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Since purchasing their dream property on Big Mountain, the self-made billionaires have expanded their land portfolio to include nearly one-fifth of all private land in Flathead County. Their aim isn’t to expand their business empire or build an inclusive resort, they say, but rather to create a family legacy and establish a reputation as good neighbors.

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Developers have bold plans for Kalispell’s core area, with an emphasis on mixed-use projects designed to create attainable housing and promote downtown commerce

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2Meet the Joneses

Since purchasing their dream property on Big Mountain, the self-made billionaires have expanded their land portfolio to include nearly one-fifth of all private land in Flathead County. Their aim isn’t to expand their business empire or build an inclusive resort, they say, but rather to create a family legacy and establish a reputation as good neighbors.

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A six-part series on notorious Flathead Valley militia leader David Burgert, who vanished into the wilderness after a shootout with sheriff's deputies in 2011

Meet the Joneses

Flathead Beacon Assistant Managing Editor Tristan Scott joins host Micah Drew to talk about the billionaire couple that recently purchased 126,000 acres of land in Flathead County

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