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Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago

Library board accepts building for Bigfork branch

The ImagineIF Library Foundation has raised half of the $1.6 million needed to turn the Bethany Lutheran Church ...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Lakeside project featuring alpine coaster draws ire of neighbors

A meeting held by a community group in Lakeside on Wednesday night grew contentious as neighbors voiced opposition over a potential alpine coaster developmen...

Updated 1 month ago
Holmquist says she wants to continue serving the county

Flathead County Commissioner Pam Holmquist says she wants to continue serving her community as she seeks her third term in county government.

Updated 1 month ago
Bigfork Schools Band and Choir celebrate year’s end with spring concerts

The Bigfork High School Band and Choir have another year on books full of music and fun. Bigfork Schools Director of Bands Randi Tunnell said she’s proud of ...

Updated 1 month ago
Flathead musician Eric Alan embarks on valley-wide tour with Nashville trio

Local musician Eric Alan didn’t expect to be touring with Nashville trio The Gold Sisters when he met one of them while performing at the Lodge at Whitefish ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
State officials, community leaders honor opening of Somers Beach State Park

Montana’s newest state park Somers Beach State Park on the north shore of Flathead Lake is open after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Parce stresses community involvement in bid for commissioner seat

After years in uniform, Jason Parce looks at potentially joining the Flathead County Commission as the natural extension of his career, particularly given hi...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Flathead Lake Resort offers vintage glamping experience

Before taking over management of Flathead Lake Resort, Brittain Kovac and her husband, Josh Shuckman, had been full-time RVing and traveled much of the world...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
A celebration of art and music at Swan River School

Students and their families joined school staff to celebrate Swan River School's art classes and music program during their Community Dessert Night on May 11...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks 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 bay sanitary sewer improvements.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Library foundation’s new executive director ready for challenges ahead

New ImagineIF Library Foundation Executive Director Adam Tunnell is eager to help facilitate the needs of the library system and its patrons.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
“People Crossed in Many Ways” – The Ferries of Bigfork

Read Bigfork History Project Volunteer Kyle Stetler's May column about the ferries of days past.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Jewel Basin Center prepares for this summer’s Crown Jewel Concert Series

The Jewel Basin Center in Bigfork is preparing for their first big lineup of concerts this summer since opening last year. Founder Jim Lafferty said he’s ima...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Quietly, Forest Service seeks comment on 23 special use permits

Trail running tours. ATV tours. Even a business that wants to transport docks out to private landowners on Swan Lake. Those are just a sampling of the 23 spe...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Community Calendar 5/5-5/11

Community events happening in Bigfork from 5/5-5/11

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
2022 Election results for Bigfork races

Preliminary (unofficial) results from election night Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Results will be updated as they become available.