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Thursday, December 18 2014
Flathead Valley Community College Art Professor John Rawlings of Whitefish has been named the 2014 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Faculty Member of the Year for the association’s Western Region. Rawlings accepted the award October 24 at the 2014 ACCT Leadership Congress in Chicago. The award honors an outstanding faculty member in each of the association's five ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, December 18 2014
Flathead Valley Community College honored 10 graduates of The Culinary Institute of Montana (CIM) at FVCC during a special ceremony on campus December 8. Taylor Baer, Kelsey Cofer, Zoe Gaiser, Alex Hanson, Jonathon Hartig, Cody Hegstrum, Caille Moles, Joseph O’Hagan, Rebecca Tomas and Terry Van Tine were recognized for completing the 18-month program. President Jane A. Karas, Ph.D., ...read more
Wednesday, December 17 2014
The Hockaday Museum of Art announces that Ron Ukrainetz, Linda Olsen and Darlene Morgan have won People’s Choice Awards in the 2014 Members Salon . The public is invited to enjoy free admission to the Museum on Friday & Saturday, December 26 & 27, to enjoy all of the art in the exhibit. KALISPELL, MONT. - This year, over 100 Hockaday artist members participated in the 13th Annual ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, December 17 2014
Flathead Valley Community College is now registering students for the coming spring semester, which will begin January 19, 2015. 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 complete admissions ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
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
Friday, December 12 2014
Simpler Times; Simpler Toys Are you looking for old-fashioned toys this Christmas for your children, grandchildren, or to donate to Toys for Tots or other charitable causes? Visit the Mansion's Gift Shop! Shopping at the Gift Shop also helps support the Mansion. Tops Tin Drums Wood Recorders Folk Blues Harmonicas Stuffed Animals - Buffalo Kaleidoscopes Paper Dolls Balsa Airplanes Rocks ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts
Wednesday, December 10 2014
Kalispell, MT – Beginning on December 15, the West Shore Community Library in Lakeside will offer a holds pickup and return for ImagineIF Libraries cardholders. West Shore Community Library Board President Michelle Allegra said, “We are excited and very grateful to ImagineIF for the opportunity to bring this new service to our West Shore communities.” Imagine IF cardholders are ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Wednesday, December 10 2014
The Flathead Valley Community College Book Club will meet December 18 to continue discussing the novel “Carter Beats the Devil" by Glen David Gold. 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 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, December 04 2014
Mountain Madness Airshow celebrates $51,057 in non-profit organizations donations Airshow’s 800 volunteers give invest in local community KALISPELL, Mont. (Dec. 4, 2014) – The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce announced today that the 2014 Mountain Madness Airshow donated $51,057 to 48 local non-profit organizations for the help provided by 800 volunteers. The funds were earned through ...read more
Categories: Air Show, Community, Chamber
Monday, December 01 2014
KALISPELL, Mont. - The Black Friday sales at big retail chains have passed. But, today is about the sales at local businesses. Small Business Saturday aims to encourage people to do their holiday shopping locally. This year marks the second year for participating businesses in Kalispell, and more than 60 businesses are signed up. Most of those businesses are retailers, others are restaurants. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic
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
Tuesday, November 11 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2014 What: Christmas Events at the Conrad Mansion Contact: Gennifer Sauter, Conrad Mansion Museum Executive Director Phone: 406-755-2166 Email: info@conradmansion.com Website: www.conradmansion.com The Conrad Mansion announces its schedule of Christmas Holiday events. Christmas Tours, Holidhttp://www.vintagewhitesblog.com/ay Teas and Tours, the Children’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Saturday, November 08 2014
Food Manufacturers Staying Busy as Demand Grows From creameries to breweries and distilleries, the demand for local food products continues to surge BY DILLON TABISH // OCT 27, 2014 // NEWS & FEATURES The cows are staying busy at the Kalispell Kreamery. Every day, the 220 Holsteins at the 80-acre family farm on the rural outskirts of town produce roughly 1,500 gallons of milk. After being ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic
Saturday, November 08 2014
Stability and Growth for Manufacturing Businesses in the Flathead continue to gain contracts and expand BY MOLLY PRIDDY // OCT 30, 2014 // NEWS & FEATURES Share in Share Print Email Kaylin Grove paints a carbon fiber stock at Proof Research on Oct. 27, 2014. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon SHOW CAPTION GREG LINDSTROM | FLATHEAD BEACON As the Flathead Valley continues to gain momentum after ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article
Sunday, October 19 2014
MONTANA FOREST PRODUCTS WEEK Timber Tour planned Thursday Montana Forest Products Week Timber is harvested at the FireWise Forest Demonstration Project near Kalispell. Active timber harvests and niche markets will be showcased during the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce Timber Tour on Thursday. (Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation photo) Posted: Saturday, October 18, 2014 8:50 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, September 18 2014
Speaker rails against ‘growing regulatory state’ By JIM MANN/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:00 pm For anybody concerned about having a “regulation nation,” a vice president for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce paints a bleak picture, outlining an overall assault on energy in particular. William Kovacs, senior vice president for the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic, Political
Thursday, September 18 2014
Kalispell Chamber announces 2014 Manufacturing Day set for October 3 Flathead Valley’s 2014 Manufacturing Day offers local manufacturers opportunity to build awareness KALISPELL, Mont. (September 18, 2014)— The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce announced today that it has begun recruiting participants for the Flathead Valleys’ 2014 Manufacturing Day. Scheduled for October 3, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, July 31 2014
By AARIC BRYAN/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:27 pm A strong start to the tourism season and an increase in commercial construction have local business owners looking forward to the second half of 2014. In the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce midyear survey of 205 Northwest Montana business owners, 30 percent expect to add employees during the second half of the year and 73 ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber
Tuesday, July 29 2014
KALISPELL, Mont. (July 29, 2014) — The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce today announced the findings of its mid-year business survey indicate Kalispell businesses anticipate strong growth in the third and fourth quarters of 2014. Data for the mid-year survey was collected from 205 owners and managers of businesses in Northwest Montana. Key findings include: 30% expect to add employees through ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, July 17 2014
Kayla Adams to Play at Air Show Pre-Flight Party Adams and Maj. Jason Curtis, both of Kalispell, to perform at major event BY BEACON STAFF // JUL 17, 2014 // ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce announced today that country music singer, Kayla Adams, of Kalispell, will kick off the Mountain Madness Airshow with an appearance at the air show’s Pre-Flight Party on ...read more
Categories: Air Show, Chamber
Tuesday, July 15 2014
KALISPELL, Mont. (July 17, 2014)— The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce today announced it will begin taking registrations for the Spring 2015 Chamber International trip to Athens, the Greek Isles, and Turkey. The adventure begins March 27, spans nine days and eight nights, and returns April 4. Beginning in Athens, home of the Olympics and the historical capitol of Europe, tours of the city ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
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