Thursday, March 30, 2023

Local News

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Updated 19 hours, 39 minutes ago

St. Ignatius man wages anti-compact ad campaign

Opponents to CSKT compact eye courts as the remedy after not being successful politically.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Ronan Students Report: New path of Highway 93 aims to fix congestion

Contractors broke ground this winter on a Highway 93 construction project that will reconfigure the road’s route through the town of Ronan in western Montana.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Small but Mighty: Polson sends student to National Speech and Debate Finals

Polson Speech and Debate coach Melesa Butler was in the tabulation room at Sentinel High in Missoula when she heard the news. “I just broke down crying,” she...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Montana 20th District Court News

Adam Clairmont changes plea; dates set for Nathan Winter Plemmons' omnibus hearing and jury trial; Billedeaux pleads not guilty to attempted deliberate homicide

Updated 2 weeks ago
Mission Valley FFA hosts District Competition

Dark blue Future Farmers of America jackets were everywhere last month when members from 13 Montana schools took over Lake County Fairgrounds in Ronan for th...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Ronan man killed in crash near Lake's Corner

A Ronan man, 21-year-old Jonah Jones, died in a vehicle crash near Spring Creek Road in the vicinity of Lake's Corner, in the early morning hours of March 6.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Mission, Swan ranges benefit from February storm

“There were not many days in February in which it wasn’t snowing somewhere in Montana,” said Eric Larson, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) ...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Filing deadline next Thursday for school trustee elections

The filing deadline for school board candidates is 4 p.m. next Thursday, March 23.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Polson Commission considers zoning amendment, sewer ordinance

Polson City Commission held back-to-back meetings last Monday, March 6. The first, described as a workshop, gave city staff the green light to move forward with the process of amending the Polson Development Code...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Governor and First Lady visit Meuli Ranch in Dayton

Black cows finished the hay on the feedground as ranchers Mike and Nancy Meuli welcomed Montana Governor Greg Gianforte and First Lady Susan Gianforte to the...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Polson Scholarship & Education Foundation: Giving Polson grads a boost since 2022

More than two decades ago, a group of four community members gathered with a common mission: to create a scholarship fund for Polson grads.

Updated 3 weeks ago
In transition: Library relocates during renovation

The North Lake County Public Library closed its doors last Thursday, and reopened them Monday at a new temporary location in the United Methodist Church at 3...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Rep. Read's bill to shift compact oversight tabled in committee

In what opponents see as another effort to restrict tribal water rights, HB 726, sponsored by Rep. Joe Read, aimed to change which regulatory agencies oversee water compacts in Montana. It was tabled last week af...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Reservation-wide housing survey completed

The information discerned from the housing survey will be released to the Tribal Council in a matter of weeks.

Updated 3 weeks ago
On the agenda

School boards meet next week.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Legislators meet with constituents at halfway point

With 1,414 bills introduced in the 2023 session, three Lake County legislators took time out from a hectic process to visit with constituents Monday night at...