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Local Juice Maker Branching Out

Local Juice Maker Branching Out Daily Inter Lake | October 27, 2019 | Bret Anne Serbin Susan and Gary Snow have poured just about everything into their cherry juice, and after more than a decade of operating Tabletree, they are finally seeing the fruits of their labors. “There isn’t a mile we drive that isn’t [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CHS Shuts Down One Elevator, Prepares to Open Another

CHS Shuts Down One Elevator, Prepares to Open Another World Grain | October 25, 2019 | Arvin Donley KALISPELL, MOINTANA, U.S. — CHS Mountain West Co-op plans to stop operating its grain elevator in downtown Kalispell this week as it prepares to move to a new location, according to the Daily Inter Lake newspaper. The soon-to-be shuttered [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MontanaSky Installs Downtown Fiber-Optic Line

MontanaSky Installs Downtown Fiber-Optic Line Daily Inter Lake | October 24, 2019 | Bret Anne Serbin   MontanaSky is in the process of installing fiber-optic cables through downtown Columbia Falls to provide faster and more reliable internet service to local businesses. The locally based internet service provider received a loan from Montana West Economic Development [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CHS Closing Downtown Grain Elevator; Begins Move to Rail Park

CHS Closing Downtown Grain Elevator; Begins Move to Rail Park Daily Inter Lake | October 24, 2019 | Bret Anne Serbin   CHS will stop operating its downtown Kalispell grain elevator by the end of the week, according to CHS Mountain West Co-op General Manager Mark Lalum. Shuttering the elevator operations, which have been running [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Comments on Trail Project Accepted Until Nov. 19

Comments on Trail Project Accepted Until Nov. 19 Daily Inter Lake | October 23, 2019   The Kalispell City Council is accepting comments on a Supplemental Environmental Assessment on the potential effects of proposed changes to the Glacier Rail Park and Kalispell Trail Project until 5 p.m. on Nov. 19. The assessment for the Glacier [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Renovations Underway on Gateway Center’s East Parking Lot

Renovations Underway on Gateway Center's East Parking Lot Daily Inter Lake | October 19, 2019 | Bret Anne Serbin Renovations have started on an approximately $450,000 project to overhaul the east-side parking lot of the Gateway Community Center in Kalispell. The Flathead County Economic Development Authority is working with TTEC, the Westside Center for Community [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoClean Plans to Open Kalispell Facility by October

SoClean Plans to Open Kalispell Facility by October Daily Inter Lake | September 3, 2019 | Bret Anne Serbin SoClean, a company that sells continuous positive airwave pressure (CPAP) machines, has plans to open a facility in Kalispell that eventually will employ upwards of 250 people. The company will hold a job fair on Thursday [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MWED NEWSLETTER JULY 2019

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By | July 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

History Road Trip

History Road Trip There are offices like Montana West and Anaconda Local Development all over the state Flathead Beacon | 7/30/2019 | Kim Morisaki Anaconda’s downtown is coming along nicely. I had a chance to visit this week for work. Anaconda is one of the places that I usually see from a distance as I [...]

By | July 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Libraries as Economic Development

Libraries as Economic Development Flathead Beacon | 6/25/2019 | Kim Morisaki People say we should run government like a business. I don’t always agree with that sentiment because the goal of business should be to make a profit and the goal of government should be to efficiently provide services and other benefits to the community [...]

By | June 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments