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Thursday, March 26 2015
Seniors age 60+ are invited to take advantage of free admission to the Hockaday 10am-5pm on Thursday, April 9 and see the new exhibition New Artists 2015 as well as the other current contemporary exhibitions Open Space - Alan McNiel, and Featured Works by Theodore Waddell. A free docent-led tour begins at 10:30am that acquaints guests with all current exhibitions. Complimentary coffee, tea and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Wednesday, March 25 2015
Flathead Valley High School art students submit a unique array of two and three dimensional works for this popular annual juried exhibition KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art begins its New Artists 2014 - High School Students Art Exhibition on April 2. The popular annual show is a venue for young artists attending local area high schools. Each school is given a set number of pieces ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Wednesday, March 25 2015
Participants are invited to enjoy coffee & croissants while one piece of their current work is critiqued by a professional artist. Painter Karen Leigh is the guest artist at the Hockaday for Crits & Croissants: A Saturday Morning Artists’ Critique to be held April 11, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Members/$5, Non-members/$7. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art’s Crits & ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Wednesday, March 25 2015
Flathead Valley Community College’s Summer Experience program will return for its second year, offering local high school students a unique way to earn free college credits. Designed to give participating students an authentic college experience, the four-week program will include a three-credit college course, lunch, career exploration, intramurals and service learning volunteer ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Thursday, March 19 2015
Flathead Valley Community College will continue its Spring Concert Series March 27, featuring music faculty Amy B. Chisholm, Nicole S. Sanford and Wai Mizutani and guest performers Idara Aguinaga, Siobhan McGuire, Alma Ramlow and Rob Spencer. This event will be the second of four concerts in the series presented by the FVCC Music Department. A seasoned voice teacher, Chisholm enjoys a varied ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Saturday, March 14 2015
KALISPELL, MONT. - The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce is putting local agricultural minds together to encourage not only profits but also partnership. Reporter Dax VanFossen paid a visit to one of those local producers on Friday and tells us they are utterly milking this deal. Thinking local - that's exactly what the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce hopes you will do the next time you purchase a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community
Thursday, March 12 2015
Flathead Valley Community College honored Faith Hodges, retired executive director of enrollment management and Title III, with this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award at the annual Alumni & Ambassadors spring luncheon yesterday. Hodges was presented the award by FVCC Alumni & Ambassadors Co-chair Suzy Williams and FVCC Foundation Director Colleen Unterreiner. The Distinguished ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, March 12 2015
WHAT: The Flathead Valley Community College community is invited to a Pre-Pi Day celebration. Free slices of pie and Pi stickers will be given out to Pi Day celebrators. Donations will be collected for the Karen Longhart Math Education Memorial Scholarship Fund, which honors the late Karen Longhart, a well-respected math professor at FVCC and former area junior high and high school math teacher ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Thursday, March 12 2015
Kalispell, MT – Sarah Johnson began as executive director of the ImagineIF Library Foundation March 9. She will spearhead the foundation’s mission to enhance and support the programs, facilities and patron services of ImagineIF Libraries. Johnson is a small business owner, attorney and long-time advocate and volunteer for nonprofit organizations. She is a graduate of the University of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, March 09 2015
The Kalispell Downtown Association and the Kalispell Business Improvement District in association with our Title Sponsor National Flood Services have scheduled the 6 th Annual 5k and 10k RUN THROUGH HISTORY – Flooding the Streets of Kalispell with FUN! If you are planning on participating in the Spartan Race or preparing for the summer season, sign up for this great race! Run alone, put ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, March 06 2015
Kalispell, MT – For the sixth year in a row, the lively fundraiser Loud at the Library will bring food and drink, musicians, raffle baskets and a silent auction into the library. A disco ball is even rumored to make an appearance. Loud at the Library will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, at ImagineIF Kalispell. The library will close at 4 p.m. to prepare for the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, March 05 2015
Local transportation and economic experts combine to address at-risk Kalispell Bypass and Federal Highway Bill at March Chamber luncheon KALISPELL, Mont. (March 9, 2015)— The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce announced today that it will host a panel to discuss the possible expiration of the federal highway bill and how that may impact the Kalispell Bypass at its upcoming March luncheon. With ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 04 2015
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center at Glacier National Park is hosting a brown-bag luncheon presentation on a recent graduate study that evaluates the feasibility of suppressing invasive lake trout in remote backcountry lakes in order to maintain healthy native bull trout populations. The free presentation is Tuesday, March 10, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 03 2015
