Tuesday, April 16, 2024

MATT BALDWIN

Lake County Leader

Matt Baldwin is regional editor for Hagadone Media Montana. He is a graduate of the University of Montana's School of Journalism. He can be reached at 406-758-4447 or mbaldwin@dailyinterlake.com.

Recent Stories

Conceptual plans emerge for luxury resort in Lakeside
April 14, 2024 12:05 a.m.

Conceptual plans emerge for luxury resort in Lakeside

Four years ago, Glenn Housman invested in 100 acres at the end of Blacktail Heights Road atop a knob above Lakeside.

Kalispell hotel fire damage estimated at $4 million
April 11, 2024 noon

Kalispell hotel fire damage estimated at $4 million

A three-story hotel on Kalispell’s west side suffered extensive damage in a structure fire Wednesday afternoon that drew one of the largest firefighter responses in the valley in more than a decade.

Locals sour on tourism's impact on Whitefish
April 11, 2024 midnight

Locals sour on tourism's impact on Whitefish

Local Whitefish residents are increasingly at odds with the tourism industry's impact on the city, even as visitation levels have tapered off since the frantic summers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Whitefish Mountain Resort wraps up season with dip in total skier visits
April 10, 2024 midnight

Whitefish Mountain Resort wraps up season with dip in total skier visits

After shaking off a dreadfully slow start to winter, Whitefish Mountain Resort capped its ski season last weekend with plentiful powder alongside pond skim shenanigans.

Whitefish School Board to consider new plan for high school expansion, sports complex
April 9, 2024 midnight

Whitefish School Board to consider new plan for high school expansion, sports complex

The Whitefish School Board on Tuesday will consider whether the district should pursue two separate bonds totaling $32.6 million to fund a high school expansion and remodel, and build an on-campus athletic complex.

Temporary Bigfork pedestrian bridge deemed unworkable
April 4, 2024 1 p.m.

Temporary Bigfork pedestrian bridge deemed unworkable

The report released Wednesday ruled out seven alternatives that ranged from erecting a suspension bridge over the Swan River, to installing a rental kit bridge or prefabricated steel truss span.

Nate Chute races draw stacked field of shredders
March 18, 2024 midnight

Nate Chute races draw stacked field of shredders

Kyle Anderson took home the top prize in the mens open division the Nate Chute banked slalom and boardercross races last weekend at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

Flathead Basin dam operators defend management decisions
March 16, 2024 midnight

Flathead Basin dam operators defend management decisions

Dam managers in Northwest Montana reiterated in a public presentation Thursday that reservoir operations during drought years require a delicate balance of competing objectives.

Whitefish hotelier plans 'food truck park' on vacant Central Avenue lot
March 13, 2024 1:05 a.m.

Whitefish hotelier plans 'food truck park' on vacant Central Avenue lot

A Whitefish hotelier is seeking permission to create an outdoor food truck park and event space on a prominent vacant lot downtown.

Lambrecht resigns as CEO of Logan Health-Billings Clinic
March 11, 2024 noon

Lambrecht resigns as CEO of Logan Health-Billings Clinic

Logan Health-Billings Clinic CEO Craig Lambrecht resigned Monday, making way for new co-leadership roles atop the state’s largest hospital system.

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