Sunday, October 24, 2021


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Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago

At final football game, an act of kindness, sportsmanship

For their last game of the season, the junior high Columbia Falls football team made an interesting play last Tu...

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
Canada border expected to open, with caveats

The Department of Homeland Security last week announced it would open the border with Canada to fully vaccinated people on nonessential travel at ferry and land crossings starting early next month.

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
The Blotter: Shots at bear go through house

Report of woman selling meth out a car with a child in the vehicle. A car crashed into tree and the driver fled on 3rd Avenue East.

Updated 4 days, 2 hours ago
Yesterdays: Roaring wind blows part of roof off Many Glacier Hotel

Wholesale power prices had plummeted and as a result, the Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. plant was considering restarting production. The Moose Fire that tore t...

Updated 4 days, 2 hours ago
City OK’s new marijuana zoning regulations

The Columbia Falls City Council Monday night approved changes to its zoning regulations that will hem in where pot shops can locate in the city limits.

Updated 6 days, 3 hours ago
Portion of Scapegoat Wilderness goes to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions as humans keep causing fires

Following two new human-caused fire starts, the Rocky Mountain Ranger District, and the entirety of the Scapegoat Wilderness on the Lincoln Ranger District, ...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Old Person, Longtime Blackfeet Chief, dies at 92

Longtime Blackfeet Chief and Chairman Earl Old Person has died at age 92, the tribe announced Wednesday evening.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Snow closes Logan Pass; Camas Road, Many Glacier Road construction should wrap up in November

Snow and icy conditions closed access to Logan Pass on Sunday in Glacier National Park. The Going-to-the-Sun Road was closed at Avalanche Creek on the west ...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Zoom meetings on hunting regulation changes coming up

After releasing a series of proposed changes to 2022 hunting regulations, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials have organized virtual open houses to fi...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
The Blotter: Selling heroin on Nucleus?

A man was replacing his gas tank of his truck while on the street; someone didn’t think this was safe.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Peterson named assistant fire chief

The Columbia Falls Fire Department has a new volunteer assistant chief.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Engineer gives perspective on city transportation plan

Engineer Wade Kline of added some clarity last week to the draft of the city of Columbia Falls Transportation plan during an open house.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Columbia Falls area horses starved, now they need a helping hand

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office recently seized 17 horses in various stages of starvation and other health issues from a residence in the Columbia Falls area, and is now asking for help from the community in...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Whitefish man one of several suing after train derailment

A Whitefish passenger on an Amtrak train that derailed near Joplin is one of several survivors that have filed suit against Amtrak and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in the accident.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
More housing slated for Diane Road, caretaker house approved, too

More housing could soon be coming to Diane Road. The Columbia Falls city council last week approved a conditional use permit application by Adam Gardner at 10 Diane Road for two six-plexes on the property.