Opinion

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Updated 6 days, 8 hours ago

Focusing on rich history helps buoy the present

The story of our watershed is 1.6 billion years in the making, and it continues today as a story about us.

Updated 7 months ago
COVID-19 grants and how they apply to your business

The most fundamental function of the Bigfork Area Chamber of Commerce is supporting our business community.

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Deep Dive into Flathead Lake Bio Station

Safety — that’s never really been a concept I’ve ever had to consider much. I come from a certain background, after all, the sort of socioeconomic make-up th...

Updated 8 months ago
Down to business: Playing tourist in my backyard

I spent the weekend with a friend who has just returned to Montana from living abroad — after the required 14-day quarantine of course. Sunday she wanted to ...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Swan Hall board thanks local newspapers, community donors

The Board of Trustees for the Swan River Community Hall would like to thank the Bigfork Eagle and Daily Inter Lake for bringing our plight and plea to the attention of the public and also to those wonderful peopl...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Vote Doug Mahlum as your next district 10 representative

Maybe you don’t know that Doug Mahlum, owner of the Montana Athletic Club, is running for the Montana District 10 Representative position. We hope you will join us in voting for Doug in the upcoming Republican pr...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Bigfork Teachers Union thanks community for passing levy

Dear Bigfork School District Voters,

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Re-elect Mark Noland HD10

Hertz touts Noland's leadership skills

Updated 9 months ago
School board trustee asks community to support levy

Consider voting in favor of the two levy requests. As a School Board Member, I sit on the committee negotiating staff salaries. I believe our staff’s compensation is not up to par with their peers in the valley. ...

Updated 9 months ago
Down to business

What did you do this weekend? If asked prior to March 16, I bet your plans would have been vastly different than what you actually did this weekend. The end ...

Updated 9 months ago
Vote yes on levies to increase Bigfork teacher salaries

We appreciate the Bigfork School District Board’s effort to support our local education. As a quick reminder, bonds are for buildings and levies are for learning. Local dollars support our local students where th...

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Deep Dive into Flathead Lake Bio Station with Ian Withrow

Research at the Flathead Lake Bio Station continues during the coronavirus pandemic, while events see changes.

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
Down to business

I have been feeling a bit apprehensive.

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Deep Dive into the Flathead Lake Biological Station

Deep Dive into the Flathead Lake Biological Station

Updated 10 months, 4 weeks ago
Resident supports levy but questions school leadership

In response to the recent advertisement for a new levy by the Bigfork School Board of Trustees, I respectfully disagree with their claim of “fiscal responsibility.” I find the amount of money spent on our school’...