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November 19, 2019 8:04 p.m.

Community rallies to support Glacier High following death of guidance counselor

Counselors and therapists throughout the valley are supporting Glacier High School staff and students following the reported death by suicide of guidance counselor Jerad Avery on Monday.

March 5, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals March 5, 2019

No. 26019 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION RURAL WHITEFISH ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a resolution of intention (Resolution No. 2417J) on February 28, 2019 to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Rural Whitefish Zoning District from R-1 (Suburban Residential) to RR-1 (Low Density Resort Residential). The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from R-1 to RR-1 are described as: Tract 4DBB: Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 12207, located in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section of Section 24, Township 31 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Tract 4DB: Tract 2 of Certificate of Survey No. 12207, located in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section of Section 24, Township 31 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the R-1 and RR-1 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Clerk and Recorder, Courthouse, 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Planning and Zoning Office's website at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Rural Whitefish Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 28th day of February, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairperson March 5, 12, 2019 MNAXLP __________________________

May 25, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals May 25, 2019

No. 26235 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION LOWER SIDE ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a resolution of intention (Resolution No. 957BI) on May 20, 2019 to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Lower Side Zoning District from AG-40 (Agricultural) to AG-20 (Agricultural). The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from AG-40 to AG-20 are described as: Tract 4 of Certificate of Survey No. 20930, located and being in the NW Quarter of Section 34, Township 28 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 21014, located and being in the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 28 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 28 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the AG-40 to AG-20 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Flathead County Clerk and Recorder, 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and online at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Lower Side Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 20th day of May, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman May 25, June 1, 2019 MNAXLP _________________________

County launches program to track landfill visits
December 8, 2020 midnight

County launches program to track landfill visits

A new punch-card system will allow Flathead County homeowners to drop off three oversized loads of garbage at the county landfill each year, free of charge beyond the existing annual assessment for solid waste.

February 10, 2021 midnight

Legals for February, 10 2021

May 1, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals May 1, 2019

No. 26070 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(1), M.C.A., that it will hold a public hearing to consider a change in the zoning designation in a portion of the Lower Side Zoning District from SAG-5 Suburban Agricultural to R-1 Suburban Residential. The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from SAG-5 Suburban Agricultural to R-1 Suburban Residential are described as: That portion of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 23, Township 28 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana, also known as Parcel D on Certificate of Survey No. 20701. The regulations defining the SAG-5 and R-1 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Planning and Zoning Office's website at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on for file for public inspection at the Commissioners' Office and at the Planning and Zoning Office. The public hearing will be held on the 8th day of May, 2019 at 10:00 o'clock a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers, Third Floor, Old Courthouse, Kalispell, Montana. At the public hearing, the Board of Commissioners will give the public an opportunity to be heard regarding the proposed change to the Lower Side Zoning District. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners if received by the Flathead County Commissioners' Office at least three business days prior to the hearing. DATED this 18th day of March, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman April 24, May 1, 2019 MNAXLP _________________________

March 12, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals March 12, 2019

No. 26019 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION RURAL WHITEFISH ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a resolution of intention (Resolution No. 2417J) on February 28, 2019 to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Rural Whitefish Zoning District from R-1 (Suburban Residential) to RR-1 (Low Density Resort Residential). The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from R-1 to RR-1 are described as: Tract 4DBB: Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 12207, located in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section of Section 24, Township 31 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Tract 4DB: Tract 2 of Certificate of Survey No. 12207, located in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section of Section 24, Township 31 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the R-1 and RR-1 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Clerk and Recorder, Courthouse, 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Planning and Zoning Office's website at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Rural Whitefish Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 28th day of February, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairperson March 5, 12, 2019 MNAXLP __________________________

September 28, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals September 28, 2019

No. 26450 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING HOLT ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(1), M.C.A., that it will hold a public hearing to consider a request by Leslie Coates to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Holt Zoning District from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-3 (One-Family Residential). The boundaries of the areas proposed to be amended from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-3 (One-Family Residential) are described as: Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 11767, located in the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, all in Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the SAG-10 and R-3 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office's website at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on for file for public inspection at the Commissioners' Office and at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. The public hearing will be held on the 15th day of October, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers, Third Floor, Courthouse, Kalispell, Montana. At the public hearing, the Board of Commissioners will give the public an opportunity to be heard regarding the proposed change to the Holt Zoning District. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners if received in the Commissioners' office at least three business days prior to the hearing. DATED this 19th day of August, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman September 28, October 5, 2019 MNAXLP _________________________

Glacier opts for backcountry reservation lottery
March 8, 2019 4 a.m.

Glacier opts for backcountry reservation lottery

Glacier National Park has announced a key change in its backcountry camping advanced reservation system this year. The system, which will go live on Friday, March 15, will now use a “modified lottery system” on opening day that will process requests “in a randomly sequenced order,” the Park announced on its website.

