Editorial

Maggie did Whitefish and U.S. proud

February 21, 2018 at 2:00 am

Whitefish’s hometown hero Maggie Voisin soared to a fourth-place finish Friday in women’s 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 Montana’s 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 ’em

February 11, 2018 at 2:00 am

It’s been known for some time that Montana’s roads and bridges need major upgrades. Four years ago the American Society of County Engineers estimated the state’s 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 it’s 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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FVCC: Second 50 years off to great start

January 28, 2018 at 2:00 am

With its forward-thinking curriculum and successful collaboration with the business community through the years, Flathead Valley Community College is considered one of the best two-year colleges in the state. Now it’s poised to become even ...

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Airport’s record year is no accident

January 26, 2018 at 2:00 am

With yet another record year for visitation to Glacier National Park in the books, it wasn’t surprising to learn this week that Glacier Park International Airport has also reached a new mark.More than half a million passengers flowed throug...

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State needs to be fair to landowners

January 24, 2018 at 2:00 am

It’s just the latest example of how common sense is not always readily apparent in bureaucratic decisions that affect the lives of everyday Americans.Property owners on Dickey Lake in Lincoln County reached out to the press for answers as t...

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EDITORIAL: Interior split may benefit Montana

January 21, 2018 at 2:00 am

Seems like since Ryan Zinke has been the head of the U.S. Interior Department, there has been no shortage of news.Unlike some of the headlines coming out of the department, we hope the one announcing a proposed reorganization of how public ...

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EDITORIAL: County’s big enough for two rodeos

January 19, 2018 at 2:00 am

“This town ain’t big enough for the both of us, and I’m going to give you 24 hours to get out.”Those immortal words come from the 1932 oater “The Western Code,” but they might as well have been uttered by a member of the Flathead County Fai...

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