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Bigfoot Conference comes to Hot Springs

HOT SPRINGS — The first annual Big Sky Bigfoot Conference will be held Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Symes Hotel in Hot Springs, with a meet and greet reception Friday night, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. This conference brings speakers from Kentucky, Idaho, and Montana to discuss current researc...

Local Realtors support food banks

NORTHWEST MONTANA — The National Montana Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation recently donated $4,800 to food pantries across northwest Montana. The Foundation donated to the Polson Loaves & Fish Pantry, the Ronan Breadbasket, the Mission Valley Food Pantry in St. Ignatius, the Flathead Fo...

Local boys make good Local boys make good

POLSON — Doug and Bill Wyman, Jr., were high school age when their mother Tanya was killed in a car wreck. Their father, Bill Wyman, Sr., was a pilot for Montana Power and couldn’t be home all the time so he asked his neighbors, Joyce and Marvin Carlyle, to be surrogate parents to his two young s...

Montana FSA: USDA offers help to farmers and ranchers affected by fire

News from the United States Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington State that USDA has programs to assist with their recovery eff...

LDP Program offers grazing losses compensation LDP Program offers grazing losses compensation

News from the USDA Montana Farm Service Agency BOZEMAN – Montana Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Bruce Nelson announced today that the 2015 Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) triggered additional eligibility in Montana counties based on the U.S. Drought Monitor report release...

Graduation Matters receives grant

News from the Montana Office of Public Instruction Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau announced that the non-profit Student Assistance Foundation has pledged $50,000 geared toward increasing student completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1, 2016, openin...

City officials discuss low-income housing project City officials discuss low-income housing project

POLSON — A packed agenda led to a three-hour Polson City Commission meeting on Sept. 7 before commissioners went into executive session to discuss City Manager Mark Shrives’ annual review.  One agenda item generating a lot of comments and concerns was Polson Landing, an affordable housing...

Youth baseball program seeks support Youth baseball program seeks support

News from the Mission Valley Mariners Local baseball youth, parents, sponsors and fans have a special opportunity to help local teenagers continue to have an opportunity to experience a baseball program during their high school years and early adulthood. Our great State of Montana is one of the few remain...

College fairs set for high school students

News from MPSEOC The Montana Post Secondary Educational Opportunities Council (MPSEOC) will host three weeks of college fairs throughout Montana beginning Sept. 8. MPSEOC has conducted statewide college fairs since 1987. As many as 11,000 high school seniors and/or juniors will attend the fairs with their...

Miss Montana USA tours Lake County, shoots with Women on Target Miss Montana USA tours Lake County, shoots with Women on Target

POLSON — The title Miss Montana conjures up a glittering evening gown, a tiara and a satiny sash. Miss Montana USA Tahnee Peppenger certainly can hold her own in a sparkly dress, but she was equally at home at the Polson Shooters Association shooting range on Aug. 22. Peppenger, 27, is a Montana nat...

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