Editorial

Itís the peopleís Constitution, not the courtís

November 12, 2017 at 2:00 am

Not everyone agreed with Montana voters when they approved Marsyís Law as an amendment to the state Constitution, but the vast majority did, and we certainly think the voters knew what they were doing.Fully 66 percent of them approved the v...

Comments

Read More


Veterans: Our thanks for your service

November 10, 2017 at 2:00 am

Flathead Valley residents have many opportunities to pay their respect to military veterans as Veterans Day assemblies are held today and Saturday throughout the valley.Many local schools are staging programs today, and on Saturday the Unit...

Comments

Read More


Special session is a necessity

November 05, 2017 at 2:00 am

It appears that Montana legislators may at last be close to accepting the necessity of a special session as a means to solving what is a significant budget crisis.We hope so.According to published reports earlier this week, the governorís o...

Comments

Read More


Gov. Martz was a Montana original

November 03, 2017 at 2:00 am

Former Gov. Judy Martz was a fighter to the end.Martz died Monday after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer, but during her career as a politician she never shied away from a fight either. That probably came in part from her life gro...

Comments

Read More


EDITORIAL: Park fee changes need to be re-thought

October 29, 2017 at 2:00 am

Itís no secret that national parks such as our own Glacier National Park have struggled for years with limited funding, increased visitation and costly infrastructure needs.And with a $20 trillion national debt putting a stranglehold on new...

Comments

Read More


First step: Admitting we have a problem

October 27, 2017 at 2:00 am

President Trump on Thursday made a passionate and comprehensive argument why opioid addiction has reached the stage of a nationwide public health emergency, and he set out several steps that may help alleviate that emergency, which kills al...

Comments

Read More


EDITORIAL: Mussel fight must transcend politics

October 22, 2017 at 2:00 am

Itís hard to imagine how potentially devastating a tiny invasive species like the quagga mussel can be on an ecosystem, but thatís no excuse for shutting our eyes to the danger.Today and tomorrow, Daily Inter Lake reporter Patrick Reilly ou...

Comments

Read More


EDITORIAL: Good luck, hunters ó and stay safe

October 20, 2017 at 2:00 am

Snow on the mountain tops, a crisp in the air and the sound of rifles being sighted in at the local range. It can only mean one thing ó opening day of big game rifle season is finally here.General rifle season for deer and elk opens Saturda...

Comments

Read More


Your vote matters ó make it count

October 18, 2017 at 2:00 am

City government plays a vibrant role in our everyday daily lives. Maybe itís a new roundabout impeding your route to work, a spike in your water bill, or a big subdivision that just popped up across the street. Itís your locally elected off...

Comments

Read More


Drug court makes sense for Flathead

October 15, 2017 at 2:00 am

As Flathead Valley law-enforcement agencies battle an increase in the use of meth, heroin and prescription medicines, itís encouraging to hear judicial officials and law-enforcement leaders talking seriously about starting a drug court for ...

Comments

Read More


Contact Us

News: (406) 837-5131
Advertising: 406-758-4410
Bigfork Eagle
c/o Daily Inter Lake
PO Box 7610
Kalispell, MT 59904

©2017 Bigfork Eagle Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X