Tuesday, August 04, 2020


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Updated 2 days, 3 hours ago

Instructor gives thrill-seekers the confidence to get out on the lake

What started in high school as a way to earn some summer cash on the lake continues to be a thriving business fo...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Spreading joy through song

Kirsten Wells approached the open window with a smile.

Updated 3 months ago
Art a lifetime pursuit for Plains octogenarian

Longtime artist Kenton Pies’ love for creating art and nurturing a love for art in others hasn’t diminished with the passage of time.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Impromptu event drives away boredom of staying at home

Editor’s note: The photographs accompanying this story are from the April 17 Kalispell cruise. The Inter Lake’s Montana Life section went to press before the...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Precision Rifle Series competitions put distance shooters to the test

A slight breeze cut through the crisp morning air at the Butte Gun Club as the shooters toted their rifles to the firing line. One by one, the competitors to...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Memories still vivid 40 years after Mount St. Helens eruption

No one knew in the early morning hours of May 18, 1980, what catastrophe the day would bring.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Area residents recall eerie aftermath of volcanic eruption

Annie McLaughlin of Whitefish was six months pregnant and headed to work at the Roundup (now the Town Pump) in Whitefish when she saw the ash cloud moving in...

Updated 4 months ago
Two local teens taking the world of model jet competitions by storm

The engines roar as the jets cut through the air just off Whitefish Stage Road north of Kalispell. The two young pilots show exceptional skills as they maneu...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
History lives on through Bigfork gun store owner’s collection

For Bigfork’s Richard “Short Colt” Cheney, firearms are a way of life.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Columbia Falls High School theater program reborn

After years in decline, the theater program at Columbia Falls High School is making a strong comeback.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Irish dance group keeps things moving in the Flathead Valley

One Kalispell group is looking to keep the tradition of Irish dancing alive in the Flathead Valley, one jump, step and ceili at a time.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago

• Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago

• Daughters of the American Revolution, Chief Ignace Chapter, meet for a no-host lunch and business meeting, noon to 3 p.m. Scotty’s Restaurant conference room. Program follows. Call Cate, 755-6781.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Interest accelerating in local racing group for RC vehicle enthusiasts

The competitors check their tires and rev their engines. The course is full of hair-pin turns and treacherous jumps. It’s time for some serious car racing — ...

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago

• Flathead Building Association Home and Garden Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Flathead County Fairgrounds, Kalispell. Discounted advance tickets at www.buildingflathead.com. Tickets $7 per person or $13 per family at ...

Updated 5 months ago
State mandates schools to test drinking water for lead

Montana schools are now mandated to test drinking water for lead, following state rule changes related to school health.