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Nonprofit hires new co-executive director

News from Alternative Energy Resources Organization   MONTANA – The Alternative Energy Resources Organization announced that Lindsay Ganong is joining their staff as a new co-executive director. Ganong is a proven leader in diverse settings and brings unique skills to AERO, where she will be responsible for program development and staff management. Ganong comes to AERO most recently from the Polson School District where she served as the food service director. During her time with PSD, she helped build systems to serve fresh, healthy, tasty and student-centered meals. Ganong’s new role will be to serve AERO’s mission and membership by developing programs and p...

Mission Valley Super Oval roaring under new management Mission Valley Super Oval roaring under new management

PABLO – After a long winter, the Mission Valley Super Oval (formerly Mission Valley Speedway) opened the 2019 race season under new management. The season opened about seven weekends ago. Tony Undem and his all-star team have been feeding people’s need for speed with a paved oval racing venue ...

Hangin’ Art Gallery in Arlee to close Hangin’ Art Gallery in Arlee to close

ARLEE – After serving as an Arlee community hub for art, music and food for 16 years, the Hangin’ Art Gallery will close late this August. Owner Donna Mollica plans to retire to pursue personal endeavors. Mollica said she wanted to announce the closing early to give others in the community the...

Guild, gallery celebrate anniversaries

News from Killdeer Artisans Guild ARLEE — Killdeer Artisans Guild and Hangin’ Art Gallery are hosting the opening reception for their summer show. This very special exhibit celebrates Killdeer’s 10th anniversary showing together, and the 16th anniversary of Hangin’ Art Gallery. T...

HandMADE Montana shop opens

News from HandMADE Montana  POLSON – The newly renovated 212 Main Street in downtown Polson is filling with modern handcrafted goods from more than 50 past and present MADE fair artists.  The space, which once was home to Jackie M’s shoe store, is now filled with vibrant colors ...

Arlee Jocko Valley Museum opens July 4

Our historic site will open on July 4. We will be open from 2-4 p.m. on July 4, 5, 20, Aug. 3, 17, 31 and Sept. 2, Labor Day. The museum has many historical displays including many photographs of Native and homesteading families. There are hundreds of obituaries with genealogy information. The museum is loca...

Ninepipes Museum describes event-filled days ahead Ninepipes Museum describes event-filled days ahead

CHARLO – Saturday, July 6, promises to be a lively day at Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana. Our “First Saturday” artist, Joshua Marceau, will be on hand from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with his beautiful turquoise and silver jewelry. He is the owner, artist and sole craftsman at Native American Silver...

Windmill bakery opens for the season Windmill bakery opens for the season

RAVALLI – Baker Nancy Martin is back in the kitchen with a smile, and the wait for the first delicious Windmill Bakery doughnuts of the summer is over.  Martin is both the baker and the business owner at Windmill Bakery, and she was diagnosed with cancer last fall. Her treatment cut the season ...

Mission Valley FFA celebrates new officers

News from Olivia Clairmont for Mission Valley FFA  LAKE COUNTY – The Mission Valley FFA had another successful banquet this year. On May 30, the FFA invited parents, supporters and local businesses to join them for dinner. They presented awards and announced new chapter officers. They also au...

New St. Ignatius shop offers candy, gifts New St. Ignatius shop offers candy, gifts

ST. IGNATIUS – Stuart Morton dreamed of bringing life back to the set of storefronts that line U.S. Highway 93 near the entrance of town.   “I wanted to make it something as big as when Doug Allard owned it,” Morton said. And he is keeping the Allard name on the business. Allard&rsq...

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