Editorial

Whitefish City Hall saga successfully completed

May 21, 2017 at 6:00 am

The city of Whitefish opens for business tomorrow in some pretty nice new digs.The $16 million new brick City Hall and adjoining parking garage — built downtown on the site of the city’s 1917 City Hall — is an impressive accomplishment for ...

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EDITOR’S 2 CENTS: Wednesday panel puts fake news in spotlight

May 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The truth is I’ve probably written about “fake news” as much as anyone has over the past 10 years, and I’ve been an equal opportunity critic.I’ve blasted conservatives for phony stories about President Obama, and I’ve blasted liberals for p...

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Montana gets boost from trade news

May 14, 2017 at 2:00 am

The impact of trade policy on Montana’s economy has never been more clear than in the last month when three major announcements came out of the Trump White House.First, and most importantly to Northwest Montana, President Trump ordered a ne...

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EDITOR’S 2 CENTS: Trump plays the outsider card; insiders go bananas

May 13, 2017 at 9:57 pm

Yes, I was shocked that President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, but not for the same reasons as the howling national media and the hypocritical Democratic establishment.I had long ago concluded that Comey had insulated himself from ...

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Kalispell proves to be a burpee beast

May 10, 2017 at 6:39 pm

Kalispell is officially a part of the world’s most important record book.Last weekend more than 700 hardy athletes of all ages and abilities gathered in Depot Park to help set the world record for most people doing burpees at the same time....

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Dark Sky adds to allure of Glacier

May 07, 2017 at 2:00 am

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is the first trans-boundary International Dark Sky Park — an important designation in protecting the visitor experience that drives the tourism industry in Northwest Montana.It’s estimated that one-...

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The war of words over Trump and the Civil War

May 06, 2017 at 12:01 am

I was minding my own business driving home from Libby last Monday when my peace was shattered by a collision — not with a deer as usually happens on that stretch of U.S. 2, but with the latest vitriolic, whiny complaints of self-important c...

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Don’t go south on North Shore deal

April 30, 2017 at 2:00 am

The North Shore Ranch, a beautiful, 367-acre tract of open space along Flathead Lake that once was eyed for residential development, has been a thorn in the county’s side for many years.After the commissioners rejected a proposed subdivisio...

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Editor’s 2 Cents: Trump hands monumental task to Zinke

April 29, 2017 at 12:01 am

On Wednesday, President Trump signed yet another executive order, and like most of them it was based on the concept of reining in government overreach — and as usual, his critics were howling mad.The “Presidential Executive Order on the Rev...

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Support ALERT and save lives

April 23, 2017 at 2:00 am

Every year around this time the Flathead Valley turns its attention to the ALERT air ambulance service, which stages its annual fundraising banquet in April. The event — planned April 29 at the Flathead County Fairgrounds — is vital to keep...

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