economic development http://kufm.org en Raising money to bring more flights to the Flathead http://kufm.org/post/raising-money-bring-more-flights-flathead <p>Competition is fierce to get airlines flying in and out of smaller communities. It’s especially tough to get direct flights from places like Kalispell to big cities like Chicago or Los Angeles. In the Flathead a non-profit group called Airline Enhancement and Retention Outreach, or AERO, is following in the footsteps of several other small communities to raise funds to bring in new routes. Chairman of AERO says it’s called a Minimum Revenue Guarantee or MRG.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:27:45 +0000 Katrin Frye 14240 at http://kufm.org Raising money to bring more flights to the Flathead How hiking, fishing, Glacier Park, and Flathead Lake factor into the economic development question http://kufm.org/post/how-hiking-fishing-glacier-park-and-flathead-lake-factor-economic-development-question <p>“This is a really good place to recruit to,” Dr. A. Craig Eddy works as the Chief Medical Officer at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, and is in charge of recruiting.</p><p>Eddy said the Flathead is a great place, but not because of the salary.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:15:54 +0000 Katrin Frye 10205 at http://kufm.org How hiking, fishing, Glacier Park, and Flathead Lake factor into the economic development question