Editorial

Local police can be lifesavers, too

March 18, 2018 at 2:00 am

We count on our law-enforcement officers for so much more than catching bad guys and upholding the law. That was evident recently when the Kalispell Police Department presented awards to two police officers who took exceptional action to sa...

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Wild Rivers, fortunate Flathead

March 11, 2018 at 2:00 am

The three forks of the Flathead River are defining characteristics of Northwest Montana ó itís hard to imagine our corner of the Rockies without the existence of these free-flowing waterways. They play a vibrant role in our way of life and ...

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Students making a difference

March 09, 2018 at 2:00 am

On Wednesday, students from around Flathead County will join forces with others from around the state and nation to honor the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.Wednesday marks the one-...

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Sperry Chaletís future a question mark

March 04, 2018 at 2:00 am

Itís difficult to imagine Sperry Chalet being rebuilt as anything other that the beautiful stone lodge it was for well over a century. Itís even harder to imagine it being rebuilt at a different, less avalanche-prone spot. The rebirth of Sp...

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Whitefish land deal adds key protections

February 25, 2018 at 2:00 am

The completion of the first phase of a three-pronged plan to protect the Whitefish Lake watershed is significant on a couple of levels.The recent land deal will permanently protect more than 7,000 acres north of Whitefish, saving the crucia...

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Maggie did Whitefish and U.S. proud

February 21, 2018 at 2:00 am

Whitefishís hometown hero Maggie Voisin soared to a fourth-place finish Friday in womenís slopestyle at the PyeongChang Winter Games. While her sights were set on gold, Voisin has nothing to hang her head about.The 19-year-old phenom showed...

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Safety of Montana children at risk

February 18, 2018 at 2:00 am

Over the past two years, 28 children have died since coming to the attention of Montanaís Child and Family Services Division. This is a shocking and unacceptable statistic that needs an explanation.These children, many of them just babies y...

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Building bridges: Montana needs plenty of íem

February 11, 2018 at 2:00 am

Itís been known for some time that Montanaís roads and bridges need major upgrades. Four years ago the American Society of County Engineers estimated the stateís roads are in need of close to $15 billion worth of improvements.Still, it was ...

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Rooting for Maggie at the Olympics

February 09, 2018 at 2:00 am

The Winter Olympics always seem to get underway just in the nick of time for us winter-weary folks in the Flathead Valley, where itís sometimes hard to remember the last sunny day, or that spring eventually will come. With the opening cerem...

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Whitefish corridor at a crossroad

February 04, 2018 at 2:00 am

Whitefish has been between the proverbial rock and a hard spot for some time over planning control of the U.S. 93 corridor south of the intersection with Montana 40.The city battled in court for years with Flathead County and ultimately was...

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