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Reception for new exhibit at Hangin’ Art Gallery Reception for new exhibit at Hangin’ Art Gallery

News from Hangin’ Art Gallery & Café ARLEE — An opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 21, from noon -2 p.m. at Hangin’ Art Gallery & Café. Come rest up after the Buttercup Run and enjoy the show and meet the artists. On exhibit will be the paintings, p...

Ronan Chamber of Commerce honors community, business leaders Ronan Chamber of Commerce honors community, business leaders

RONAN – The Ronan Area Chamber of Commerce held an awards luncheon last Thursday to honor people, businesses, and organizations that have made a difference in the community. The event was held at the Allentown Restaurant at Ninepipes with about 50 chamber members and guests present. “Our va...

Tourism has given Philipsburg new life — but brought few families Tourism has given Philipsburg new life — but brought few families

PHILIPSBURG — As the holiday season got its start on a clear morning in late November, Phillipsburg’s Main Street looked like something out of a Hallmark movie. A window washer cleaned downtown storefronts along blocks of historic brick buildings — a candy store, a microbrewery, coffee s...

Polson commission passes development code amendments, discusses potential economic impacts

A vote on amendments to subdivision regulations spurred conversation about economic development at last week’s Polson City Commission meeting.  Amendments to the 2016 Polson Development Code were necessary for compliance with bills passed during the 2017 Montana state legislative session. The C...

Mixed plastics no longer recyclable Mixed plastics no longer recyclable

News from Lake County Solid Waste The turmoil in the plastics recycling world has finally reached Lake County. Effective immediately Lake County will no longer be able to accept Mixed Plastics (#3-7, food trays, etc.) The only acceptable and marketable plastics we can take are #1 PETE bottles and #2 HDP...

Handmade bread shop opens in quiet town Handmade bread shop opens in quiet town

DIXON – A charming little bread shop opened last weekend at 147 A Street in a building built in 1912. With an exterior the color of cotton candy, colorful art decorating the interior walls, and a wheelbarrow full of wood waiting next to the stove, Backerei Provincial (German for Provincial Bakery) offi...

Little Montana family-style restaurant opens in Ronan Little Montana family-style restaurant opens in Ronan

RONAN — Guy Hill and Sean Perry have teamed up again. The two restaurateurs previously worked together at Ricciardi’s and Finley Point Grill and most recently at the Lake Bar until its recent closure. Hill had owned and operated Old World Deli in Polson for 5½ years, he said. Perry&r...

Future of Boardwalk Cafe in doubt after city decides not to renew lease Future of Boardwalk Cafe in doubt after city decides not to renew lease

POLSON — The future of a historic Polson business is in limbo after city officials recently decided not to renew a lease for the Boardwalk Cafe at Boettcher Park. Business owner Tiecha Broussard says city officials were unwilling to meet with her last September and in mid-December after City Parks D...

Lake County bans e-cigarettes in public buildings

POLSON — Lake County is the sixth county in the state to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places. It is now unlawful to smoke e-cigarettes in a place of work or an enclosed public space or within 25 feet of such a building.  Lake County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolu...

Eight businesses sue state over new law

POLSON — The National Federation of Independent Business and eight Montana businesses filed suit in Lake County District Court last week against the state for alleged breach of contract and constitutional violations because of a new law that imposed a 3-percent management fee on the Montana State Fund ...


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