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Community Leaders Celebrate Federal Grant as Catalyst for Redevelopment Plans

Kalispell TIGER grant celebrated

RAIL-PARK IMPACTS: Two firms, two different stories

Daily Inter Lake Editorial: A dream fulfilled for Kalispell

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $500 Million in TIGER Grants Awarded to 39 Projects


KPAX: Kalispell officials celebrating $10M TIGER grant announcement

Rail projects to receive more than $170 million in TIGER grants (so far)

Rail park is key piece for building Kalispell’s future


Daines Announces $10 Million in Funding for Infrastructure Improvements in Kalispell

Rep. Zinke Congratulates Kalispell for TIGER Grant

Kalispell to Receive $10 Million Grant for Redevelopment Projects

Kalispell gets $10 million grant

KCFW: Kalispell receives $10 million TIGER grant

City of Kalispell receives $10M TIGER Grant

In the News

Community and Economic Development is proud of our local businesses and community organizations. Check back often for updated news stories featuring them.

Flathead businesses look forward to busy Small Business Saturday

Kelley’s Market Trends: Residential Sale

Weather helps bypass work

Flathead County has added 855 jobs in the last 12 months

Montana One of the Best Business Tax Climates in the US

Health-care projects win state grants

Governor to meet with seniors, children

FVCC Enrollment Holding Steady as Economy Improves

Larson Named Kalispell Chamber’s 2015 ‘Great Chief’

Bloomstone bringing new apartments, homes to Kalispell

Kalispell Chamber: Timber businessman named Great Chief

Plum Creek deal creates timber 'Goliath'

Weyerhaeuser buys Plum Creek in $8.4B timber deal

Kidsports Complex to Apply for State Grant for Infrastructure Expansion

Hospitals to become one medical community

Kalispell Revives Age-Old Debate Over Local Option Sales Tax

Flathead businesses urged to join Small Business Saturday

Dog-park group uses crowd-sourcing for land

Sage and Cedar to Open Downtown Kalispell Location

Kalispell is Montana's fastest-growing city — and it's booming

State legislators to attend Kalispell work session

Timber Tour examines wood products, supply

Firm aims for battery ‘game-changer’: ZAF Energy pins hopes on pair of battery designs

Popularity of consignment shopping growing in the Flathead

Flathead Valley housing market on the rise again

Employment Rates Improved Across Montana in September

Businesses near Glacier have a good year

Silverbrook Estates sold

Kalispell schools coping with growth

Glacier Park fills three top positions

'We are Montana' visits local classrooms

Flathead food drive to build canned houses

Ceremony praises bypass backers

Kalispell Bypass Breaks Ground on Final Phase

The Man and The Mansion

Ceremony kicks off bypass construction

County wins grant for senior center upgrades

Teaching the Roots of STEM

Kalispell West One Bank offices rebranded as TrailWest Bank

FVCC Hosts Center for Manufacturing Open House and Haas Demo Day

New Children’s Cancer Clinic Up and Running In Kalispell

Kalispell Manufacturers Alliance Announces Scholarship For FVCC Manufacturing Students

City announces architectural awards

New law covers cottage food sales

Cafe sessions feature French focus

Startup Weekend Taps into Valley’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Popeyes restaurant pops up

Anderson Style Shop

Chamber panel kicks off month-long Manufacturing ‘Day’

Nonprofit Group Acquires Gateway West Mall Property for $2.4 Million

Tech manufacturing businesses find a home in the Flathead Valley since recession

City Plans More Town Hall Meetings in Kalispell

Featured quilter loves to sew ‘every single day’

Local schools scoring well on ACT test

State agency rolls out program to attract investment, work force

Journey just beginning for new Glacier Bank president

Downtown group sets goals for city

County, city may collaborate on plan for new gym facility

Kalispell Chamber Rolling Out Small Business Saturday

Glacier Park International Airport Sets Another Ridership Record

Firm Studying Population, Traffic Growth as Courthouse Couplet Planning Restarts

Bypass job starts Oct. 12

Spirit Skate Shop - ‘Real skate shops are a dying breed’

Labor Report: Unemployment May Be Nearly Nonexistent This Decade

School growth rate jumps to 3 percent

Dragon boats hit the water this weekend

Cold Stone Creamery Celebrates Five Years

Kalispell Kreamery trying to keep up with growing demand

Construction booms in Flathead Co.

