It’s the first day of winter – officially, though we’ve had winter here in the Flathead for a while now. Here’s what Molly thinks you should read on this, the shortest day of the year.

 

Giving Back 2016

Giving Back 2016

There are fewer people in Northwest Montana. Instead, we have bigger skies. Empty lands. More wild animals. Making a living here isn’t easy. So we help each other out. Perhaps that’s why lending a hand is such a fundamental part of our lifestyle. It pays off, in sunrises and closer ties to the few neighbors we have. Every year come December, we celebrate a few of our devoted, caring citizens who work particularly hard to improve the lives of those around them. Let them inspire you to give a little extra this season. Happy holidays!

The Roots of Zinke's Rise

The Roots of Zinke's Rise

Congressman Ryan Zinke’s selection as interior secretary tracks an ambitious political trajectory, but supporters and critics alike hope the Whitefish native will remain true to his roots.

Kelley’s Market Trends: Median Home Prices

Kelley’s Market Trends: Median Home Prices

All of us who live in the Flathead know that there have been dramatic increases in home prices over that last 25 years. This graph takes a look at how we have faired with the rest of the nation.

Terrorism Becomes the New Normal

From the New York Times: “For Turkey, the murder of the Russian envoy was a bookend to one of the most turbulent years in its modern history. For Germany, the market attack pointed to an ominous future.”

Winter Solstice, Explained

Thanks, Oregonian!