Looking Back for Sept.16

by HEIDI DESCH
Editor | September 16, 2020 1:00 AM

10 years ago

Sept. 16, 2010

With the threat of a lawsuit looming, City Council voted to bring back zoning amendments to the U.S. 93 strip. Council the month before backed away from a controversial proposal to expand the WB-2 zone, which was created to limit retail uses on the highway.

20 years ago

Sept. 14, 2010

A slow moving tornado passed through Whitefish causing no damage. The twister bounced from Big Mountain to Whitefish Lake and then to Iron Horse.

30 years ago

Sept. 13, 1990

The plans had been approved and the bond set, all that was left for school officials to do was convince the community that a $3.3 million expansion of Muldown Elementary School was necessary.

40 years ago

Sept. 18, 1980

The mayor resigned after voters decided to switch to the city manager form of government, meaning that the city manager would see to the day-to-day operations of the city.

50 years ago

Sept. 17, 1970

Whitefish was set to be invaded by about 300 Montana Jaycess and Jayceens congregating for the annual Jaycee Fall board Convention.