Official website of the Augusta Area Chamber of Commerce (Photo by Jeff Van Tine)
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Chamber Members/Services


The following businesses welcome you to Augusta:

Bunkhouse Inn
122 Main Street
Mail: PO Box 294
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3387
Email: bunkhsin@3rivers.net
Built in 1912, this ten room hotel reminds you of the best of the "Old West". It's clean and quaint and just steps away from all the essential services Augusta has to offer. You'll find that folks are especially friendly around here and our guests come back regularly, just like family. We're sure you will enjoy your stay on the Rocky Mountain Front.

Wagons West Motel & RV Park
956 Highway 287 North
Mail: PO Box 525
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3322
Located on the foothills of the magnificent Rocky Mountain Front, the Wagons West Motel & RV Park is able to accommodate all your needs, from a motel room to a place to park your RV or tent. Enjoy a cocktail or two in our full-service lounge after your busy day of sight seeing. Whatever type of accommodation you choose, you'll enjoy Augusta's small town western hospitality.

Automobile Services                                                                               
Augusta Service
130 Main Street
Mail: PO Box 58
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3377
For over 20 years, Augusta Service has been there to service all your petroleum and vehicle needs. You will find 24-hour gas pumps; they can change your oil & service your vehicle; and if need be, fix your flat tire. They also provide bulk fuel delivery right to your property and if you're in need of animal feeds, they are also the people to see in Augusta.

Jerry's Towing & Repair
514 Laura Street
Mail: PO Box 189
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3444
After Hours: (406) 562-3431
For the past 30 years, Jerry's has guaranteed 24 hour towing and recovery for any type of vehicle and their shop provides light-duty mechanical service. "When the going get's tough, Jerry's will get you going."

Teton Banks
Fairfield - Choteau - Sun River Valley
Drawer 9
Fairfield, MT 59436
Phone: (406) 467-2531
FAX: (406) 467-2983
Website: www.tetonbanks.com

Teton Banks are nestled within the east slope shadows of the Rocky Mountains and we offer three locations that serve the Augusta area. We are truly geographically blessed! Our bank is full service and offers all types of card services including credit, debit and ATM. We also offer all types of residential mortgage products, but our specialty is agricultural lending. Rural America, more specifically the farms, ranches, and small businesses in our area are full of good people that we can call our customers and, more importantly, our friends.

Teton Banks! A Real Bank-Serving Real People-In Real Communities!

Electric Contractors                                                                                
Western Sky Electic PLLC
Mail: PO Box 108
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3780
Cellular: (406)899-3160
Electrical contracting for commercial and residential properties. We specialize in electrical wiring for additions and remodeling.

Estate Sales & Consignments                                                                   
Ginger Evans
PO Box 614
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3875

Equestrian Opportunities                                                                          
        Sawtooth Stables  
        Youth Equestrian Center

        Mail: PO Box 25
        Augusta, MT 59410
        (406) 562-3455
        Email: ssyeci@yahoo.com

Food & Drink                                                                                         
Buckhorn Bar
125 Main Street
Mail: PO Box 384
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3344
You'll have to walk inside the Buckhorn Bar to fully understand it's name. Test your knowledge of the local wildlife and try to name all the impressive mounts on the walls. Locals congregate at the Buckhorn to enjoy the good food, have a drink (or two) and enjoy old-time friends. Visitors are always welcome at the Buckhorn where rustic describes the place...except when it come to the atmosphere...then exceptional comes to mind.

Lazy B Bar and Cafe
135 Main Street
Mail: PO Box 566

Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3397
Email: lazybbarcafe@yahoo.com
Established in 1883, the Lazy B Bar and Cafe was originally known as Augusta Hotel. We've upgraded since then, but are still known for our friendly atmosphere and home-style meals, you are sure to love our home made pies!  You'll find us right on Main Street. Don't worry about the parking, there is always room for you.

