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St. Joe expands emergency department St. Joe expands emergency department

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson recently concluded the expansion of its emergency department.  The expansion is a response to a growing community need, growing the department from four rooms to six and adding 300 additional square feet. The building contractor was Nelson Homes of Polson. Emergency department visits at St. Joe’s have been steadily increasing each year for the past five years, with about 5,400 visits on pace for this year.  “We are happy to be able to expand our emergency department capabilities to meet the needs of the community,” said Lynn Baushke-Weddle, P...


Small town Montana software company celebrates 30 years of success

News from Black Mountain Software POLSON — Black Mountain Software is proud to announce its 30th anniversary as a leading developer of local government fund accounting and utility billing software. The company has grown from a small software firm to a nationally recognized supplier meeting the ...


Mission Valley Museum Consortium shares upcoming events

ARLEE Arlee/Jocko Valley Museum See our beautiful outdoor veterans’ memorial and memorabilia from area veterans along with Pioneer Day photographs and more.   ST. IGNATIUS St. Ignatius Mission Church St. Ignatius Mission Church’s summer hours are 9 a.m.-7 p.m. d...


Crazy Days to offer big bargains this weekend

RONAN – A summer tradition that dates back decades will take place this weekend in Ronan, as bargain hunters will find everything from fresh flowers to fishing lures at “crazy” low prices during the annual city-wide Crazy Days sale. Traditionally the two-day bargain extravaganza is held ...


Local artisan cheesemaker holds open house Local artisan cheesemaker holds open house

POLSON – If you love cheese, Flathead Lake Cheese is holding an open house, offering visitor tours and taste bud tantalizing samples of artisan crafted cheese.  The cheese factory is located at 208 1st Ave. East. The bright yellow two-story creamery has a life-sized mural of a cowgirl riding a ...


Ronan Farmers Market adds new vendors Ronan Farmers Market adds new vendors

News from the Ronan Farmers Market                                              RONAN – The Ronan Farmers Market continues to grow with more than 25 vendors now registered and the add...


Having a Blast Having a Blast

POLSON – Once the smoke settled and the earplugs were out, area shotgunners helped raise more than $4,000 during the Polson Chamber of Commerce 7th annual Chamber Blast hosted at the world-class Big Sky Sporting Clays on Friday. Sporting clays is often described as golf with a shotgun. Instead of ho...


Museum news announced

News from Mission Valley Museum Consortium ARLEE Arlee/Jocko Valley Museum Celebrate the 4th of July and see our beautiful outdoor Veteran’s Memorial and memorabilia from area veterans, pioneer day photographs and more.   ST. IGNATIUS St. Ignatius Mission Church St I...


Polson Redevelopment Agency awards grants to local businesses Polson Redevelopment Agency awards grants to local businesses

Three Polson businesses will get significant upgrades, thanks to grants facilitated by the Polson Redevelopment Agency. The city commission approved funding for improvements to the exteriors of Pebble Creek Enterprises, LLC, Mission Valley Ice Arena Association, and Polson Theatres, Inc.  The busines...


Local artists share visual stories in new exhibit Local artists share visual stories in new exhibit

 Paint, wood, skulls, photos, and found objects were among the materials that local artists used to express their narratives in the Sandpiper Gallery’s “Let Me Tell You My Story” exhibit. “Every single piece tells a story,” member artist Charlie Fudge said at the recepti...


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