Tuesday, October 03, 2023


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Updated 5 days, 17 hours ago

Retired local rancher initiates Land Stewardship Award

The Society for Range Management (SRM) recently established the Chuck Jarecki Rancher Land Stewardship Award, th...

Updated 5 days, 17 hours ago
AgWest grant finances food trailer for RHS

AgWest Farm Credit recently awarded Ronan High School a $65,000 grant to purchase a new food trailer.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
The Bunkhouse: Giving residents a jumpstart

Everyone has seen a western movie with cowboys in a bunkhouse, lounging around after a long day in the saddle, usually playing poker, fighting, or waiting fo...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Live Oak Belgians heads to Draft Horse Classic

Live Oak Belgians of Lake County heads to a prestigious invitational draft horse show, the Draft Horse Classic, held Sept. 21-24 in Grass Valley, Calif., thi...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Maxine’s offers coffee, food and a gathering place

Walk through the door and the rich smell of good coffee greets you at Maxine’s Coffee Shoppe and Eatery. The restaurant, formerly occupied by Blodgett’s Crea...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Polson Animal Care moves to spacious new building

Lowell Tyler’s dream for 25 years has been to build his own clinic in a small mountain town, and now, he’s succeeded.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Taurie Matt joins Leader sales team

Taurie Matt, who began working fulltime at the Lake County Leader Sept. 6 as a sales representative, says she’s looking forward to connecting with Mission Va...

Updated 1 month ago
The Wizard of Pablo: The artist, the businessman and the teacher

Pablo is a small town with a storied history in the Mission Valley. With so many stories based in one place, it seems odd to have just one person be dubbed t...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Moving Mountains: Mural relocated to Flathead Lake Museum

The huge mural painted by local artist Rob Gunderson that covered the facade of the old Gambles building in downtown Polson came down on Aug. 2.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Main Street mainstay calls it a day

In big aqua letters on a yellow banner across the front All in Stitches, the quilt store in Polson, it says Retirement Sale.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nelson family continues cherry-stand tradition

The Nelson cherry stand above Blue Bay is the color of a ripe Dixon melon.

Updated 2 months ago
Creative Indigenous course leads to pitch contest

Salish and Kootenai entrepreneurs came together on July 22 to dive into pitches by business owners around the Indigenous community.

Updated 2 months ago
Polson commission to revisit casino annexation

At its regular meeting Aug. 7, the Polson City Commission will revisit a proposal for the city to annex nearly 80 acres of land belonging to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, and located west of the Po...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Country Store board opts not to buy Legion building

The board of the Country Store, located on Main Street in Polson and operated by 10 area churches, has opted not to purchase the building the store occupies.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
“Big fruit year” say cherry growers

Flathead cherry season is here, and lots of sweet, juicy cherries are ripe and ready to eat. “Big fruit this year,” said Bruce Johnson, a board member of the...