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Whitefish Home to be Showcased in Upcoming HGTV Dream Home Giveaway
As project managers at Malmquist Construction were fielding calls from a Tennessee firm claiming to be interested in developing spec homes in the Whitefish area, Kevin Richardson of Timber Forge Design was having identical conversations with the same mystery company.
Whitefish Mountain Resort trains their second avalanche dog
WHITEFISH, Mont. — Whitefish Mountain Resort just got a new employee, but it’s not your average worker. Cleo is a six-month-old Border Collie, but she's not any ordinary dog. She is Whitefish Mountain Resort's newest avalanche dog.
American Airlines Introduces 18 New Routes
American Airlines is opening up new options for summer travel with additional flights to more cities across the U.S. as well as two new flights to Europe. The 18 new routes start this summer and include a new destination: Glacier Park International Airport in Kalispell, Montana (FCA), with service f
In Montana, worry over LGBTQ acceptance, and hope for an inclusive future
The left breast pocket of Kelsay Jensen’s jean jacket has become a platform for her pieces of flair. It started with a small rainbow sticker. Someone handed it to her at a barbecue her first semester at Montana State University.
Low-income housing development planned in Whitefish
WHITEFISH, Mont. — Affordable housing has been a topic of discussion in Whitefish for years. The service industry is a large portion of the ski town’s economy, and many people have to commute in for work.
Rebel Roots Kitchen Opens in Whitefish
A new organic eatery recently opened in downtown Whitefish’s Palace Bar on Central Avenue. Touting itself as a health food restaurant, the offerings at Rebel Roots include a Spicy Thai Veggie Soup, Panang Curry, fresh spring rolls, and a variety of tacos and bowls — Hawaiian Kalua Pork Tacos, a Hawa
Brace yourself: More high wind is on the horizon for Montana
Brace for another windy week with gusts of up to 60 mph to 85 mph expected making travel conditions hazardous for drivers of high-profile vehicles and increasing chances for power outages and downed tree trees.
Montana cellphone, Internet infrastructure vulnerable to outages; new funding could help
When an accidentally damaged fiber optic cable cut out Internet, landline and cell service — including 911 service — in the Bitterroot Valley last week, it exposed a longstanding and widespread problem in Montana. Because of vast distances and a sparse population density, the state’s telecommunicati
Ryan Zinke to resign as Interior Secretary at the end of the year
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke will resign his post at the end of the year, part of a wave of high-profile departures from the Trump administration after the midterm elections.
Ryan (chicken shit) Zinke plans to step down before being investigated by the democrats in the House
E&E News reports that big macho man Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke plans to step down at the end of the month after facing a string of investigations surrounding spending and management.
Inclusionary Zoning Makes Affordable Housing More Challenging
For residents and families in the Flathead Valley, affordable housing is an important issue and one the Flathead Building Association takes seriously. While our communities are seeking solutions to this challenge, there is one tool proposed by the City of Whitefish – Inclusionary Zoning – that we fe
How the Outdoor Economy Feeds Us
The phrase “public lands” has been bandied about the West with increasing frequency in recent years as debate swirls around best land-management practices, lawmakers hear impassioned entreaties from their constituents and conservationists fulminate against the Trump administration’s pro-industry age
Montana Rail Link rolls out its ‘Christmas Express’
Dashing through the snow, on a Montana Rail Link train, through the tunnel we go, laughing all the way. That's what 30 students from the Livingston School District did Friday … Click to Continue »
Audio: Jim Peterson on Montana Wagyu Beef
What's all the buzz with Wagyu beef? More importantly, what's all the buzz with Montana-raised Wagyu beef?. Jim Peterson is a rancher in Buffalo, Montana. He's also the former Senate president, former Chairman of the US Meat Export Federation, and former President of the Montana Stockgrowers Associa
Flathead Co. Commission updating zoning regulations
KALISPELL, Mont. — The Flathead County Commission is in the process of updating the county’s zoning regulations. The regulations were originally adopted in 1993, and changes have been made over the years, but Commissioner Phil Mitchell said it was time for an overall update.
Relentless media 'storm' batters Zinke's tiny hometown
WHITEFISH, Mont. — Since the beginning of the Trump administration, this tourism-dependent town of 7,600 hasn't strayed far from the headlines, helping to create widespread political tension and animosity toward Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and others. That could soon change.
Spotlight Event: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
When: Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. The Whitefish Theatre Company presents this family classic for its holiday show. You will not believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans bring a little joyful noise to the holidays. This heartfelt play featu
American Airlines to Add Flights to Dallas, Chicago at GPIA
American Airlines announced Thursday that it plans to bring service to Glacier Park International Airport in Kalispell, along with new, direct summer flights. In its Dec. 13 announcement, the airline said it plans on serving Kalispell for the first time with daily summer flights to Dallas, Los Angel
Grapplers win team title in Superior
The Cut Bank Wolves dominated the mat last week as they claimed the team championship at the Bob Kinney Invitational in Superior led by a pair of championship performances from senior JR Seewald and freshman Austin Vanek. The Wolves also had three second place finishes from freshmen Caleb Simpson an
How to watch the Geminid meteor shower from western Montana
MISSOULA – One of the best shows in the night sky is happening tonight. The Geminid Meteor Shower begins on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 13, and is expected to continue through the night.