Monday, January 18, 2021


To find our opinion based editorials, see below. We'll share opinion based editorial articles regularly for interested viewers.

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Commissioners must make wise Health Board appointment

The American Public Health Association was founded by a group of physicians in 1872 at a time when scientific advances were helping reveal the causes of communicable diseases, according to the organization’s webs...

Updated 4 days, 13 hours ago
Flathead Food Bank well-positioned for the future

The Flathead Food Bank recently purchased the space it has occupied at the Gateway Community Center in Kalispell for many years.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Gianforte’s new plan for masking, vaccines

Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte took the reins of is new post in Helena this week, and his first order of business was the raging COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Democracy prevails over mobs and reckless rhetoric

The President was right when he said that Jan. 6, 2021 will be a day to remember forever.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Montana’s vaccine plan gives us hope

As more information about the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in Montana becomes available, it feels like we finally can see the light at the end of this pandemic tunnel that’s shrouded our lives for the past nin...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Be with those you love, even if apart

On this eve of Christmas, we would like to extend heartfelt condolences to everyone who has lost a loved one this year.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Vaccine arrival is turning point in pandemic

At long last, there was some good news to report about the COVID-19 pandemic this week as the first shipment of the vaccine arrived at Kalispell Regional Medical Center and health-care workers began receiving vac...

Updated 1 month ago
Collaboration seals the deal for easement

Northwest Montana can celebrate a big win for conservation, forestry and public access to prime hunting grounds.

Updated 1 month ago
Rebrand makes sense for hospital’s growth

The landscape of Northwest Montana’s health care industry is poised for a new look in 2021. Kalispell Regional Healthcare made a major announcement last week that it would be rebranding as Logan Health beginning ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Toys for Tots keeps trucking amid COVID

Visions of children gleefully opening presents and playing with their toys at Christmas warm are iconic holiday memories for most of us.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Russell a wise choice to lead health department

It’s been a tumultuous year for the Flathead City-County Health Department and the Board of Health as the two entities have been on the front line of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic here at home. And it’s no sec...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Think local this shopping season

Congress continues to negotiate the parameters of a new federal stimulus bill this week as the partisan bickering drags on.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Interior fumbling landmark conservation act

The Great American Outdoors Act was widely heralded as a major bipartisan success of 2020.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Vaccine news promising, but stay vigilant

A great hope was announced to the world this week when we learned that a potential vaccine for COVID-19 is on the immediate horizon.

Updated 2 months ago
Kalispell Chamber hands baton to seasoned leader

An exciting new chapter has begun for the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce as its staff and members welcome new President and Chief Executive Officer Lorraine Clarno. Retiring CEO Joe Unterreiner has handed off the ...