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Magazine Says Flathead Is Great For Retirees

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In one of its annual features, the Flathead Valley beat out hundreds of other cities as one of the best places to retire in "Where to Retire" magazine.

Eight places were named, including Sandpoint, Idaho and Eugene, Oregon.

What really sets the Valley apart is the tax climate for retirees, according to the magazine's editor, Annette Fuller.

People living on a fixed income are able to take advantage of great exemptions in the state income tax.

Fuller points out it's also helpful to retirees that Montana has no state sales tax.

"Plenty love the winter sports and just simply could not live without some snow. For those, we are really happy to choose Flathead Valley," explained Fuller.

Fuller also said that in the upcoming May-June issue of "Where to Retire," there's going to be a full profile of Missoula.

Retirees in the Garden City will explain why they love living here so much.

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