Friday, February 03, 2023

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Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago

A look inside the Lake County jail

Federal emergency funds help with jail improvements, but lawsuits challenge the county to address alleged inhuma...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Resolution would ask Congress to “fully fund” law enforcement on reservations

Senate Joint Resolution 5, which had its first hearing Tuesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee, calls for Congress to fully fund the public safety and law enforcement needs of Montana’s tribal nations and reser...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Mission woman found guilty of elder exploitation

ShayLynn Reid, a St. Ignatius woman who is already serving time for bail jumping, forgery and theft of identity, was found guilty in District Court Tuesday m...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Around the Region

A gathering of news from around western Montana.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
MDOT hosts meeting Wednesday on Ninepipes corridor

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) will host an in-person open house from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, in the banquet room at Ninepipes Lodge to share the findings of a study of the U.S. Highway 93 Ni...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
St. Ignatius Senior Center: May 2023 treat you well

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had time to think of all the things to be thankful for in 2022 and may 2023 treat you well.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Polson Seniors greet New Year

The Polson Senior Center continues to develop a Facebook page and an active email list for our members and the community at large.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Music, book-signing, classes on tap at library

The North Lake County Library in Polson has a busy month ahead, with music, a book-signing and classes on tap.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Winter Fest celebrates snow machines of yore

About 100 years ago, folks rigged bicycles with runners in the front and studded tires in the back to carry them through the snow.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
View from the Library: Preparing for renovation

Happy New Year! We are all so excited for 2023 and the wonderful updates and changes it will bring to our building with our renovation project. We hope you are excited as well.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Deadline is mid-February for Polson scholarship applications

Scholarships applications are currently available for Polson High School graduates.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
The Last Best Polar Plunge: Organizer plans to retire after 25 years

Dave Bull, Polson dentist and gregarious impresario of the Polar Plunge at Riverside Park, began Sunday’s countdown: “Six minutes people!”

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Legislative Outlook: Rep. Reksten focuses on education, local government

Rep. Linda Reksten of Polson headed to Helena this week with a long list of aspirations – especially concerning education and local government, two of the th...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
The Wrap: Stories we’ll continue to cover in the New Year

Lake County was bursting with news in 2022, from the establishment of a new Water Management Board last January, to a move by Lake County in December to remo...

Updated 1 month ago
Leon Hall: Still thriving in its second century

On the second Wednesday of each month, the lights are on at Leon Hall as members of the Leon Club gather for a happy half hour and potluck dinner at one of t...

Updated 1 month ago
Lake County Dispatch Center receives much needed makeover

“These people are the true first responders,” says Lake County Emergency Management coordinator Mark Clary of the staff at the Dispatch Center, tucked away o...