August 22, 2017 at 5:04 pm | By MARY CLOUD TAYLOR | Daily Inter Lake
Dozens gathered in a dusty lot off Whitefish Stage Road on Tuesday morning to celebrate the long-anticipated groundbreaking of the Glacier Rail and Industrial Park. As Kalispell Mayor Mark Johnson kicked off the ceremony, he described the project as the first step in “transforming the city of Kalispell.” This, he said, would be a moment in history the town would look back on 50 years from now with pride.
The rail park has been in the planning stage since 2010, but the community as a whole has been pushing for its creation for the last 15 years, according to Flathead County Economic Development Authority Board Chairman Justin Pearson.
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