Looking Back July 25

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A weekly look at past Whitefish Pilot articles, compiled by Daniel McKay.

10 years ago

July 24, 2008

The Pilot sat down for a Q&A with a rockíníroll legend. Alice Cooper, touring to promote his 25th studio album, was set to perform at the Montana Raceway Park in August, but Pilot reporter David Erickson caught up with Cooper during his tour in Denmark.

20 years ago

July 23, 1998

Legendary golfer Byron Nelson made a trip to Whitefish, visiting the Iron Horse and Whitefish Lake Golf Clubs and vacationing around town. Nelsonís outstanding career paved the way for later greats like Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.

30 years ago

July 27, 1988

The waters of Whitefish Lake got quite a scare after an oil spray truck overturned onto the dock of a lakeshore home. A tanker was applying a dust coat to Birch Point Drive when the vehicle tipped.

40 years ago

July 27, 1978

A 100-unit motel was in the works to replace the Bay Point cabins near the lake. The cost for the project was $2.8 million and would involve tearing down 14 cabins built several decades before.

50 years ago

July 25, 1968

A string of counterfeit $20 bills were circulating through the Flathead. Authorities were pursuing a suspect in Kalispell they believed was behind the fraud.

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FWP seeks information in poaching cases near Whitefish

September 20, 2018 at 5:33 pm | Whitefish Pilot Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking information about a deer and elk that were illegally killed west of Whitefish. FWP game wardens responded on Sept. 1 responded to a report of a bull elk t...

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The Wich Haus

September 20, 2018 at 6:19 am | Whitefish Pilot The idea behind the Wich Haus is to keep things simple. ďOur concept is to do maybe five sandwiches and do them really well,Ē Jamie Minster, co-owner said. ďThatís the philosophy.Ē Minster opened t...

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Long ride of life

September 19, 2018 at 6:35 am | Whitefish Pilot For the last 14 years, Bernice Ende has lived the nomadís life, traveling thousands of miles across the United States on horseback for trips that last years. Itís about the journey, she says ó not t...

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Parents irked by traffic route changes at Muldown school

September 19, 2018 at 6:32 am | Whitefish Pilot A few Muldown Elementary parents are frustrated with new changes in the drop-off parking rules at the elementary school. When school began for the year in late August new parking and drop-off proced...

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