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Updated 3 years, 2 months ago

Refurbished sign looks great

I would again like to personally thank all the businesses in Hungry Horse and all the individuals who helped fin...

Updated 1 day, 20 hours ago
Hall says thanks, but more work to be done

Thank you citizens of Columbia Falls.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Mitchell wants special session

Every time an elected official talks about cutting taxes or protecting the taxpayer, most people just gloss over because they have spent a lifetime hearing that exhausted punchline.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Problems still exist, ruling or not

On Friday, July 15, Judge Donald Malloy denied Friends of the Flathead River’s motion for a temporary injunction to prevent camping on the Blankenship gravel bar on the Flathead River.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Problems still exist, ruling or not

On Friday, July 15, Judge Donald Malloy denied Friends of the Flathead River’s motion for a temporary injunction to prevent camping on the Blankenship gravel bar on the Flathead River.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Candidate concerned about PSC

The Montana Public Service Commission (PSC) is again in the news – and as usual, it is not good for Montana ratepayers. In this latest attempt to undermine its legitimacy, the PSC is considering a change of rules...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Subdivision plan not sensible

The recent passing of Bill Shaw brings to mind Bill being the last farmer to put up the hay from the 49 acres along River Road east of Columbia Falls. Now, that field is destined to become high density three-sto...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Concerned about subdivision

As former Mayor of Columbia Falls and Flathead County Commissioner, I was shocked to become aware of a proposed high density subdivision to be located on the corner of River Road and Highway 2, (Just east of the ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Concerned about subdivision

As former Mayor of Columbia Falls and Flathead County Commissioner, I was shocked to become aware of a proposed high density subdivision to be located on the corner of River Road and Highway 2, (Just east of the ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Appreciated Bill Shaw

The death of former city manager Bill Shaw evokes sadness and invites some reflection. Decades before Bill came here, the city had rid itself of its 90-year reliance on mossy-tasting Cedar Creek for its municipa...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Mitchell says flood resources available

While recent flooding across Montana has been national news, we are the ones who are living through the real devastation in those communities outsiders only see on TV.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Trendy or trashy?

This is to address the rampant weeds in my neighborhood. I called the police department and was rather snottily told that they are “incredibly” short staffed and since public safety comes first, weeds are a very...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Impressed by track performances

This past Friday and Saturday our family found ourselves cheering local Flathead athletes at the State A Track and Field Championships in Butte.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
After flubs, he supports Fallon

Pam Holmquist and the other County Commissioners have done it again.  Without doing their homework (which we pay them to do) they rubber stamped another ill-conceived project, the Whistlestop Retreat, and have co...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Likes Mitchell

I know a politician when I see one.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Insurance woes?

This year Flathead County Commissioner Pam Holmquist spent $1.7 million of the taxpayers money with the county’s insurance company MACo. That is up from $1,270,000 in 2019. Of that amount $400,000-plus was for g...