Flathead Valley, Montana.

A dynamic valley calls for a dynamic community website. Make It Flathead is a one-stop destination for lifestyle, relocation, and economic development information for the major communities of Montana’s majestic Flathead Valley – Bigfork, Columbia Falls, Kalispell, Polson, and Whitefish – and all the little towns in between.

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The Pulse {News & Opinion} Posts

Whitefish Residents Rally in Support of Non-Motorized River Designation

By TRISTAN SCOTT - Whitefish residents turned out for a public hearing ...  more

Adding Luxury to the Camping Experience

By MOLLY PRIDDY - Glacier Under Canvas is part of the relatively new ...  more

A Life Dedicated to Learning

By JUSTIN FRANZ - After 49 years of teaching art and more than two deca...  more

Off the Couch {Sports & Recreation} Posts

Time to Catch a Rainbow

By BRUCE AUCHLY - Want a fishing tip? Rainbow trout are spawning. Run, ...  more

A Year After the Bombing, Montana Runners Return to Boston

By JUSTIN FRANZ - Flathead Valley runners reflect on past runs and prep...  more

A Legacy of Champion Handiwork

By DILLON TABISH - Between Paul Wachholz and his grandson Chance, the K...  more

Live It Up {Lifestyles & Entertainment} Posts

‘Winter in the Blood’ Comes to the Flathead

By DILLON TABISH - The Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts is hostin...  more

How to Remove Pilling and Make Sweaters New Again

By ERIN TURNER - Here's an easy, do-it-yourself way of removing pilling...  more

Explore Montana: Dummy Derby and Winter Brewfest

By TRISTAN SCOTT - As the ski season winds down, it’s easy to find an...  more

Eat, Drink & Be Merry {Food & Drink} Posts

Crunchy Fried Squid Salad

By CHEF HOWARD KARP - There are a few variations on preparing calamari,...  more

Budget Friendly Overnight Oatmeal

By ERIN TURNER - I am always searching for fun, healthy and frugal brea...  more

Shrimp with Chermoula

By CHEF JAMIE LIPHARDT - Here we travel to East Africa for a taste of f...  more