Sunday, May 15, 2022


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Updated 4 days, 8 hours ago

Areas of downtown parking closed next week due to paving

Some parking areas in downtown Bigfork will be closed next Monday and Tuesday due to a paving project part of ba...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Bigfork man sentenced for sexually assaulting two girls

A Bigfork man who pleaded guilty to sexual intercourse without consent in January will spend the next two decades behind bars.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
A view of the Aurora over Swan Lake

Brandy Connell Guy of Swan Lake grabbed her camera to take some photos when the northern lights made an appearance Wednesday night.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Bigfork Outdoor Recreation Alliance sets sights on a year of planning

The Bigfork Outdoor Recreation Alliance has officially come together under the stewardship of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Montana Access Project...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
BLUAC recommends approval of permits for two apartment complexes

The Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee met last week to hear two applications for conditional use permits to build two four-plex apartment buildings on Jewe...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Bigfork Community Calendar April 6-13

Community calendar events for April 6-13.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
NWS issues high wind warning for Monday night

The National Weather Service in Missoula says a high wind warning is in effect from 3 p.m. this afternoon until midnight tonight.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
BLUAC meeting Thursday to discuss permit proposals

The Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee meets March 31 to discuss two permit proposals.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Judge demands $300K to remove Flathead Lake’s ‘bridge to nowhere’

A Flathead County district judge has ordered that $300,000 be paid by early April to demo the tempestuous bridge to vacant Dockstader Island on the northern ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Schaefer’s Chef stays at Mountain Lake Lodge to open his own restaurant “Pesca”

Schaefer’s Restaurant is moving to Eagle Bend Golf Course this summer and Chef Jeans Matheros is staying and opening his own seafood restaurant inside the Mo...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Scout earns Eagle rank by building community board at Lone Pine Cemetery

A local scout has earned his Eagle rank after completing a community board at Lone Pine Cemetery in Bigfork. Mark Whitney, 18, is part of Bigfork Troop 1923 ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
ImagineIF Bigfork Library project remains in limbo

The effort to move the ImagineIF Bigfork library into a new building remains on hold for now.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Bigfork Community Calendar March 23-30

Bigfork Community Calendar for the week of March 23-30.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
State seeks applicants for group on Church Slough wakes

Applicants with an open mind are sought for a new group to help pin down a formal ruling on boat wakes at Church Slough, state officials said Monday.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Threads founder Kim Rose wins 2022 Little Red Hen award

The gallery at the Bigfork Art and Cultural Center was packed last week as Bigfork Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rebekah King began to announce...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
A look back...snapshots from March 1982, 1992, and 2000

Take a look at these snapshots from old editions of the Bigfork Eagle from 40 years ago, 30 years ago, and 22 years ago.