Flathead Valley Community College’s international student club, Global Friends, will host two free community brownbag lunch presentations on Kumamoto, Japan, Montana’s sister state, by Kim Morisaki, who oversees special projects and business development at Montana West Economic Development (MWED). Drawing on her personal experience of living in Kumamoto for 11 years, Morisaki will ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Monday, March 02 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College Art Department will host an opening for its Faculty Exhibition March 10. The event will feature original works by college art faculty, including watercolor paintings by Karen Leigh; photography by Peter Hertlein and Marita Combs; oil paintings by Rachel Warner and Susan Guthrie; ceramics by David Regan, Stephen Braun and Brooke Nelson; jewelry by Janet ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, March 02 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art announces the final installment of the 2015 Winter Art Maker Series with Kalispell painter Karen Leigh on Thursday, March 19, 5:30 to 7:00 PM. The FVCC instructor and nationally known watercolorist performs an in-gallery artist demonstration offering insights into her technique, inspirations and experiences as a professional artist. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, February 27 2015
Program Expands to College’s Libby Campus Flathead Valley Community College is accepting applications for fall entry into its 2015-2016 practical nursing program. The deadline for application submissions is April 24 at 4 p.m. New this year, the college is expanding the practical nursing program to its Libby campus, allowing up to six qualified Libby area residents to be accepted into the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Friday, February 27 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College Book Club will meet March 19 to discuss the novel “Room” by Emma Donoghue. Open to the public, the group meets monthly to discuss selected novels. The only cost involved is the purchase of the books. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. in room 208 inside the Arts and Technology building on campus. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, February 25 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art celebrates the pioneering women painters of Glacier National Park and their contemporary counterparts in A Timeless Legacy - Women Artists of Glacier National Park with a major exhibit on display May 28 - July 18, 2015. An accompanying book and documentary film will be released in May 2015. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art announces A Timeless Legacy - ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, February 25 2015
Flathead Valley Community College has rescheduled its March 2 Honors Symposium lecture, “The Rise of the ‘Nones’: Why More Americans are Becoming Non-religious,” to March 26. This year’s Honors Symposium, themed “The Next America: How Millennials are Changing Everything,” features five lectures from regional and national experts. The series will continue ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, February 25 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – Feb. 25, 2015 – The Tally Lake Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest is planning to conduct multiple spring prescribed fire projects, when weather, fuel conditions, and air quality become favorable. Burning is expected to start as early as March 2 and will continue thru the close of open burning season on June 30. Smoke will be visible from various ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, February 18 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College Service Learning Office invites FVCC students, faculty, staff and alumni to participate in three spring Service Saturday projects to benefit various nonprofits in Northwest Montana. “This is a fun and easy way to give back to our community, build friendships and gain new skills,” said Service Learning Coordinator Wendy Jeschke. For each Service ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, February 12 2015
The students of The Culinary Institute of Montana at Flathead Valley Community College will present two Chef’s Table events this spring in the FVCC instructional kitchen. Now in its seventh year, this unique program allows guests to experience exceptional fine dining while supporting culinary arts students as they complete their first-year internships. Patrons will enjoy light hors ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts
Thursday, February 12 2015
Columbia Falls, MT - Glacier National Park Conservancy has teamed up with Climate Ride for the first ever Glacier Ride, a one of a kind event in Glacier and Waterton National Parks this July. The organizations will host 30 bicyclists for five days of pedaling through the awe-inspiring Glacier National Park and Canada’s adjoining Waterton Lakes National Park in order to raise funds for park ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, February 12 2015
The Flathead Conservation District invites small landowners to a weed workshop at Flathead Valley Community College March 4 and 11. Designed for local community members who own five to 50 acres of land, the event will feature various stations that will provide participants a general overview of weed management basics. Participants will rotate through three 25-minute stations presented by weed ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, February 12 2015
Flathead Valley Community College Theatre will hold auditions for its spring production of Bertold Brecht’s “Mother Courage and Her Children” February 23 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The production will run April 24, 25 and 30 and May 1 and 2. According to Eric Bentley, “Mother Courage and Her Children” is “widely considered one of the great dramatic creations of the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Thursday, February 12 2015
Fall 2015 Scholarship Application Deadline is March 16 Scholarships can make a difference for students at Flathead Valley Community College. A recent study indicated that 75 percent of students who receive scholarships at FVCC continue or complete their education, compared to 58 percent of students who continue or complete their education without scholarship assistance. Last year, 407 FVCC ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Thursday, February 12 2015
Proceeds support FVCC scholarships Now in its eighth season, the Flathead Valley Community College Foundation’s Festival of Flavors will commence this spring with Napa in Bloom, an exquisite wine dinner featuring Silver Oak Cellars Chef Dominic Orsini and the students of The Culinary Institute of Montana at FVCC, March 21. Proceeds from Napa in Bloom will support FVCC student scholarships. ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Thursday, February 12 2015
