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Firearms industry booming in Flathead Valley

For the past three summers, amateur and professional gunsmiths have gathered at Flathead Valley Community College to improve their gunsmithing skills and learn new skills.

November 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ups and Downs:

Hunger prevention. Gov. Steve Bullock saved 2,172 Montana households from cuts in their federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. To address changes in the new farm bill, Bullock ordered the state to increase heating assistance for low-income households. That change will c…

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Montana colleges see sharp increase in student loan defaults

Montana colleges see sharp increase in student loan defaults

Over a three-year period beginning in 2008, the default rate on student loans at some Montana colleges increased sharply, with all but one of the state’s 13 campuses reporting rates of more than 10 percent. The increase was particularly steep at Montana Tech, while two of the state’s three …

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Authorities ID Flathead Valley Community College student killed in construction-class fall

KALISPELL – The Flathead Valley Community College student who was killed in a fall while working on his building trades program project earlier this week has been identified as 60-year-old Peter Mahlum of Bigfork.

September 26, 2013 3:30 pmLoading…

Rossiter brings Civil War, Depression music to WHC

Bill Rossiter of Kalispell will sing songs of the Civil War at the Western Heritage Center at noon Thursday.

March 20, 2013 3:56 pmLoading…

Library hosts 'Songs as Sound Clips from the Civil War'

William Rossiter will present “For Lincoln and Liberty, Too: Songs as Sound Clips from the Civil War,” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the Parmly Billings Library.

February 15, 2013 11:34 amLoading…

Mural of Flathead Valley finds new home at college

KALISPELL — A 32-foot-wide, 6-foot-tall mural of western Montana's Flathead Valley has found a new home.

January 13, 2013 6:46 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Dual-credit classes boost student success

Montana’s high school students will have a wide variety of dual-credit classes available to them beginning January 2013.

December 15, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Montana students, communities benefit from AmeriCorps

Editor’s note: The appropriations bill introduced last month by U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg would eliminate most funding for AmeriCorps. The authors of this commentary are members of the Montana Campus Compact, including these college presidents: Waded Cruzado of Montana State University, Royce …

October 23, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

Whitefish family donates $4M to community college

KALISPELL — A Whitefish family that owns an equestrian training and competition center in the Flathead Valley has given $4 million to Flathead Valley Community College to build a nursing and health education center in memory of Rebecca Broussard.

June 27, 2011 10:49 amLoading…

Helena firm to promote 2-year colleges

Helena-based communications and marketing firm Strategies 360 Montana has been selected to serve as the consultant for a Montana University System initiative that aims to draw interest and increase access to the state’s two-year colleges.

June 12, 2011 10:15 amLoading…

Guest opinion: College!NOW boosts learning opportunities for Montanans

May 20 was an historic day for higher education in Montana. The Montana Board of Regents voted unanimously to adopt Montana’s first comprehensive two-year education mission and vision for the state’s public two-year colleges, setting the stage for growth, diversification, and rebranding of M…

May 26, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Regents approve tuition increase for state's 4-year campuses

Tuition and fees will go up for most Montana State University Billings students in the next two years.

May 20, 2011 1:00 pmLoading…

Students, grads praise help from community colleges

HELENA — An Eastern Montana man turned his associate's degree from Miles Community College into a bachelor's degree and founded a Washington, D.C., communications and lobbying business. And he's still able to run his ranch in Rosebud County.

January 17, 2011 7:15 pmLoading…
Kalispell stays afloat on allure

Kalispell stays afloat on allure

KALISPELL – As the go-go years of the Flathead Valley’s building boom settle in for a sustained economic slump, business leaders have an eye toward retail and tourism to buoy the city through its recession.

December 19, 2010 12:15 am Related Loading…

Flathead Community College wants to stay on the cutting edge

Officials at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell are looking for ways to stay on the cutting edge and work with local professionals to see what they’ll be looking for when students graduate, said President Jane Karas.

September 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Feature photos: Stumpjumper Days

Feature photos: Stumpjumper Days

Photos from Flathead Valley Community College’s Stumpjumper Days in Kalispell on Saturday. Logger sports teams from the University of Montana, University of Idaho, Colorado State University and FVCC competed in the one-day event. An annual competition hosted by FVCC since 1972, the event hon…

April 17, 2010 9:06 pm Photos

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Old photos in book portray early years of Glacier

KALISPELL- Hundreds of black-and-white photos documenting the first 40 years of Glacier National Park have been compiled in a new book.

March 31, 2010 6:09 amLoading…

Crown of the Continent symposium set

KALISPELL - Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell will host the Crown of the Continent Symposium on Feb. 20-21.

February 14, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

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