in Sunny White case

Judge Molly Owen of the 20th Judicial District denied a motion for change of venue in the case of a Butte woman charged with running over and killing an Arlee …

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Ronan man admits to felony assault

A Ronan man admitted to threatening the mother of his children with a knife. Darius Sosep Parker, 25, entered a plea of guilty in District Court in Polson June…

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Washington man accused of dealing drugs

A man from Green Acres, Wash., man is accused of dealing drugs in Lake County. Michael William Murray, 40, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of crimin…

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Hammer receives 15-year sentence for drugs, police chase

A Charlo man was committed to the Montana Department of Corrections for 15 years with five years suspended on one count of criminal endangerment and criminal p…

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Ronan man accused of hitting partner with baseball bat

A Ronan man is accused of hitting his partner with a baseball bat. Curtis Alden Thomas, 38, entered a plea of not guilty in District Court in Polson June 26, t…

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Volunteers, donations enhance Garden for Life

The Arlee Community Development Corporation’s Garden for Life now has a kids’ section and pollinator boxes, thanks to a donation of materials and volunteer lab…