Wednesday, February 28, 2024


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Updated 20 hours, 41 minutes ago

Great Brain Project leads eight-year-old to investigate local law enforcement

Costin Banning invited cops to his eighth birthday last April.

Updated 1 week ago
Blankenship bank stabilization a short-term fix to a larger problem

In 1964, flood water collapsed the Blankenship bridge. Now, 60 years later, it is at risk again.

Updated 1 week ago
Skier caught in Essex avalanche

A skier was air-lifted from backcountry terrain near Essex on Saturday after they were seriously injured in a large avalanche set off by their partner from the slopes above.

Updated 1 week ago
Happenings: Community Events Feb. 21

NHS chili cook-off, Columbia Falls Community Kitchen meals, Whitefish Theatre Company's "Misery," CFHS Class of 1964 seeking classmates for reunion.

Updated 1 week ago
Yesterdays: 30 years ago, avalanche at Marion Lake

Whitefish skier Ed Schmidt was skiing in the backcountry above Marion Lake when the snow gave way and he was caught in an avalanche, breaking his leg in three …

Updated 1 week ago
Bad Rock Canyon icicle wall becomes frozen canvas

At the darkest times of the year, Bad Rock Canyon lights up with rainbow colors from a large wall of icicles that are ritualistically sprayed with food colorin…

Updated 1 week ago
Junior High Writers

This fall, Jennifer Robbins’ seventh grade English Language Arts students at Columbia Falls Junior High practiced imitating strong writing from mentor texts. Then, they chose their favorite piece in their Writer’s …

Updated 1 week ago
Wrestling for different schools, Fainter brothers compete

Western A wrestling saw two Fainters in the 113 weight class this season, though their alma maters don’t match up.

Updated 1 week ago
C-Falls Man suspected of burglarizing ex’s home, threatening her with knife pleads guilty

A Columbia Falls man accused of breaking into his ex’s home last year and threatening her with a knife in another run-in pleaded guilty to a felony charge in F…

Updated 1 week ago
Tickets go on sale for FVCC’s Festival of Flavors spring event

The Flathead Valley Community College Foundation’s Festival of Flavors spring event tickets go on sale March 8 at 9 a.m

Updated 1 week ago
Flathead Classic sled dog races this weekend in Olney

The unique event that includes sled races, skijor races and bikejor races runs Feb. 24 and Feb. 2f. The event begins at 9 a.m. on both days.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Record of decision for CFAC cleanup looms, out of city’s hands

In a rush to halt the oncoming record of decision on the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan at the Columbia Falls Aluminum Company Superfund Site, members of the comm…

Updated 2 weeks ago
Railroad Street ballpark-housing decision tabled

The youth baseball field on Railroad Street will stay a baseball field, at least until Columbia Falls City Council can find another place for the kids to play …

Updated 2 weeks ago
Glacier National Park virtual field trips hope to inspire connection with nature

Glacier National Park Lead Education Technician Lindsay Brandt is animated on screen. Using exaggerated movements in front of many colorful, interesting photos…

Updated 2 weeks ago
Opinion: Little love stories

Hungry Horse News asked readers to submit their love stories for the Feb. 14 edition, 100 words or less. Here are some of our favorites. Thanks to all that sub…

Updated 2 weeks ago
Local entrepreneurs find fortune in gold... prospecting equipment

David Bjelland sat transfixed in front of the TV screen, cake in hand, shooing off his relatives as they tried to wish him a happy birthday.