Thursday, March 30, 2023

Margaret E. Davis: Peaks and Valleys

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Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
Slayer plays the mall

The first time I ventured to the community chess club in the Kalispell Center Mall, the adults outnumbered the kids and just a game or two was under way.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Kalispell, are you ready to walk?

Use it or lose it, right?

Updated 1 month ago
Tourism gives us the FITs

This time of year finds us hunkered down, but the travel pros are revving up, hoping to capture the FITs of the future.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
If time’s flying, give some away

I’m surprised how quiet it is.

Updated 2 months ago
Employers can boost hire power

Last summer my teenage son wanted nothing more than to lay about the house Howard Hughes-style in plush robe and thumb at his phone.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Amid the grim, find the funny

The seed was planted when I went to last month’s performance capping the Comedy Improv II class at Flathead Valley Community College.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Disaster takes no holiday

As Kalispell’s oldest public facility, the 1894 Richardsonian Romanesque edifice on Second Avenue East is a symbol of our earliest residents’ ambition for their town and the education of generations to come.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Life on brink saved by a bark

On this day last year, Bradley almost lost it.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
We’re all in this town together

It was the last thing I wanted to do, leaving work to go anywhere but home in a driving snow.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
The next generation speaks up

I could hear the clamor of students inside Flathead High before I opened the door to the school a couple of Saturdays ago.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
The bullets kept dodging me

The third time's the charm.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
For Pete’s sake, build a bridge

When I started working at the Northwest Montana History Museum I began to hear the name Pete Skibsrud. At first he merely sounded like a man about town.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Lessons come over water, wood

"You look like you need to go to the hot pool," the woman said as she bobbed toward me. She beamed a smile, her face edged in white curls.

Updated 6 months ago
The sky is never the limit

It set the astronomy world on fire.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Life extends past remote control

My dad taught me how to change the oil in a car when I was a teenager. A lifelong gearhead, he finally admitted after we groveled around on our backs in the driveway, that I “ought to just start going to one of t...