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Reflections Salon celebrates 30 years, employee longevity Reflections Salon celebrates 30 years, employee longevity

RONAN —  It’s been 30 years this October since Marilyn Jette opened a hair salon, and she took time to reflect on its success last week.  Reflections Salon began in a building across from Ronan High School in 1987, but five years later Jette purchased the former Burlington Northern railroad depot building at 426 Main St. SW.  “It had been sitting empty several years,” Jette said. “It was a horrible mess.”  The building was completely gutted and transformed for use as a hair salon.   A second remodel was done in 2006 followed by an update of the outside of the building last year, Jette said.  The building is one...


For Pete’s sake For Pete’s sake

POLSON – After 34 years tending bar, Pete Terteling decided to put his knowledge to use as a business owner.  He and his wife, Laurie Joyce, purchased Swanee’s Bar and Grill from previous owner Scot Swan on June 1.  “He just decided it was time for him to have a place to put...


Polson Ambulance Inc. covers Lake County Polson Ambulance Inc. covers Lake County

POLSON – Tim Brester was working at the old Ben Franklin store in 1995 when a friend told him about an EMT class. He took the four-month class and was hooked.  “I went not knowing the depth of training and responsibilities that went along with it,” he said, adding that he fell in lo...


Arlee CDC holds annual meeting

ARLEE — On Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 6 p.m. in the Arlee High School Library, join the Board of the Arlee CDC for their annual meeting and to catch up on the Community Visioning event held in March 2017 along with information on actions being taken by volunteer committees. Add your voice to the dreams and...


U.S. Air Force Selects S&K Aerospace for $559M Saudi F-15 Aircraft program support

ST. IGNATIUS – S&K Aerospace, LLC, has won a $559M contract with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) providing the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) F-15 supply services. S&K Aerospace is leading a team consisting of Parts and Repair Technical Services, Inc. (P.A.R.T.S), and Dalma Tech2. Upon award notificati...


All about cherries: statewide symposium held in Polson All about cherries: statewide symposium held in Polson

POLSON – Gibberellic acid, stem-free cherries and cherry powdery mildew were just some of the topics discussed at the third annual Montana Cherry Symposium, held Sept. 14 at KwaTaqNuk Resort.  Sponsored by the Montana Department of Agriculture, the one-day event featured speakers from Oregon, W...


Business idea event coming to Arlee

News from Arlee CDC “What Do I Do With This Idea ... .” A business resources event sponsored by Arlee CDC in partnership with Lake County Community Development Corporation (LCCDC) will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hangin’ Art Gallery, located on U.S. Highway 93 in ...


Fresh huckleberry pancakes attract diners to Huckleberry Patch Fresh huckleberry pancakes attract diners to Huckleberry Patch

POLSON – Those waiting for a new ice cream shop to open got their wish recently when Scoops Ice Cream Shack opened July 4.  The business offers 24 flavors including sherbet and sorbet, which are low dairy and non-dairy frozen treats.  One rather unique thing about the shop is the cones,...


New ice cream shop offers 24 flavors New ice cream shop offers 24 flavors

POLSON – Those waiting for a new ice cream shop to open got their wish recently when Scoops Ice Cream Shack opened July 4.  The business offers 24 flavors including sherbet and sorbet, which are low dairy and non-dairy frozen treats.  One rather unique thing about the shop is the cones,...


K-Laser treatment offered at Polson Family Chiropractic K-Laser treatment offered at Polson Family Chiropractic

POLSON – Those in need of some soft tissue healing have another option. Polson Family Chiropractic recently began offering K-Laser treatment. The K-Laser uses frequencies and an infrared light to stimulate the body’s tissue and bring oxygen and water to the affected area. Blood then removes wa...


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