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The Greatest Good

As land managers grapple with unprecedented demand for new recreation uses on the Flathead National Forest, a growing segment of the public is raising conservation concerns while a perceived lack of transparency erodes their faith in the agency


Mobile Manipulation

Following a nationwide trend, residents in Flathead Valley mobile home parks are being priced out of their communities as landlords hike lot fees and surcharges, leaving low-income residents stuck with nowhere to move their homes as property owners operate with nearly no regulations


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Facing Main

Hold Them Responsible

Three elected officials are targeting the most vulnerable while issuing false claims about homelessness and supportive services

By Maggie Doherty

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3One Paw Out the Door

Retirement awaits Flathead County Animal Shelter Director Cliff Bennett, who first took over the shelter in February 2010

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Basketball (Boys)

  • Saturday, Jan. 28

  • Polson 48

    Columbia Falls 64

  • Hellgate 54

    Flathead 43

  • Bigfork 37

    Loyola 48

  • Thursday, Jan. 26

  • Columbia Falls 63

    Polson 48

  • Hellgate 49

    Glacier 41

  • Flathead 55

    Big Sky 71

Basketball (Girls)

  • Saturday, Jan. 28

  • Flathead 49

    Hellgate 48

  • Loyola 33

    Bigfork 68

  • Polson 63

    Columbia Falls 59

  • Thursday, Jan. 26

  • Flathead 50

    Big Sky 45

  • Glacier 36

    Hellgate 52

  • Columbia Falls 46

    Polson 36

  • Whitefish 17

    Browning 54

Recent Podcasts

Project 7

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

Montana Legislature January Update

Host Micah Drew brings on three Flathead Beacon colleagues to discuss the bill they've been tracking during the first 25 days of the 68th Montana Legislature

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