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Bullock: Most schools in Montana will be required to use masks

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Wednesday issued a directive requiring all K-12 schools, both private and public, to ...

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
The Blotter: Don’t follow me, I have a pistol

Monday, Aug. 3

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
After two-week search, no signs of man

After another week of searching, including using a remote-controlled underwater vehicle to search the depths of Kintla Lake, a search for a missing Columbia ...

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Police looking for man in deadly bar fight

Whitefish Police are working with California authorities to locate a man allegedly involved in the death of a Whitefish man following an altercation outside a bar.

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Seniors having garage sale this weekend

The North Valley Seniors Center is having a garage sale fundraiser on Friday, Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at the North Valley Senior Center, 205 Nucleus Avenue. Ple...

Updated 1 week ago
Power pole fire knocks out power in Columbia Falls

About 2,000 Columbia Falls residents were out of power Friday from just before noon to 2 p.m. after a power pole caught on fire and broke in two.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Bullock says counties can choose mail-in ballot for November election

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday that it would be up to counties on whether they wanted to implement a mail-in ballot for the November election.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Crews working small fire near Olney

While there has been considerable lightning in the Flathead Valley in the past few days from thunderstorms, there have been few reports of wildfires.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Fall sports set to start practice Aug. 14, with restrictions

Fall sports are ready to take the field, but things are going to look a little different this fall.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
The Blotter: Woman finds coin, wonders when she can sell it

Monday, July 27

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Lions Club holding school ‘bash’ Aug. 12

The Columbia Falls Lions Club is having a back-to-school bash, on Aug 12, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Marantette Park. This event has been approved by the city and Flathead County Public Health Department. Social dis...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Parade for Archibald is Friday at Vets Home

There will be a parade at the Montana Veterans’ Home at 2 p.m. Aug.7 to recognize resident JoAnn Archibald who will celebrate her 90th birthday. Archibald was a dispatcher for Columbia Falls for 29-1/2 years. She...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Outdoors: Ridge 6324

Heat in the 90s. Horseflies and another little fly, not quite a black fly, that burrowed into my arms and drank my blood and then mosquitoes, more than I’ve ...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Yesterdays: Visitors run over Glacier Park bear cubs

70 years ago

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
FORLOH brings tech to outdoor clothing

Andy Techmanski, founder of FORLOH outdoor apparel company, was on a trip up the North Fork recently while wearing one of his company’s shirts. The mosquitoe...