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

Groups Celebrate North Shore Land Protection

By BEACON STAFF - Members of the community came together last week to c...  more

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

Off the Couch {Sports & Recreation} Posts

New Chair Lift Installed on Back Side of Big Mountain

By DILLON TABISH - The latest expansion at Whitefish Mountain Resort is...  more

Griz-Wyoming Football Game Notes and Stats

The University of Montana Grizzlies open their 2014 season, Sat., Aug.,...  more

Tourism Mishaps

By KELLYN BROWN - As a 20-something slinging trash for the park service...  more

Live It Up {Lifestyles & Entertainment} Posts

Voyaging the Lakes of Glacier National Park

By DILLON TABISH - Over Labor Day weekend, there’s a long list of tre...  more

The Art of Flight

By DILLON TABISH - The latest signature event to hit the Flathead, the ...  more

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

By XAVIER FLORY - The Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation is holdi...  more

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

Fresh, Frugal, Back to School Lunch Ideas

By ERIN TURNER - Are you ready to dust off the lunch box as your kids h...  more

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