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Looking Back for April 21

| April 21, 2021 1:00 AM

10 years ago

April 20, 2011

Supporters of a referendum to give Whitefish votes a chance to keep or reject a revised governance agreement for the two-mile planning and zoning “doughnut area” delivered 1,020 signatures to the Flathead County Election Department.

20 years ago

April 12, 2001

Skier visits at Big Mountain were off a bit for the season with a 10% decrease as a result of a lack of snow early in the season. The ski hill had two-thirds its normal snowfall for the season.

30 years ago

April 25, 1991

The Muldown School expansion project had cleared a major hurdle with the completion of drawings by Whitefish Architects Collaborative. The project was expected to cost $3.4 million and was necessary to handle overcrowding in the current building.

40 years ago

April 16, 1981

The high cost of land, added to the protests of nearby landowners, killed a proposal for a public park on the Whitefish lakeshore. The proposal submitted to the state Legislature was for about 600 feet of lake frontage on Gaines Point, on the west lakeshore, at a cost of $700,000 for nearly eight acres.

50 years ago

April 15, 1971

Persons interested in donating any old practice golf balls to the Whitefish High School golf team were asked to leave them at the Whitefish Lake Club house.