Glacier International Airport adds San Francisco direct flight for ski season

September 06, 2016 at 2:57 pm | By Daniel McKay A new direct flight between Glacier Park International Airport and San Francisco has been added for the winter season. The new flight comes after three years of direct flights to Chicago proved to be a success for Glacier AERO. The new service to the Bay Area offers a Saturday round-trip flight through United Airlines starting Dec. 17 and running until March 25, 2017. The nonstop round-trip flight from Chicago has also been expanded to include Sunday service between Dec. 18 and Jan. 1, 2017, in addition to its current Saturday
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Glacier Park Express Shuttle

The shuttle runs between Whitefish and Apgar Visitor Center daily all summer. Price is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under. CLICK HERE to download the schedule in PDF.
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Huckleberry days in Whitefish this weekend!

Huckleberry Days Arts Festival You won’t want to miss this arts festival, located in Whitefish’s Depot Park at the north end of Central Avenue. See artists, vendors, food, live entertainment. August 12-14, 2016. Click here for the full schedule.
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Home prices continue to climb in Whitefish

By DANIEL MCKAY, Whitefish Pilot, June 21, 2016 Home prices in Whitefish continued to rise in the first half of 2016, raising concerns of affordability in the future. According to a report from Kelley Appraisal of Kalispell, 133 homes in Whitefish have sold so far this year, a 10.8 percent increase compared to the first half of 2015. However, the median price for Whitefish homes also rose from $312,500 last year to $316,361 in 2016, continuing a steady increase that began in 2013. These figures include 3.5 miles outside of the Whitefish city limits. Kelley did not compile sales for
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Going-to-the-Sun Road plowing progress continues

  ROAD ACCESS: On the west side, the Going-to-the-Sun Road is open for vehicle traffic to Avalanche Creek, approximately 16 miles from the West Entrance. On the east side, the road is open to Jackson Glacier Overlook, approximately 13 miles past the St. Mary Entrance. HIKER/BIKER ACCESS: On the west side the hiker/biker closure is located Road Camp, approximately 10 miles past Avalanche Creek, while the road crew is working. The section of road between Avalanche and the Loop is also posted due to bear frequenting. The hiker/biker closure on the east side is located at Siyeh Bend, approximately 2
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The FLATHEAD HOTSHOTS fire fighting crew is 50 years old this summer

Article from the The Flathead Beacon, May 4, 2016                           The Flathead Hotshots are among the oldest and most respected firefighting crews in the nation, dating back 50 years this summer. The country’s first hotshot teams were formed in Southern California in the late 1940s as a rugged, multi-skilled group that got its name for attacking the hottest parts of wildfires. As firestorms increasingly emerged on the nation’s landscape, the U.S. Forest Service and other federal agencies formed the Interagency Hotshot Program and established nine national crews in the
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The Sky’s the Limit Episode Two: The Picnic

Join David Gonzales as he bikes, swims and hikes his way around Bozeman, finding inspiration in the mountains of Montana. This is the second video in the series of four. Thanks to the Montana Office of Tourism for this series of films.
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Going to the Sun Road plowing has begun

Excitement is building in the Glacier region because plowing operations inside Glacier National Park have officially begun. Plowing the Going-to-the-Sun Road is a monumental task that usually takes about ten weeks, depending on weather and snowpack. The iconic alpine highway is considered one of the most difficult roads in America to plow and typically does not open until the third week of June. Sections of the road remain closed while the plows are working, but during times they are not working, the road is usually open to hikers and bikers. Biking the road before it opens to vehicle traffic is
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