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Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago

New State Farm agent brings love of small towns to Bigfork

Katie Hicks is bringing her love of small towns to her new State Farm Insurance agency.

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Home-care service expands, flips name

After 12 years in the Flathead Valley, Agape Home Care is expanding across Montana. The home-care service is franchising its model and rebranding under the name Epaga, or Agape spelled backward.

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
New franchise locations in North Kalispell

The latest addition to the U.S. 93 North commercial corridor in Kalispell will house a new Jimmy John’s sandwich shop and Spectrum store.

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Soap maker touts eco-friendly products

Coconut at Sea Soap Co. founder Sarah Harding of Whitefish has a simple philosophy about her new eco-friendly business: “We help people get clean without mucking up the planet.”

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Flood insurance company relocates Kalispell headquarters

Aon Edge Private Flood Insurance recently relocated to a new state-of-the-art facility on the west side of Kalispell. The new location at 1327 U.S. 2 West serves as the headquarters for the national private flood i…

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Whitefish boutique crosses half-century mark

The Village Shop in Whitefish is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Tami Yunck has owned the clothing store since 2006, and she said the shop has “made a lot of changes” in the past half-century.

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
New restaurant features traditional Vietnamese soup

Pho 888 held a delayed grand opening on July 29 after a few weeks of extra preparation, but owners Thomas and Shannon Trinh have been getting ready to open their own Vietnamese restaurant in Kalispell for far longe…

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Vietnamese restaurant opens on busy corner

“It takes a long time, but it’s worth it,” Chi Tran said to describe the mentality of her new Vietnamese restaurant, Chi Café. This mindset not only refers to the restaurant’s months-long opening process, but also …

Updated 4 years, 3 months ago
Caterer switches to take-out barbecue in Whitefish

After serving the Flathead Valley barbecued meat for 15 years as a mobile caterer, Ed McGrew has transformed his business into Ed McGrew’s BBQ joint on Spokane Avenue in Whitefish.

Updated 4 years, 4 months ago
J.C. Penney celebrates 105th anniversary in Kalispell

J.C. Penney Co. in Kalispell is celebrating its 105th anniversary this year, making it one of the oldest businesses in the Flathead Valley.

Updated 4 years, 4 months ago
Business watercooler

Best Practice Medicine of Bozeman, which recently opened an office at 600 Windmill Drive,Suite B, off U.S.2 near Columbia Falls, will hold an open house tour and barbecue from noon to 5 p.m. today, July 28. The med…

Updated 4 years, 4 months ago
Tech alliance lists Montana companies to watch

The Montana High Tech Business Alliance has announced a list of eight Montana High-Growth Companies to Watch in 2019.

Updated 4 years, 4 months ago
Travelers losing money to 'Expedia' impostors

Hang up the phone! If you’re trying to call a travel company’s customer service number you found via search engine, read on before dialing. The Better Business Bureau has just learned about a network of scammers us…

Updated 4 years, 4 months ago
'Gentleman' pawnbroker promises honesty, integrity

Jack Jones wore a sweat-stained Stetson. A red bandanna ringed his neck. His drawl betrayed West Texas roots.

Updated 4 years, 4 months ago
Montana Chamber names 2019 'Champions of Business'

Rep. Frank Garner, R-Kalispell and Sen. Dan Salomon, R-Ronan, were recognized as 2019 “Champions of Business” the Montana Chamber of Commerce.

Updated 4 years, 4 months ago
Popular Whitefish bakery moves downtown

Fleur is blooming in downtown Whitefish. Even in the midst of a power outage an hour before closing time on Wednesday, a steady stream of customers poured into the bake shop’s new location on Central Avenue.