Western Bar
142 Main Street
Mail: PO Box 322
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3262
Get western at the Western Bar. It's a friendly, full service bar where conversations of hunting and fishing abound. Always a hot spot on Augusta's Main Street, the Western Bar welcomes travelers to come on in, and get a first hand understanding of what this hunting and fishing talk is all about. You might even want to take in a fishing derby sponsored by the bar or book a trip with a local outfitter after you know what to expect.

Friends of the Chamber                                                                           
"Associate Members of the Augusta Area Chamber of Commerce" 
Lloyd & Arlene Allen
Augusta Senior Citizens Organization
Russell & Teri Bean
Mike & Kerry Bouchard

Roger King
April Spaulding Photography
Rocky Mountain Development Council

Rocky Mountain Front Properties
Brad & Shari Wenz - Kindred Ranch FLP

Grant Writing                                                                                         

Great Grants - Susan Carlbom
Mail: PO Box 624
Augusta, MT 59410
Email: gr8grants@3rivers.net

Our specialty is finding money for non-profit groups, especially those whose projects or causes enhance rural economic development.

Guns and Sporting Goods                                                                           

Canyon Mountain Outfitters
133 Main Street
Mail: PO BO 219
Augusta, MT 59410
Email: canyonmountain@neo.rr.com
Website: http://www.canyonmountainoutfitters.com

If you like guns, fishing, hiking, camping, hunting, ice fishing and other outdoor activities then you are sure to love Canyon Mountain Outfitters. Don’t let the size fool you, this small sporting goods store located in the middle of town stocks over 500 name-brand guns including Colt, Ruger, Kimber, Smith & Wesson, CZ and more and is stuffed full of fishing, hiking, camping and hunting supplies . Stop in and see their great selection of shot guns, rifles, handguns, flies, rods, reels, lures, case knives, bear spray, maps, ammunition and so much more.


Augusta Area Historical Society
Open Saturdays and Sundays  10am to 4pm  no charge
located 1.5 blocks west of main street at 135 Fleming st
for info call 406-750-9441  or 406-562-3309  or 406-562-3345
Open the door to the past

Northern Montana Insurance Services
Pat Greany, Co-Owner
21 1st Street NW
Mail: PO Box 800
Choteau, MT 59410
(406) 466-5772
Website: http//www.northernmontanainsurance.com
"Protecting Your Way of Life"

Irrigation Systems & Equipment                                                               
Severinsen Irrigation
2231 US Highway 89
Fairfield, MT 59436
Office: (406) 467-3999
Cellular: (406) 590-5003
Email: weberidn@3rivers.net
Your full service Zimmatic Dealer. We have it covered with our Zimmatic and K-Line systems!

Lumber - Retail                                                                                      
Old West Lumber, Inc.
5 Fellows Road
PO Box 915
Choteau, MT 59422
(406) 466-3100

Your full service lumber/hardware store and proud to support the Augusta community!
Lumber - Hardware - Doors - Windows - Roofing - Paint - Sheetrock - Insulation - Decks - Posts

Meyer Ditcher Manufacturing
Dan Northaus, Owner
Mail: PO Box 2
Fairfield, MT 59436
(406) 467-2223
Cellular: (406) 868-0241
FAX: (406) 455-6035
Email: meyerditcher@3rivers.net

Celebrating 70 years of service with "Made in the USA" quality Meyer Ditcher products! New owner, Dan Northaus, looks forward to serving all of your ditcher and ditch filler needs. We also do custom metal fabrication to meet any of your special requirements.

