Editorial

Deep Dive with Ian Withrow

January 21, 2020 at 1:53 pm

When ringing in the New Year, thereís always a moment in which we envision a brighter future and reflect on our personal growth. For me, that growth is often literal, so my New Yearís celebrations tend to inevitably drift toward the same, d...

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Shopping local for Christmas keepsakes becomes holiday tradition

December 25, 2019 at 6:00 am

Every year, my family and I carefully select two identical Christmas ornaments that represent the last 12 months. One is placed on our tree and the other is carefully tucked away for our daughterís future family tree. Over the years we have...

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Deep Dive into the Flathead Lake Biological Station

December 18, 2019 at 2:00 am

If youíve never had the pleasure of conversing with a scientist, youíre missing out.†I sincerely mean that. The conversations Iíve logged at the Bio Station are among the best Iíve ever had ó and thatís coming from me, an extroverted introv...

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Get informed and get out and vote

October 31, 2019 at 2:00 am

National news headlines typical drive political conversations, but itís local government that often has the greatest impact on our daily lives. Decisions about local zoning directly impact your neighborhood; decisions about water rates dire...

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Eagle touches down with fresh format after nearly 4-year hiatus

October 30, 2019 at 9:49 am

The Eagle has landed ó again. In your hands is the first issue of the re-imagined Bigfork Eagle, first published in 1976 by accountant Dale Jay Singer, a Bigfork transplant by way of Missoula. The weekly newspaper known for its hometown foc...

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The Eagle flies once more

October 30, 2019 at 9:50 am

Welcome to the new Bigfork Eagle.After much thought, planning and effort we decided to bring the Eagle back into publication.Readers of the old Eagle may notice an immediate difference in page size. Instead of the traditional broadsheet sty...

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Get involved with your Bigfork Eagle

October 30, 2019 at 9:51 am

The Bigfork Eagle exists for and because of you, our readers. We appreciate and encourage your thoughtful feedback, story suggestions, questions and more. Here are a few ways you can get involved.Submit a story idea or news tip.We canít be ...

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Mental-health needs in frontier communities

October 27, 2019 at 2:00 am

Facing a serious budget shortfall in 2017, the Montana Legislature was forced to slash $120 million from the stateís general fund. The state health department took the brunt of those cuts, to the tune of nearly $50 million. Other cuts would...

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Great Fish in a league of its own

October 24, 2019 at 2:00 am

When it comes to raising money for nonprofits, the Whitefish Community Foundationís Great Fish Community Challenge is in a league of its own, a true marvel of community spirit and support.The popular, seven-week annual fundraising challenge...

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Project brings VA care closer to home

October 20, 2019 at 2:00 am

Rural Montana veterans often get the short end of the stick when it comes to reliable, timely access to health care.Just getting to the VA Medical Center at Fort Harrison, outside Helena, can present a major challenge for patients living in...

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