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Friday, May 22 2015
(Red Lodge, MT) Today, May 22, 2015 marks the opening of the Beartooth Highway for the season. Snowplows and maintenance crews have been hard at work for several weeks to ready the highway for travel on this Memorial Day weekend holiday. The beautiful weather and reports of big horn sheep sightings this morning add to the excitement of this highly anticipated drive. Get your motor running and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, May 20 2015
Gov. Steve Bullock gathered with state highway and Kalispell officials Tuesday to discuss the future of the U.S. 93 bypass. From left are Ed Toavs and Mike Tooley of the Montana Department of Transportation, Gov. Bullock, Tom Jentz and Jarod Nygren of the city of Kalispell, John Fuller, district director for U.S. Rep Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., and Joe Unterreiner, president of the Kalispell Chamber of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, May 20 2015
Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 9:00 pm This summer, a $1.5 million grant could become available for the increasingly popular Kidsports facility in north Kalispell. State Sen. Mark Blasdel, R-Kalispell, told the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday that the funding was included in the Legislature’s main funding bill, House Bill 2, which was signed into law May 5 by Gov. Steve Bullock. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, May 20 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense KALISPELL, MONT. - May 20, 2015 – Today the Hockaday Museum of Art announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, May 14 2015
Free Brown-Bag Luncheon Presentation WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center at Glacier National Park is hosting a brown-bag luncheon presentation about wolverines in the park by Dr. John Waller on Monday, May 18, from 12 – 1 p.m. at the park’s community building in West Glacier. Dr. John Waller is the park’s carnivore ecologist and has ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, May 14 2015
Whitefish, Mont. -- Representatives of local convenience stores, lodging properties, visitor information centers, museums, outfitters, restaurants and any business greeting visitors to the area are invited, free of charge, to attend the new “406 Hospitality” seminar in Whitefish. Business owners, managers, and front-line staff are encouraged to attend together. The Whitefish ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, May 14 2015
PIECING TOGETHER A CHANGING PLANET: CLIMATE CHANGE IN AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS The Hockaday Museum of Art will host Piecing Together a Changing Planet: Climate Change in America’s National Parks July 23 - September 12, 2015. Only ten venues nationwide have been selected to display the 26 art quilts created by 22 Florida artists that show how climate change is affecting our National ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Flathead Valley Community College is offering a variety of short-term interim session classes, giving area residents and college students home for summer break an opportunity to earn college credits in up to four weeks instead of a traditional semester. The college is offering the following interim session classes: Introduction to Interpersonal Communications, Poetry, British Literature II, ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Area high school students can now register for interim and summer session classes at Flathead Valley Community College through the Running Start program. The program provides eligible incoming high school and homeschooled juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn affordable college credits while taking classes at the college campus. The Running Start program provides in-district high school ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management Plan WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park is encouraging public comment regarding five preliminary alternatives that have been developed for the Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management Plan. These preliminary alternatives are conceptual at this time, and public comment will help in further development, modification and analysis of ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 12 2015
WHITEFISH, MT - American Craft Beer Week is being celebrated May 11-17 and Alpine Theatre Project, the Flathead’s world-class professional theatre is helping celebrate our local breweries with a 5-brewery bus tour, Saturday, May 16 starting at noon at the Great Northern Brewing Company in Downtown Whitefish. “The Flathead Valley Brew Cruise,” as it’s being called, is a ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 12 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art announces the retirement of Elizabeth Moss and names Barry Conger as her successor effective May 29, 2015. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art announces the retirement of Elizabeth Moss, who has served as Executive Director of the museum for the last five years. Barry Conger, the museum’s current Director of Development, will assume the role of Executive ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 12 2015
BISMARCK, ND – May 5, 2015 – KLJ Solutions, the parent organization of a diversified family of companies announces three vice president positions. The company is proud to welcome Bob Berman, Cory Finneman and Darcy Volk in positions focusing on designing and implementing strategies to further advance the organization’s capabilities across the corporation’s portfolio. ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, May 12 2015
WEST GLACIER, MT - The Glacier Institute will be kicking off it's 32nd summer by hosting a course on the Harlequin ducks of Glacier National Park on Saturday, May 16th at 8:30 am, the course will be complete about 4:00 pm. Harlequin ducks, recognized by their complex brown, gray and white plumage, migrate seasonally to breed in the Crown of the Continent ecosystem and are as secretive as they ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Flathead Valley Community College has announced the preliminary results of its Board of Trustees election. Callie Langohr, of Kalispell, was elected to serve a three-year term beginning May 2015 and expiring May 2018 for the Flathead/Glacier High School District. The following are the preliminary results from the election: Terry Kramer—1,908 votes; and Callie Langohr—2,698 votes. The ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 12 2015
