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Flathead Valley Athletes Shine At State Wrestling & Swimming

February 14, 2023

The Columbia Falls Wildcats boys wrestling team took home the 2022-2023 MHSA class A State Championship in Billings last weekend while the Flathead boys and girls took home second and third for class AA.

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From Northwest Montana's longest-running newspaper, welcome to Inter Lake News Now. Your source for local news, sports and entertainment for the Flathead Valley and beyond.

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Poster Player of the Week - Flathead High School Softball Slugger Ava Besson

May 23, 2024

This week's Poster Player of the Week is Flathead High School's Ava Besson! This Bravette came in clutch at the plate against Butte. Their win is taking them to the State Tourney!

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Local Events - Storytellers, Songwriters, BC/DC, Bigfork Whitewater Fest, Flathead Pride Festival

May 21, 2024

Here are a few upcoming listings from our events calendar to give you some inspiration for your Memorial Day weekend planning! This week you've got to catch local storytellers, listen to aspiring songwriters to benefit North Valley Music School, jam out to a raucous cover band, and witness a tradition like no other in Bigfork.

Featured events this week:Tuesday, May 21st - Flathead Story Concerts at Sacred Waters Brewery

Friday, May 24th - Songwriter Night at Slow Burn Records

Saturday, May 25th - BC/DC at Happy's Inn

May 24th - May 26th - Whitewater Festival in Bigfork

And mark your calendar for Glacier Queer Alliance's Pride Week festivities coming up on June 6-9th! Click here for a list of events.

To see all local event listings, please visit dailyinterlake.com/events. Want to include your event? It's free! You can ticket and promote your events with Daily Inter Lake, click here to learn more.

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Alleged attempted teen kidnapping, more Montana families choose homeschooling, and voters approve levy requests

May 17, 2024

Another week in beautiful northwest Montana and the Daily Inter Lake is here to bring you news important to your community. This week we’ll hear about an arrest made after an alleged attempted kidnapping of a 16-year-old boy in Kalispell, school enrollment data that shows more Montanans are choosing to homeschool their children, and how voters in Evergreen and on Big Mountain approved levy requests in Tuesday’s election.

Attempted kidnapping article -https://dailyinterlake.com/news/2024/may/09/alleged-kidnapper-arrested-in-kalispell/

School enrollment data article - https://dailyinterlake.com/news/2024/may/04/more-kids-are-being-homeschooled-in-montana/

Evergreen and Big Mountain approved levy request article - https://dailyinterlake.com/news/2024/may/08/special-election-evergreen-fire-levy-approved-big-mountain-resort-tax-gains-support/

Read more local and state coverage from this week:

https://dailyinterlake.com/news/2024/may/08/may-2024-school-election-results/ https://dailyinterlake.com/news/2024/may/08/gabriel-nunnally-returned-to-kalispell-city-council-in-special-election/

https://dailyinterlake.com/news/2024/may/07/montana-records-largest-drop-in-childhood-medicaid-coverage-from-pre-pandemic-figures-study-shows/ https://dailyinterlake.com/news/2024/may/07/bigfork-hotel-whitefish-school-before-county-board-of-adjustment/



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Northwest Montana Lawmakers Border Tour, Library Controversy, Glacier Park Plans Unveiled

May 16, 2024

In this week’s episode, we learn about a tour of the southern border, provided by an anti-immigration group for two northwest Montana state lawmakers. Tensions rose between the State Library Commission and the Montana Library Association after a commission member compared the group to the Ku Klux Klan last week. And Glacier National Park officials outline their spring operations, as the pilot vehicle reservation is about to start and snow plows near Logan Pass.

Read these full stories from the Daily Inter Lake:
Northwest Montana state lawmakers tour of the southern border
Montana Library Association
Glacier Park update

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Sports News Now

Griz Football Announces New Legacy #37 + Valley Products Win Big Sky Track & Field

May 14, 2024

This week’s Sports now is going to be a bit of a rapid fire edition with a light week in the local sports scene while the spring sports season gears up for postseason play soon. We look at Columbia Falls Wildcats big weekend at the Sapa-Johnsrud baseball tournament that took place at Glacier Bank Park. Then we’ll keep the Wildcats theme going with some C-Falls softball action, after that we’ll get into crosstown tennis and some track and field action that took place in Whitefish before we move into the college sports news including a standout performance from a valley product at the Big Sky Track and Field Championships. After that we’ll close things out with some exciting Griz football news.

About Inter Lake News Now

From Northwest Montana's longest-running newspaper, welcome to Inter Lake News Now. Your source for local news, sports and entertainment for the Flathead Valley and beyond.