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Tuesday, July 08 2014
By Chris Ferreira , KCFW Reporter, cferreira@kcfw.com KALISPELL , Mont. - The Mountain Madness Air Show will be coming to Kalispell this August. The event will run from the 30th to the 31st. It is the first time in nine years that the air show has come to Kalispell. "The air show is a one of a kind event ya know, we only get the air show only every five or so years and in this case its been ...read more
Categories: Air Show, Chamber
Saturday, June 28 2014
by Dax Van Fossen - KAJ News KALISPELL - A popular travel website has listed both Yellowstone and Glacier National parks as being among the country's best. The parks have been nominated for a Readers' Choice award by contributors to 10 Best, a division of USA Today Travel. They're up against 18 others competing for the title of best national park. The 10Best website states that the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, June 26 2014
Jun 26, 2014 9:58 AM by Laura Wilson - KAJ News KALISPELL- The upcoming Mountain Madness Airshow is expected to pump at least $3.5 million into the Flathead County economy. The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce estimates the economic benefit of the air show will fall somewhere between $3.5 million and $4.7 million - and that's actually a conservative estimate. The Chamber expects at least 25% of ...read more
Categories: Air Show, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, April 16 2014
KALISPELL, Mont. (April 16, 2014)— The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce announced today that ticket sales for the 2014 Mountain Madness Airshow are open as of Wednesday, April 16. The airshow is anticipated to attract approximately 30,000 spectators from the Flathead Valley, Canada and the Pacific Northwest. “Having the Thunderbirds back in town is exciting, especially with ...read more
Categories: Air Show, Chamber
Tuesday, April 15 2014
Statewide ‘Main Street Montana’ plan unveiled By LYNNETTE HINTZE/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:00 pm A co-chairman of Gov. Steve Bullock’s Main Street Montana Project laid out the fundamentals of a state economic development blueprint at the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday, calling it a plan that is “practical and achievable.” ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic
Wednesday, March 26 2014
College tries to meet changing needs of students By RYAN MURRAY/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:00 pm Despite offering education at a fraction of the price of larger state schools, Flathead Valley Community College realizes its role is to address the quickly changing needs of students. That’s why, in her presentation to the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, March 26 2014
Superintendent lauds community support for schools By HILARY MATHESON/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:00 Darlene Schottle touted new programs and increasing student enrollment and graduation rates in Kalispell schools at a Kalispell Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday. “It truly takes a community to raise a really rich school system, both at the K-12 level and ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, March 04 2014
Feb 12, 2014 3:39 PM by KAJ News Staff Flathead recognized as great place to retire KALISPELL - We know it's a great place to live and raise a family - and now it's recognized as a great place to retire. The Flathead Valley has been named by Where to Retire magazine as one of eight cities to retire to cut your taxes. The magazine says in their March issue that the Flathead Valley appeals ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, January 22 2014
By SAM CAMPBELL/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:00 pm Promoting “Destination Flathead” is the No. 1 agenda item for the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce in 2014. The monthly luncheon meeting of the chamber was held Tuesday at the Red Lion Hotel, and Chamber President Joe Unterreiner and others used the occasion to tout nearly a half-dozen major events in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic