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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...

Willard’s comes under new ownership Willard’s comes under new ownership

RONAN – After three and a half decades, 9,017 free six packs, and building a fortress for family, friends, and community to gather, Julie and Willard Moore handed over the keys of their business to new ownership at the end of November.  When the bright-eyed young couple decided to move to Ronan...

New downtown retailer repurposes aging items New downtown retailer repurposes aging items

POLSON — Savvy power tool skills can help repurpose aging pieces into useful items — just ask Tasha Avison. “Shop was my favorite class in high school,” she said. Avison’s new store in Polson, called Perfectly Imperfect and located at 305 Main Street, speaks to her passion...

Martial arts center to open soon Martial arts center to open soon

For those not in martial arts, the idea of jiu-jitsu might bring to mind the image of broken boards and karate style hand chops – that’s not it.  “It’s more like wrestling,” said Justin DuMontier, jiu-jitsu instructor and owner of the Cross Collar Academy. “It&rsqu...

‘Doughnut central’ at Windmill Village offers pies, other goodies for holidays ‘Doughnut central’ at Windmill Village offers pies, other goodies for holidays

People regularly stop in at the Windmill Village Bakery for a warm glazed doughnut. Each one looks slightly different and is made from an old family recipe the owners keep secret, but are willing to say mashed potatoes are in the dough. “They are so soft and chewy,” said Staci Beaver from Miss...


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