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New Hall of Fame inductees recognized New Hall of Fame inductees recognized

RONAN — On the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 27, community members gathered at the Ronan Community Center to see the new Hall of Fame Inductees honored as distinguished community members. Some attendees jokingly said they were there for the potato bar and the good cookies served prior to the main event.  Committee members for the event were John Neiss, Mckenzy Kelch, Naomi Mock, Ray Aylesworth and Gale Decker. Decker started the inductions by showing everyone the Hall of Fame website that can be found at: https://ronanchamber.com/community-hall-of-fame. Lynn Olsen was the first inductee recognized for being the “long-time announcer at Ronan athletic events and for...


Democrat listening tour stops in Ronan Democrat listening tour stops in Ronan

RONAN — State legislators are on a Legislative Listening Tour led by Democrats to hear from all Montanans. They stopped in Ronan with 11,086 miles traveled, so far, after beginning their tour in Great Falls. On Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. the Ronan Mission Valley Senior Center filled with local comm...

Students learn physics principles in cardboard boat challenge Students learn physics principles in cardboard boat challenge

Polson Middle School students paddled boats they made out of cardboard, glue and tape across the pool at the Mission Valley Aquatics Center last week during the annual Duck Boat Dynasty Challenge. Using only duct tape, cardboard, Elmer’s glue, permanent markers and spray paint, PMS students put into...

Polson seniors for Jan. 31, 2024

      POLSON — The Polson Senior Center is providing AARP Tax Assistance through April 15, on Mondays or Thursdays. Call to set an appointment time. Pick up your packet and forms at the center prior to your appointment. Activities: Wood Carving for beginners. Sign up at th...

Ronan seniors for Jan. 21, 2024

RONAN — The Mission Valley Senior Center is located across from St. Luke’s Hospital. We are open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for lunch and other activities. Our menu:  —  Wednesday, Jan. 31: chicken pot pie, salad, dessert   —  Friday, Feb. 1: fish fry...

St. Ignatius seniors Jan. 31, 2023

ST. IGNATIUS —There will be an increase in the cost of the meals by $1 in February due to the increased cost of food supplies, power, heat, and more.    If you would like a take-out meal, call 406-745-4462 by 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays and by 2 p.m. on Wednesdays. Mealtimes  a...

Shelly Fyant announces HD 91 candidacy Shelly Fyant announces HD 91 candidacy

ARLEE — Longtime community leader, Shelly Fyant, launches her campaign for House District 91 this week. The district includes urban and rural communities in Lake, Sanders and Missoula counties. Shelly has worked a lifetime supporting important community issues, from voting rights, environmental qual...

Ronan seniors for Jan. 24, 2024

 RONAN — Mission Valley Senior Center is located across from St. Luke’s Hospital. We are open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for lunch and other activities. Our menu:  —  Jan. 24: soup, sandwiches, salad, dessert  —  Jan. 26: birthday dinner &ndas...

St. Ignatius seniors for Jan. 24, 2024

ST. IGNATIUS — Thank you to all that braved the cold and snow to play Bingo. We had fun, stayed warm, had snacks, celebrated a birthday and enjoyed the company. Due to the number of players we were able to pay out $100 for the blackout this time.    There will be an increase in the cost of...

Polson seniors for Jan. 24, 2024

 By Pete Mangels for the Valley Journal  POLSON — A special thanks to Super One Foods of Polson for allowing use of their freezer to store food from one of our disabled commercial kitchen freezers. Their rapid and generous response allowed us to salvage our frozen food supplies. We are t...

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