Cherry harvest in full swing on the shores of Flathead Lake
It’s that special time of year on the east shore of Flathead Lake as the cherry harvest is officially underway.
Blackstar brew pub opens in downtown Whitefish
A new brewpub is officially up and running in downtown Whitefish at the former home of Great Northern Brewery on Central Avenue.
‘French’ villa, 350-acre private island for sale on Flathead Lake
On 350 acres and with nearly three miles of shoreline, Cromwell Island offers all-encompassing views of Wild Horse Island and the Mission Mountains. The entire island is currently on the market for $72 million.
FWP teams up with Flathead Land Trust to protect 722 acres near Columbia Falls
The wildlife habitat known as the Bad Rock Canyon near Columbia Falls is one of the Flathead Valley’s largest remaining undeveloped riverfront properties. FWP and the Flathead Land Trust were given two years to secure more than $7 million in funding to purchase the land.
Glacier NP superintendent to retire at year’s end
Glacier National Park Superintendent Jeff Mow will officially retire at the end of December, after 33 years working in the park service, including eight years in northwest Montana.
Polson voters oppose 3% resort tax despite property tax relief
Polson City Manager Ed Meece said 80% of the resort tax collected would have helped pay for major street reconstruction and preservation work while 17% would go toward property tax relief for properties within the city.
Bigfork Independent Film Festival to showcase Montana made movies
A total of 26 independent films - ranging from features to short films and documentaries - will be showcased at the 4th annual Bigfork Independent Film Festival at the Bigfork Center for Performing Arts in October.
FWP considers 106-acre purchase along Flathead Lake for new state park
In an effort to further promote conservation and public access on Flathead Lake, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is proposing to purchase 106 acres along the north shore for a new state park.
Flathead Lake cherry harvest in peak season – and they’re naturally sweet
Brian Campbell expects roughly 1.2 million pounds of Flathead Lake cherries to be harvested this season. The Flathead Lake Cherry Grower Cooperative manages 80 Flathead orchards, roughly 500 acres of cherries.
Spike in COVID cases won’t change state restrictions, Bullock says
As coronavirus cases continue to escalate in Montana, Gov. Steve Bullock said he has no intention of putting more restrictions in order at the state level. Bullock said counties have the ability to add restrictions on a case-by-case basis.