Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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1. Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle Announces Election of Montana Banker Michael J. Blodnick to Board of Directors
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle today announced the election by its Board of Directors of Michael J. Blodnick of Kalispell, Montana, to serve on the Seattle Ba
2. Garner, freshman rep from Kalispell, leads House fight against 'dark money'
Late at night in early February, Rep. Frank Garner drove back to Helena from Kalispell and concluded he needed to take a stand against “dark money” in politics.
3. Feeling the Squeeze of a Tight Market
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 needed the space for both her son and the dog to be able to play safely.
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5. Immunization Bill Passes State Senate
Montana's school children may be required to receive additional vaccines before the next school year, now that House Bill 158 passed the state Senate.
6. Snowboarding To Prevent Youth Suicide
Montana has one of the highest suicide rates in the country and among young people the suicide rate in Montana is roughly twice the national average.
7. Man gets four years for three felonies
A year-end string of crimes earned a Kalispell man a four-year sentence with the Montana Department of Corrections.
8. Climbing Montana’s Economic Ladder
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 pays better-than-average wages, and two years ago she decided to try to improve her and her daughter’s life by adding new job skills.
9. House endorses new eastern Montana crime lab
On a 91-9 vote, the state House endorsed a bill Saturday to establish a new eastern Montana crime laboratory in Yellowstone County to supplement the work of the current State Crime Lab in Missoula.
10. Retracing Scientology Founder Hubbard’s Roots in Kalispell
On March 29, HBO aired the two-hour documentary “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” a film by Alex Gibney based on Lawrence Wright’s book and 2011 New Yorker article.

James J. Hill of the Great Northern Railroad founded Kalispell in 1891. Since that time, the City of Kalispell has continued to grow in population reaching an estimated 20,000 in 2007. As the largest city in Northwest Montana, Kalispell serves as the county seat and commercial center of Flathead County. The City is considered a secondary trade center with a trade area of approximately 130,000. The city also is home to one of the top 100 hospitals in America, Kalispell Regional, which boasts a 100-bed facility, and a physician staff of 139 doctors.

Historic Bridge in Kalispell

Perhaps the greatest asset of the city is its location. Nestled in a beautiful valley, Kalispell is only 31 miles from Glacier national Park 22 miles from Hungary Horse Dam. Skiers have access to Big Mountain Ski Resort and Black Tail Ski Resort each only 17 miles away. And for the water enthusiast, Flathead Lake is only 7 miles away, boasting over 27 miles of continuous waterways. With the best of both winter and summer fun, Kalispell is truly a unique and marvelous destination.

Conditions for Kalispell, MT at 4:54 pm MDT

Current Conditions:
Partly Cloudy, 48 F

Forecast:
Wed - Showers/Wind Early. High: 49 Low: 29
Thu - Rain/Snow. High: 49 Low: 28
Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 53 Low: 32
Sat - Partly Cloudy. High: 52 Low: 29
Sun - Cloudy. High: 49 Low: 34

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