Friday, October 15, 2021


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Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago

New director offers her vision for future of BACC

The Bigfork Art and Cultural Center has been a hub for artists in town for over 40 years, and BACC Executive Dir...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Scammers pose as Flathead Electric employees

Flathead Electric Cooperative is advising the public that some co-op members have received fraudulent phone calls and text messages threatening to cut their power off.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Bigfork Elementary School Benefits from Harvest Foods Receipts

It is better to give the receipt – not quite how the saying goes, but the idea is, if you turn in your receipts from Harvest Foods, Bigfork Elementary School...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Bigfork's Sportsman’s Bridge to be replaced in 2023

Plans to replace the 66-year-old Sportsman’s Bridge on Montana 82 near Bigfork were unveiled last week by the Montana Department of Transportation.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Deep Dive: A history of art and science at FLBS

For as long as I can remember, there’s been this notion in the popular consciousness that art and science are independent, if not opposing areas of study. Yo...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Great Fish nonprofit fundraiser sets new record

The Great Fish Community Challenges set a new fundraising record this year with a preliminary total of $3.6 million donated to 61 Flathead Valley nonprofit o...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Bigfork man dies in crash near Ferndale

A Bigfork man died Sunday morning after being ejected from his vehicle in a crash near Ferndale.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Assessment for 911 center will be on November tax bills

Flathead County property owners will begin seeing a new assessment supporting the consolidated 911 dispatch center on tax bills that go out in November.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Idaho fugitive arrested in Jewel Basin area

A fugitive from Idaho is lodged in the Flathead County Detention Center after a series of incidents that ended Labor Day weekend in the Jewel Basin area.

Updated 1 month ago
Forest conservation planned near Bigfork

Several conservation groups have joined forces to protect 236 acres of forestland and open space, and build more than 4 miles of publicly accessible trails, ...

Updated 1 month ago
Afghanistan humanitarian to speak in Bigfork

Eighteen years ago, Budd Mackenzie founded the nonprofit organization Trust in Education with the belief that “everyone should have the opportunity to make a...

Updated 1 month ago
Proposed zone change for marinas would affect Bigfork development

The Flathead County commissioners will consider a zone change regarding the use of marinas that affects Bigfork Bay during a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

Updated 1 month ago
Sportsman’s Bridge open house events planned

Bigfork residents and nearby travelers can expect a wider, safer Sportsman’s Bridge in the coming years.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Rumble in the Bay: A classic day in Bigfork

The 13th annual Rumble in the Bay in Bigfork saw a big crowd on a summery day under sunny skies, although they were a tad hazy, as winds shifted and smoke fr...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
History: There wasn’t much, but at least there was electricity

As the 20th century dawned, three of the great cities of America--New York, Boston, and San Francisco--had something new and special in common with a tiny vi...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
New Bigfork superintendent brings 24 years of education experience

Tom Stack is excited for the school bell to ring in the first day of school of his first year as superintendent of the Bigfork School District.