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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
Friday, February 27 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College Book Club will meet March 19 to discuss the novel “Room” by Emma Donoghue. 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, 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: Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, February 25 2015
Flathead Valley Community College has rescheduled its March 2 Honors Symposium lecture, “The Rise of the ‘Nones’: Why More Americans are Becoming Non-religious,” to March 26. This year’s Honors Symposium, themed “The Next America: How Millennials are Changing Everything,” features five lectures from regional and national experts. The series will continue ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
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: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 24 2015
The second annual Kalispell Mini Maker Faire will return to Flathead Valley Community College February 28. Free and open to the public, the Kalispell Mini Maker Faire will feature interactive exhibits and informative presentations by local “makers”. Co-sponsored by FVCC’s Entrepreneurship Center and ImagineIF Libraries, the Kalispell Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 24 2015
Flathead Valley Community College will welcome stand-up comedian Michael Beers of Missoula for a performance he will deliver for the community March 4. Presented by the college’s Appreciating Individuality, Challenges and Excellence (AICE) Support Group, the free event will provide members of the community an opportunity to enjoy live comedy while supporting students with disabilities at ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, February 19 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA – February 18, 2015 – History is being made on the Flathead National Forest (FNF) with the recent designation of two National Historic Districts in the National Register of Historic Places; Big Creek Ranger Station, and FNF Backcountry Administrative Facilities. The public is invited to learn about and discuss these National Historic Districts during the next ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
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
Tuesday, February 17 2015
Flathead Valley Community College Theatre will open its spring season with William Shakespeare’s, “As You Like It,” an engaging comedy to warm hearts and chase away any winter blues. As the title suggests, this play features everything the audience could want: good guys, evil bad guys, lovers, heroes and a bit of philosophy to provide playgoers pause for thought. The play is ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
Friday, February 13 2015
Flathead Valley Community College has announced the application deadline for fall admission into the radiologic technology program is February 27 at 5 p.m. The four-semester, two-year Associate of Applied Science degree program includes both classroom and hands-on training and prepares students for employment as radiologic technologists. Students are trained in diagnostic X-Ray procedures and ...read more
Categories: Education
Friday, February 13 2015
KALISPELL, MT – February 13, 2015 - The application deadline for the 2015 Artist-Wilderness-Connection, artist-in-residence program is Saturday, February 28. The Flathead National Forest, Hockaday Museum of Art, Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation and the Swan Ecosystem Center invite artists to apply to the program that connects artists and local communities with public lands of the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
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: Education, General News Article, Community, 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: Community, General News Article
Thursday, February 12 2015
The Flathead Conservation District invites small landowners to a weed workshop at Flathead Valley Community College March 4 and 11. Designed for local community members who own five to 50 acres of land, the event will feature various stations that will provide participants a general overview of weed management basics. Participants will rotate through three 25-minute stations presented by weed ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
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
Fall 2015 Scholarship Application Deadline is March 16 Scholarships can make a difference for students at Flathead Valley Community College. A recent study indicated that 75 percent of students who receive scholarships at FVCC continue or complete their education, compared to 58 percent of students who continue or complete their education without scholarship assistance. Last year, 407 FVCC ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Thursday, February 12 2015
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Entrance fees to Glacier National Park, as well as other units of the National Park Service, will be waived this President’s Day Weekend, Saturday, February 14 through Monday, February 16. Visitors are encouraged to experience the park’s winter landscape. Snowshoeing and skiing are popular winter recreational activities in Glacier National Park. Be prepared ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts
Thursday, February 12 2015
Proceeds support FVCC scholarships Now in its eighth season, the Flathead Valley Community College Foundation’s Festival of Flavors will commence this spring with Napa in Bloom, an exquisite wine dinner featuring Silver Oak Cellars Chef Dominic Orsini and the students of The Culinary Institute of Montana at FVCC, March 21. Proceeds from Napa in Bloom will support FVCC student scholarships. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
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
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, February 10 2015
Flathead Valley Community College’s Honors Symposium will return February 23, offering FVCC students and members of the community five opportunities to hear from regional and national experts who will address various topics that support this year’s theme, “The Next America: How Millennials are Changing Everything.” The college brings these free lectures to the community to ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Economic, Papers/Research
Friday, February 06 2015
Flathead Valley Community College will welcome husband-and-wife visiting musicians Fang-Liu and Jessica Chen from Taiwan who will present two master string classes and a concert for the community this month. Violinist Fang-Liu holds a Bachelor of Psychology from Fu-Jen Catholic University, a Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music, where he was a student of famed Violinist Lucie Robert. He ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, February 06 2015
