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HEIDI DESCH

Daily Inter Lake

Heidi Desch is features editor and covers Flathead County for the Daily Inter Lake. She previously served as managing editor of the Whitefish Pilot, spending 10 years at the newspaper and earning honors as best weekly newspaper in Montana. She was a reporter for the Hungry Horse News and has served as interim editor for The Western News and Bigfork Eagle. She is a graduate of the University of Montana. She can be reached at hdesch@dailyinterlake.com or 406-758-4421.

Recent Stories

Settlement over Bigfork subdivision would allow developer to resubmit plan
May 15, 2024 midnight

Settlement over Bigfork subdivision would allow developer to resubmit plan

A lawsuit filed by the developer behind a proposed Bigfork subdivision against Flathead County following denial of the project appears to be headed for a settlement.

Steamboat Landing subdivision back before county board
May 8, 2024 midnight

Steamboat Landing subdivision back before county board

The board in March tabled the Steamboat Landing project asking the developer to investigate traffic mitigation options for the development planned for 63.79 acres adjacent to Somers Middle School.

April 2, 2024 midnight

County board considers Evergreen RV park, event venue near Whitefish

A new RV park in Evergreen and a property wanting to host large events southwest of Whitefish have both applied for approval with Flathead County.

Flathead County passes septage treatment facility to Lakeside district
March 21, 2024 midnight

Flathead County passes septage treatment facility to Lakeside district

Flathead County is handing over the construction and future operation of a regional septage treatment facility to the Lakeside County Water and Sewer District.

Flathead County planning board signals intent to recommend Somers subdivision
March 15, 2024 midnight

Flathead County planning board signals intent to recommend Somers subdivision

For want of more affordable housing the Flathead County Planning Board on Wednesday tabled the proposed Steamboat Landing subdivision, asking the developer to return with traffic mitigation measures so that it could support the project.

March 12, 2024 midnight

Steamboat Landing subdivision calls for more than 250 units in Somers

A proposed subdivision adjacent to Somers Middle School could result in the development of 252 residential units.

March 10, 2024 midnight

Candidates file for election in county races

The list of candidates running for office in Flathead County remains short.

Holmquist says she wants to continue serving the county
May 25, 2022 midnight

Holmquist says she wants to continue serving the county

Flathead County Commissioner Pam Holmquist says she wants to continue serving her community as she seeks her third term in county government.

Private island on Flathead Lake listed for $72 million
May 4, 2022 midnight

Private island on Flathead Lake listed for $72 million

At 348 acres in size with three miles of shoreline, Cromwell Island in Flathead Lake is up for sale at $72 million.

UPDATE: Downtown Bigfork bridge temporarily closed
March 22, 2022 10 a.m.

UPDATE: Downtown Bigfork bridge temporarily closed

UPDATE: MDT says crews have experienced drilling equipment issues that have delayed their work. The Bridge Street Bridge will now remain closed until the end of the day tomorrow, April 1, and possibly, until mid-day Saturday, April 2. Officials say every effort is being made to complete the drilling work and open the bridge as soon as possible.

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