News

For more information regarding today's news, check out our latest news articles below.

Updated 6 days, 18 hours ago

Coram water system to see upgrades, big new water tank

The Coram water and sewer district will see a new water tank and other upgrades in the coming months.

Updated 5 days, 18 hours ago
City planning board OK's new mixed use development on Fourth Avenue

The Columbia Falls City-County Planning Board on Tuesday recommended for approval to the city council an application by Nitopi Family Trust requesting a mixed use planned unit development on a half-acre vacant lo...

Updated 6 days, 10 hours ago
Chamber seeks board members

The Columbia Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking up to seven new board members for its 2021 Board of Directors.

Updated 6 days, 18 hours ago
Toastmasters host open house

The Columbia Falls Toastmasters will have an open house Tuesday, Oct. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. in the basement of Freedom Bank.

Updated 6 days, 18 hours ago
The Blotter: Bear trapped near Waterslides

A woman thought she knew who took her gold Toyota Highlander. Two teenage shoplifters were detained. A backpack was turned in containing an unknown white substance, it was determined to be salt after a male taste...

Updated 6 days, 18 hours ago
Glacier visitation down ... but also up

Glacier National Park’s September visitation was 343,911, which was down about 30 percent over last year. Having said that, visitation to the entrances th...

Updated 6 days, 18 hours ago
Weather doesn’t bode well for Logan Pass reopening

Glacier National Park closed access to Logan Pass via the Going-to-the-Sun Road over the weekend due to snow and the prospects of it reopening to motor vehic...

Updated 6 days, 18 hours ago
FWP seeks comments on easement

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public input on a proposal to purchase a conservation easement to protect approximately 7,256 acres of timberland and wildlife habitat in near Marion.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
County crests 1,000 coronavirus cases. School District 6 releases quarantine data

As Flathead County crested more than 1,000 cases of coronavirus on Friday, Columbia Falls School District 6 also released more information on the number of s...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
County now has almost 900 active coronavirus cases

Gov, Steve Bullock called on county leaders to do more Wednesday during a press conference, the Associated Press reported. "If the leaders of Flathead Count...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Two more die of virus; first death reported at Montana Veterans Home

Two more people have died of coronavirus, the Flathead City-County Health Department said Thursday. That brings the total number of deaths countywide to 23,5...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
SD6 will need new owners rep for projects

School District 6 is currently searching for a new owner’s representative for its three building projects, after Dow Powell, the current representative, rece...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Babe Ruth baseball says vandals keep damaging new grandstands

Glacier Babe Ruth has rising concerns about vandalism at the Sapa-Johnsrud field grandstands.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
The Blotter: A man was irritated by a mosquito infestation from a “swamp” created in a construction zone by his house.

Complaints of arson. A man was irritated by a mosquito infestation from a “swamp” created in a construction zone by his house.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Cigarette caused house fire

The mulch caught the front deck on fire, which, in turn, set the home on fire, Weeks said