Friday, August 12, 2022


Searching for opinion based articles? Below we'll share opinion news articles on a wide variety of topics.

Updated 2 days, 13 hours ago

The Show Must Go on...For 62 Years!

Read Bigfork History Project Volunteer Kyle Stetler's August column about the Bigfork Summer Playhouse

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Backcountry Bear Safety

Read Swan Valley Connection Program Assistant Eli Estey's August column about the importance of having a bear-resistant container.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Deep Dive into FLBS: Sampling for Flathead Swimmers

Read FLBS Information and Media Manager Ian Withrow's July column about their Swim Guide Project.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
What is the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee?

Mark Ruby with the U.S. Forest Service writes for July's Bear Aware column about the challenges of grizzly bear management.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Letter to the editor: Bigfork Competitors do great at state

Bigfork Competitors traveled to Billings to compete in the Scholastic Clay Target Program Montana State Championship for Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays held ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Deep Dive into FLBS: Flathead’s Future is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Read FLBS Media/Information Manager Ian Withrow's June column about how aging septic systems could impact Flathead Lake.

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
“Good Fences Make Good Neighbors”: Swan Valley Bear Resources is Charged for Coexistence

Read former Swan Valley Connection employee Rob Rich's June column about bear safety and the formation of SVC's Swan Valley Bear Resources.

Updated 2 months ago
Steaming on the Flathead (Lake and River)

Read Bigfork History Project Volunteer Kyle Stetler's June column about steamboats that used to run up and down Flathead Lake and the Flathead River.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Deep Dive into FLBS: Applying Innovation in the Fight against Invasive Species

Read Flathead Lake Biological Station Media/Information Manager Ian Withrow's May column about ways researchers are looking to get people engaged in the figh...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
“The Root of the Matter” a book review by Doug Mitchell

Read Glacier Conservancy Executive Director Doug Mitchell's book review for 'The Songs of Trees,' by David George Haskell. The book will be discussed at thei...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Being Bear Aware: It Takes a Community!

Read Tina Zenzola's May column about bear safety. As Volunteer Coordinator of Swan Valley Bear Resources’ Bear Aware Bigfork effort, she understands that bei...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Deep Dive into FLBS: Honoring a Legacy of Learning

FLBS Media/Information Manager Ian Withrow writes in his April column about how humility leads to learning.

Updated 4 months ago
Coexisting with Bears

Give a warm welcome to the Eagle's new columnists: Swan Valley Connections and Bear Friendly Ferndale. Swan Valley Connections Program Assistant Eli Estey wr...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
A Bridge to Somewhere – The 1911 Bigfork Steel Bridge

Read Bigfork History Project volunteer Kyle Stetler's April column about the history of Bigfork's favorite one lane bridge that is set to be replaced next year.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Deep Dive into FLBS: Eroding Time at Flathead Lake

Flathead Lake Biological Station Media/Information Program Manager Ian Withrow writes in his March column about how the passage of time effects the shores of...