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Articles with the Tag: Ronan Chamber of Commerce

Community hay bale contest continues during pandemic Community hay bale contest continues during pandemic

RONAN — In an effort to keep morale up when most events have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ronan Chamber of Commerce is still holding onto a bit of fun with the annual “Trail of Bales” hay bale decorating contest.   “Can’t wait to get to see what is in ...

Rent hike could write final chapter for library Rent hike could write final chapter for library

RONAN – A $1,400 per month rent increase may close the book on the Ronan Public Library and leave the town without the service.  “If a rent of this nature were imposed, the library would definitely have to close its doors,” said John Moon, Ronan District library budget board member ...

Ronan Harvest Festival approaches Ronan Harvest Festival approaches

By Mary Auld for the Valley Journal RONAN – Hay bales decorated as superheroes will likely begin cropping up around the area as the date of the annual Ronan Harvest Festival approaches. This year's celebration will be held Sept. 21 behind Ronan’s Chamber of Commerce building.  A hay ba...

Chiseled Art Chiseled Art

RONAN – The sounds of blaring, buzzing chainsaws and power tools filled the air in Ronan over the weekend during the inaugural Mission Valley Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous, held at the Lake County Fairgrounds. With wood chips flying all about, onlookers gathered during the four-day extravaganza to wat...

Ronan hosts sold out crab fest Ronan hosts sold out crab fest

RONAN – Who can resist a dinner of all-you-can-eat fresh snow crab legs, melted butter, a generous bowl of baked beans, salad and bread? Apparently, the more than 325 guests at this year’s annual all-you-can-eat Crab Fest could not. “This is pretty awesome,” said festival goer Dot ...

Watch sawdust fly at inaugural Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous Watch sawdust fly at inaugural Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous

RONAN – The Mission Valley will be abuzz with rip-roaring activity during the area’s first Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous starting Thursday, June 20, through Sunday, June 23. The four-day event will feature chainsaw carvers from around the country showing off their carving skills as they craft lo...

Ronan students pitch in, pick up trash Ronan students pitch in, pick up trash

RONAN – On Friday, Ronan City crews received some help cleaning up the city streets from more than 100 student volunteers from various Ronan High School extracurricular and athletic groups.  According to Ronan High School student advisor Heather Gray, teaching students to take ownership of the ...

briefs for April 24, 2019

Ronan Chamber seeks volunteers RONAN — The Ronan Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to work in the chamber office on Main Street and/or The Visitors Center on Highway 93. Duties include answering questions from people in person or via phone; providing information on chamber business; kee...

Briefs for Nov. 14, 2018

Recovery support available RONAN —Recovery support is available for those struggling with addiction at The Never Alone Recovery Hall, at 309 B Main Street, every day of the week. The Never Alone Recovery Hall is a peer support drop-in center. We are simply recovering people offering our experience...

Briefs for Nov. 14, 2018

Registration open for wolf trapping certification class   News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks KALISPELL — Registration is open for a free wolf trapping education and certification class next month in Kalispell. The free class is required for anyone setting traps for wolves. ...


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