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Updated 1 month ago

So Far Away

Whitefish Middle School 8th grader Kate Sullivan wrote a villanelle in Ms. Finberg’s English class about her older…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Montana voters urged Congress to support commonsense climate policies – and they did!

What do a retired businessman, Miss Montana Teen USA, Miss Montana USA, a forester, a fifth-generation Native-American Salish woman, and an MSU sophomore all have in common?

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Montana Nonprofits function on trust

As the Executive Director of the Montana Nonprofit Association, a membership association that supports more than 850 organizations across the state, I’m dismayed by multiple recent incidents of political leaders an…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Thank you for making Whitefish Woody Weekend XII a huge success

Thank you, Flathead Valley, for helping make Whitefish Woody Weekend XII a huge success.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Whitefish Lakeshore violation an insult to our greatest resource

I am writing in regard to the recent Whitefish Pilot story “Construction causes rockslide on Whitefish Lakeshore.”

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
It’s Your Lake Too

Recent events on Whitefish Lake have put in focus the challenges that we face to protect our most iconic shared natural resource.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
June 19 letters to the editor: River health, marijuana tax and reproductive rights

The Smith River is now threatened by a mining operation near the headwaters of the main tributary. An Australian mining company plans to extract copper near Sheep Creek, the main source of water for the Smith River.

Updated 1 month ago
Be involved with newly-formed Community Development Board

The newly formed Community Development Board was created by the City of Whitefish in conformance with the State and merges the Planning Board with the Board of Adjustment. The Board meets on the third Thursday of e…

Updated 1 month ago
Plodding old geezer vs dangerous old sleazer

When the people lose their faith in elections, democracy is finished.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
June 5 Letters to the editor

To Representative Zinke: be a public lands advocate and this summer introduce the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act in the House of Representatives.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Hospital Corner: Choose to move for your health

Summer in Whitefish is nothing short of spectacular. Long, sunny days, which embellish the easy access to recreational activities, are among the reasons we liv…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
May 29 letters to the editor: Blackfoot Clearwater stewardship

The BCSA will increase Wilderness, protect the Blackfoot and Clearwater Rivers, and promote sustainable recreation.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Chairlift: The heart of community

A seemingly unremarkable experience during a recent trip to Stevensville in the Bitterroot Valley sparked thoughts of what community character really means and what is at its heart. It all started when I overheard …

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
May 22 letters to the editor: on Reiger and violence

If you listen to Tim Sheehy and Matt Regier you would think the sky is falling.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
In a Nutshell: Striving for healthy nonprofit work environments

Earlier this month, Land to Hand MT, in partnership with the North Valley Food Bank (NVFB), hosted the Let's Be Bold event organized by the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce.