Deer Lodge School District unification passes
November 16, 2023
The Deer Lodge School District unification passed 876-520 on Nov. 7.
Rural areas in Avon, Elliston, Gold Creek, Precinct 2 (from Garrison to the Deer Lodge Fairgrounds), Helmville and Ovando voted against the proposition 156-290.
“I hope it’s a good change and beneficial to all involved,” Kelley Knight, Powell County Deputy Clerk and Recorder said. “The cards will play themselves out eventually.”
About 35% of registered voters participated in the election.
According to Rick Duncan, Superintendent of both Powell County High School and Deer Lodge Elementary, there will be no immed...