Editorial

FVCC: Second 50 years off to great start

January 28, 2018 at 3:00 am

With its forward-thinking curriculum and successful collaboration with the business community through the years, Flathead Valley Community College is considered one of the best two-year colleges in the state. Now it’s poised to become even ...

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Airport’s record year is no accident

January 26, 2018 at 12:39 pm

With yet another record year for visitation to Glacier National Park in the books, it wasn’t surprising to learn this week that Glacier Park International Airport has also reached a new mark.More than half a million passengers flowed throug...

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State needs to be fair to landowners

January 24, 2018 at 3:00 am

It’s just the latest example of how common sense is not always readily apparent in bureaucratic decisions that affect the lives of everyday Americans.Property owners on Dickey Lake in Lincoln County reached out to the press for answers as t...

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EDITORIAL: Interior split may benefit Montana

January 21, 2018 at 3:00 am

Seems like since Ryan Zinke has been the head of the U.S. Interior Department, there has been no shortage of news.Unlike some of the headlines coming out of the department, we hope the one announcing a proposed reorganization of how public ...

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EDITORIAL: County’s big enough for two rodeos

January 19, 2018 at 8:29 am

“This town ain’t big enough for the both of us, and I’m going to give you 24 hours to get out.”Those immortal words come from the 1932 oater “The Western Code,” but they might as well have been uttered by a member of the Flathead County Fai...

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2018 election skirmishes underway

January 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

Filing opened on Thursday for the 2018 primary elections, and the early indicators are that Montana and Flathead County will both see a heated campaign for a number of important offices.Former County Fair Manager Jay Scott and legislator Ra...

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DIL Editorial: Helping to confront homelessness

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

The death of a man in his van at the Wal-Mart parking lot has brought attention to the serious problem of homelessness in the Flathead.While the circumstances of this particular man’s death are not entirely known, we can all agree that as a...

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An administration bent on rewriting history

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

In my lifetime, there have been 14 presidents. I remember listening, with my parents, to the confidence and hope embodied in Franklin Roosevelt’s radio “Fireside Chats.” He signed many important pieces of legislation, e.g., the Social Secur...

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Inter Lake too tough on Zinke?

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

I am not for wasteful government spending, but does the Daily Inter Lake need to parrot the Associated Press’s repeated assaults on Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s air transportation spending ... and putting this garbage on the front...

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How to run against Sen. Tester

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

I know U.S. Sen. Jon Tester. I did my best to help elect him for both of his senatorial campaigns in the past. He is affable, poised, gregarious, articulate, a good public speaker, a good fund-raiser, and charismatic. It will be difficult f...

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