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Lakeshore tax-relief bill gets first look

Lakeshore tax-relief bill gets first look

January 19, 2017 at 11:53 am

HELENA — Citing the sharp growth in property taxes paid by homeowners along the shores of Flathead and Whitefish lakes, a Flathead legislator is pushing a bill to provide relief for some Montana ho...

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Kalispell considers changes to Business Improvement District

Kalispell considers changes to Business Improvement District

January 19, 2017 at 6:01 pm

A small crowd of Kalispell property owners gathered in council chambers on Tuesday night to debate the city’s proposed new boundaries for the Kalispell Business Improvement District which, for many, ...

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State agrees to pay asbestos victims $24M

January 20, 2017 at 4:20 pm

Daily Inter Lake The state of Montana has agreed to pay just over $24 million to victims of asbestos disease to settle claims that state health officials did not warn Libby residents about the toxic exposure created ...

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Caller concerned about loose logs

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

Daily Inter Lake A driver on Spokane Avenue called the Whitefish Police Department to report a logging truck was losing some logs off the back of the load while driving. Officers were unable to locate the truck. Pol...

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Sheriffs: State prisoners a burden on local jails

January 19, 2017 at 5:12 pm

Daily Inter Lake Taxpayers in Flathead County are paying about $80,000 per year to house the state’s prisoners in its “woefully overcrowded” jail, Sheriff Chuck Curry told a panel of lawmakers in Helena on Thursday...

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Whitefish legislator looks to raise drop-out age

January 19, 2017 at 5:59 pm

Daily Inter Lake HELENA — Raising Montana’s minimum age to drop out of public school from 16 to 18 has been voted down by several previous Legislatures, and the latest proposal, brought before the House Education C...

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State contends clinic vandal should pay restitution

January 19, 2017 at 5:57 pm

Daily Inter Lake The Montana State Attorney General’s office wants the man serving a five-year sentence for destroying a Kalispell health clinic to also pay the full $642,477.29 of restitution ordered to be paid back...

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Major commercial, residential project resurrected

January 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

Daily Inter Lake The first phase of development for a 485-acre site once pegged for a large shopping mall and later as a mixed-use lifestyle community is headed to the Kalispell City Council for approval next month...

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