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Arlee Seniors for Dec. 20 2023

ARLEE — Here it is the last month of 2023. We’ve enjoyed the bounties of Thanksgiving, the friends and families around the table the many stories of the past and, of course, always so much to be thankful for in our lives. Now we are on to preparing for Christmas, which includes, shopping, sending Christmas cards, baking pies and cookies to share, and hear and singing the many carols of Christmas. We will be decorating for Christmas and you are invited to help us. We ar ever so thankful for the many delicious meals that Dustin, Randy and Marti prepare in the senior kitchen. Pre-Thanksgiving dinner was absolutely the best. The many recipes they share make the tastiest surprises to...


Polson seniors for Dec. 20, 2023

POLSON — The Polson Senior Center will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.    Happy Christmas to all. My memory seems to get shorter by the day. I’m hoping Santa Claus has a short memory. I tried to be nice, mostly, if that counts. I just must wait and see.  Activities:  ...

Ronan seniors for Dec. 20, 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: Dec. 20th: baked potato bar, salad, dessert Dec. 22nd: fried chicken, potatoes, salad, dessert Dec. 25th: Merry Chr...

Arlee Seniors

ARLEE — Here it is the last month of 2023. We’ve enjoyed the bounties of Thanksgiving, the friends and families around the table the many stories of the past and, of course, always so much to be thankful for in our lives. Now we are on to preparing for Christmas, which includes, shopping, sending...

Ronan celebrates season with parade of lights, holiday raffle Ronan celebrates season with parade of lights, holiday raffle

RONAN — The downtown streets of Ronan filled with spectators for the annual parade of lights Dec. 8. Organized by the Ronan Chamber of Commerce, the event brought in children and adults alike to watch the brightly lit holiday floats parade down Main Street and under the Ronan archway. Chamber member La...

St. Ignatius council swears in new member St. Ignatius council swears in new member

ST. IGNATIUS — A new council member was sworn in during the St. Ignatius City Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Rikki Menz-Merchant’s term will start Jan. 1. She and incumbent Janis Heffern were sworn in by Mary Leishman.  In other news, Public Works Director Scott Morton said the town ...

Biden’s climate agenda creates energy poverty in tribal nations

U.S. SENATE — The White House is hosting its Tribal Nations Summit this week, and it’s important to note that the administration’s climate policy is bankrupting the tribes it claims to help. The president is sure to promise, as he has at previous summits, that his administration “w...

Polson seniors for Dec. 13, 2023

POLSON — I am trying to figure out the perfect gift for those on my “out of state” Christmas list. Allow 10 days or more of shipping time to get those locally purchased gifts to them before Christmas. Not into shopping?  Give money to your local charities. Take the time and effort to c...

St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — Thank you to the people that put on the Christmas carnival and tree lightening. It was great to see kids having fun and the reindeer were fun. Thank you to all that have donated coats, hats, gloves, and socks that have been taken to the local school to be given to those that don&rsquo...

Elections: who’s running for office in 2024? Elections:  who’s running for office in 2024?

MONTANA — Montana’s 2024 ballot will host a suite of consequential elections — among them a race that could decide the balance of the U.S. Senate, two open seats on the Montana Supreme Court, two U.S. House races, the governorship, and a bevy of other statewide offices. And, for good measur...

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