The joint was jumpin’. The century-old Imnaha Store and Tavern reopened last week under the ownership of former proprietors Dave and Sallie Tanzey. Under the gaze of wildlife shot long ago (above), the community’s only business buzzed with customers Saturday, Jan. 15. At left, Heather Jenson, the Tanzeys’ daughter, draws a brew as customers fill bar stools during lunch hour. 

Sallie Tanzey chats with a customer at the bar (right) as Dave (in t-shirt) discusses important matters of th day with another patron. The establishment reopened last weekend. Well-worn wildlife trophies line the walls and funny signs and mementoes are everywhere. Along with cigar store Indians and an “open” sign at the entrance is the enticing sign (above right) describing the cuisine.

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