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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...

‘Many unknowns’ as Lake County pulls out of decades-old agreement

Officials in Lake County have said there are more questions than answers after they informed the state that they were pulling out of a decades-old agreement because it can no longer afford to pay for law enforcement on the Flathead Indian Reservation.  In November, the Lake County Commission sent a l...

Firefighters battle two fires on windy day

POLSON — Oct. 17 was a very windy day and that led to a busy day for Polson Rural and other area fire departments as they battled two separate fires west and northwest of Polson.  Polson Rural Fire Chief Gordon Gieser said the Binger Fire was reported at 1 p.m. followed by the Irvine Flats Fire...

Irrigation board votes to appeal judge’s energy decision Irrigation board votes to appeal judge’s energy decision

ST. IGNATIUS — The Flathead Joint Board of Control is seeking an appeal on a judge’s energy decision. Judge H. Peter Young stated in his decision that the FJBC failed to prove that the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have an obligation to continue to provide low-cost power for the irri...

Power bills topic of Joint Board discussion

ST. IGNATIUS – Members of the Flathead Joint Board of Control expressed concern about power rates for all users during the regular board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9.  Prior to 1985, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a license for the then Kerr Dam that allotted a low-cost block of ...

Water board attends closed meeting concerning power rates

ST. IGNATIUS – The Flathead Joint Board of Control attended a conference that could have effects on the cost of power for irrigators, although the results of the meeting were undisclosed.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) hosted the conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this mon...

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