Sunday, December 10, 2023


To find our opinion based editorials, see below. We'll share opinion based editorial articles regularly for interested viewers.

Updated 9 months, 1 week 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 year, 7 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 being…

Updated 1 year, 7 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, 8 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 writ…

Updated 1 year, 8 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, 8 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 F…

Updated 1 year, 9 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 B…

Updated 1 year, 9 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 be…

Updated 1 year, 9 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 ev…

Updated 2 years, 4 months ago
'The more things change, the more they stay the same'

While it is sad to say goodbye to any business in Bigfork, we know it creates an opportunity for another entrepreneur.

Updated 2 years, 4 months ago
The truth about the Flathead Lake monster

The invasive mussel is a far more terrifying andreal lake monster

Updated 2 years, 4 months ago
Bigfork Beginnings with Kyle Stetler

Examining the origins of Bigfork and how the town got its name

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
Bringing back the beat: Live music back on in Bigfork

Our local music scene is a way for us to cement our bond with each other and the community.

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
A cautionary tale of salmon and shrimp

More and bigger isn’t always better with the Last, Best Place on the line

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Community asked to welcome summer travelers with kindness

There are layers to the challenges the upcoming tourist season is going to bring. An approach of kindness, respect, and patience will become vital for our busi…

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Bio Station sees return of educational programs

FLARE K-12 is partnering with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Flathead Lakers, and Montana State Parks to host a Mussel Walk for middle school stu…