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 rock’n’roll 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. Nelson’s 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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Looking Back for Nov. 14

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Community briefs for Nov. 14

November 14, 2018 at 9:48 am | Whitefish Pilot Tree removal In September the city of Whitefish Parks and Recreation Department completed a health assessment of a large cottonwood tree adjacent to the playground at Kiddie Park and Baker Park. Cor...

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Council looks at amending impact fees

November 14, 2018 at 9:43 am | Whitefish Pilot Whitefish City Council meets on Nov. 19 at 7:10 p.m. at City Hall at 418 E. Second St. The following agenda items will be discussed, subject to change: • Consideration of an ordinance amending...

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‘Notable Heroines’ take the stage once again

November 14, 2018 at 9:43 am | Whitefish Pilot “Notable Heroines of America” returns to the Flathead Valley for the third time in a decade. Two matinée performances are Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. at the Museum at Central S...

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