The Hockaday announces the top three placing artists in the Timeless Miniatures exhibition. The show features 9” x 12” and 4” x 6” works created specifically for the exhibition/event by renowned artists from all over the United States. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art is proud to announce the top three placements in its Timeless Miniatures exhibition featuring ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Seniors age 60+ are invited to take advantage of free admission to the Hockaday 10am-5pm on Thursday, May 14 and see the two new exhibitions: Gentlemen Wear Black - Melissa Wilkinson and Timeless Miniatures. A free docent-led tour begins at 10:30am that acquaints guests with all current exhibitions. Complimentary coffee, tea and cookies are served 10am-4pm. KALISPELL, MONT. - On Thursday, May ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 12 2015
A TIMELESS LEGACY - WOMEN ARTISTS OF GLACIER NATIONAL PARK 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 on May 28. KALISPELL, MONT. - The ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Kalispell, MT – A year ago, Jason Stevens was homeless. Following a messy divorce, he found himself in the Flathead, staying with a relative. Things continued to fall apart and he ended up at Samaritan House. While staying at the shelter, which requires that residents leave during the day, Stevens spent many afternoons at ImagineIF Kalispell. In the library he read, used the computers and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Flathead Valley Community College will graduate its 47 th class May 15 during the college’s spring 2015 commencement exercise. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. in the Trade Center at the Flathead County Fairgrounds on 265 North Meridian Road in Kalispell. During the ceremony, 404 FVCC students will be recognized for completing graduation requirements for the summer and fall 2014 and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, May 12 2015
WEST GLACIER, MT. – The deadline for students to submit artwork for the Glacier National Park Annual Park Pass Artwork Contest has been extended to Monday, May 18. The contest, hosted by Glacier National Park and the Glacier National Park Conservancy, will feature the winning art on the 2016 Glacier National Park Annual Park Pass. The contest is open to students currently in sixth through ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 12 2015
May 12, Lakeside MT – WSCL, West Shore Community Library is very pleased to have received a Plum Creek Foundation Grant. The library is grateful to be recognized as an important facility in our West Shore community. The funding focus will jump-start the addition of books and materials for our pre-school weekly story hour and to the existing collection of Montana books. The grant allows ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 12 2015
You don't want to miss this. (trust us) Season Ticket and pre-sale pricing ends on 5/15 If you haven't already ordered your season or single tickets to ATP's amazing 2015 Summer Season, now is the time to do it. Season ticket sales and pre-sale single ticket pricing ends Friday, May 15. Season Tickets Order tickets to all 3 summer productions and save 10% off the current single ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, May 12 2015
May 13 - Lakeside MT West Shore Community Library’s ‘Authors Speak’ series features award-winning local author Leslie Budewicz, on Wednesday, May 20. The program will begin a 6 pm at the library, 100 Bierney Creek Rd. in Lakeside. “Assault and Pepper” is Leslie’s newest ‘cozy mystery’ and she will present the fascinating ins and outs of its creation ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 12 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College Book Club will meet May 21 to discuss the novel “Suspect” by Robert Crais. 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
Tuesday, May 12 2015
Flathead Valley Community College will honor its eighth class of practical nursing graduates during a traditional pinning ceremony at the college May 15. The following 20 graduates will receive their practical nursing pins: Jennifer Anderson of Columbia Falls; Mandy Arnone of Kalispell; Deanna Aspenlieder of Kalispell; Ashley Bachman of Kalispell; Kristin Dowd of Columbia Falls; Brenda Eby of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, April 30 2015
Volunteers needed at Big Creek Outdoor Education Center and Field Camp to prepare for summer programs and camps. WEST GLACIER, MT- The Glacier Institute is hosting its annual volunteer work day on Saturday, May 9th starting at 9:00 am. Volunteers are invited to join Glacier Institute staff at both the Big Creek Outdoor Education Center (about 21 miles north of Columbia Falls) and Field Camp (just ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, April 28 2015
Approximately 100 students from Flathead Valley Community College and students from Whitefish High School Chemistry Department will present their research projects during the sixth annual FVCC Conference on Student Research on May 1. The event will provide participating students the opportunity to present their research, portfolios and projects to college faculty, staff and students as well as ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Tuesday, April 28 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College Art Club invites Flathead Valley residents to shop local and student made for their Mother's Day gifts and is hosting a spring art sale for the community May 5-7. Works of art, including ceramics, jewelry, paintings and photography, created by FVCC students will be for sale. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the upper foyer of the Arts ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, April 28 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College biology and natural resources departments invite the community to participate in FVCC’s first BioBlitz May 9. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the FVCC campus. In an effort to survey the biological diversity of the college campus, FVCC biology and natural resources faculty and students will partner with community members to identify as ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, April 28 2015
