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PHOTOS: Bigfork Summer Rodeo

Cowboys and cowgirls put on quite a show at the Bigfork Summer Pro Rodeo last weekend.

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PHOTOS: Bigfork Fourth of July Parade

Hundreds of people lined the sides of Montana 209 in Ferndale for the Bigfork Fourth of July Parade.

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ImagineIF Libraries adds new services

ImagineIF Libraries is unveiling several new solutions designed to meet the community’s needs for free access to information and to keep people connected.

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The show goes on at Bigfork Summer Playhouse

The Bigfork Summer Playhouse has made a number of changes to continue operating during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Free COVID-19 testing site busy on opening day

More than 120 people had free coronavirus tests last Tuesday in Bigfork.

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Swan Valley program seeks to limit human-bear conflicts

Living in northwest Montana means living around bears, but one local group is working to help prevent the kinds of human-bear conflicts that have led to prob...

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Despite rainy June, dry summer could dictate fire season

Forecasts predict a hot and dry summer in Northwest Montana despite rainy weather last month.

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Roll it Forward program provides free sweet treats

Everyone needs a little pick-me-up once in a while.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Bigfork Fourth of July Parade relocates to Montana 209 under new organizer

Bigfork’s celebration of American independence will look a little different this year. Instead of coursing through downtown, the parade will progress along M...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Differently-abled athletes get creative with water sports

A storm was boiling off in the distance, but the adaptive athletes weren’t ready to come off the water yet. Sixteen-year-old Devin McLane bobbed in the water...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Nonprofit hopes to bring clean water to African village

Bigfork locals and Catholic priest partner to bring clean water to Tanzanian village.

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Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it easier for religious schools to obtain public funds, upholding a Montana scholarship program that allows state tax credi...

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Ranger Springs camp-retreat center moves forward

After lengthy discussion and review by multiple boards, the Flathead County Board of Adjustment approved a conditional use permit for Ranger Springs to operate a camp/retreat center on a farm located along Montan...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Community invited to Clean Your ‘Fork event

Each year, on the last Saturday of April, 100 volunteers gather for breakfast before heading out as a community to do litter pickup along 10 miles of highway around Bigfork. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this eve...

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Happy trails: Jewel Basin is a hiker’s paradise

The 15,000 acres of the Jewel Basin contain some of the most prized hiking and alpine fishing terrain in the Flathead Valley.