Saturday, December 02, 2023


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Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago

Shoppers turn out for Small Business Saturday

The message of the day on Nov. 25 was “Shop Small.” The weather cooperated with sunshine and blue skies as local s…

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks 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 months, 2 weeks 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 Vall…

Updated 3 months 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 the…

Updated 3 months, 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 3 months, 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 3 months, 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 4 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 4 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 Pols…

Updated 4 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 4 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 F…

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Polson Commission denies Immanuel Living subdivision plat

Residents from Mission Bay showed up in force at last Monday’s Polson City Commission meeting to ask commissioners to put the brakes on a proposed 19-acre subdivision.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Ronan council gives nod to meat-plant annexation

Ronan City Council voted yes in a 4-2 decision to allow the annexation of 31 acres on Mink Lane for a new three-acre meat processing plant, as long as the City…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Young entrepreneur opens 406 Cakes and Cravings

When one girl's dreams of decorating cakes at Scottage Cakery were dashed when the owners decided to sell their business, she decided to take over and start he…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Business installs free roof for Ronan veteran

Mighty Dog Roofing and Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project combined forces on July 14 to help a veteran living in Pablo who was in need of a new roof.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Ronan launches downtown master plan

With the selection of KLJ Engineering to complete a downtown Ronan master plan and an economic development plan, it’s an exciting time for Ronan. The process …