Immanuel Lutheran: Firm plans $52 million in projects

Montana Labor Day Report: Job growth strong, worker shortages loom

State of Montana Labor Day Report to the Governor 2015

Glacier painting donated to Hockaday

Flathead Leads State in Visitor Spending

Bypass connection at hand

Flathead High, Local Businesses Team Up For Student Build

Montana Timber Industry Stagnant Despite Year’s Promising Start

Kalispell Council Pledges Support for Proposed Rail Park, Redevelopment Project

CenturyLink to close down Kalispell store

Old blacksmith shop is eatery once again

DeSoto has long Kalispell history

Kalispell, FCEDA Defend Rail Park Amid Opposition Letter

Lower exchange rate affects Canadian spending

Work begins on new assisted-living center

Riding Another Boomlet

Daines Announces $4 Million for Glacier Park International Airport Runway

Flathead Electric launches solar-panel program

Kalispell Chamber embraces ride-sharing bill as entrepreneurial opportunity

Going to work — at home: Workers see benefits of telecommuting in rural areas

Retired police officer turns experiences into novel

FVCC students want housing

Gender Wage Gap Persists in Montana

Final Phase of Kalispell Bypass Moving Forward

Area tourism spending hits $1.2 billion last year in Glacier Country

Flathead economic forecast improves

Flathead jobless numbers rise but jobs still available

Work begins on new retail center

The Flathead gets the most bang out of the tourism buck

A Job-Seeker’s Market

Chamber plans Manufacturing Day

Whitefish Credit Union Adds New Operations Center in Kalispell

Bullock Appoints Nystuen to Board of Regents

Next airport expansion on the drawing board

Kalispell Airport discussed at urban renewal meeting

Airport passengers set June record

Flathead renters struggle to find homes

New West Glacier Visitor Center Showcases The Flathead's Other Attractions

Busiest June on Record in Glacier Park

FVCC Offers Fundraising Series for Nonprofits

Register for Senator Tester's 15th Small Business Opportunties Workshop on July 17th in Missoula

The Toggery’s Next Step

Flathead businesses get a lesson in customer service

Glacier Bancorp names CEO successor

The Future of Air Service in the Flathead

College sets up new center for manufacturing

College rolls out rental bike program

Kalispell parking district plan expanded

Sriracha restaurant opens next to Blue Cow

Second Street Pizza expands into Kalispell pizzeria

A Better Boom

Montana Unemployment Rate Dips to 3.9 Percent

Cardinal True Value Remodels Kalispell Store

FVCC, UM combine for teaching degrees

FVCC to offer state’s first brewing science program

Temporary funding fix leaves bypass up in air

Local visitor center to open in W. Glacier

Real Estate Market Looking Solid in 2015

Dark fruit trials begin at FVCC

Library gets national award

Summer Season Begins in Glacier National Park

Alcohol change passes final council vote

Auction delayed for former Gateway Mall

Kidsports could get $1.5 million

‘Petty politics’ halting progress: Kalispell US 93 bypass

Filing begins for city elections

Firm reveals options for south Kalispell, city airport

City of Kalispell to log on with social media

Former Gateway West Mall to be Sold at Auction

New gallery opens in downtown Kalispell, featuring wildlife, landscape art

Glacier’s economic impact: $193.3 million

Montana Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2007

MSU College of Nursing Kalispell campus celebrates high local employment rate

Stoplight sought near railroad underpass on U.S. 2

Local Business: Leather and Luggage in Kalispell

Council looks at commercial development projects

Report: State's tech industry growing rapidly

Hundreds race through downtown Kalispell for 6th annual Run Through History

Buffalo Wild Wings coming here

Montana Ranked 7th Best State for Local Foods

Big crowd flocks to annual job fair

Businesses honored for workplace excellence

ImagineIF named Montana Library of the Year

Earth Day Screening of the Symphony of the Soil

Committed to Caffeinating Kalispell

Dragon Boat Festival moving to Lakeside

Kalispell to purchase Old School Station lots

Montana Tourism Industry Grows to $3.98 Billion

Firm to Host Second Open House on South Kalispell Planning Efforts

The Growing Future of Local Hops

New Kalispell housing development revived

Officials pitch local projects in Washington, D.C.

Rail park project still seeks funding

Climbing Montana’s Economic Ladder

Surviving the New Economy

Feeling the Squeeze of a Tight Market

Flathead Valley Job Fair Welcomes Prospective Employees

Spartan Sprint to be part of TV series

Glacier Park plowing begins on Wednesday

Luncheon highlights need for transportation money

Kalispell earns state tourism awards

Flathead High parking lot fix up for discussion Monday night

Bullock discusses budget in Kalispell

MAS Bike Shop to Open in Kalispell

Kalispell Named Top Biking Destination

$4 million project begins at county’s old jail

Local jobless rate rises to 7.8 percent

Firm Studies Urban Renewal Options for South Kalispell

City may buy debt-ridden lots

Kalispell Brewing Company Announces Expansion Project

Competitive Airfares, Strong Bookings Help Grow Kalispell’s Airport

City seeks to fill vacancies

City wants input on future of south Kalispell

FVCC Hosts Kalispell Mini Maker Faire

Employer Registration Opens for Flathead Valley Job Fair

2015 Made in Montana Trade Show for Food & Gifts: Registration

Board gets first look at new shopping center

Construction still on the rebound

Old jail asbestos, lead paint removal underway

As Canadian Dollar Drops, Concerns Rise for Local Economy

Kalispell tech firm expanding

Kalispell plans industrial rail park to foster economic growth

College project wins national honor

Kalispell Poised for Another Busy Year of Economic Activity

Whitefish, Kalispell chosen as top places to reitre

Next up in North Kalispell: 14 buildings on 28 acres

Local high schools beat average state graduation rates

Flathead Valley Bridge Center: A place of their own

‘Sustainable’ Growth in Real Estate and Development

Building a Boulder: Kalispell Boulder Project raising funds for new rock climbing features at Lawrence Park

