Thursday, April 22, 2021


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Updated 21 hours, 6 minutes ago

Yesterdays: Three wolves were transplanted from Dixon to the Ole Creek drainage in Glacier National Park

The Forest Service announced changes to the way it was doing logging up the North Fork. In Big Creek, a 19.1 mil...

Updated 21 hours, 6 minutes ago
Opinion: Public enemy No. 1, the black bear cub?

I figured wolves would be squarely in the sights of the Republican-controlled state legislature this year — and they were. If everything holds true, hunters will be able to spotlight wolves at night on private la...

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
The Blotter: Bad acid trip

A naked woman tripping on acid with a bruise on her face reported her boyfriend was abusing her; upon further investigation, she may have gotten the bruise by walking through a screen door.

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Lessons from a garden in the cafeteria

Columbia Falls senior Jesse Rusche is learning more about plants than she could have imagined.

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Planning board OK’s Lake Five docks, controversy continues

The Flathead County Planning Board on Wednesday recommended the county approve a controversial boat dock on Lake Five. Susan Dietz is seeking a permit to ins...

Updated 1 week ago
Five candidates to square off for two seats on School District 6 board

Five candidates are seeking two seats on the School District 6 board of trustees this spring election. Ballots were mailed out on April 14 to all registered ...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Class of 2021 planning party

The Columbia Falls Class of 2021 committee is seeking donations and prizes for a senior party at the Coop.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Grants help fire department with units

A host of local grants have helped the the Columbia Falls Fire Department purchase 21 new self-contained breathing units.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Yesterdays: Avalanche in Avalanche Creek

Avalanche in Avalanche Creek

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Bunker Park cabin proposal put on hold for now

A proposal from Flathead National Forest to develop a small network of rental cabins at Bunker Park has been temporarily placed on hold after the project dre...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Clean Columbia Falls event is on Saturday

The annual “Clean the Falls” event is back on this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon with breakfast provided by Glacier Bank.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Barnhart says he’ll seek another term as mayor

Columbia Falls Mayor Don Barnhart announced last week he would seek another term in office. Barnhart has been mayor for the past 11 years and was a city c...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Flathead Electric Co-op announces election results

Results from the Flathead Electric Co-op election have been announced.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Montana Veterans’ Home will see Covid relief funding

A Covid-19 relief package that was passed in the waning days of the Trump Administration will mean about  $403,000 in funding for the Montana Veterans’ Home in Columbia Falls.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
County OK’s work camps for West Glacier region employers

A text amendment request to add “Work Camp” as a type of land use requiring a Minor Land Use permit under the Canyon Area Land Use Regulatory System was adop...