Looking Back Sept. 26

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A weekly look at past Whitefish Pilot articles, compiled by Daniel McKay.

10 years ago

Sept. 25, 2008

While La Niña promised a good snow year, not all skiers were happy. Whitefish Mountain Resort announced it would not be offering Nordic skiing in the coming winter due to space constraints for groomers on narrow roads.

20 years ago

Sept. 24, 1998

Whitefish’s Kimmy Davis, owner of Hot Chili Mama, Inc. made an appearance on the Rosie O’Donnell show. In the taped episode, O’Donnell and Davis made Davis’ famous salsa.

30 years ago

Sept. 28, 1988

After the Forest Service decided to allow the expansion of the Big Mountain Summit House to a full-service, year-round restaurant, environmental groups worried about how bears might be affected.

40 years ago

Sept. 28, 1978

Rail service in Whitefish shut down temporarily due to a nationwide strike.

50 years ago

Sept. 26, 1968

A group of 150 Montana florists were to descend on Whitefish for the Montana State Florists Association annual convention.

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Several events planned for Montana cooperative week

October 18, 2018 at 8:57 am | Whitefish Pilot Cooperative leaders from across Flathead and Lincoln counties have teamed up with several partners to host the Montana Cooperative Impact Week set for Oct. 23-25. Groups involved include Rural Econo...

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Boosters float idea of school sports complex

October 17, 2018 at 8:01 am | Whitefish Pilot Supporters of Bulldog athletics are exploring the possibility of constructing a new, privately-funded sports complex. Joe Akey, president of the Bulldog Booster Club presented the idea to the Whitef...

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Officials participate in crisis training led by international experts

October 17, 2018 at 7:52 am | Whitefish Pilot On a hot July day a spark ignites spreading into a wildfire threatening the city. Hundreds of protesters gather downtown, but the event morphs into a violent riot. How will officials respond to these...

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End shackling of pregnant women

October 16, 2018 at 3:08 pm | Whitefish Pilot Jane Doe gave birth to her baby in a Montana hospital with her left leg shackled to her hospital bed. Even after a nurse questioned Jane’s guard about the necessity of shackling — given that Jane wa...

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