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HELENA — On Tuesday, March 5, Governor Gianforte was denied his latest attempt to circumvent the Montana Legislature’s authority when the Lewis and Clark District Court upheld a January court order, requiring his veto of Senate Bill 442 to go before the Legislature for a possible veto override vote.  Last month, Governor Gianforte sought to suspend the January 16th ruling by the District Court in favor of the Montana Association of Counties, Wild Montana, and the Montana Wildlife Federation. The organizations had filed suit against the Governor and Secretary of State for failing to allow the legislature to exercise its constitutional authority to vote on whether to overr...


Polson seniors for March 13, 2024

POLSON — Julius Caesar was warned to beware the Ides of March 15. He went to the Senate anyway and was assassinated. I will beware the Ides of April 15 tax due day. Get your taxes done at the Polson Senior Center at no cost, sponsored by AARP on Mondays or Thursdays through April 15. Appointment requir...

Arlee seniors for March 13, 2024

By Arlee Seniors Board/cooks for the Valley Journal ARLEE — March winds arrived this last week in February with another bout of snow/rain and all across the land with above and below freezing temperatures. But now we are looking forward to warmer weather, the first day of spring, changing our MST ...

Ronan seniors for March 13, 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, March 13: soup, sandwiches, salad —  Friday, March 15: corned beef, cabbage, sala...

Azzopardi announces bid for HD 13 Azzopardi announces bid for HD 13

POLSON — Shirley Azzopardi kicked off her campaign for the House District 13 seat with a meet-and-greet at the Glacier Brewing Company on Friday, March 1. This is Azzopardi’s second bid as a democratic candidate for Montana’s House of Representatives. “I’m apprehensive about ...

Polson seniors for March 6, 2024

POLSON — St. Patrick’s Day is on Sunday this year, and I researched some old Irish laws concerning Monks. “A layman may have six pints of beer with his dinner. A monk shall only have three so that he will not become inebriated before evening prayers.” So practical, those Irish. Corned...

St. Ignatius seniors for March 6, 2024

ST. IGNATIUS — We are still in the need of a site manager and a housekeeper. If you are interested or know of someone who is, call 406-745-4462.  We will have our next bingo event on March 9 at 2 p.m. There will be a special blackout prize. A bake sale and rummage sale is planned for May ...

Ronan seniors for March 6, 2023

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, March 6: taco bar, salad, dessert Friday, March 8: cheeseburgers, fries, salad, dessert ...

Community members, businesses honored at annual chamber banquet Community members, businesses honored at annual chamber banquet

POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce recognized “amazing people in our community” during the annual community awards banquet on Saturday at the KwaTaqNuk Resort. Joslyn Shackelford, vice president of the Polson Chamber of Commerce, said so many people attended this year’s event ...

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POLSON — March has been described as coming in like a lion and out like a lamb.  March 19 is the first day of Spring (9:06 p.m. MST). It is okay to say March 20 is the first daylight of Spring. “March Madness” begins, a term describing the various basketball tournaments on TV. All t...

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