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Whitefish considers resort tax rebate changes for seasonal residents
February 25, 2024 1 a.m.

Whitefish considers resort tax rebate changes for seasonal residents

Since Whitefish’s resort tax was initiated in 1995, at least 25% of it has been allocated to property tax relief. At a work session last week, the City Council had a preliminary discussion about potential changes to the allocation of those funds.

Clay Benkelman, 73
February 25, 2024 midnight

Clay Benkelman, 73

Dr. Clay E. Benkelman, 73, passed away Jan. 23, 2024, at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula.

State misses the mark on grizzly delisting
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State misses the mark on grizzly delisting

At the heart of the Greater Yellowstone and Northern Continental Divide ecosystems, grizzly bears symbolize the wildness of Montana. Healthy grizzly populations demonstrate healthy ecosystems. Montana has more grizzlies than any other state outside Alaska and we should be proud of that.

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Suing over funding for special needs students is a new low

It takes a lot to surprise me anymore when it comes to politics or government. But suing to block funding for special needs kids to get an education that works for them? That’s a new low.

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Montana tax policy shouldn’t favor corporations over workers

Montana families and workers expect our state government to tax people fairly, invest in our safety and future, and give Montanans the opportunity to get ahead in life.

Gary Pennoyer, 81
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Gary Pennoyer, 81

Gary F. Pennoyer, 81 of Helena, passed away suddenly on Feb. 3, 2024.

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Letters to the editor Feb. 25

Letters to the editor Feb. 25

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Cupid’s got nothing on Marion

They had me at “Anti-Valentine’s Day” in the event promo. I called my adventure buddy, and we headed to Marion.

George William 'Bill' Hall, 68
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George William 'Bill' Hall, 68

George William “Bill” Hall, 68, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024.

Hungry Horse's Huckleberry Patch undergoing modernizing remodel
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Hungry Horse's Huckleberry Patch undergoing modernizing remodel

Hungry Horse’s Huckleberry Patch is growing.

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Library on right track with branding reboot

A decade ago the county library system envisioned a new future for its services that expanded beyond the traditional offering of books on shelves.

RoboScout Squad codes a state win, ready for world championship
February 25, 2024 midnight

RoboScout Squad codes a state win, ready for world championship

The Kalispell-based RoboScout Squad motors forward to the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship in Houston after a stellar performance at the state level.

Civil War reenactor takes students back through history
February 25, 2024 midnight

Civil War reenactor takes students back through history

When the kids arrived in the classroom after recess, Inman separated the group into two — the Confederacy and the Union. He referred to groups when talking about how the battles went throughout the Civil War — who won, who lost and who was leading the charges.

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Flathead Business Watercooler

Business events, trainings and seminars

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Flathead Electric participates in project aimed at improving power grid

The Community-Integrated Distributed Energy Resilience Initiative is a $4 million project led by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and funded by the Department of Energy.

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Law roundup: Couple hit in a drive-by pepper spraying at store

Kids in a gray Jeep reportedly drove by a grocery store in a gray Jeep and fired pepper spray on a couple and turned onto East Idaho Street. A man told ...

Theresa ‘Teri’ Palmer, 68
February 25, 2024 midnight

Theresa ‘Teri’ Palmer, 68

Born in Butte in May 1955 to James and Julia Winston, the oldest of four children, Teri was ever Butte proud.

Donald Eugene 'Bud' Missman, 93
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Donald Eugene 'Bud' Missman, 93

Donald Eugene “Bud” Missman lost his fight for life after 93 years on Feb. 5, 2024, while residing at the Veterans Home in Columbia Falls.

Swank Enterprises honored for work on Wachholz College Center
February 25, 2024 midnight

Swank Enterprises honored for work on Wachholz College Center

Swank Enterprises received the “Best Institutional Project” award, which was presented on Jan. 24 at the 2024 MCA Winter Convention in Bozeman. The company served as general contractor on the project.

James 'Jim' Greytak, 74
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James 'Jim' Greytak, 74

James “Jim” Greytak, 74, was born on Aug. 17, 1949, in Kalispell, to Philip and Rosemary Greytak of Bigfork (formerly of Havre).

Border security a top issue for candidates, Republicans and Democrats alike
February 25, 2024 midnight

Border security a top issue for candidates, Republicans and Democrats alike

Politicians and candidates from across the political spectrum in Montana are seizing upon the crisis on the southern border in the lead up to the November election.

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