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
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
The tight labor market and strong construction demand point to economic stability while a global recession and rising interest rates indicate more negative growth, leaving economists divided when predicting a recession in 2023
As a brutal housing market pushes homelessness in the Flathead Valley into uncharted territory, its impacts have been particularly harsh on local schoolchildren and the educators tasked with supporting them
Seven-time X Games medalist and Olympic freestyle skier Maggie Voisin has shifted her perspective on skiing, podiums, and life after her third Olympic Games, a series of injuries, and the loss of her older brother to suicide
Having secured supermajorities in both the state House and Senate, Montana’s Republican Party has reached the peak of its powers — but it still must coalesce on how to wield them, especially as lawmakers face a $1.5 billion budget surplus
Kalispell city planners have been mapping out the municipality’s growth for years, setting the council up to approve 5,000 units since 2018 - despite opposition - as the state tries to address the housing shortage
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One longtime district ranger says he tried for years to suspend an outfitter’s special-use permit in the Bob after repeat offenses. Instead, his efforts were undermined and he was reassigned to an administrative office.
Senior healthcare demand rises in the Flathead; thousands of local children and adults have dropped off the Medicaid rolls since the state began reviewing enrollment; plus 'Ask the Expert' with Kalispell pediatrician Dr. John Cole
A complete guide to the candidates running for state House and Senate in the Flathead and Tobacco Valleys in 2024
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