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February 23, 2024 midnight

Firefighters union drumming up support for Kalispell's public safety levy

The Kalispell Firefighters Association, International Association of Fire Fighters Local 547, is holding a Feb. 24 event at Black Rifle Coffee Company at 10 a.m. to drum up support for the city’s proposed public safety levy.

Kalispell councilors step down after judge orders election redo
February 22, 2024 midnight

Kalispell councilors step down after judge orders election redo

Flathead County District Court Judge Robert Allison ruled Feb. 16 that a clerical error resulting in incorrect ballots going out to some voters in Kalispell could have changed the outcome in two of four city council races held in November.

Kalispell City Council to prioritize infrastructure projects eligible for state aid
February 20, 2024 midnight

Kalispell City Council to prioritize infrastructure projects eligible for state aid

Kalispell City Council is set Tuesday to finalize a priority list of needed infrastructure projects eligible for state dollars as well as consider a request from city staff to seek additional grant money for the U.S. 93 Bypass.

Bad Rock Canyon icicle wall becomes frozen canvas
February 18, 2024 midnight

Bad Rock Canyon icicle wall becomes frozen canvas

The stretch of U.S. 2 joining Columbia Falls and Hungry Horse is tight with bends in the road as it winds between the Middle Fork of the Flathead River and the canyon wall.

February 16, 2024 midnight

Kalispell Planning Commission takes comment on proposed public participation plan

The Kalispell Planning Commission on Tuesday accepted resident input on the city’s proposed public participation plan, which was crafted in response to new requirements established under the Montana Land Use Planning Act.

Increasing costs straining Kalispell's road maintenance funds, officials say
February 14, 2024 midnight

Increasing costs straining Kalispell's road maintenance funds, officials say

Public Works officials warned Kalispell City Council on Monday that inflation threatened to cut into the department’s ability to keep up with roadwork.

February 13, 2024 midnight

Kalispell Planning Commission to host hearing on city's future participation plan

Kalispell Planning Commission will solicit input Tuesday on a forthcoming public participation plan, which will change how residents engage with the city on developments and establish a long-term game plan for city growth.

Kalispell City Council to get update from street maintenance, traffic divisions
February 12, 2024 midnight

Kalispell City Council to get update from street maintenance, traffic divisions

During its Monday work session, Kalispell City Council will review services rendered by the municipality’s Street Maintenance and Traffic, Signs and Signals divisions.

Economic forecast predicts slow growth for state
February 7, 2024 midnight

Economic forecast predicts slow growth for state

This was the summary offered by Patrick M. Barkey, the director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana, at the 49th annual Economic Outlook Seminar Tuesday at the Wachholz College Center at Flathead Valley Community College.

Kalispell City Council to put local government review before voters
February 7, 2024 midnight

Kalispell City Council to put local government review before voters

During a short meeting Monday, Kalispell City Council unanimously approved a slate of resolutions, including one putting a possible review of local government before voters this spring.

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