Choteau Acantha
Jeff & Melody Martinsen
216 First Avenue NW
Mail: PO Box 320
Choteau, MT 59422
(406) 466-2403
Email: acantha@3rivers.net
Website: http://www.choteauacantha.com
Established in 1893 and continuously published for the past 117 years. Total circulation averages about 2,000 per week with 1,700 subscriptions and about 300 sold at newsstands. The Acantha is published once a week and primarily delivered by U.S. mail. The Choteau Acantha also runs a commercial print shop, providing professional letterhead, business cards, envelopes and business forms. Business office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sun Times Printing and Publishing, LLC
Darryl L. Flowers, Publisher/Owner
PO Box 578
Fairfield, MT 59436
Phone: (406) 467-2334
FAX: (406) 467-3354
Email: publisher@fairfieldsuntimes.com
Website: www.fairfieldsuntimes.com
The Fairfield Sun Times is a weekly publication serving Fairfield and the surrounding communities of Augusta, Power, Simms, Fort Shaw and Vaughn. Soon to celebrate a century of service to the area, the Sun Times is a proud member of the Montana Newspaper Association. A true community-oriented newspaper, The Fairfield Sun Times has enjoyed a history of growth, and is looking forward to another century of dedicated service to the region. The Fairfield Sun Times, in each issue, brings the latest in local Augusta news "In and Around Augusta" and is also proud to be the printer of the Augusta American Legion Rodeo program.

Brian D. McCollom, O.D
913 4th Street N.W., Choteau, MT 59422
Phone: (406) 466-2802 & FAX: (406) 466-2732
324 Central Ave, Fairfield, MT 59436
Phone: (406) 467-3136
Comprehensive eye exams for the entire family and early disease diagnosis and treatment. "Nothing is more precious than your eyesight!"

Outfitters & Guest Ranches                                                                       
JJJ Wilderness Ranch
80 Mortimer Road
Mail: PO Box 310
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3653
Email: info@triplejranch.com
Website: http://www.triplejranch.com
The Barker Family of JJJ Wilderness Ranch offer western hospitality and gracious service. Located just inside Montana's Rocky Mountains, the ranch overlooks the Sun River Canyon and Gibson Lake with the Bob Marshall Wilderness just out the back door. Specializing in family vacations that offer horseback riding, trout fishing, hiking, children programs, traditional cowboy steak BBQ's, evening firesides of poetry and tall tales, we know you will experience the ultimate outdoor vacation with us.

Mark Young Outfitters
351 Lovers Lane
Mail: PO Box 211
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3250
Email: huntmt@3rivers.net
Website: http://www.markyoungoutfitters.com
Mark Young Outfitters specialize in private land trophy whitetail hunting on 20,000 exclusive acres of pristine hunting lands and each year we take bucks in the 140-170 class. Included in the private hunting grounds are archery zones where no rifle is allowed in during any season allowing the perfect opportunity to take a trophy Montana whitetail, mule deer, or antelope with a bow. Hunts include lodging on the ranch in one of the restored cabins or stay in the ranch house and lodge.

McDonough Outfitters - Rob McDonough
5545 Lewis & Clark Pass Road
Wolf Creek, MT 59648
(406) 235-4428
Email: rmcdona628@yahoo.com
McDonough Outfitters offers mountain lake pack trips, Big Game Hunting and Archery service in the Falls Creek and Green Creek areas, and Missouri River fishing trips. We also do sightseeing trips as well on the Lewis & Clark Pass Trail.

Mills Wilderness Adventures of Montana
1 Hogan Street
Mail: PO Box 2
Augusta, MT 59410
Email: info@millswildernessadventures.com
With over 40 years of experience and extensive references, Mills Wilderness Adventures of Montana offer pack trips in the Bob Marshall Wilderness for fly fishing, hunting, photography or just a good time. Expert caring guides, who love their horses, will show you the scenic Rocky Mountains...with western style hospitality. Trips are offered June through November. Join the "Mills" for an experience of a lifetime!

Sun Canyon Lodge & Outfitting
Sun Canyon Road
Mail: PO Box 327
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3654
Toll Free: 1-888-749-3654
Email: suncanyn@3rivers.net
Website: http://www.suncanyonlodge.com
Sun River Canyon, where our lodge is located, is an eastern gateway to the vast Lewis & Clark Forest and the unique Bob Marshall Wilderness Area. We provide affordable, personalized back country horseback trips featuring fishing, wildlife photography and hunting. Sun Canyon Lodge is a magnet for the locals who come for good food and a good time with friends and newly made acquaintances.


