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Kalispell’s City Attorney sees importance of local government
Johnna Preble has assumed the position of Kalispell city attorney after serving as assistant city attorney since 2018.
Myrna Jean (Ripke) Hocking
Myrna Jean (Ripke) Hocking passed away July 21, 2022, at her home in Bigfork.
Happy Tails provides care services for Flathead Valley dogs and cats
Veronica Mallery, 25, started Happy Tails 406 as a way to provide more convenient, and personal care for pets knowing that in-home care keeps pets in the comfort of their own home.
Whitefish galleries host First Thursday
Underscore Art and Jewelry in Whitefish is featuring the work of Matt Flint and Nate Closson this month.
Republicans Fuller, Sprunger win legislative primaries
Veteran state lawmaker John Fuller handily defeated his Republican rival and political neophyte Lee Huestis in the GOP primary for the Senate District 4 seat.
North Valley Music School offers fall music programs
North Valley Music School starts Program Year 2022-2023 with a fall schedule full of diverse and inclusive music programs and invites the community to enroll. The nonprofit music school matches high-quality instruction from experienced musicians with students of ages, backgrounds and skill levels.
Town Pump offers matching funds for food banks
Over 100 food banks statewide are participating this year in the “Be A Friend in Deed” campaign, which began in 2001.
Garry Lee Fortin, 86
Garry Lee Fortin was one of twin sons born to Louis (Bee) Fortin and Helen Rasmussen Fortin on April 10, 1936, in Malta.
Garry Lee Fortin, 86
Garry Lee Fortin was one of twin sons born to Louis (Bee) Fortin and Helen Rasmussen Fortin on April 10, 1936, in Malta. Garry passed away July 23, 2022.
Darlene Ann (Goebel) Strandberg, 86
Darlene Ann (Goebel) Strandberg, 86, passed away peacefully with family, knowing that she was loved throughout her lifetime by her family and friends, past and present, on Friday, July 1, 2022, in Kalispell.
Nicole Rene Dockstader, 53
Nicole Rene Dockstader, 53, died of cancer on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at home in Bigfork with her mother by her side.
Family looks to open new restaurant in former Evergreen Applebee’s
The owner and operator of Los Caporales in Evergreen for 28 years, Carmina Lopez says the new restaurant came about due to a set of serendipitous circumstances.
What the CHIPS Act means for Montana
This week President Biden signed a transformative science bill, the CHIPS and Science Act, into law. The CHIPS Act will boost American microchip manufacturing, which for Montana means a lot of jobs, innovation, and opportunity.
Book bans have no place in the Flathead
Early in my tenure on the Whitefish School Board, I gave a copy of the graphic novel “Maus” to the high school library.
Peterson School experiments with science curriculum
Science is an extension of a child’s everyday world, Peterson Elementary Principal Tracy Ketchum told the Kalispell Public Schools board of trustees in September.
Doh! Neighbors rally to rescue doe stuck upside down in ditch
Maybe, just maybe, someone thought, if you plant a deer upside down it will grow into a new deer.
Montanans deserve better than NorthWestern’s failed leadership
As the global energy landscape shifts — and the costs to power our homes, ranches, and businesses skyrocket – Montana faces serious challenges.
Vibe Wellness Lounge opens on Central Avenue in Whitefish
Below The Toggery on Central Avenue in Whitefish is Vibe Wellness Lounge. The shop offers high-quality therapeutic services and retail sales of wellness products.
Flathead Lake state parks see visitation declines
The state parks around Flathead Lake remained a popular destination last year, visitation data shows, but not matching the record-setting levels of the last two years.