They moved to Missoula to be closer to family, he said, and have noticed that people here are always on the lookout for more worldly flavors.

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“I thought Dominican food would be a lot like Mexican food, but it’s not,” he said. “I’ve been there five times now, each time for about a month. (My wife) lives in a rural country area. It’s the real experience, not like the touristy areas.”

The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes’ Economic Development Office is now accepting applications for coronavirus business relief funds. The CSKT Small Business Relief Grants program offers over $1 million in federally allocated financial assistance to qualified CSKT-member-owned small businesses and active CSKT-member livestock producers in the recovery, stabilization, and adaptation of business operations. Funds can be used for working capital to support payroll, rent, accounts payable (such as utilities

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Providence Psychiatric Services implements an evidence-based Trauma Informed Care model, treating patients holistically and acknowledging the long-term impacts of trauma, with the goal of building resilience and promoting links to recovery.

“Our design provides a therapeutic, flexible, safe and secure environment, using researched ligature-resistant hardware and furnishings,” Hoven wrote. “All of the furnishings within the unit are designed for behavioral health care environments, with weighted frames and durable materials.The space includes a seclusion room, ante room and private bathroom for safety events.”

A new food delivery business is operating in the Garden City.

“Under the name True Food Missoula, which we had used a few years ago for our soup club delivery project, we will be offering a weekly menu from which folks can choose to have delivered to their doorstep a variety of healthful thoughtfully made items: soups and stews, fresh breads and spreads, and pastries, as well as

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A little more than halfway through “Bee Fearless,” the 10-year-old C.E.O. Mikaila Ulmer has her first encounter with a fancy advertising agency. Its experts love the mission of her lemonade business and wonder if they can help. She takes the meeting, and a designer lets her in on a secret: “It’s not the product you sell but the story you tell.” And so we get this rarest of book breeds: the middle grade start-up memoir, by a teenager.

Any C.E.O. book ought to do two things. First, it should be a rip-roaring tale of how the author did it, warts and all.

The origin story of Ulmer’s company begins with bee stings, after which her parents encourage her to learn about the insects rather than fear them. The bees are in danger, it turns out, as is a large amount of our food supply if conditions worsen and they no

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The CARL Program is a pilot program to increase access to Small Business Administration-guaranteed loans in under-served areas across the country. Loans of up to $250,000 are available through the program, with funds available in 10 business days or less. With the first six months of payments forgiven, business owners receiving funds in August wouldn’t have loan payments until March. The program is only available for a limited time, however, and loans must be approved by Sept. 27, 2020. Businesses can access the program through MoFi, a community-based lender that specializes in helping those not served by traditional financial institutions.

“As small businesses across the Northern Rockies and Inland Northwest continue to feel the impact of the pandemic, this new SBA program is a great option to help with their financial recovery,” said Dave Glaser, president of MoFi. “The Paycheck Protection Program allowed many businesses across the region to keep

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