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Opinion

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Updated 6 months, 2 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 w...

Updated 1 year, 3 months 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 year, 3 months 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 1 year, 3 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 1 year, 4 months 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 1 year, 4 months 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 1 year, 4 months 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 1 year, 4 months 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 1 year, 5 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 1 year, 5 months 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 1 year, 6 months 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...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Bigfork: An Amazing Place to Grow Up

Read Bigfork History Project volunteer Kyle Stetler's March column where he recounts memories of people who grew up in Bigfork in the early 20th century. The...

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Deep Dive into FLBS: Getting to the Bottom of Echo Lake

Flathead Biological Station Media/Information Program Manager Ian Withrow writes in his monthly column for the Eagle about a mysterious methane gas that has ...

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Bigfork Area Chamber of Commerce charging "full steam ahead" into a year full of events

January and February are always a flurry of activity at the Chamber office. When most would assume the office is slow, we are busy plotting and planning the ...

Updated 1 year, 10 months ago
A 'thank you' to the community of Bigfork

A letter of thanks to the community of Bigfork from Stephanie Lovelett.

Updated 2 years ago
Changes on the horizon with Covid resurgence

In March of 2020, I wrote a column on the importance of networking.