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Community Wildfire Protection Plan Link

Lake County has prepared a draft Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP), which is now available for public review and comment from now to March 15th. Please submit your comments to lakecountycwpp@gmail.com or use the form to share your input. We will take your feedback into account as we prepare the final CWPP for release in

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Governor Gianforte Convenes First Meeting of His Property Tax Task Force

Governor charges task force with providing recommendations to reform our property tax system and bring relief to Montana homeowners HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte today convened the first meeting of his Property Tax Task Force at the State Capitol in Helena. “As we, and all Montanans, know too well, property taxes are too high,”

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Open Spring Debris Burning Season – March 1

Spring Debris Burning PSA-24 Spring debris burning season will open Friday, March 1. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wildfire. Careless debris burning is one of the

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Post Trial Letter to Victims Evacuated from Boulder 2700 fire

Post Trial Letter to Victims (Evacuated) February 16, 2024 Re: State of Montana v. Craig Allen McCrea Montana Twentieth Judicial District Court Lake County – DC-22-126 To Whom It May Concern; On July 31, 2021, the Boulder 2700 Fire erupted just north of Finley Point in Polson, Montana. The fire destroyed thousands of acres of

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The 2024 Flathead Lake International Cinemafest (FLIC) wrapped up its eventful weekend 2024

FLIC 2024 Final Pres s Release   The 2024 Flathead Lake International Cinemafest (FLIC) wrapped up its eventful weekend on Sunday night, February 18th, with encore screenings through Thursday, February 22nd at the Showboat Stadium 6 in Polson, Montana. This year’s film entries — including narrative shorts and features, documentaries and animated films – hailed