Flathead Lake News

12/10/2017
Roger Griffeth
Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property".

12/8/2017 12:10:00 AM
Lewiston Tribune Online
Walleye are highly predacious and could impact the native bull trout and kokanee salmon in Swan Lake, which is east of Flathead Lake. Any anglers who catch walleye in Swan Lake must kill them and report the catch to FWP. A reward for information leading to ...

12/6/2017 10:16:00 AM
Billings Gazette
He was an active outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and hiking throughout his life. Flathead Lake, Glacier Park, and the Bob Marshall and Scapegoat Wilderness Areas were among his favorite destinations. Orson believed service to the community was an ...

12/6/2017 7:46:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
Walleye are highly predacious and could impact the native bull trout and kokanee salmon in Swan Lake, which is east of Flathead Lake. Any anglers who catch walleye in Swan Lake must kill them and report the catch to FWP. A reward for information leading to ...

12/6/2017 6:46:00 AM
NBC Montana
Walleye are highly predacious and could impact the native bull trout and kokanee salmon in Swan Lake, which is east of Flathead Lake. Any anglers who catch walleye in Swan Lake must kill them and report the catch to FWP. A reward for information leading to ...

12/6/2017
Great Falls Tribune
Walleye are highly predacious and could impact the native bull trout and kokanee salmon in Swan Lake, which is east of Flathead Lake. Any anglers who catch walleye in Swan Lake must kill them and report the catch to FWP. A reward for information leading to ...

12/5/2017 10:51:00 PM
FlatheadBeacon
Meeker is expected to stand trial in 2018. On the second day of trial, the jury heard testimony from law enforcement officers who investigated the crime and recovered Walthers’ body from Flathead Lake a month after he fell into the river. The jury also ...

12/5/2017 7:16:00 PM
Valley Journal
In the past, any good perch fishing that I knew of on Flathead Lake was over near the middle of October. My wife and I had our children coming from all over the country to spend their Thanksgiving vacation with us, because in my limited perspective of the ...

12/5/2017 5:23:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
The handful of witnesses on the shore were the last to see Walthers alive. More than a month later, his body was recovered in Flathead Lake about a mile from the river’s mouth. State prosecutors called several witnesses to the stand on Tuesday ...

12/2/2017 4:02:00 PM
Missoulian
The net had been carefully stretched the night before in the shallow waters southeast of Flathead Lake’s Bird Island. The blue bins on the boat’s deck quickly filled with fish that would be transported back to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai ...

11/30/2017 1:00:00 PM
dezeen
Cabin on Flathead Lake by Andersson-Wise Texas firm Andersson-Wise completed this rustic wooden cabin, which is raised on stilts to provide views of a nearby lake. The single-storey cabin is entirely made of wood, and is capped with a butterfly roof ...

11/30/2017 8:10:00 AM
Daily Inter Lake
3 p.m. • “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a live radio play. LaSalle Grange Theatre, Columbia Falls. 3 p.m. (406-892-9033) • Taproom Jams, Flathead Lake Brewing Company, Bigfork. 5 p.m. • “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!” FHS orchestra ...

11/29/2017 2:54:00 PM
8KPAX
The Kalispell Vet Center serves Flathead, Lake, Lincoln and Sanders counties. For further information, please contact the Kalispell Vet Center at (406) 257-7308. Matt Lauer was fired from NBC News on Wednesday after an employee filed a complaint about ...

11/29/2017 12:13:00 PM
Washington Times
The number of businesses, not to mention individuals, who depend on a healthy Flathead Lake and Flathead Basin, are in the thousands. Finding a way to channel resources from those beneficiaries to the commission will be of paramount importance going forward.

11/29/2017 1:48:00 AM
FlatheadBeacon
Meanwhile, you won’t want to miss out on the community of Lakeside down the road, with breathtaking views of Flathead Lake, a blue-ribbon brewery and a ski resort all unto its own with Blacktail Mountain Ski Area. Spotted Bear Spirits A hot drink is a ...

11/28/2017 11:26:00 PM
Valley Journal
POLSON – The Flathead Lake International Cinemafest (FLIC) premiers its sixth annual winter film festival during the weekend of January 26-28, 2018 at the Showboat Cinema on Main Street. FLIC has been recognized as one of the top 15 Winter Film Festivals ...

11/28/2017 11:18:00 PM
FlatheadBeacon
South facing and close to Flathead Lake, the Nordic trails on Blacktail get regular sun. They also offer views of the lake, the Swan Crest, and the Mission Mountains. Forty kilometers of trails run through clear-cut forests and old Forest Service roads.

11/27/2017 10:45:00 AM
Missoulian
The answers to the questions above are, in order: The Columbia River Basin, Flathead Lake, the Flathead drainage basin, and the Flathead Basin Commission. So why would Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock and John Tubbs, director of the Department of Natural ...