Columbia Falls, MT – Available next week at ImagineIF Columbia Falls, Grab-n-Go DVDs! This new collection of DVDs features multiple copies of the latest, most in-demand movies. Selection is first come, first served, allowing customers to pick up a brand-new blockbuster and check it out right away. The Grab-n-Go DVD collection is designed for those who want to browse the newest movies and ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, February 11 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – February 10, 2015 – This summer the Lost Johnny Point Campground on the Hungry Horse Ranger District will be closed through mid-July to remove hazardous trees within 13 acres of the 23 acre campground. Most of the Douglas fir and subalpine fir trees in the campground are affected by Armillaria root disease making the trees very susceptible to being blown down. The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, February 06 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College Art Department will hold a gallery opening for visiting artist Francis Pearson on February 10. Missoula-based Pearson received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1989 and his Master of Fine Arts from The University of Montana in 1994. His assemblage sculptures and wall pieces are collected internationally. The gallery ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, February 05 2015
Flathead Valley Community College officials have announced the names of students who made Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester. The following students are listed in alphabetical order by their home communities and have completed a minimum of 12 credits in courses numbered 100 or above and have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5: Big Sandy, Montana Jace R. Solf Bigfork, Montana ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Thursday, February 05 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art chooses a “Timeless Legacy” theme for its annual Miniatures exhibition and sale and invites all artists to apply to become one of the 40 artists to be included in this popular show. Nationally known curator and fine arts consultant Trudi C. Van Dyke will be jurying the Timeless Miniatures Exhibition. The application deadline is March 7, exhibition begins ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, February 05 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art presents Open Space, an exhibition by Alan McNiel, along with Featured Works by Theodore Waddell, March 5 - April 18, 2015. Both displays feature Montana’s wide open spaces and four-legged inhabitants. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday announces an exhibition of Montana artist Alan McNiel’s works entitled Open Space that will be on display March 5 through ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, February 05 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art presents its annual children’s art exhibition with a 2015 theme of Space Isn’t Just a Place, February 26 - March 28, 2015. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art announces an exhibition of children’s art entitled Space Isn’t Just a Place . This exhibition of 2 and 3-dimensional artwork features recent school year works by children in ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 03 2015
Early-bird Registration Deadline is Feb. 28 The 2015 Flathead Valley Job Fair will return April 16 from 3 to 7 p.m. to the Flathead Valley Community College campus. Registration will open February 2 for employers actively seeking applicants for current full-time, part-time and seasonal job openings and for apprenticeship programs and job training organizations. Organized by Flathead Job Service ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, January 26 2015
Kalispell Poised for Another Busy Year of Economic Activity Kalispell chamber lists downtown vitality, road projects as priorities for 2015 BY DILLON TABISH // JAN 26, 2015 // NEWS & FEATURES “We’re looking forward to a very busy 2015,” Diane Medler, director of the Kalispell Convention and Visitor Bureau, told the crowd of business and community leaders at last week’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic
Friday, January 16 2015
KALISPELL, MONT. – In an effort to continue access to public lands, maintain a long practiced traditional activity and provide for public safety, the Flathead National Forest is implementing strengthened regulations supporting the uphill ski traffic policy at Whitefish Mountain Resort. In 2010 Whitefish Mountain Resort (WMR), Flathead National Forest (FNF) and the public worked together to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Sunday, December 14 2014
Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 6:40 pm By BRIANNA LOPER/The Daily Inter Lake Infrastructure, and how to pay for it, is shaping up to be a key topic for the 2015 Montana legislative session. During a Kalispell Chamber of Commerce lunch, Mayor Mark Johnson spoke Wednesday about hot-button issues concerning Kalispell likely to be discussed during the next legislative session, which begins in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Political
Tuesday, November 18 2014
Larsons Recognized for Lifetime of Community Service Duane and Bev Larson earn Kalispell’s oldest and most prestigious honor, the Great Chief Award BY DILLON TABISH // NOV 14, 2014 // NEWS & FEATURES Few couples have devoted themselves to serving a community quite like Duane and Bev Larson in Kalispell. For nearly 60 years, the husband-and-wife duo has helped shape the community through ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Saturday, November 08 2014
Food Manufacturers Staying Busy as Demand Grows From creameries to breweries and distilleries, the demand for local food products continues to surge BY DILLON TABISH // OCT 27, 2014 // NEWS & FEATURES The cows are staying busy at the Kalispell Kreamery. Every day, the 220 Holsteins at the 80-acre family farm on the rural outskirts of town produce roughly 1,500 gallons of milk. After being ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic
Saturday, November 08 2014
Stability and Growth for Manufacturing Businesses in the Flathead continue to gain contracts and expand BY MOLLY PRIDDY // OCT 30, 2014 // NEWS & FEATURES Share in Share Print Email Kaylin Grove paints a carbon fiber stock at Proof Research on Oct. 27, 2014. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon SHOW CAPTION GREG LINDSTROM | FLATHEAD BEACON As the Flathead Valley continues to gain momentum after ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article
Sunday, October 19 2014
MONTANA FOREST PRODUCTS WEEK Timber Tour planned Thursday Montana Forest Products Week Timber is harvested at the FireWise Forest Demonstration Project near Kalispell. Active timber harvests and niche markets will be showcased during the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce Timber Tour on Thursday. (Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation photo) Posted: Saturday, October 18, 2014 8:50 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber