Sunday, July 01, 2018



Woods Bay Wine has opened in Kalispell in the location of the former Gourmet Gallery breakfast eatery. The location on Montana 35 includes wines and beers from around the world.  The location also includes a tasting room to allow for sampling the wines. Woods Bay Wine will be open Thursday through Monday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. More information can be found at


Glacier Distilling has opened a new restaurant

Friday, June 15, 2018



A new Country Inn and Suites has opened near the Glacier Park International Airport. The hotel has 100 rooms and is affiliated with Radisson Hotels. Greg Bain & Company of Kalispell owns the property with a partner. The hotel will hire about 25 employees.


Dick Anderson Construction has been awarded the contract by the National Park Service to rebuild Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park. The Chalet was damaged by fire in

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The jobs bubble in North Dakota has grown much larger than has been reported, but no one is certain how much bigger it’s getting to be. Jobs in North Dakota tend to trend up and down with oil prices  North Dakota Job Services has estimated that the state’s current jobs bubble is 14,000 statewide.  A significant number of companies and agencies do not use Job Services to list their positions at all.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Canvas Kombucha has opened its new space to brew their Kombucha drink which is a fermented tea drink with other ingredients. The new location will host art work of local artists.


Missoula’s last movie-rental store, Crazy Mike’s, will close at the end of May. The store is located in the Eastgate Shopping Center on East Broadway. The Albertsons next door is planning on an expansion that will take over the space vacated by the video

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

The Atlantic Richfield Company has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a lawsuit filed against the company by residents of Opportunity, Montana. Atlantic Richfield said in its official petition that it has spent $470 million in cleanup costs in  Anaconda. A jury will decide whether Opportunity and Crackerville residents have the right, under state law, to demand a more extensive cleanup than what the Environmental Protection Agency originally ordered Atlantic