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Updated 3 days, 12 hours ago

Davis sworn in to Council

Ben Davis was sworn in to Whitefish City Council Monday night.

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
Homeowners tell rural fire board to continue contract with city

Homeowners in the Whitefish Fire Service Area on Tuesday emphatically told the rural fire board they want their fire service to remain with the Whitefish Fir...

Updated 4 days, 12 hours ago
Whitefish lifts ban on lodging stays beginning June 1

Whitefish’s emergency ordinance restricting stays at lodging facilities is being lifted on June 1.

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
Commissioners table scenic sign reg changes

Flathead County Commissioners last week unanimously voted to table a change to sign regulations in the scenic corridor, citing concerns about the public’s ability to comment on the changes.

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
White ash covered Whitefish 40 years ago

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

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
Farmers Market set to open in June with restrictions

The Whitefish Farmers Market is delaying its opening this summer to Tuesday, June 9.

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
Mountain Cinema movie theater closes permanently

While Montana’s movie theaters got the go-ahead to start reopening Friday, Mountain Cinema 4 in Whitefish will be shutting its doors forever.

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
Tailwaggers settles in at new Central Avenue shop

When Chase Pierce decided to move Tailwaggers Pet Store from its original location on Third Street to its new Central Avenue home, he hadn’t quite anticipate...

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
Flathead Forest releases draft decision for Salish Good management plan

The Flathead National Forest has released a draft decision notice and finding of no significant impact for the Salish Good resource management project planne...

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
Stumptown Historical Society license plate in jeopardy

The Stumptown Historical Society is just 30 purchases away from saving the Whitefish license plate.

Updated 5 days, 4 hours ago
Montana set to enter second phase of reopening June 1

Montana is set on June 1 to move into phase two of reopening the state, Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday afternoon.

Updated 5 days, 7 hours ago
Police calls: Lion cubs on the loose

Friday, May 8

Updated 5 days, 7 hours ago
Bar approved for Highway 93 South

Whitefish City Council on May 4 approved the operation of a bar in an existing commercial building on Highway 93 South.

Updated 6 days, 5 hours ago
Heavy rain expected Tuesday into Wednesday

The National Weather Service is predicting the Flathead Valley should receive about 1 to 1.5 inches of rain Tuesday into Wednesday, but some higher elevation areas could see 3 inches of rain, as a large low press...

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
Opposition to MudMan as it reopens in Columbia Falls

A group of protesters gathered in front of MudMan Burgers in Columbia Falls on Sunday to rally against the restaurant’s relaunch. The group held up signs wit...