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Yesterdays: Sewage spilled into Lake McDonald

70 years ago

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
The Blotter: Lost malamute eats some cookies

Monday, May 18

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Polebridge Mercantile gets TLC most will never see

The iconic Polebridge Mercantile has undergone some major renovations over the past few years, though the average visitors would be hard pressed to notice th...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Unemployment skyrockets in April, though workers are now returning to jobs as state reopens

Montana’s unemployment rate soared to 11.3% in April due to impacts created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Steve Bullock’s office reported Friday. That’s an ...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Columbia Falls man gets federal prison time on gun charges

A Columbia Falls man who was on state probation for drugs and other charges was sentenced Thursday to two years in federal prison and three years of supervis...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Memorial Day events

The Columbia Falls American Legion Freedom Post 72 will hold its annual Memorial Day march from the Nite Owl parking lot to the Flathead River Bridge to lay a wreath for the buried at sea at 11 a.m. There will th...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
The Blotter: Chicken killing dog

Monday, May 11

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Commissioners table scenic corridor sign regulations

Flathead County Commissioners last week unanimously voted to table changes to sign regulations in the scenic corridor, citing concerns about the public’s abi...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
County faces lawsuit over Lake Five permit

A group of individuals have filed suit against Flathead County over a resort county commissioners approved earlier this year on Lake Five, a picturesque lake...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Yesterdays: Dust from St. Helens forces shutdown

70 years ago

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Copperforge Underground awarded field work

A relative newcomer to the world of heavy construction in the Flathead Valley was awarded a contract to construct new soccer and other fields between Ruder E...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Locals graduate from colleges

The following local students have recently graduated from their respective colleges:

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Soaking rain expected Tuesday into Wednesday, though minimal flooding predicted at this point

The National Weather Service is predicting the Flathead Valley should receive about 1 to 1.5 inches of rain Tuesday into Wednesday, but some higher elevation...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Yellowstone National Park announces phased reopening starting May 18

Yellowstone National Park has announced it will reopen two of its Wyoming entrances May 18 and will allow partial day use only inside the park. Gov. Steve Bu...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Columbia Falls graduation plans set

Columbia Falls High School will recognize graduates this year with a ceremony at the football fields. Due to coronavirus concerns, each graduate will get tic...