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Developer Defends Land Deal Linking Zinke to Halliburton Chief - Flathead Beacon

The connection, first reported by Politico, draws parallels between Whitefish’s Ryan Zinke, the former Republican Congressman and state legislator whose rapid acceleration through the political pecking order landed him a plum cabinet position in the Trump administration, and David Lesar, a top execu

FLATHEAD BEACON - 2018-06-25 11:00:12

Home for adults with autism gets $150,000 donation

Julie and Rich Janssen reminisce over a story the Mountain Journal wrote about their son, Jake, who has a severe form of autism. The Janssens started looking into creating their own group home for adults with autism after Jake was denied help from state health officials.

MISSOULIAN - 2018-06-24 23:21:00

Going-to-the-Sun Road to open Saturday

The Going-to-the-Sun Road will be open on Saturday morning, June 23, in its entirety to motorized vehicle travel. Visitors will be able to drive the entire 50-mile length of the road, and access Logan Pass. Park work crews have finished snow removal, assessed current snow conditions, removed rocks a


CHS Mountain West breaks ground on relocated agricultural facility in Kalispell

"Within the last eight to 10 years then it really picked up speed, and then in the last three years it really became a reality," said CHS Mountain West board chair and farmer Doug Manning.


People in Business for Sunday, June 24

Bessie Hudgens, sales associate, has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties serving the Gallatin Valley area.

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-06-24 06:00:00

CHS Breaks Ground on New Site at Glacier Rail Park - Flathead Beacon

Public officials, business leaders and community members gathered at the Glacier Rail Park on June 21 to break ground on a new 10.4-acre facility for CHS Kalispell, the first tenant at the new industrial park off Whitefish Stage Road.

FLATHEAD BEACON - 2018-06-23 20:39:12

Spotlight Event: Picnic in the Park - Flathead Beacon

When:Tuesdays at 6 p.m. beginning June 26, Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. beginning July 11Where:Depot Park in KalispellMore info:This free summer concert series brings the community together with local musicians from a variety of genres. Since 1992, the Kalispell Parks and Recreation Department has hoste


Flathead Electric Co-op plans to host record-breaking blood drive, raise funds

KALISPELL, Mont. —Flathead Electric Cooperative is trying to host a record-breaking blood drive to help the community.It's a two-part effort called the Pulse Project.The event will take place September 13-14 at the Flathead Electric Co-op.They hope to collect 150 pints of blood, so they need about 1


Columbia Falls weightlifter to compete in Special Olympics

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Icelandic powerlifter Jon Pall Sigmarsson is shirtless and grunting, his two massive hands gripping a giant axel with monstrous wagon wheels on each end during a televised a strongman competition in the late 1980s. His face flushing red with effort, he takes one more rhythmic


Bias Brewing Opens in Downtown Kalispell - Flathead Beacon

Bias Brewing officially opened and features six beers brewed in house, cold brew coffee, and food from Food For The Soul 2.


Feds investigating Kalispell hospital over doctor pay

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Kalispell Regional Healthcare is under federal investigation over “compensation to certain physicians” and recently told employees it has set aside $21.5 million for a potential settlement.Hospital spokeswoman Mellody Sharpton told theFlathead Beaconshe couldn’t provide detai


Up for a Challenge - Flathead Beacon

For about 15 years, hundreds of people have gathered in and around Whitefish to run, bike, paddle, and generally sweat it out all in the name of making this valley a little better for some kids who need it the most.


Kalispell Detective Named Montana Officer of the Year - Flathead Beacon

After high school, Webster joined the Navy where she was a linguist for five years. Webster got married and started a family in her late 20s, but later separated from her husband and moved back to the Flathead Valley. Webster was almost 30, a single-mother of two and wondering what she should do nex


New Blood Provider Moves Into Valley - Flathead Beacon

As of April, Kalispell Regional Medical Center has been working withUnited Blood Servicesfor the hospital’s various blood needs. As of July 1, the company will also be the blood provider at North Valley Hospital in Whitefish, according to Tesia Hummer, marketing and communications specialist with Un


Grizzly bear identified in recent attack near Libby

After a thorough investigation, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 1 determined the bear in an attack in May was a grizzly.


Kalispell man sentenced for punching bus driver

Garry Richard Moller, 27, had pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors, criminal endangerment and theft.


"Knock It Off!" - Flathead Beacon

7:45 a.m.A Kalispell man frantically called 911 when he discovered an elderly woman was unconscious. However, right in the middle of the 911 call, the elderly woman woke up and appeared to be fine. She was quite chatty.


Summer's New Menu - Flathead Beacon

Swarms of locals descended on the new Gunsight Bar and Grill during its opening weekend, June 7-9, taking in the handiwork that Carloss and his army of contractors have done to breathe life into the Nucleus Avenue bar that was most recently known as the Bandit. And while the Bandit sometimes attract


Spotlight Event: Taste of Kalispell - Flathead Beacon

The ninth annual Taste of Kalispell promises to be another delicious event. Attendees will savor local food and drink while enjoying the music of the Cocinando Latin Jazz Orchestra. Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for kids 11-14 (10 and under can enter for free) and can be purchased at the Kalisp


Helena Senators sweep Kalispell Lakers in dramatic doubleheader

The Senators out-hit the Lakers 13-8 in the first game, but their three errors helped Kalispell make it close. The Lakers scored two runs in the first and the fifth innings, and three runs in the sixth.