Flathead Valley Community College’s Student Government invites FVCC students, faculty, staff and alumni and their guests to The Fur Ball, a formal charity masquerade ball to benefit the Flathead County Animal Shelter. Sponsored by FVCC Student Government, Phi Theta Kappa, Business Professionals of America and The Veterans’ Association, the event will take place February 13 from 8 to ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, February 06 2015
The Flathead Valley Community College Art Department will hold a gallery opening for visiting artist Francis Pearson on February 10. Missoula-based Pearson received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1989 and his Master of Fine Arts from The University of Montana in 1994. His assemblage sculptures and wall pieces are collected internationally. The gallery ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
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
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
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
Thursday, February 05 2015
The Hockaday Museum of Art announces the next installment of “The Winter Art Maker Series”. Bigfork painter Nancy Dunlop Cawdrey performs an in-gallery artist demonstration offering insights into her technique, inspirations and experiences as a professional artist. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday is thrilled to invite the public to the February session of its special Winter Art Maker ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
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
Flathead Valley Community College will host the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program, “Jeannette Rankin: America’s Conscience,” presented by Mary Jane Bradbury on February 9. Bradbury will share Jeannette Rankin’s journey from grassroots suffragist to being the first female to serve in United State government. Born to privilege in 19 th -century Montana, Rankin found ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 03 2015
Five Flathead Valley Community College students have been named spring 2015 recipients of the Community Pride Scholarship sponsored by the Whitefish Credit Union. The students will receive scholarships totaling $1,600 for the spring 2015 semester at FVCC. From Columbia Falls – Cindy Berger, pursuing Associate of Applied Science degrees in health care office management and medical coding; ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
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
Friday, January 30 2015
In partnership with Community Action Partnership, Flathead Valley Community College will provide free tax preparation to Northwest Montana residents who earned $53,000 or less through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program from February 6 through April 11. Taxes are prepared by Flathead area volunteers who have trained to become Internal Revenue Service certified tax preparers. Tax ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, January 30 2015
Flathead Valley Community College will host a three-part Wilderness Speaker Series for the community this spring. Sponsored by the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation and Montana Wilderness Association Flathead-Kootenai Chapter, the event will be free and open to the public and will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Arts & Technology building on the college’s Kalispell campus. The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, January 29 2015
KALISPELL, Mont. – Flathead Valley Community College was one of three U.S. community colleges that took home a 2015 Community College Bellwether Award, one of the highest-acclaimed community college honors, at the annual Community College Futures Assembly in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The award recognizes competitively selected leading-edge programs in community colleges worthy of replicating. ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Thursday, January 29 2015
At the closing of their week-long visit to Northwest Montana, nine of Brazil’s top math and science students, along with their Flathead Valley Community College coaches, will deliver a presentation on their life-changing experiences through the US-Brazil Connect program. The presentation will be a testimony and homage to cross-cultural friendships and global education opportunities afforded ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, January 28 2015
KALISPELL, MONTANA - January 27, 2015 – Snowmobiling on the National Forest System can create exciting adventures for recreationists and provide access to incredible landscapes. However, when snowmobilers venture into closed or unauthorized areas it can be damaging to habitat and wilderness characteristics. Law Enforcement Officers from the Flathead National Forest recently observed ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, January 28 2015
Registration for Flathead Valley Community College’s 21st annual Senior Institute will kick off February 3 at 8 a.m. The program provides area seniors ages 65 years of age and older opportunities to enroll in classes designed just for them. The six-week program promotes lifelong opportunities and enables seniors to learn new information, develop new and enhance existing skills, reconnect ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, January 27 2015
DENVER –Students of Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) reunited with nine of Brazil’s top math and science students at Glacier Park International Airport in Kalispell, Mont., Saturday. Last summer, 11 FVCC students traveled to Contagem, Brazil, to coach English as a part of US-Brazil Connect’s Conexão Mundo program. Now, the top Brazilian students from that program ...read more
Categories: Education
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
Friday, January 16 2015
KALISPELL, MONT. – In an effort to continue access to public lands, maintain a long practiced traditional activity and provide for public safety, the Flathead National Forest is implementing strengthened regulations supporting the uphill ski traffic policy at Whitefish Mountain Resort. In 2010 Whitefish Mountain Resort (WMR), Flathead National Forest (FNF) and the public worked together to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, December 23 2014
Each year on alternate Sundays at 2:30 PM in January and February the Museum at Central School offers a chance to hear noted speakers presenting on Montana history and culture. It is an educational and entertaining way to perk up your winter. The 13 th annual John White series begins Sunday, January 11, 2:30 PM with University of Montana history professor Anya Jabour speaking on “ ...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
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
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