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Monday, July 27 2015
Reynolds Creek Fire Facts at a Glance Size: 3,237 acres Date Started: 07/21/2015 Percent Containment: 30% Personnel Assigned: 655 Including eight Interagency Hotshot crews and eight 20-person hand crews and other various personnel Location: 6 miles east of Logan Pass and 4 miles west of St. Mary Lake Visitor Center Aircraft Assigned: 7 helicopters and multiple shared air resources Equipment ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, July 27 2015
Flathead Industries would like to thank the participants, sponsors and community for all your support of this year’s Climb Big Mountain event, held Saturday, July 18 th at the Whitefish Mountain Resort. This year many participants enjoyed a gorgeous summers day climb to the Summit House at Whitefish Mountain resort to enjoy lunch, music, and fabulous mountain views. Flathead Industries ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, July 23 2015
Reynolds Creek Fire Temporary Closures & Evacuations: The Going-to-the-Sun Road is closed between the St. Mary entrance on the east side and Big Bend on the west side. The St. Mary Visitor Center is closed to the public and being used as a fire staging area. All interpretive programs in the St. Mary Valley are cancelled until further notice. Several evacuations in and around the St. Mary ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 22 2015
Reynolds Creek Wildland Fire Temporary Closures & Evacuations: The Going to the Sun Road is closed between the St. Mary entrance on the east side and Avalanche on the west side. There is no access to any trails or backcountry areas for the Going to the Sun Road at this time. The Rising Sun Motor Inn and the Rising Sun Campground were evacuated Tuesday evening. Park rangers and personnel are ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 22 2015
Flathead Valley Community College invites the community to an informational session on the Running Start program July 28 at 6 p.m. in the large community meeting room inside the Arts & Technology Building on the campus’s Kalispell campus. The Running Start program provides eligible high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get an affordable start on their college education by ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 22 2015
Limited Access to Going-to-the-Sun Road WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Firefighters and fire-fighting resources continue to respond to the Reynolds Creek Wildland Fire on the east side of Glacier National Park. At this time, the fire is estimated to be approximately 2,000 acres. The fire management priorities are safety of public and fire-fighting personnel, protection of property and values at ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 22 2015
Low-income, first-generation and disabled college students throughout Northwest Montana will continue to have access to vital services through Flathead Valley Community College TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program for the next five years, thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The announcement of the grant was made through U.S. Senator Jon Tester’s ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 22 2015
Evacuations Expanded, Extreme Fire Behavior Reported. Saint Mary, MONT. – Officials at Glacier National Park report that fire conditions and forecasted winds have prompted additional precautionary evacuations of the St. Mary area within Glacier National Park. These evacuations include the St. Mary Visitor Center and National Park Service administrative area. The St. Mary Campground, Rising ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, July 21 2015
A large number of the Hockaday’s artist members will be participating in The 2015 Summer Members' Salon July 30 – September 5 KALISPELL, MONT. - As the Hockaday begins the 14th year of exhibitions featuring artist members’ works, the Museum is proud to announce that there will be two displays of this type held each year. The 2015 Summer Members’ Salon is the first of ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, July 21 2015
Kalispell, Mont. —Flathead Valley Community College, in partnership with Kalispell Regional Healthcare, Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., is offering licensed nurses the opportunity to become certified in medical-surgical nursing. T he Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board will be on the college’s Kalispell campus to present a Medical-Surgical ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, July 21 2015
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES SENIOR TOUR & TEA DAY AUGUST 13 Seniors age 60+ are invited to take advantage of free admission to the Hockaday 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM on Thursday, August 13 and see the new exhibitions Piecing Together a Changing Planet - Climate Change in America's National Parks as well as the 2015 Summer Members' Salon. A free docent-led tour begins at 10:30am that acquaints guests ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, July 20 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – July 17, 2015 The Flathead National Forest received more than 20,000 comments on its proposal for revising its land and resource management plan (forest plan). Comments on the proposal to amend the Helena, Kootenai, Lewis and Clark, and Lolo National Forest plans to integrate the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy were also sought ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, July 20 2015
Wildlife, Vegetation, and Archaeological Topics Presented WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park will host the 12 th annual Waterton-Glacier Science and History Day on Tuesday, July 28, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the West Glacier Community Building in Glacier National Park. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, July 20 2015
Public Invited to 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 by photographer and Glacier National Park Artist-in-Residence Norman Riley. The free presentation, “Photographers in Glacier National Park,” is Thursday, July 30, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, July 16 2015
Two deserving individuals were honored with Flathead Valley Community College’s prestigious Eagle Award for the 2014-2015 academic year. Suzy Williams and the late Ralene Sliter, both of Kalispell, were presented the college’s prestigious Eagle Award by FVCC President Jane Karas, Ph.D., during the 20th annual President’s Dinner. The award honors individuals who have made ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, July 14 2015
The priority deadline to apply for admission into Flathead Valley Community College’s spring 2016 Pharmacy Technology program is September 1 at 4 p.m. Late applications will be considered through October 15 as space allows. The one-semester program, offered in partnership with Kalispell Regional Healthcare, involves students taking medical terminology, basic human biology, pharmacology and ...read more
Tuesday, July 14 2015
The Glacier Institute is offering a wide variety of courses and camps to finish out July. On July 18, 2015, instructor Justin Barth is leading the second hike in the Fire Lookouts of Glacier series. Attendees will take their fitness to new heights on the Huckleberry Lookout hike. This series of increasing difficulty is designed for those who want to reach the high points of Glacier by foot while ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, July 13 2015
