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Job Service honors choice employers Job Service honors choice employers

News from Lake County Job Services POLSON — Each year the Job Service Employer Committee, and advisory group for the Lake County Job Service, presents an “Employers of Choice” award to a small, a medium and a large business in Lake County.  This year’s small-scale business recipient, Lake County Community Development, was chosen because of its diverse work environment, and opportunities for training. The staff, with an average of 6.5 years with the company, is actively involved with the community. S&K Technologies was selected for the midsized Employer of Choice due to fostering a healthy balance between work and life while acknowledging staff accom...

Workshop offers leadership inspiration Workshop offers leadership inspiration

POLSON — Karen McNenny has great advice for anyone considering becoming a boss: “I will talk you out of leadership. You get a buck more an hour and it’s not worth it,” she said, “but it’s exceptionally rewarding.” Each spring members of the Lake County Job Service...

Free hospitality training offered

Representatives of any business greeting visitors to the area are invited, free of charge, to attend the new “406 Hospitality” seminar in Polson. The Polson Chamber of Commerce will host the training at KwaTaqNuk Resort, 49708 US Hwy 93 E., Polson on Tuesday, May 19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Busin...

Free classes offered on canning, jamming, drying

News from Polson Farmers Market POLSON — Polson Farmers Market invites interested participants to free food handling and storage classes taught by Montana State University Extension Agent Rene Kittle. Each qualified SNAP recipient who attends an entire class will receive valuable information on f...

News from Health Care Plus

POLSON — Health Care Plus (HCP), a durable home medical equipment company, has achieved the Award of Accreditation from the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation, based in Waterloo, Iowa. This award is achieved only when home medical equipment companies demonstrate a high level of quality pra...

Two Nineteen Main holds grand opening

  POLSON — Two Nineteen Main, formerly First Resort Clothing at 219 Main St. in Polson, will hold a grand opening Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 3. Customers may register for door prizes.  

Film competition includes local business, vote through April 21

 News from the Montana Office of Tourism   HELENA —The Audience Awards and Montana Office of Tourism Real Montana competition is now open for voting on one-minute videos submitted to compete in five categories: Food and Beverage; Artists, Culture and Events; Montana Places; Montana...

Valley View sale sends bulls all over west Valley View sale sends bulls all over west

Tulips, mud and bull sales all mean spring in Montana, and all were present for the Valley View Charolais Ranch 47th annual bull sale on Saturday. Pickups and cars with license plates from Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming as well as Montana were parked near the sale barn as bull buyers came to purchase ...

Cherry guru speaks to Flathead growers Cherry guru speaks to Flathead growers

Flathead cherry trees are mostly pruned by now, allowing growers time to attend the Flathead Lake Cherry Growers 79th annual meeting held Saturday at the Yellow Bay Club House.  Keynote speaker Norm Guitzwiler, a respected Washington cherry grower and crop management consultant, gave the audience of ...

Western Bee turns 50

POLSON — Western Bee in Polson is celebrating 50 years serving customers with beehives this year. They are the third-longest running beekeeper business in the United States, employing up to 70 people from the local area, according to their website. Western Bee’s products are made from Ponderos...

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