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Rocky Keller checks the weight on his timber load in the Flathead National Forest on March 9, 2023. (Kate Heston/Daily Inter Lake)

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Court affirms Flathead Forest's revised plan; more litigation expected
June 16, 2023 midnight

Court affirms Flathead Forest's revised plan; more litigation expected

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Flathead National Forest’s Revised Forest Plan last week — the latest ruling in continuing litigation between the Forest Service and environmental groups.

Timber management project aims to mimic natural process
March 26, 2023 midnight

Timber management project aims to mimic natural process

Forests regenerate on their own naturally, sometimes through wildfire. In 1929, the Half Moon fire burned more than 100,000 acres in the Flathead Valley and Glacier National Park, leaving the woods around Coram and Lake Five scorched black.