G. George Ostrom is being enshrined in a museum. No, Geroge is not dead--in fact he's having a birthday! The Museum at Central School in Kalispell is celebrating the big day, and the life of George Ostrom, with the Grand Opening of a new exhibit, Friday, July 24, from 5 to 8 PM. George will be celebrsating his 87th birthday at the opening and will be available to meet folks and sign copies of ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, July 13 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – The Tally Lake Ranger District is inviting the public to an open house to discuss the Salish Good Resource Management Project. The proposed project would address a number of management concerns on National Forest System lands in the Good Creek drainage northwest of the community of Whitefish, Montana by treating vegetation; maintaining existing roads; constructing ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, July 10 2015
Flathead Valley Community College is now registering students for the upcoming fall 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 returning students. Before registering for fall classes, returning students with current admissions files should contact their faculty ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, July 09 2015
KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art proudly presents the 47th consecutive Arts in the Park festival to be held Friday through Sunday, July 17 - 19 in historic downtown Kalispell’s Depot Park at Main and Center Streets. Kalispell’s premiere arts festival is the Hockaday’s primary annual fundraiser and features over 110 juried local and visiting artists and craftsmen. ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 08 2015
Student’s Art to be on 2016 Annual Park Pass WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park and the Glacier National Park Conservancy announce the winners of the recent annual park pass artwork contest. Turner Haugen, a 7th grade student with the Stumptown Art Studio in Whitefish, submitted the winning entry. His image of the Going-to-the-Sun Road and wildlife will be on the 2016 Glacier ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 08 2015
Flathead Valley Community College presents Fund Development: Fundraising for the Nonprofit Professional, an eight-part series on building fundraising skills, this month on the college’s Kalispell campus. Designed for Flathead County nonprofits in response to survey results, participants will learn from a variety of Montana fund development professionals. Participants will gain knowledge, ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 08 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art's celebration of the pioneering women painters of Glacier National Park and their contemporary counterparts in A Timeless Legacy - Women Artists of Glacier National Park has been extended a full week until July 25, 2015. The landmark exhibition has generated a lot of excitement and interest from the community. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art is pleased ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 08 2015
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park is preparing an environmental assessment for the management of the inside North Fork Road and encouraging public comment by August 3. Public comments will help identify issues and alternatives to be considered and evaluated in the planning process. The inside North Fork Road is located within the park. It is a seasonal gravel road approximately 40 ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 08 2015
Kalispell, MT – Please join ImagineIF Libraries board members and staff on Monday, July 13, at the Community United Methodist Church in Bigfork, 5-6:30 p.m., for a community idea session. The ImagineIF Libraries’ 2014 Facilities Master Plan calls for a 6,200-square-foot library to serve the greater Bigfork area into the year 2034. ImagineIF Bigfork is currently 1,440 square feet. To ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 08 2015
For the 11 th year, Alpine Theatre Project, Montana’s only Equity summer theatre, is bringing talent directly to the Flathead Valley from New York’s Broadway stages. This year’s cast is a grand slam of Broadway credits, according to Betsi Morrison, Artistic Director. These Broadway actors will perform in Chicago , Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash , and Big Fish from ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 01 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – June 24, 2015 Wildland Fire Fighters want you and your family to have a safe and Happy July 4 th Holiday and to enjoy the local public lands that we value so much and call our home. When you are out in the woods, remember that the combination of a short winter with below average snowfall from the mid-slopes to valley floors followed by a very dry spring, has left ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, June 23 2015
Educational Opportunities Available for All Ages WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park offers many educational opportunities for all ages throughout the summer. Some programs are designed specifically for families and children, and some are focused toward adult participation. Families are encouraged to visit the Apgar Nature Center, formerly called the Discovery Cabin, located in ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, June 19 2015
WEST GLACIER, MT - Every year, students from around the country come to the Glacier Institute to develop skills to understand the unique species and ecosystems of Glacier National Park. With a wide array of outdoor course offerings throughout the summer, the Glacier Institute plays host to curious minds of all ages - hosting children's camps at their Big Creek Outdoor Education Center, ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, June 17 2015
WHITEFISH, MT… Alpine Theatre Project, Montana’s world-class professional theatre, is hard at work on its 11th season, which opens on July 9th. As is ATP’s hallmark, the 2015 season of Chicago, Ring of Fire , and Big Fish will be performed by a roster full of Broadway veterans. ATP Artistic Director, Betsi Morrison, has rounded out the casts with favorites from the local ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, June 09 2015
Glacier Park International Airport to sponsor Kalispell Chamber June 16 Transportation Luncheon KALISPELL, Mont. (June 9, 2015)—The Glacier Park International Airport is taking the lead at the Kalispell Chamber’s June 16 Transportation luncheon. An aviation panel featuring Cindi Martin, general manager of Glacier Park International Airport and Dan Graves, chief executive officer of ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, June 03 2015
Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 9:00 pm By MATT HUDSON/The Daily Inter Lake Tech entrepreneur and possible Montana gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte of Bozeman made a stop in Kalispell Tuesday morning to pitch his latest initiative. Gianforte and his wife, Susan, are on a 30-stop tour of the state for what’s called the “Bring Our Families Back” effort. “Montana needs ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, May 26 2015
Flathead National Forest 650 Wolfpack Way Kalispell, MT 59901 Food Storage Order Active on Entire Forest and New 16 Day Stay Limit Web: http://www.fs.usda.gov/flathead KALISPELL, MT. – May 20 – Flathead National Forest (FNF) campgrounds started opening in early May and all campgrounds, weather permitting, are scheduled to be open for your enjoyment by the Memorial Day Holiday ...read more
Categories: Community
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: Chamber, Press Release
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: Community, Chamber, Economic
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
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
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