Editorial

Keep Christmas in the holiday

December 24, 2017 at 3:00 am

(EDITORíS NOTE: The following editorial first ran in 2007, but the questions it raises about the future of Christmas are just as relevant as ever. The Inter Lake reruns it today as a Christmas gift to our readers, and a reminder that a Merr...

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Election year already underway

December 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

Itís still nearly three weeks until filing begins for county and state offices, but given the number of early announcements it may an interesting and competitive 2018 election year.Interest is particularly high in some key county races. Thr...

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Santaís gift for the sensory disabled

December 20, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Christmas season can be a hectic and intense time for many people. The lights, noise, hustle and bustle are all around us. Thatís why a local parents group ó Parents, Letís Unite for Kids, or PLUK ó hosted a quiet Christmas event last w...

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Donít roll back oil-train safety rule

December 17, 2017 at 3:00 am

We understand and applaud the current administrationís penchant for rolling back regulations that have impeded business growth for the past several decades.Many of those rules only seem intended to put down a marker that we (the government ...

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Airport lease may be best course

December 15, 2017 at 8:35 am

The city of Kalispell has been between the proverbial rock and a hard spot for decades with its municipal airport. The airport is expensive to operate, and commercial and residential development has grown around it. Itís been a political ho...

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Shaping the Flatheadís future

December 10, 2017 at 3:00 am

Two long-term visions for the Flathead Valley ó the Kalispell downtown plan and the U.S. 93 South Whitefish corridor plan ó at long last have been adopted by our local government leaders. Both will chart the course for how those areas will ...

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Brave firefighters head into danger

December 08, 2017 at 10:53 am

Although Montanans understand fire danger better than most, we still are overwhelmed by the insanely dangerous wildfires burning in the Los Angeles area this week. The pictures are terrifying. The uncertainty is even worse, and most of us n...

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FVCC shows oomph as economic force

December 06, 2017 at 10:51 am

A recently completed fiscal study on Flathead Valley Community College confirmed what many of us already suspected ó the campus and its students are a major force behind Northwest Montanaís economy.The independent study showed that the coll...

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Asbestos court is welcome, overdue

December 03, 2017 at 3:00 am

Itís been a long and often agonizing ordeal for sufferers of Libby asbestos-related disease to get compensation through the legal system.W.R. Grace & Co. exposed thousands of people in the Libby area to the toxic, needle-like asbestos f...

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Liquor license changes are promising

December 01, 2017 at 5:36 pm

Thirteen years ago, we wrote an editorial that began, ďMontana has a problem with the way it distributes liquor licenses.Ē Last week, the state Legislature took a big step toward solving that problem.Actually, there have been several proble...

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