Category Archives: Business Bites

Business Bites: Sound Pro moving; Game Night Lounge now open; REP Space launching March 1; Lewis and Clark display opens at airport; childcare scholarships available; Great Falls Clinic partnering for telemedicine; Sorbo speaking at Foothills event

Sound Pro/Good Vibrations Sound Pro moving in March to 1134 25th Ave. N.E., Unit 1 in Black Eagle. The store is holding a moving sale. The current space on 10th Avenue South will be available for rent in March. The building has 3,000 square feet on the main floor, 680 square foot mezzanine, a 25-foot by 20-foot garage space with

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Business Bites: JJs Bakery closing; Little Shell office renovation; GFPS pre-apprenticeship program; Daydream Boutique going online only; Showdown ownership change

JJ’s Bakery JJ’s Bakery is closing and John Williams, owner, said that they’re going to focus on their other restaurant, Burger Bunker on 5th Street, to include a soup centered storefront in the space where Big Bang Pizza was located. The bakery will be fully operational until April 2. “We want to first thank our amazing customers that kept us

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Business Bites: Brookdale under new ownership; Blue Feather holding ribbon cutting; Home and Garden Show approved for March; Seeking Recovery treatment center is moving

Iris Senior Living Brookdale Great Falls is under new ownership. Compass Senior Living, based in Eugene, Ore., is the new majority owner and manager of the 61-unit senior independent living community that will now operate under a new name, The Iris Senior Living, according to a release. The purchase was finalized Jan. 25 and officials from Compass Senior Living will

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Ignite 2021 highlights local business, development

The Great Falls Development Authority hosted its 2021 Ignite event on Jan. 22 highlighting projects in the community. The Electric has reported most of them already, so we’ve compiled a list here of those reports with some updates. Great Falls International Airport:¬†Business Bites: Rock N Chalk gym moving; Hopper and Ro reopens; pharmacies closing; Corda’s new album; Embark donates to

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Business Bites: Karhu Koski Distillery coming; Popeyes is not opening downtown; Little Shell health clinic; Electric City Coffee birthday; valentines for foster kids; The Refinery opens; office space; hotel closures; Christopher & Banks, Marketplace GameStop closing

Karhu Koski Distillery A new distillery is coming to the region.  Joel Almeida is planning to build Karhu Koski Distillery just over the Cascade County border on Gordon Road in Teton County. The land has been in his family since 1910 when his great-grandfather was awarded the 160 acres to homestead after immigrating to the U.S. from Finland a few

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Community thanks: Local business owners share stories of goodness from 2020

This year has been one for the books for sure. It’s been tough and it felt like one crisis after another. Honestly, it would be easy to write this year off as a complete dumpster fire and say good riddance. But, there have also been some truly wonderful moments and we asked local business owners to share some of those

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Business Bites: Rock N Chalk gym moving; Hopper and Ro reopens; pharmacies closing; Corda’s new album; Embark donates to local groups; airport considering light industrial park; GFCMSU dental clinic expansion underway, launches new partnership for business programs

Rock N Chalk Rock N Chalk Gymnastics is moving to 900 9th St. S. units 3 and 4, the former Cheer Fitness location next to the Popcorn Colonel, beginning Jan. 4. Hopper and Ro Paint and Design Hopper and Ro Paint & Design has reopened in their new location at 1209 15th St. N., in the Flooring America building. Joel

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Business Bites: New owner for The Living Room; Greystone renovation plans ongoing; Popcorn Colonel, R&R reopening; C.M. Russell Museum speaker series; Embark Credit Union lobby closed; CMR HOSA collecting donations for healthcare workers

The Living Room Michelle Bebbington has purchased The Living Room salon at 614 Central Ave. from Jolie Kiser. She has been an independent contractor in the salon for more than 10 years. Bebbington “has been an inspiration to all who have had the opportunity to work with her. She has always had an entrepreneurial spirit & this is the perfect

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Business Bites: Boutiques donating to Rescue Mission; Bass Clef a FedEx shipping center; GFDA webinar; Elks grants

Klover, Sora and Real Deals Sora and Company, Real Deals and Klover will all be donating 15 percent of sales from Nov. 12 to the Great Falls Rescue Mission to help provide Thanksgiving meals to those in need. As always, each boutique will be abiding by and enforcing CDC guidelines and recommendations. Business Bites: Luna Coffee Bar opening; Eklund’s Fine

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Business Bites: Luna Coffee Bar opening; Eklund’s Fine Furniture closing; Game Night Lounge; Not Your Mama’s Nutrition; Ulmers 75th anniversary; Cakes for Thought; Broadwater Coffee offering discount for support of local businesses; Hoyt and Blewett remodel; restaurants bring back family meals

Luna Coffee Bar Luna Coffee Bar is hosting its grand opening Nov. 6 at 9 5th St. N. They’ll open at 9 a.m. Business Bites: Golden Corral closed; Broadwater Coffee and Big Dipper team up; Luna Coffee coming downtown; Falls Print Works Open Eklund’s Fine Furniture Eklund’s Fine Furniture, at 314 1st Ave. N., is closing after 100 years in

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