Flathead Area News

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Climbing Montana’s Economic Ladder

April 1, 2015

At 24, Kayla Stinger is a single mother going to school and working a full-time job. Fortunately, she found work in the health care industry, which... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Surviving the New Economy

April 1, 2015

The good news about Flathead County is that it continues to experience accelerated growth as one of the rising stars of the new economy, healing its... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Feeling the Squeeze of a Tight Market

April 1, 2015

Val Niles just wanted to find a Kalispell rental with a yard. She had promised her son, Brayden, now 8, that he could eventually get a dog, but they... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Where Does Whitefish Grow From Here?

April 1, 2015

When plans to open a Shopko department store in Whitefish’s Mountain Mall displaced eight small businesses, a swell of orphaned merchants rippled... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Reps Defeat Bill for Concealed Carry on College Campuses

March 31, 2015

HELENA — Ten Republicans have joined House Democrats in narrowly defeating a proposal to permit concealed weapons on college campuses. The Montana... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

BNSF Implements New Safety Rules for Oil Trains

March 31, 2015

In an effort to safely move massive oil trains from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields, BNSF Railway has told shippers that it is implementing its own... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Immanuel Lutheran Communities Names New Medical Director

March 31, 2015

Immanuel Lutheran Communities has named geriatrician, Dr. Linda Hitchcock, as its new medical director, effective April 1. She also will serve as... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Youth Wins Shotgun as Part of Flathead Valley Youth Shooting Program

March 31, 2015

Willie Lytton was the lucky winner of a shotgun donated by Sportsman & Ski Haus recently as part of the Flathead Valley Pheasants Forever Youth... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Equine Friendly Campsites Now Available at Pleasant Valley Campground

March 31, 2015

After several years in the making, horse and mule travelers now have two stock friendly campsites at the Pleasant Valley Campground near Libby. This... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

United Way to Hold Share Fair 2015 at Kalispell Mall

March 31, 2015

Local non-profit agencies and community groups are invited to participate in Share Fair 2015, featuring information give-aways, demonstrations and... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.