Wednesday, February 01, 2023


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Updated 6 days, 5 hours ago

Hunters, don’t get gaslighted again

Just before the election Governor Gianforte hid, as usual, at an unadvertised event with only hand-selected loya...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Opposes CSKT Water Compact

I am writing regarding the CSKT Water Compact. The wording of this behemoth of government overreach, Constitutional (U.S. and MT) violations and lack of due process is deliberately full of confusing legalese ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Autocracy vs. democracy

Having Donald Trump 'front and center' in the news these past years has offered and continues to offer a marvelous opportunity for our nation.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Food pantry appreciates support

On behalf of the entire volunteer staff of the Polson Loaves and Fish Pantry, Inc. and our clients, we would like to thank those of you in our community, as well as several donors outside of our area, for your am...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Water Court extends objection deadline

The Water Court has granted a 60-day extension for filing an objection to the overreach of the CSKT Compact.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Supports the Water Compact

The Water Compact (CSKT's FRWRC) passed all its federal hurdles and was signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, 2020, but there are those on the Flathead Reservation that still deny the Tribe's rights unde...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Former Chinese dictator leaves gruesome legacy

The mastermind of mass imprisonment, torture, and killing in China has died.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Living with grizzlies as neighbors

When I was working with a Kenyan outdoor instructor in Wyoming’s Wind River Range a couple of decades ago, he surprised me one day by saying, “Hiking here fe...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Compact: Overreaching by collusion?

Regarding the pending preliminary decree of the Flathead Compact, Mr. Chris Tweeten, lawyer and 1985 Montana governor appointee to the Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission (RWRCC), was caught on tape in 2012 ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Thanks for help with Christmas festivities

The St. Ignatius Chamber of Commerce we would like to thank all of our sponsors and helpers for this year’s Christmas Carnival and tree lighting and the Parade of Lights participants.

Updated 2 months ago
Humming a more generous tune

“Thanksgiving is the only holiday we have left in this county that’s only about giving thanks for the things you have."

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Lakeshore regs worth reviewing

The Lake County Commissioners held a public hearing last week to consider adopting the newly revised Lakeshore Protection Regulations (LPR’s).

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Polson library needs extra boost

A library is one of those resources essential to a thriving community.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
You are the person to stand up and be counted

I hope you took the time to vote. Why? Because it’s all about you and your family, our freedom and your children’s future.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Telling our community’s stories

Full circle: that’s how it feels to be sitting at the editor’s desk of the Lake County Leader again.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Kettle, stop calling the pot black

Kettle, stop calling the pot black and make soup instead. Hold a bipartisan Thanks to this place we love and our neighbors and friends.