The Bigfork Ladies Service Club is very excited to introduce Threads, a new resource for Bigfork Middle and High School students who lack the financial means to fill their basic needs of clothing, hygiene items and school supplies. Some of the students in our community are part of a growing number living at or below the poverty level and/or are part of a homeless family, or homeless and alone. Through a cooperative effort with the schools, students will be referred to Threads
Dear Readers, Students from Swan River School and Yellow Bridge Road Learning Center allowed us to print their Letters to Santa.
Kids always surprise us and our first year’s group of letter writers, though small, is as entertaining as any. Take some time to read through them. I promise you will smile, get a lump in your throat, laugh and be thankful for the magic of youth.
Next year we hope to get many more students involved and some sponsors to help us crank out a stand-a
BIGFORK -- Acting as a November Santa Claus for school libraries, best-selling author James Patterson just gifted $4,300 to Bigfork Middle School.
According to Principal Brenda Clarke, School Librarian Julie Bonner applied for the James Patterson and Scholastic Reading Club grant and our school was chosen to receive $4300 in grant funds.
“We are very excited for how this will impact our students,” Clarke said.
In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of
The Save a Sister initiative is a collaboration among Kalispell Regional Healthcare, North Valley Hospital and the Flathead City-County Health Department whose mission is to reduce the impact of breast cancer in the community.
Kalispell Regional Medical Healthcare’s Mobile Mammogram Truck, Save A Sister and Bigfork Harvest Foods teamed up to give free mammograms in the Bigfork Harvest Foods parking Nov. 17.
Save A Sister’s goals are to raise funds to improve women’s access