Kalispell to focus on marketing for winter

Original and Historic Paintings Donated to Park

Canadian consulate discusses trade opportunities with Flathead businesses

Spherion Staffing opens local branch

Credit union buys Kalispell building

Economic Momentum Carries Flathead County into 2015

Kalispell Senior Citizens vote to relocate

Kalispell Chamber releases survey results

TALE OF TWO ECONOMIES: Kalispell sees faster growth than the rest of northwestern Montana

Researchers measure 2014 as strong year for Montana tourism

Big Business for Small Kiosks

Flathead gains 1,574 jobs in 2014

Camas Creek Yarn becomes Camas Creek Cottages

Special night at Flathead marks decade of excellence

Kalispell Moving Ahead with Core Area Plan

Officials discuss sales-tax plans

FVCC surgical technology students to use Google Glass

Students in two programs join efforts to produce wood pellets

321,000 Jobs Added in November, Most in Nearly 3 Years

New restaurant a family affair: El Rancho offers homemade Mexican food

National firm buys Torrent Technologies

Flathead Business Journal

TO MARS AND BEYOND: Local man an engineer for Orion spacecraft project

A Decade of Roasting Coffee: Colter Coffee celebrates 10 years with a new location and bakery

FVCC Scholars Conference to Exhibit Student Research

Shopping Small for the Holidays

Kalispell gears up for Small Business Saturday

Kalispell’s historic district reinvigorated

Where Does Retail Go Next?

Filmmaker looks to complete Glacier work

Conrad Mansion Museum prepares for holiday season

Visions of the American West

State of Montana - Labor Day Report 2014

Glacier grad receives Fulbright grant

Looms create shared artwork at ImagineIF libraries

FVCC and Flathead High School to Host 2nd Annual Best of TED Fest

Jobless rate down to 4.8 percent

Housing market up locally, statewide

Large Housing Projects Begin Surfacing Across Valley

Glacier Bancorp buying Ronan bank

Toggery Setting Up Shop in Downtown Kalispell

Stability and Growth for Manufacturing: Businesses in the Flathead continue to gain contracts and expand

Kalispell Brewing Company Wins Gold at Montana Brewers Association Fall Festival

FVCC Partners with University of Lethbridge for Exchange Program

Food Manufacturers Staying Busy as Demand Grows

Water work affects Main Street traffic

Quadrocopter Takes Off

SmartLam looks to expand

Zoning extended for town center land

Tester Dedicates FVCC’s New Veterans’ Center

‘A grand slam of optics’

Historic Kalispell park gets a facelift

Xanterra GM: We’re Here to Stay

FVCC Hosting Second Annual High-Tech Treasure Hunt

Kalispell Kreamery: Dairy owners do it their own way

Maintaining Momentum

Manufacturing Day: Local businesses open doors for public tours

Manufacturing Day coming to Kalispell

Growing Optimism in the Market

Events boost business in Flathead

Feds deny grant for Kalispell industrial park

Kalispell Falls Short Again in Hunt for TIGER Grant

Kalispell Updates Economic Growth Strategy

North-end stores nearly ready to open

August Busiest on Record in Glacier Park

Air show is community success story

Dual-enrollment programs praised

July record month for GPI airport

United adds Chicago service to Kalispell

FVCC Partners with UM on Bachelor's Degree Program

Downtown Kalispell's Prominent Yet Troublesome Road Couplet

Montana: A Boom With A View - Delta Sky - August 2014

Trio of Medical Residents on the Job in Kalispell

Old County Detention Center Headed for Remodel

Core Area Bank Expansion

City of Kalispell to Participate in the American Architectual Foundation Sustainable Cities Design Academy

Report Details the Financial Impact of Glacier National Park

Kalispell Inventor Works Toward Patent for Football Helmet Latch

Kalispell Mayor Supports Core Area Plan

Kalispell's New Mayor Begins Term

Kalispell Named in Best Montana Towns for Young Families

Kalispell Business Connection to Lethbridge Canada

Flathead Hospitals Hire 638 New Employees

Kalispell Core Area Plan gains national attention

Flathead Electric Cooperative's Roundup for Safety Program

Railroad Corridor Plan for Kalispell


Training Opportunities

MWED Hosts Social Media Marketing Classes

The Impact of Affordable Workforce Housing Summit

MWED hosts: Bring your Business to Life: Utilize the Business Model Canvas

Flathead Valley Community College: Jump Start for Supervisors

Flathead Valley Community College offers Writing for the Workplace

Play It Safe: Hiring the Right Person the Right Way

Montana World Trade Center & MWED: Would You Like to Learn More About Export Strategies?

Main Street Montana Project: Peer to Peer Symposium Series

Play It Safe: Hiring the Right Person the Right Way

Montana Digital Summit

Create and Export Strategy for Your Business

Advanced Manufacturing Certificates: Register NOW for Fall Classes





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