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Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago

Yesterdays: Mountain Lion Becomes Dinner

A mountain lion would be table fare for the Lions Club at Summer, Wash. The lion was shot by Ray Belston and Cha...

Updated 5 days, 22 hours ago
Speech takes third at Custer County meet

The Columbia Falls speech and debate team took third in the virtual Custer County meet Jan. 8. The team was without its top two speakers who won’t be back until the divisional tourney, said coach Blake Ladenburg.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Mitchell says tweets were Photoshopped, did not send them

House District 3 Legislator Braxton Mitchell said he did not send offensive tweets back in 2017 that used a slur to describe women and another to describe gay people.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
The Blotter: Sister Tries Tasing Sister

A woman’s sister tried tasing her, after threatening her with a firearm in the past.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Man charged in alleged Glacier Park rape

A Big Sky man faces federal charges of aggravated sexual abuse and sexual abuse for allegedly raping a woman near Lake McDonald last July.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Flathead River snowpack is about average so far this winter

The Flathead River Basin snowpack is about average for this time of year, though December precipitation was below normal.

Updated 6 days, 23 hours ago
Windstorm knocks out power, blocks Sun Road. Avalanche danger is high

A windstorm Wednesday morning sent trees crashing down across the region and Glacier National Park had temporarily closed the Going-to-the-Sun Road down to t...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Columbia Falls man dies in fatal accident in Canyon

A Columbia Falls man is dead after a two-vehicle accident in the Bad Rock Canyon Sunday night.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Yesterdays: Elk hunt in Glacier Park

Glacier Park would have its annual elk harvest in St. Mary, with the meat going to the Blackfeet Tribe.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
The Blotter: Lock Cut to Steal Snowblower

Someone cut a lock to steal a snowblower.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Ambulance looks to upgrade equipment

Three Rivers EMS in Columbia Falls is searching for funding to replace aging Zoll E-Series ambulance cardiac monitors.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Flathead Forest saw a lot of activity in 2020

The Flathead National Forest had a busy 2020, and expects a busy 2021 as several timber, trail, and other projects are expected to continue or start anew.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Forest now taking applications for RAC projects

The Flathead National Forest on behalf of the Flathead County Resource Advisory Committee, is now accepting new project proposals.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Opinion: 35 years of columns

Another year in the books. As usual all forms of the media are reviewing the top stories of 2020. Not me.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Brown reflects on tenure

December was a bittersweet month for me as an outgoing legislator.