Shoco Ranch - Sally Shortridge
3506 Highway 435
Mail: PO Box 333
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3553
Email: castandblast@shocoranch.com
Website: http://www.shocoranch.com
The Shortridge family has been ranching along Smith Creek for nearly 100 years. Shoco Ranch is now accepting reservations for it's premier pheasant hunting season. For a change of pace, you may also want to try your shooting luck with chuckars. Our hunts are available from September through March. Fishing packages are also available. Packages include the ranch cabins or in-town facilities.
Barrett Land and Livestock Inc.
Joe & Maggie Barrett
PO Box 548
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3584

Tee Bar Ranch Co
PO Box 389
Augusta, MT 59410
Carol Mosher: (406) 562-3315
Kent Mosher: (406)562-3202

Real Estate                                                                                            
Action Realty LLC
Connie Wellenstein - Broker/Owner

1301 Elm Street Suite A

Helena, MT 59601

Helena Office: (406) 449-2286

Lincoln Office: (406) 362-4991

Toll Free: (800) 770-2286

Email: actionrealtyllc@msn.com

Website: http://www.actionrealtyllc.com

"BIGGEST LITTLE REAL ESTATE COMPANY IN THE WEST"! We deal in all aspects of real estate. Serving the Augusta & Helena communities & everything in between since 1995. Our agents are friendly, personal, & professional and with our focus on superior client service, we get the results our clients want & deserve. Most important, people have come to know us for our honesty & integrity. Whether you are buying or selling, we have access to all of the available listings. DON'T WAIT TO GET A PIECE OF THE ACTION!


Big Sky Realty of Montana, Inc.
Kathee Kalthoff - Broker/Owner
527 18th Avenue NE
Great Falls, MT 59404
Office: (406) 455-6034
Cellular: (406) 750-0355
FAX: (406) 455-6035
Email: kathee@bigskyrealtyofmt.com
Website: http://www.bigskyrealtyofmt.com

We specialize in real estate sales and marketing. Our real estate professionals will guide you through every step of your experience whether you are purchasing or selling. Let us help you!

"Farm, Ranch, Recreational & Rural Properties -  Professional Service, Personal Results"


Russell Country Realty
Charles and Theresa Taylor

212 Laura Street
Augusta, MT 59410
Email: banjo@3rivers.net
Website: www.AugustaMontanaRealEstate.com

We specialize in recreational property, cabins, farm and ranch, land, and residential. We maintain the largest selection of listings in the area. Buying or selling? Call us, we can help!

Allen's Manix Store
10 Main Street
Mail: PO Box ???
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3333
Email: susan562@3rivers.net

When you walk in the door of Allen's Manix Store, you'll understand the depth and breadth of an "old fashioned mercantile". Allen's provides everything from basic staples to tasty snacks to cold drinks to fishing supplies. As it say's on their building, "IF WE DON'T HAVE IT, YOU DON'T NEED IT!"

Latigo & Lace
124 Main Street
Mail: PO Box 345
Augusta, MT 59410
(406) 562-3665
Themed "Montana 1900", Latigo & Lace dresses up Main Street with it's western storefront. To promote and support the many artists who live in our area, Latigo & Lace has found wonderful and unusual art that reflects the old western heritage, as well as interest in the local scenery and wildlife. Even if you are not a shopper, take a much needed break from the road at the Cappuccino Bar, where you can soak up local color and information as well as a latte or Italian soda.

3 Rivers Communications
202 5th Street South
Mail: PO Box 429
Fairfield, MT 59436
(406) 467-2535
FAX: (406) 467-3490
Email: 3rt@3rivers.net
Website: http://www.3rivers.net/

3 Rivers Communications, with corporate headquarters in Fairfield, MT, is a telecommunications company originally founded in 1953 as a rural telephone cooperative. Still a cooperative at its core, 3 Rivers has grown and diversified over the years and now offers long distance, local dialup Internet, DSL, broadband Internet, combined wireless broadband and local phone, digital TV, satellite broadband Internet, and competitive local telephone service in addition to traditional local telephone service.