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

‘Successful’ Fire Season Quietly Concludes in Montana

By DILLON TABISH - One of the calmest fire seasons in a decade ends whi...  more

Living in Bear Country

By DILLON TABISH - Grizzly bears are keeping Flathead Valley residents ...  more

Hops Ranch Soon to Provide Fresh Beer to the Flathead

By TRISTAN SCOTT - What began as a 1-acre research project, sponsored b...  more

Off the Couch {Sports & Recreation} Posts

Season of the Dragons

By MOLLY PRIDDY - Third annual Montana Dragon Boat Festival hits Flathe...  more

Montana Hunting Guide 2014

By DILLON TABISH - The arrival of autumn marks the beginning of big gam...  more

Glacier Park Transitions to Fall After Historic Summer

By DILLON TABISH - The iconic Sun Road slated to open through most of O...  more

Live It Up {Lifestyles & Entertainment} Posts

Season of the Dragons

By MOLLY PRIDDY - Third annual Montana Dragon Boat Festival hits Flathe...  more

Don’t Let Your Gourd Down: The Pumpkin Spice Invasion

By BOB WIRE-It shows up every fall, just after Labor Day, as predictabl...  more

Time and Labor Day

By LIZ MARCHI - Labor Day is one of my favorite weekends of the year. G...  more

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

Southern Style Buttermilk Biscuits

By CHEF TRACY DARUE - Biscuits are especially good to have around becau...  more

Easy, Healthy, and Homemade Chocolate Sauce

By ERIN TURNER - Yesterday was my son’s birthday and when I asked him...  more

Smoked Tomato Soup

By CHEF HOWARD KARP - During late summer, when your gardens are at thei...  more