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

Retiring on Caffeine

By XAVIER FLORY - Scott Brant will be holding a retirement party at the...  more

Appreciating Life More at 60 Than at 16

By LIZ MARCHI - Every day I am living and learning, less IS more. I am ...  more

Grizzly Bear Clears the Highline Trail

BY XAVIER FLORY - Find out what happened next to a North Carolina hiker...  more

Off the Couch {Sports & Recreation} Posts

Hunters: Make Fire Safety a Top Priority This Season

By JOLEEN TADEJ - About 5,000 Montana archery hunters can head afield b...  more

Volunteers Needed for Dragon Boat Festival

Third annual Montana Dragon Boat Festival at the Flathead Lake Lodge, S...  more

Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park

By DILLON TABISH-The 4.5-mile hike to Iceberg is considered one of the ...  more

Live It Up {Lifestyles & Entertainment} Posts

A Week of Events at ImagineIF Libraries

By BEACON STAFF - Here’s a list of the fun stuff going on at the vari...  more

Scars: The Real Man’s Tattoos

By BOB WIRE - I don't have any tattoos, so now you know where I stand o...  more

Visit Glacier Park While It Still Has Glaciers!

By BOB WIRE - Plans are underway to change the name of Glacier National...  more

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

Sugar Snap Peas with Lobster

By CHEF HOWARD KARP - Here’s a refreshing summer salad that doesn’t...  more

Homemade Pie Crust

By ERIN TURNER - It's western Montana Fair Time and with raspberries, h...  more

Ricotta Stuffed Squash Blossoms

By JAMIE LIPHARDT - You will not only impress yourself with this dish, ...  more