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Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago

The end of an era on Big Mountain Rd.

As I’m riding my bicycle down Big Mountain Road this summer, dodging developer vehicles and construction debris ...

Updated 4 days, 11 hours ago
Toys for Tots success

To the wonderful people of our Flathead Valley, Once again, our U.S. Marine Corps Flathead Valley Toys for Tots campaign was a giant success.

Updated 4 days, 11 hours ago
Protect our winters

Congratulations to all who made the film “75 Years.”

Updated 4 days, 11 hours ago
Flathead Commissioners misguided

So the Flathead County Commissioners sent a joint letter criticizing the provision of shelter and services to a homeless population, which many officials say is not so much an imported problem as much as a Flathe...

Updated 4 days, 11 hours ago
Shocking and shameful

The recent letter issued by the Flathead County Commissioners caught me completely flat-footed. Surely I thought, this is satire, possibly pulled from the pages of the “Onion”. No, it appears our esteemed commiss...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Reaction to Scouts Grill

Every once in a while I will begin a letter to the Pilot/Editor about this or that… yet they are almost always frustration… anger… sadness… defeated feelings… and who needs to hear any of that wish so much of tha...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Hate over compassion better serves unhoused in Flathead

Recently the Flathead County Commissioners penned a letter to the public condemning homelessness and in particular the City of Kalispell’s handling of homeless services.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
It's Time to Be Instrumental

"Music can change the world, because it can change people" — Bono

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Reaction to Scouts Grill

Every once in a while I will begin a letter to the Pilot/Editor about this or that… yet they are almost always frustration… anger… sadness… defeated feelings… and who needs to hear any of that wish so much of tha...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Hate over compassion better serves unhoused in Flathead

Recently the Flathead County Commissioners penned a letter to the public condemning homelessness and in particular the City of Kalispell’s handling of homeless services.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Whitefish at its best

On Jan. 7, a big outpouring of love and support came out to celebrate the 75th birthday of Gary Cabell, longtime Whitefish resident and beloved member of our community.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Whitefish marijuana dispensaries ‘rules of proximity’

I am writing to acknowledge and address all the emails, text messages, and telephone calls from citizens (both my supporters and non) concerned by the number, proximity, and location of dispensaries in downtown W...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Inaction on CPACE

CPACE is a win-win for businesses and recognized as such by Gov. Greg Gianforte; yet, our county commissioners, all Republicans, refuse to adopt it.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Fresh faces needed on Whitefish’s housing committee

In November, the Whitefish City Council adopted the 2022 Whitefish Community Housing Action Plan — a document meant to guide the creation of more affordable housing options in Whitefish by 2030. One of the plan’s...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Common ground on guns

A new year brings with it new hope for a new beginning. As the ancient saying goes, the old has died that the new may be tried. And so we celebrate the happy holiday time in the spirit that the year to come wil...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Ski Swap raging success

Happy winter from our crew to yours. We are thrilled to be able to say this year's annual ski swap at The Wave was our best year ever.