March 9, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals March 9, 2019

No. 26016 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION HIGHWAY 93 NORTH ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a Resolution of Intention (Resolution No. 837DO) on February 27, 2019 to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Highway 93 North Zoning District from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to I-1H (Light Industrial Highway). The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from SAG-10 to I-1H are described as: Lot 1 of Warner Hills in Section 01, Township 29 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana and more specifically described as follows: Lot 1 of Warner Hills, according to the map or plat thereof on file and of record in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the SAG-10 and I-1H zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Clerk and Recorder, Courthouse, 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Planning and Zoning Office's website, at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Highway 93 North Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 27th day of February, 2018. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman March 2, 9, 2019 MNAXLP _________________________

February 17, 2021 midnight

Legals for February, 17 2021

December 13, 2021 midnight

Response to library board criticism

I am responding as an individual to comments published in the Dec. 9 letters to the editor, not for the library board.

June 15, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals June 15, 2019

No. 26276 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION RURAL WHITEFISH ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a resolution of intention (Resolution No. 2417L) on May 29, 2019 to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Rural Whitefish Zoning District from R-2.5 (Rural Residential) / HO (Highway Overlay) to B-4 (Secondary Business) / HO (Highway Overlay). The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from R-2.5 (Rural Residential) / HO (Highway Overlay) to B-4 (Secondary Business) / HO (Highway Overlay) are described as: A tract of land located in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter and the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 12, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 15003. The regulations defining the R-2.5, HO, and B-4 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and online at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on for file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and at the County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Rural Whitefish Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 29th day of May, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman June 8, 15, 2019 MNAXLP __________________________

April 24, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals April 24, 2019

No. 26070 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(1), M.C.A., that it will hold a public hearing to consider a change in the zoning designation in a portion of the Lower Side Zoning District from SAG-5 Suburban Agricultural to R-1 Suburban Residential. The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from SAG-5 Suburban Agricultural to R-1 Suburban Residential are described as: That portion of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 23, Township 28 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana, also known as Parcel D on Certificate of Survey No. 20701. The regulations defining the SAG-5 and R-1 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Planning and Zoning Office's website at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on for file for public inspection at the Commissioners' Office and at the Planning and Zoning Office. The public hearing will be held on the 8th day of May, 2019 at 10:00 o'clock a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers, Third Floor, Old Courthouse, Kalispell, Montana. At the public hearing, the Board of Commissioners will give the public an opportunity to be heard regarding the proposed change to the Lower Side Zoning District. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners if received by the Flathead County Commissioners' Office at least three business days prior to the hearing. DATED this 18th day of March, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman April 24, May 1, 2019 MNAXLP _________________________

May 2, 2020 midnight

Legals for May, 2 2020

December 14, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals December 14, 2019

No. 26661 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION EVERGREEN ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a Resolution of Intention (Resolution No. 797GV) on December 2, 2019 to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Evergreen Zoning District from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-5 (Two Family Residential). The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from SAG-10 to R-5 are described as: Tract 1: Parcel A of Certificate of Survey No. 18062, located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Except any house trailer or mobile home located thereon. Tract 2: Parcel 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 20828, located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Except any house trailer or mobile home located thereon. Tract 3: Parcel 2 of Certificate of Survey No. 20828, located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Tract 4: Parcel 3 of Certificate of Survey No. 20828, located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Except any house trailer or mobile home located thereon. Tract 5: Parcel 4 of Certificate of Survey No. 20828, located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Tract 6: Parcel 6 of Certificate of Survey No. 20828, located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the SAG-10 and R-5 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection the Office of the Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office's website, at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Evergreen Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 2nd day of December, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman December 7, 14, 2019 MNAXLP __________________________

October 5, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals October 5, 2019

No. 26450 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING HOLT ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(1), M.C.A., that it will hold a public hearing to consider a request by Leslie Coates to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Holt Zoning District from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-3 (One-Family Residential). The boundaries of the areas proposed to be amended from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-3 (One-Family Residential) are described as: Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 11767, located in the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, all in Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the SAG-10 and R-3 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office's website at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on for file for public inspection at the Commissioners' Office and at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. The public hearing will be held on the 15th day of October, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers, Third Floor, Courthouse, Kalispell, Montana. At the public hearing, the Board of Commissioners will give the public an opportunity to be heard regarding the proposed change to the Holt Zoning District. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners if received in the Commissioners' office at least three business days prior to the hearing. DATED this 19th day of August, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman September 28, October 5, 2019 MNAXLP _________________________

July 2, 2020 1:49 p.m.

2 Montana campgrounds with offensive names to be renamed

The Montana Bureau of Reclamation has announced it will rename two campgrounds on Canyon Ferry Reservoir that had racist origins

June 1, 2019 5:10 a.m.

Legals June 1, 2019

No. 26235 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION LOWER SIDE ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a resolution of intention (Resolution No. 957BI) on May 20, 2019 to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Lower Side Zoning District from AG-40 (Agricultural) to AG-20 (Agricultural). The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from AG-40 to AG-20 are described as: Tract 4 of Certificate of Survey No. 20930, located and being in the NW Quarter of Section 34, Township 28 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 21014, located and being in the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 28 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 28 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the AG-40 to AG-20 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Flathead County Clerk and Recorder, 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and online at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Lower Side Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 20th day of May, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Philip B. Mitchell Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman May 25, June 1, 2019 MNAXLP _________________________

August 24, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 24 2021