11/27/2017 8:29:00 AM
FreshPlaza
Montana's cherry growers are voting on whether to continue a "check-off" that funds market research, education and pest control for orchards around Flathead Lake. The state Department of Agriculture mailed about 100 ballots to producers on Nov. 16.

11/26/2017 2:00:00 AM
Daily Inter Lake
Stelter, a longtime Kalispell swim coach and the first man to swim across Flathead Lake, found his way to the healing waters of Hot Springs in the mid-2000s when he purchased a share in the motel. The place is more than a simple guest house — it’s a ...

11/26/2017 12:47:00 AM
Lewiston Tribune Online
Montana's cherry growers are voting on whether to continue a "check-off" that funds market research, education and pest control for orchards around Flathead Lake. The state Department of Agriculture mailed about 100 ballots to producers Nov. 16.

11/25/2017 8:57:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Montana's cherry growers are voting on whether to continue a "check-off" that funds market research, education and pest control for orchards around Flathead Lake. The state Department of Agriculture mailed about 100 ballots to ...

11/25/2017 7:44:00 AM
NBC Montana
KALISPELL, Mont. - Montana's cherry growers are voting on whether to continue a "check-off" that funds market research, education and pest control for orchards around Flathead Lake. The state Department of Agriculture mailed about 100 ballots to producers ...

11/24/2017 12:12:00 AM
Lewiston Tribune Online
"I love to fly," Martens said. He said he and his family enjoyed spending summers at their house on Flathead Lake, sailing their sailboat, which is what ultimately brought him to the area after his retirement. His wife passed away about 20 years ago ...

11/23/2017 8:52:00 AM
Daily Inter Lake
The Bigfork Elves is an actual organization. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It used to be just an idea housed under the umbrella of Flathead Lake Lodge. Then it moved to the Community Foundation for a Better Bigfork. But this year, under the guidance ...

11/23/2017 7:09:00 AM
FlatheadBeacon
Jack Stanford, former director of the University of Montana Flathead Lake Biological Station, said the commission has compiled a list brimming with environmental victories in the Flathead, including eliminating the threat of development from oil and coal ...

11/23/2017
Char-Koosta News
The opening of the reservation became entangled with the Flathead Irrigation Project construction, timber sales, and finally the construction of the dam at the foot of Flathead Lake. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have been battling the ...

11/22/2017 4:11:00 PM
FlatheadBeacon
Jack Stanford, former director of the University of Montana Flathead Lake Biological Station, said the commission has compiled a list brimming with environmental victories in the Flathead, including eliminating the threat of development from oil and coal ...

11/22/2017 2:54:00 PM
Billings Gazette
Bobby was back in Missoula for a benefit this summer after spending time on Flathead Lake working on his water skiing. He loves Montana as much as ever, whether he's embracing the outdoors, reconnecting with Treasure State football pals or chatting up ...

11/22/2017 10:15:00 AM
Independent Record
Bobby was back in Missoula for a benefit this summer after spending time on Flathead Lake working on his water skiing. He loves Montana as much as ever, whether he's embracing the outdoors, reconnecting with Treasure State football pals or chatting up ...

11/22/2017 6:57:00 AM
Whitefish Pilot
“This is about saving money,” Amy Grout, Park Manager for Flathead Lake State Park, said Monday. “We looked at where we could make cuts when there is the least visitation.” Grout said there a number of expenses at the parks that can’t be impacted ...

11/20/2017 2:57:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
Growers that are members of the Flathead Lake Cherry Grower’s Co-op pay their fee through that organization. The first 300 pounds a grower sells aren’t taxed for the program, Rousseau said. Rousseau said the total number can fluctuate wildly from year ...

11/18/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

11/17/2017 1:41:00 AM
Lewiston Tribune Online
as part of a mitigation deal to offset wildlife impacts and habitat loss resulting from Kerr Dam and its damaging effects on the wetlands surrounding Flathead Lake. In 1999, the property joined the roster of federally managed lands under the National ...

11/16/2017 6:49:00 PM
Char-Koosta News
POLSON — November 12 was the last day of the 2017 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event on Flathead Lake sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Calmer waters and warmer temperatures the last week of the event were welcomed by the anglers.

11/16/2017 10:11:00 AM
FlatheadBeacon
The “Bridge to Nowhere” on Flathead Lake’s north shore remains in place more than a year after the local district court ruled that it must be removed. Many people across the Flathead Valley have asked when it will come down. That is a longer story ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017 9:00:00 PM
Thrillist
And in between Whitefish and Missoula, definitely make a stop at Flathead Lake. And then there’s the testicle festival. Held in Clinton the first weekend of August, it’s a four-day celebration of Rocky Mountain oysters that features wet T-shirt ...

11/14/2017 6:32:00 AM
Missoulian
The “Bridge to Nowhere” on Flathead Lake’s north shore remains in place more than a year after the local district court ruled that it must be removed. Many people across the Flathead Valley have asked when it will come down. That is a longer story ...

11/14/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

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