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Ronan Middle School announces 4th quarter honor roll 2018-19

Eighth grade  4.0: Addison Bahr, Trent Dwelle, Jelaysia Forman-Webster, Kianna Hensley, Piper Hoxie, Cymian Kauley, Owen McElwee, Aspen McKee, Tia Mercer, Hope Morrison, Ansley Nordberg, Isabella Paul, Layla Reese, Noah Roberts, Christian Ruther, Grace SimonichMadelynn Simpson, Kendall Straub, Lucas Targerson, Clara Todd, Caitlyn Ward, Scout Wenzel, Idella West,  Jarrett Wilson, Trent Wilson High honor roll: Seth Anderson, David Bjorge, Archer Brown, Kai Clifford, Ava Dalbey, Dominic DiGiallonardo, Rylie Dupuis, Isaac Hoffman, Jaren Keene, Christopher Lake, Mazzie Leifson, Emily Matt, Shane Monatukwa, Victoria Niblack, Karli Owens, Trista Ricciardi, Ella Schmeusser, ...

Polson Police Department praises community for generosity Polson Police Department praises community for generosity

POLSON – The city council meeting was filled with the remarkable generosity of the Polson community.  First, Polson Police Chief and Interim City Manager Wade Nash presented two Special Olympic teams with donation money raised from the Polson Police Tip-A-Cop event hosted at Pizza Hut.   K...

Interim city manager receives pay raise

POLSON – Interim city manager Wade Nash’s pay has been increased, and the city isn’t any closer to filling the position permanently.  All members of the commission who attended the meeting voted in favor of awarding Nash the pay increase he requested. His new salary will be $3,000 p...

Community supports firefighters Community supports firefighters

ST. IGNATIUS – One of the newest volunteer firefighters with the St. Ignatius Volunteer Fire Department was selling tickets for raffle items at this year’s fundraising picnic on Saturday.  Amanda Rice said she recently became a volunteer firefighter with the department because her grandfa...

Agility competition creates dog-gone fun Agility competition creates dog-gone fun

POLSON – After already racking up a handful of purple qualifying and first-place blue ribbons, a saddleback border collie named Tickle closed out the second day of competition during the agility event with a flawless run and a well-deserved snack.  The event was held at the Milliron Arena in Po...

Circus fills fairgrounds to support SAFE Harbor Circus fills fairgrounds to support SAFE Harbor

RONAN – From Francis the Lion to Leo the Clown, it was old-fashioned one-ring circus fun Saturday afternoon as the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus entertained the Mission Valley under the bigtop at the Lake County Fairgrounds.  SAFE Harbor sponsored the circus this year as a “FUN rais...

Ronan hosts sold out crab fest Ronan hosts sold out crab fest

RONAN – Who can resist a dinner of all-you-can-eat fresh snow crab legs, melted butter, a generous bowl of baked beans, salad and bread? Apparently, the more than 325 guests at this year’s annual all-you-can-eat Crab Fest could not. “This is pretty awesome,” said festival goer Dot ...

Public encouraged to weigh-in at public meeting

News from the Montana Department of Transportation   PABLO ­– Roadway users will have an opportunity to weigh-in on potential improvements to the intersection of U.S. Highway 93 and Old Highway 93, south of Pablo, at a public meeting on Thursday, June 27, at the Confederated Salish and Koo...

Revitalizing tradition: annual Salish culture camp sees high turnout Revitalizing tradition: annual Salish culture camp sees high turnout

ST. IGNATIUS – “That’s the biggest family picture,” an onlooker said as the attendees at the 2019 Salish Language and Culture Camp gathered for a group photo.  The last day of the weeklong day camp had the feeling of a family reunion. People of all ages gathered in small group...

Young minds explore art, science during annual camp Young minds explore art, science during annual camp

Benjamin Matt, 11, moved a paintbrush across his paper, adding color to the praying mantis he was creating on a large sheet of green paper. It was the last day of art camp in Charlo on Thursday, so he needed to get the project finished for the big show that night where all the camp projects would be displaye...

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