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Ridgewater Development explained

POLSON — Introducing local developer Mike Maddy as the “kingpin of Ridgewater,” Polson Pachyderm president Freeman Robinson kicked off an hour of information at the Feb. 27 meeting about what’s happening in the Ridgewater subdivision south of Polson.  “No Applebee’...

Local brewery adds Montana grains to produce ‘love in a glass’ Local brewery adds Montana grains to produce ‘love in a glass’

A road trip on the endless highway across Wyoming helped spawn the idea for a brewery. It was near Rock Springs, Wyoming, when Dave Ayers started daydreaming about starting Glacier Brewing Company. He even thought of a couple of beer names, one of which was Golden Grizzy Ale. Chris Ayers, his wife, was as...

Red Lion Inn set to open in June Red Lion Inn set to open in June

News from Red Lion Hotels Corporation POLSON — Construction of the Red Lion Ridgewater Inn & Suites in Polson is set to be completed in June, according to Red Lion Hotels Corporation.  The company signed a franchise agreement with Montana developer Management Consultants, Inc., who broke...

Season of Light winners announced

News from the Envision Polson Beautification Committee POLSON — Judges for “Celebrate the Season of Light” spent three hours on the evening of Dec. 17 viewing all the submitted nominations of neighbors and owners who used lights to decorate their homes and businesses. Judges were impress...

Pizza shop gives back to community Pizza shop gives back to community

ST. IGNATIUS – Free lunch was a reality at the Cornerstone Pizza shop on Christmas Eve where slices of pizza were going fast. “We did this as a way to wish our community a Merry Christmas and to give back to our community,” said Craig Waldron, manager. “The community really support...

Local novelist to sign book Local novelist to sign book

POLSON – Local novelist Maggie Plummer will be signing copies of her newly published sequel, “Daring Passage: Book Two Of The Spirited Away Saga,” at Dawn’s Flower Designs, 318 Main Street, on Friday, Dec. 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Plummer’s popular first novel, “...

Silent auction to benefit police dog

POLSON — The Glacier Brewing Company will be hosting a silent auction from Thursday, Dec. 11 from 5-8 p.m. in our tasting room at 10th Avenue and Main Street in Polson. Proceeds will help purchase a bulletproof/stabproof vest for Brody, the Polson Police dog. Cash donations are also welcomed.

Evening of light Evening of light

The weather cooperated for this year’s Parade of Lights with temperatures in the high 30s and perfect snowball snow for kids after freezing rain earlier on Dec. 5.  Led in by the Polson Cub Scouts, the parade was short, sweet and brightly lit as the Skyline 4 x 4 Club brought a contingent of en...

Holiday baskets offer prizes for a good cause Holiday baskets offer prizes for a good cause

RONAN — Winter is a tough time for local food banks, but kind-hearted local businesses and individuals come together to meld fun and charity in a Christmastime fundraiser meant to raise money for those who otherwise might go hungry.  Community Bank’s Spirit Basket program has raised betwe...

Cozy Nostalgia Cozy Nostalgia

Famous biscuits served alongside local history    On Thursday morning when slick roads slowed most people to 40 miles per hour on the highway and a fresh layer of snow was accumulating on already packed snow, Judy Morton was inside pouring coffee at the Biscuit for a few locals brave enough t...


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