Flathead Lake Westshore, A Sparkling Playground

The western shores of Flathead Lake offer 40 miles of gentle beaches, state parks, hiking and horseback trails. The largest park at Big Arm is 217 acres and a popular launching spot for day trips to Wild Horse Island. Prairie-like on the south side and heavily timbered on the north, this renowned primitive park is home to bighorn sheep, wild…

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Kalispell, Montana’s Rich History

Kalispell’s rich history shows itself in the charming buildings along Main Street, in the homes that grace the tree lined boulevards, and the more than 20 parks with their rustic log gazebos and creeks that host winter skating. From the native tribes who hunted buffalo, golfers now play the challenging Buffalo Hill Golf Course. The timber barons and the farmers,…

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Income Tax and Donald Duck

Income tax time is fast approaching and there’s a good story behind it. It’s a story of two wars, a dying Supreme Court justice and Donald Duck! During the Civil War, Congress decided to try an income tax and they made it public. Prior to that, money was collected from tariffs. Each neighbor could see what the other was paying.…

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