Thursday, February 22, 2024


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Updated 11 months, 3 weeks ago

Deep Dive into FLBS: The Trailblazing Women of Science at FLBS

Just in time for Women's History Month, Flathead Lake Biological Station Information/Media Manager Ian Withrow wri…

Updated 1 day ago
My biggest lesson from Super Bowl Sunday

Voices chattered downstairs, the chink of glasses and hiss of opening soda cans filling the room. Mountains of food were arranged across the kitchen table, a kind of haphazard buffet that everyone had contributed t…

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Uncertainty is nothing to be afraid of

I have had my voting registration sheet sitting stationary at my house for an embarrassingly long time...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
When you hear that next summer’s drought will be a repeat of 2023 for Flathead Lake and to get used to it - don’t believe them

It wasn’t hard to see that Northwestern Montana experienced unique and serious drought conditions last summer. And it has been convenient to blame the weather cycle on the lack of water for irrigation, the thousand…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Please round up for safety

Swan Mission Search & Rescue wishes to sincerely thank the Flathead Electric Cooperative’s Roundup for Safety, for fulfilling our request for an award to purchase a drone for our SAR unit headquartered in Swan Lake.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
We’re being overrun

I was shocked today almost to the point of being physically ill when I read headlines in your Aug. 9 issue, “Bigfork subdivision proposal for 125 homes.”

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Bigfork High School Board to vote on the addition of baseball

Bigfork High School is on the verge of an exciting decision as the Board prepares to vote on the addition of baseball as a new high school sport for the upcoming 2023/2024 school year.

Updated 9 months ago
Flathead watershed in need of septic legislation

The 68th Session of the Montana Legislature recently concluded. While there have been some tacit wins for water quality, the Flathead Lakers see this as a glass half empty session.

Updated 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Call 73103 - The Beginning of the Bigfork Volunteer Fire Department

Bigfork History Project Volunteer Kyle Stetler writes in his March column about the history of the Bigfork Volunteer Fire Department.

Updated 1 year ago
Having difficult conversations as a caregiver, with Glacier Nurse Direct

For their February column, Glacier Nurse Direct owners Kristy Naylor RN And Marcy Kleinjan RN walk through how to have tough conversations as a caregiver.

Updated 1 year ago
'School was closed for Potato Week' – The first schools of Bigfork

Bigfork History Project Volunteer Kyle Stetler writes about how Bigfork's earliest settlers attended school.

Updated 1 year ago
Deep Dive into FLBS: Discovering New Paths to Science Education

The Flathead Lake Biological Station has been providing educational opportunities in the Flathead Watershed for nearly 125 years. In his January column, Media/…

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Tips for aging from Glacier Nurse Direct

In their first column of 2023, Glacier Nurse Direct owners Kristy Naylor RN And Marcy Kleinjan RN give tips for aging well as we embark on a new year.

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
“Photography is 90 percent man, 10 percent equipment”: A quick peek into the life of Herman Schnitzmeyer

The Bigfork Eagle's first history column of 2023 focuses on the work of photographer Herman Schnitzmeyer. Bigfork History Project Volunteer Kyle Steler said th…

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Tips for staying healthy in the wintertime from Glacier Nurse Direct

Read Glacier Nurse Direct's December column about different tips for staying healthy during Montana's frigid winter months.