This summer, Flathead Valley Community College will launch Teacher Camp, offering K-12 educators a new and affordable opportunity to earn up to four college credits. Designed with input from local educators, Teacher Camp is scheduled for June 15-19 and June 22-26 on FVCC’s Kalispell campus. Teachers will be able to choose from a variety of courses, emphasizing engagement strategies in the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, April 24 2015
Park Visitor Spending Supports Jobs in Local Economy WEST GLACIER, MONT. – A new National Park Service report shows that 2.3 million visitors to Glacier National Park in 2014 spent $193 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 3,405 jobs in the local area. Glacier National Park Superintendent Jeff Mow said, “This study reinforces the fact that Glacier National ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, April 24 2015
KALISPELL, MT – April 23, 2015 – The public is invited to participate in the upcoming spring Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE) grizzly bear management meeting hosted by Flathead National Forest. The meeting is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 6, 2015 at the Hungry Horse/Glacier View and Spotted Bear Ranger District Office located at 10 Hungry ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 23 2015
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES AN EXCLUSIVE RED JAMMER BUS TOUR AS PART OF THE PLEIN AIR GLACIER - EXPLORING GLACIER’S TIMELESS LEGACY EVENT Watch renowned painters Mark Ogle and Nicholas Oberling create new works during a red jammer bus tour in Glacier National Park on June 17. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday invites the public to a special outdoor art experience with Mark Ogle and Nicholas Oberling ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, April 21 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art hosts Arkansas artist Melissa Wilkinson’s Gentlemen Wear Black exhibit May 7 - June 13, 2015. This thought provoking display is a presentation of dichotomies originating with digital processes and then finished in techniques inspired by the old masters. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art announces Gentlemen Wear Black , a contemporary exhibition where ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Monday, April 20 2015
Kalispell, MT – Throughout the month of May, ImagineIF Libraries is challenging workers across the Flathead to get to work by foot, bike or bus. Get active while you get to work! The Montana Commuter Challenge will be happening around the state, with local challenges hosted in several cities and communities. There is no cost to participate. At the end of May, every participant’s trips ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, April 17 2015
Snow Plowing Operations Continue WEST GLACIER, MT. – The road to Two Medicine and a loop of the Two Medicine Campground are anticipated to open by mid-day on Saturday, April 18. Services will be limited. Two Medicine is located on the east side of the park, approximately 13 miles from the community of East Glacier. Glacier National Park Superintendent Jeff Mow said, “We are pleased to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, April 17 2015
The Road is currently not entirely open to public traffic. There are 12.5 miles open along Lake McDonald on the west side entering the park from West Glacier and limited access on the east side entering from St. Mary. The annual spring road snow plowing is scheduled to begin in early April. There is no anticipated roadway construction work expected on the west side for 2015 between West Glacier ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 16 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – April 15, 2015 -- A 10-day extension to the public comment period, now concluding on May 15, 2015, has been authorized for the proposed action for the Flathead Forest Plan revision and the proposed forest plan amendments to incorporate relevant direction from the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE) Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy. Comments are used to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, April 16 2015
Kalispell, MT – A variety of artwork by Kalispell Middle School students is currently on display at ImagineIF Kalispell. The media is varied and includes sculptures and wall-mounted works, from students in grades 6-8. Sculptures range from small pieces with multiple figures to a several-foot-wide purple octopus holding a yellow submarine. This student show, on display through early May, is ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 16 2015
The Hockaday’s annual Plein Air Paint Out event boasts a list of well-known artists that will paint outdoors in Glacier National Park June 17-19 to benefit the Museum KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art continues its celebration of the timeless legacy of painting in Glacier National Park by holding its annual Plein Air Paint Out event June 17-19 in the Park. Participating artists ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, April 14 2015
As part of Flathead Valley Community College’s summer gunsmithing program, artisan engraver Diane Scalese will teach “Basic Hand Engraving” May 18-22. Scalese, a full-time engraver who resides in Big Sandy, Mont., has been engraving bits, spurs, trophy belt buckles, saddle silver and jewelry for nearly 30 years and began instructing the trade in 2002. She earned Firearms ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Tuesday, April 14 2015
Kalispell, Mont. – Registrations are now being accepted for Flathead Valley Community College’s Summer Gunsmithing program. Designed to promote the culture of Northwest Montana’s craftsmanship and sportsmanship, the National Rifle Association-approved program is one of five short-term gunsmithing programs like it offered in the nation. The program will run from May 18 to June ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Tuesday, April 14 2015
Flathead Valley Community College is accepting nominations for qualified individuals to be considered for the prestigious Eagle Award. Implemented in 1990, the award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the college. There are no limitations to the nature of the contributions, which include but are not limited to monetary, physical and material donations. Anyone is ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, April 14 2015
2016 Park Pass to Display Artwork Celebrating NPS Centennial WEST GLACIER, MT. – Glacier National Park and the Glacier National Park Conservancy are accepting art submissions from sixth through twelfth grade students for the annual park pass artwork contest. The winning art will be displayed on the 2016 Glacier National Park Annual Park Pass. Entries will be judged on the use of color, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Friday, April 10 2015
