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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
Thursday, April 23 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – April 22, 2015 - The Flathead National Forest has released for public comment the proposed action for the revision of the land and resource management plan (forest plan) as directed by the National Forest Management Act. The public is invited to learn about and discuss the forest plan revision process during the next Flathead Forest Friday on May 1, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 23 2015
KALISPELL, MONT. – April 22, 2015 -- Family Forestry Expo, a tradition of the Flathead Valley for the past 26 years, will be held May 4th through 9th, 2015, at the Trumbull Creek Educational Forest, between Columbia Falls and Whitefish. Monday through Friday nearly 1,200 students will visit the Expo. Saturday the Expo opens to the public and is free of charge. The Saturday ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, April 23 2015
Hockaday Museum receives grant from Plum Creek Foundation for new solar shades to protect artwork from UV degradation. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous grant from the Plum Creek Foundation as part of a significant conservation upgrade project for the Museum. Funds from the Foundation will be used to install solar light shades ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 23 2015
On April 30, award-winning author Marty Essen will present his high-energy multi-media show “Around the World in 90 Minutes” at Flathead Valley Community College. Essen’s show features interesting facts, humorous stories and the best of thousands of photos he took while traveling the world for his book, “Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents.” ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, April 21 2015
Flathead Valley Community College Theatre will conclude its spring season with Bertold Brecht’s “Mother Courage and Her Children” 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 modern stage” and “is Brecht’s most passionate and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
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
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Tuesday, April 21 2015
Flathead Valley Community College will continue with part three of its four-part Spring Concert Series April 24, featuring performances by the FVCC String Ensembles and music faculty Wai Mizutani. The event is free and open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m. in the large community room inside the Arts & Technology building on the FVCC Kalispell campus. The FVCC String Ensembles, ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, April 21 2015
Proceeds to benefit FVCC Student Scholarships The Flathead Valley Community College Foundation has partnered with the Bibler Foundation to present Spring Weekends at the Bibler Home and Gardens. Now in its eleventh year, the partnership provides community members and visitors to the Flathead Valley a rare opportunity to experience an intimate tour of one of Northwest Montana’s most ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
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: General News Article, Community
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: General News Article, Community
Friday, April 17 2015
Informational Sessions Scheduled for April 22 and 29 Flathead Valley Community College has announced the application deadline for fall admission into the physical therapist assistance (PTA) program is May 8. Completed PTA applications must be received by the college’s Admissions Office by 4 p.m. To be considered for the program, candidates also are required to apply for admission to FVCC. ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Friday, April 17 2015
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Entrance fees to Glacier National Park, as well as other units of the National Park Service, will be waived this weekend, April 18-19, in honor of National Park Week. The theme for this year’s National Park Week, April 18 – 26, invites people everywhere to be a part of the Find Your Park movement and discover their own unique connections to parks and the ...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
Application Deadline is May 1 Flathead Valley Community College has announced a May 1 deadline for fall admission into its firearms technologies program. The two-semester program features curriculum developed with input from local firearms employers to support the growing industry in the Flathead Valley and across Montana. This certificate program is designed to provide a solid foundation in ...read more
Categories: Education, 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
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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
Thursday, April 16 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – April 15, 2015 – The boat ramp at the Swan Lake Day Use Site on the Swan Lake Ranger District, is open for public use. Repairs to the damaged ramp were completed on Thursday. Five damaged concrete planks on the ramp’s upper section were removed and replaced. Damage to the ramp was discovered last week. Ice and wave action over the winter ...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
Sunday, April 12 2015
Conrad Mansion Museum PO Box 1041 Kalispell, MT 59903 www.conradmansion.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2015 WHAT: Conrad Mansion Museum Opens its 40 th Year with Historic Clothing Exhibit and Return of Conrad Family Firearms DATE: May 15 through October 15 – Tuesday-Sunday TIME: Hourly tours begin 10 am. Last tour starts at 4 pm. COST: Regular tours: $12 adults, $11 seniors, $8 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
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
In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Court Appointed Special Advocates has partnered with Flathead Valley Community College’s Service Learning program to host the free training, “The Impact of Trauma on Children.” Presented by Child Welfare Specialist Marci Buckles, the event will take place April 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the large community room inside the Arts & ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 08 2015
In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Court Appointed Special Advocates has partnered with Flathead Valley Community College’s Service Learning program to host the free performing arts event, “I Am for The Child” at FVCC April 20. In an effort to promote child abuse prevention, education and awareness, the event will shed light on child abuse through performing arts, such as ...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
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Wednesday, April 08 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – April 8, 2015 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hans Castren, 758-5352 Skiing, snowshoeing, and hiking restrictions are in effect for 14 days following the end of the winter ski season at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Beginning Monday, April 13, and continuing through Sunday, April 26, the public is restricted to the designated East Route from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm ...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
Tuesday, April 07 2015
Area licensed professional counselors and social workers will have an opportunity to earn up to 18 affordable professional continuing education credits through a workshop coordinated by Natalie Norrell with Medicine Horse Center of Montana at Flathead Valley Community College April 17-19. Conference attendees will be required to attend the Wotakuye Wicakikco: Calling on Our Relatives workshop ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Monday, April 06 2015
In celebration of its 70 th anniversary, the Flathead Conservation District has partnered with Flathead Valley Community College’s Service Learning program to present an Earth Day screening of “Symphony of the Soil,” a film that explores the complexity and mystery of our planet’s soil, on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the college. The film showing also will commemorate the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
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
Wednesday, April 01 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College Book Club will meet April 16 to discuss the novel “Lost in Shangri-La” by Mitchell Zuckoff. 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 ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 01 2015
COLUMBIA FALLS, MONT. - Glacier National Park was recently recognized as a leader in global conservation at the World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia last November. Park Superintendent Jeff Mow and US Geological Survey Research Ecologist Dan Fagre attended the Congress and gave several panel talks during the event and will share their observations on how Glacier National Park fits into the ...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
Flathead Valley Community College has announced the application deadline for fall admission into the college’s paramedicine program is April 15 at 5 p.m. The four-semester professional degree program includes both classroom and hands-on training and prepares students for careers in pre-hospital emergency medical care. Classes are held during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Students ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Monday, March 30 2015
Area job seekers and community members considering a career change will have an opportunity to network with over 70 employers that are actively seeking applicants for current job openings at the 2015 Flathead Valley Job Fair. Presented by Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) and the Flathead Job Service, the event will take place April 16 in the Arts & Technology building on the FVCC ...read more
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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
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
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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 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
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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 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
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
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
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
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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: Community, Fun Facts, Education, General News Article
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: 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
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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
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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
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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
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