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Business community holiday projects successful

POLSON — An effort to encourage local shopping at Christmastime resulted in more than 700 community members participating in the Polson Business Community holiday promotion, according to Jackie Cripe, co-owner of Jackie M’s Footwear.  The PBC asked shoppers to save their receipts from dow...

Chamber honors individuals, groups that make Polson great

News from the Polson Chamber of Commerce POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual banquet and awards presentation on Nov. 9 at the KwaTaqNuk Resort. The Chamber recognized the local businesses, volunteers and non-profits that dedicate so much time, talent, and energy into making P...

Holiday raffle adds extra incentive to shop local

POLSON — Thanksgiving is on the horizon, but when the turkey and stuffing are leftovers then it’s time for the serious business of holiday shopping. A few overachievers have already started tucking away holiday treasures and stocking stuffers.  In an effort to keep shoppers in the local c...

Small Business Saturday’ Nov. 29

  POLSON – The Polson Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Polson Business Community in sponsoring Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29.  Participating businesses may offer discounts, snacks and special gifts as part of the promotion. Shoppers are encouraged to take advantage of the...

Pre-register for pesticide disposal in Polson

News from Montana  State University BOZEMAN – Dates have been set for Montanans to dispose of pesticide wastes through the Montana Pesticide Waste Disposal Program. Pesticides may be disposed of Sept. 17 in Polson at the Lake County Transfer Station. Other dates and cities are Sept. 16...

The Magic Man The Magic Man

What do a flaming phone, a rope and a bunny have in common? Magic, that’s what. And the undivided attention of an eager, young audience.  Local businessman and magician Ken Avison, owner of the Cove Deli and Pizza, has entertained folks of all ages with his magic shows for more than 50 years.&n...

Grand opening held for pathway, city dock Grand opening held for pathway, city dock

POLSON — The Polson City Dock and the Bridge Pathway connecting Sacajawea and Riverside Parks are officially open.  Ken Avison, Polson businessman and Polson Redevelopment Agency chair, put together a grand opening on June 29. A combined color guard of the Veteran Warrior Society and the Vet...

Merchants thank shoppers with holiday giveaway Merchants thank  shoppers with holiday  giveaway

POLSON — Four people had their holidays made a little brighter thanks to a program sponsored by the Polson Business Community. As a way to thank their customers for shopping locally, businesses urged people who spent $250 with downtown merchants from Oct. 17 to Dec. 19 to submit their receipts and ente...

Local artist creates mountain mural Local artist creates mountain mural

POLSON — A mountain scene complete with pine trees stretches across the front of the old Gambles building on Main Street, concealing the building’s shabby visage.  Local artist Rob Gunderson painted the mural, and it’s huge — a dozen 4-foot by 8-foot panels. He started the ...

PBC puts on pumpkin-painting contest PBC puts on pumpkin-painting contest

POLSON — Pumpkins are a big part of Halloween, and to combine the two Polson Business Community is sponsoring a pumpkin painting contest. All pumpkin painters are encouraged to enter the contest. Age divisions are: 0 to 4 years, 5 to 9 years, 10 to 14 years and 15 and up.   Pumpkins should b...


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