Kalispell, MT – At the Montana Library Association annual conference in Bozeman this week, ImagineIF Libraries is receiving the 2015 Library of the Year Award. The award will be officially presented to ImagineIF this evening at the MLA Awards Dinner. The ImagineIF board and staff are thrilled and humbled to be selected by their library peers as the Montana Library of the Year. “It is ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Friday, April 10 2015
WHITEFISH, MT … The raucous, popular musical comedy, Legally Blonde , will be performed by high school students from around the Flathead Valley April 18-20 at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center. This production is part of the Alpine Kids! Theatre Project (AKTP) Educational Outreach Program and is presented with the cooperation of Kalispell KiDDS. “We wanted to do a show that was ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 09 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – April 9, 2015 – Damage to the boat ramp at the Swan Lake Day Use Site on the Swan Lake Ranger District, was discovered this week. Ice and wave action over the winter moved several of the ramp’s concrete planks, with a couple of the planks having moved up on top of other planks, making the ramp unusable. The ramp is closed to boat launching ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 08 2015
The Hockaday announces the Timeless Miniatures exhibition featuring 9” x 12” and 4” x 6” works created specifically for the exhibition/event by renowned artists from all over the United States. Proceeds from the sale of these works benefit the Museum. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art announces that its popular annual exhibition and fundraiser featuring ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 08 2015
Walmart and six suppliers aim to donate enough to help Feeding America secure 75 million meals for affiliate food banks across the country BENTONVILLE, Ark., Apr 06, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today Walmart launches the spring Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign, a nationwide initiative inviting the public to take action in the fight against hunger. Working with some of the nation’s leading ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 08 2015
Applications Submitted by May 1 Given First Priority The Honors Program, formerly The Scholars Program, at Flathead Valley Community College is accepting applications for fall admission into the program. The Honors Program at FVCC provides highly-motivated students opportunities to experience academically rigorous cross-disciplinary honors courses. According to Honors Program Director Christina ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, April 08 2015
Students Eligible for Discounted Summer Activities Flathead Valley Community College is now registering students for the upcoming summer semester. The complete course schedule of credit classes and course descriptions are available on the college’s website, www.fvcc.edu . Class registration is open to new and returning students. For new degree-seeking students, the college requires a ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Thursday, April 02 2015
WEST GLACIER, MT. – Glacier National Park and the Glacier Institute are accepting applications for their third climate change teacher workshop to be held June 22-25 at the park. Middle and high school teachers from the local area and across the country are encouraged to apply. Teachers selected for the science and field-based workshop will spend time in the park with agency researchers and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Thursday, April 02 2015
KALISPELL, MT – April 2 – Warm weather, snow melt and spring rains are creating soft road surfaces and spring “break up” conditions on many Flathead National Forest roads. To provide for safe transportation and protect the condition of the road system the forest annually implements temporary road closures and load limits across the forest. For the next few months forest ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, March 30 2015
The Hockaday invites all artists and food vendors to apply online for participation in its major annual fundraiser to be held in Kalispell’s Depot Park, July 17-19, 2015. The application deadline is April 4. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art is pleased to invite all artists, craftspeople and food vendors to apply online for its 47th consecutive Arts in the Park festival to be ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, March 30 2015
Immanuel Lutheran Communities names new medical director [KALISPELL] Immanuel Lutheran Communities has named geriatrician, Dr. Linda Hitchcock as its new medical director, effective April 1. She also will serve as primary-care physician for residents and guests of Immanuel Skilled Care Center and the Retreat at Buffalo Hill. Hitchcock has extensive experience in caring for older adults with board ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, March 26 2015
KALISPELL, Mont. (March 26, 2015)— Thanks to local business leaders, the next 30 days promise to bring noteworthy growth to the Kalispell Chamber. Led by the efforts of more than 100 members, the Kalispell Chamber recently launched a membership drive – the Chamber’s first in more than 10 years. The purpose of the Chamber’s membership drive is to increase connectivity ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
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: Education, General News Article
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 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, 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: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts
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: General News Article, Community
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: Community, General News Article
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: 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: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts
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: General News Article, Community
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
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
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: Political, Chamber