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Funding for New State Park on Flathead Lake secured

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate – U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced last week he secured $1.3 million dollars to help Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks acquire 105.67 acres of land along the north shore of Flathead Lake called Somers Beach for the creation of a new state park. ...

2021 Fall Mack Days underway 2021 Fall Mack Days underway

News from CSKT Natural Resources FLATHEAD LAKE — Up to $200,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the nine-week long 2021 Fall Mack Days Event. There are many ways to win during this fishing event on Flathead Lake, all it takes is one fish to qualify for lottery drawings that...

Lake level beginning to be lowered

News from Engergy Keepers, Inc. FLATHEAD LAKE — The annual fall drawdown of Flathead Lake commences as the summer season ends. Expect Flathead Lake to be slowly lowered to an elevation of no higher than 2,891 feet by the end of October. Each fall the reservoir is drafted to mitigate the impacts of...

Wayfarers holds 9/11 remembrance

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks BIGFORK — Flathead Lake State Park, 8600 MT Highway 35, is holding a service day in remembrance of the lives lost during the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Wayfarers Unit in Bigfork will host this service day on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....

Skull found in Flathead Lake has long history

FLATHEAD LAKE – An anthropologist has discovered that a skull found in Flathead Lake on June 23 of this year does not belong to a modern human.  The skull was pulled up from the bottom of the lake by people who were out fishing on a gill netting boat. The skull was found inside a net after it w...

Phil Jackson supports preservation of Flathead Lake Phil Jackson supports preservation of Flathead Lake

Unceasing change was the theme of basketball giant Phil Jackson’s talk to the Flathead Lakers last Friday in Polson. The Montana native, who played as a power forward with the New York Knicks before leading the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers to a combined 11 NBA titles, recounted his long history...

Flathead Reservation fires continue to burn Flathead Reservation fires continue to burn

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Thousands of acres have burned in the wilderness since July, and the flames continue to smolder. As of Monday, Aug. 22, two main fires have kept firefighters busy on the reservation. The Crooks fire, near Arlee, is at 3,258 acres and is zero percent contained. The Boulder 2700...

Fall Mack Days starts Sept. 16 Fall Mack Days starts Sept. 16

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE – Fall Mack Days on Flathead Lake will be held Thursday, Sept. 16 to Sunday, Nov. 14.  The event is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and is used as a management tool to reduce the numbers of non-native lake trout in Flathead Lake. ...

Boulder 2700 fire continues to burn near Polson Boulder 2700 fire continues to burn near Polson

FINLEY POINT — The Boulder 2700 fire is on its third week of burning and estimated to have reached 2,072 acres at 46 percent containment by Monday, Aug. 16, with 31 structures lost. Northern Rockies Incident Management Team division group supervisor Tyson Atkinson said there is still a “long w...

Dunwell presents Flathead Monster stories

News from North Lake County Public Library POLSON — On August 19, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. the North Lake County Public Library will host Karen Dunwell as she presents: “Busting the Monster Myth: Flathead Monster Reports & Sightings.”  Karen Dunwell is the President of the Polson...


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