Continental Divides

Guarding Little Switzerland

It was forty-odd years ago that this county’s voters approved the first-ever comprehensive plan to guide growth and development in the Flathead Valley and its surrounding ecosystem

By John McCaslin
Guest Column

Our Clean Energy Future 

The mining of lithium for rechargeable batteries has adverse environmental effects, but the primary purpose of the green economy isn’t to eliminate mining, it’s to eliminate fossil fuels

By Walter Rowntree
Uncommon Ground

Less is More

Property tax surges are directly related to the unwillingness of Montana lawmakers to mitigate the cyclical effects of property reappraisal during the western land grab

By Mike Jopek
Facing Main

Huzzah FVCC!

Earlier this month, the Paul D. Wachholz College Center opened its doors on the campus of Flathead Valley Community College, providing our community with cultural, educational, and musical opportunities like we’ve never experienced before

By Maggie Doherty
Guest Column

I’m Thankful for Montana

It wasn’t until 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November 'as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise,' that we celebrated Thanksgiving as a national holiday

By Steve Daines

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