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Last Slice: Hometown woman returns as author Last Slice: Hometown woman returns as author

POLSON — On Saturday, Aug. 2, at 1 p.m. at the Lake County Public Library, RuthiE Neilan, (yes it’s spelled RuthiE), returns to her hometown community for a reception and book signing event introducing her latest book and memoir, “A Sweet Taste of the Last Slice.” Each chapter in her book tells of her unique experiences with hospice clients when she worked as a hospice nurse and volunteer. Neilan’s book title reflects her belief that “Hospice is like being invited to a banquet (with) the very best chocolate.” Death represents but a slice of life and it can be made sweet by hospice. She further explained, “Hospice is very holy and very sacre...


Wildfire danger very high

News from CSKT Division of Fire RONAN — 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.  Residents and visitors are asked to use caution when outdo...

St. Ignatius seniors for July 17, 2024

ST. IGNATIUS — Remember to come to our Pancake Breakfast for Good Old Days on Saturday, July 20, from 7-11 a.m. We will serve pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice, coffee, and tea. There will also be a silent auction and a raffle chance at a 50/50. We play bingo at 2 p.m. Come and enjoy some fun. We have ...

Ronan seniors for July 17, 2024

RONAN — The Mission Valley Senior Center is located cross from St. Luke’s Hospital. Any age is welcome to come enjoy our meals; you don’t have to be a senior citizen. We are open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for lunch and other activities. Our menu:  —  Wednesday, J...

Polson seniors for July 17, 2024

POLSON — The Polson Senior Center is located at 504 Third Ave. E; 8 am.–3 p.m. weekdays. 406-883-4735 - polsonseniorcenter@gmail.com. Visit us on Facebook! Activities:   —  Wood Carving for beginners:  Wednesdays & Fridays at 1 p.m.  Join any week.  &...

Monster trucks race at Mission Valley Super Oval Monster trucks race at Mission Valley Super Oval

Malicious Monster Trucks ripped around the Mission Valley Speedway Super Oval last weekend, entertaining audiences both Friday and Saturday night as they threw dirt in high-speed turns, launched airborne over jumps and performed daring maneuvers during several rounds of fierce competition. The five monste...

4th of July highlights 4th of July highlights

  Arlee 4th of July parade results   Grand Prize: Mine Craft – Ivanoff/Alair Patriotic: Jim & Emmitt Pickens Commercial: Fish Hatchery Clubs/Organizations: Little Guy Wrestling Native American Outfit:    Group – Dustin Shelby family &nb...

Polson seniors for July 10, 2024

POLSON — We have over 150 paid members in this, the last month of our fiscal year.  This is also the month that we have nominations for officers and board members.  We need two board member positions to fill.  Contact a board member please!  We need fresh faces on the Board or servi...

St. Ignatius seniors for July 10, 2024

ST. IGNATIUS — Remember to come to our Good Old Days pancake breakfast on Saturday, July 20, from 7-11 a.m. We will serve pancakes, sausage eggs, juice, coffee and tea. We will also hold a silent auction. If you would like a takeout meal, call 406-745-4462 by 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays and by 2...

Local contestants among top Mission Mountain Rodeo finishers Local contestants among top Mission Mountain Rodeo finishers

It was a full house in Polson last weekend as thousands of rodeo enthusiasts converged on the county fairgrounds to watch bronc and bull riders, steer ropers, barrel racers and more compete in the annual Mission Mountain Rodeo. A Northern Rodeo Association sanctioned event, contestants competed for money ...

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