The Daily Inter Lake

Articles about the environment, politics, and day-to-day life in beautiful Northwest Montana. Articles with an asterisk (*) are ones I’m particularly proud of.

Questions surround oil’s impact on the Middle Fork*

February 11, 2018

Basin Commission ends pilot program

February 21, 2018

Daines touts tax cuts during Kalispell visit

February 20, 2018

Avalanche Center director studies snowpack to save lives

February 18, 2018

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman brings ice fishing to Pine Grove Pond

February 18, 2018

Proposal to delist lynx conjures conflict

February 17, 2018

Libertarian Party spotlights jury nullification

February 11, 2018

Local Cub Scout pack celebrates six decades

February 11, 2018

Fagg makes case for Senate candidacy

February 7, 2018

Report: 515 Montana bridges ‘structurally deficient’

February 6, 2018

Cuts hit hazmat response teams

January 31, 2018

Bison Range lawsuit settled

January 30, 2018

State grants permit to water-bottling plant

January 26, 2018

State commission adopts bylaws, talks mussels

January 24, 2018

Commission offers to set aside sticker program

January 23, 2018

New rule considered for water pollution

January 21, 2018

Bundys draw big crowd to Paradise*

January 20, 2018

Tester wants more border personnel

January 19, 2018

Marion hunter claims big mountain lion

January 18, 2018

Property assessments baffle Dickey lake landowners*

January 14, 2018

Compromise ends McGregor Lake access dispute

January 9. 2018

Asthma can’t stop Columbia Falls hiker

January 7, 2018

Tester takes questions from local students

January 5, 2018

Resorts doing more to highlight danger of tree wells

January 2, 2018

Snowfall eases, but conditions still treacherous

December 30, 2017

Wild Horse rams rank among world’s largest*

December 27, 2017

Year to Remember: Community rallied to rebuild Glacier Chalet

December 27, 2017

New deer permit area near Libby considered

December 25, 2017

Blacktail Mountain opens for season

December 24, 2017

Conservation easement sought near Libby

December 21, 2017

Invasive mussels program stuck on stickers

December 19, 2017

Group continues fight for McGregor Lake access

December 15, 2017

Commission sides with U.S. lumber mills

December 13, 2017

Comments sought on Northwest Montana grizzly criteria

December 12, 2017

2 years after passage, doubts remain about water compact

December 9, 2017

Montana prepares to model its wolf populations*

December 9, 2017

Bill would remove wilderness protections from some study areas

December 8, 2017

Jim Creek to lose “impaired” status

December 8, 2017

4 headed to trial for illegal lion hunt

December 8, 2017

FWP: Swan Lake Walleye came from Helena

December 5, 2017

Counties push for increased wildfire salvages

December 4, 2017

Blacktail Road to get more pavement

December 1, 2017

Kootenai salvage projects move forward

November 29, 2017

Hunting season ends with average results

November 28, 2017

Budget deal, special session in sight

November 2, 2017

Feds taking comments for stonefly proposal

November 1, 2017

Longtime Montana trucker to deliver Capitol Christmas tree

October 30, 2017

Shaping the forest’s future

October 29, 2017

American Indian Caucus cries foul at budget cuts

October 28, 2017

Fee proposal worries park’s neighbors

October 28, 2017

Senate approves $576M for fire relief

October 25, 2017

Communities prepare for future wildfires

October 25, 2017

State on the lookout for a miniature but devastating foe*

October 23, 2017

Montana vs. mussels*

October 22, 2017

New agreement in place for Libby cleanup

October 16, 2017

Columbia Falls candidates talk jobs, growth

October 16, 2017

A guide to Flathead’s best Fall foliage

October 15, 2017

Driver involved in Friday crash has died

October 14, 2017

Abandoned mill to get new tenant

October 13, 2017

Seaplanes eyed in invasive species efforts*

October 11, 2017

2 mountain climbers die after Montana avalanche

October 10, 2017

Columbia Falls cyclist brings bikes to Central America*

October 8, 2017

Fundraising for Sperry Chalet hits initial mark

October 6, 2017

Bottling-plant founder won’t testify at hearing

October 5, 2017

Proposed roundabout draws ire from truckers, commuters

October 4, 2017

Bullock calls on lawmakers to raise revenues

October 4, 2017

Crash-prone intersection could become roundabout

October 1, 2017

Seasonal drawdown begins on Flathead Lake

September 28, 2017

Grotto group explores Montana’s caverns

September 28, 2017

Prescribed burn underway near Blacktail

September 28, 2017

Senators pitch forest management bill

September 28, 2017

Waterton, Glacier ease restrictions as fires dampen

September 23, 2017

Whitefish cracks top 10 in resort ranking

September 23, 2017

Gianforte pushes for forest management on tour stop*

September 22, 2017

Grizzlies kill 10 calves near Dupuyer

September 22, 2017

New Libby asbestos team has first meeting

September 21, 2017

‘Adverse effect’ up for debate at bottling plant hearing*

September 21, 2017

Hydrological models scrutinized in bottling plant hearing*

September 20, 2017

DNRC faces tough questions at bottling-plant hearing*

September 19, 2017

Bottling plant dispute heads to hearing*

September 18, 2017

Capitol Christmas Tree to tour Northwest Montana

September 16, 2017

Pre-evac warnings lifted for Apgar, West Glacier

September 16, 2017

Contact made with suspect in school threat investigation

September 16, 2017

Prolonged cold and wet system on the way

September 15, 2017

Stage II fire restrictions to remain for now

September 14, 2017

Parks Canada: Kenow Fire ‘out of control’

September 14, 2017

Highway 200 fires prompt new evacuation

September 13, 2017

Senators take aim at Canadian lumber exports*

September 13, 2017

Senators turn up heat on fire policy

September 13, 2017

Rain, snow on the way

September 12, 2017

Wildfire spreads near iconic Waterton hotel

September 12, 2017