NewsLocal NewsFlathead County


Community monument in Kalispell vandalized with hate speech

Community Spirit Monument
Posted at 4:03 PM, Dec 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-03 16:27:30-05

KALISPELL — A community monument in Kalispell’s Woodland Park was vandalized with swastikas over the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Spirit Community Monument embodies the community spirit of the Flathead Valley. This is the second time in two months that the spirit monument has been vandalized.

Love Lives Here, a Flathead Valley Group part of the Montana Human Rights Network will speak at tonight’s Kalispell City Council meeting.

The group plans to talk with Kalispell Mayor Mark Johnson and City Council members about ways to combat hate speech in the Flathead Valley.

The City Council Meeting is tonight at 7 p.m.

Love Lives Here ask community members to voice their concerns and raise awareness at tonight’s meeting.