Wednesday, June 29, 2022


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Updated 14 hours, 8 minutes ago

As gas hits $5 a gallon, locals making budget cuts

As gas prices hit $5 a gallon and higher in the Flathead Valley and across the U.S., President Joe Biden said he...

Updated 2 weeks ago
The Blotter: Woman skips out on bar tab

Report of a loud explosion early in the morning on 9th Street, reporting party believed it was a transformer and that the power was out, including nearby traffic lights.

Updated 2 weeks ago
FWP seeks comment on Bad Rock hunting alternatives

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking input on the scope of hunting opportunities allowed at the new Bad Rock Canyon Wildlife Management Area near Columbia Falls.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Opinion: Take me to the otter side

So the other day I went for a walk in Glacier and it was raining pretty steadily. The short trail we hit on the days when we don’t have enough time to hit th...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Former Columbia Falls City Manager Bill Shaw dies

Bill Shaw, a longtime Columbia Falls city manager, died June 6 at his rural Columbia Falls home.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Fallon ahead by four votes in county commissioner race

Jack Fallon holds a razor-thin lead over incumbent Pam Holmquist in the GOP nomination for the sole Flathead County Commission seat up for grabs this year.

Updated 3 weeks ago
The Blotter: Car nearly hits motorcyclist

A business on Nucleus Avenue was playing music too loud — an ongoing issue.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Community Events: Garage sale helps senior center

First Baptist Church of Columbia Falls will be holding their annual Vacation Bible School June 13-17 from 9 a.m. until noon.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Rotary hosting fishing day

The Columbia Falls Rotary Club will host a Family Fishing Day at River’s Edge Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with poles and bait provided by Montana Fish, Wildl...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Glencore reaches $1.1 billion settlement in bribery, price fixing cases

Glencore International and Glencore Ltd. recently agreed to pay over $1.1 billion to settle a case involving the U.S., the United Kingdom and Brazil in a worldwide corruption case and a separate fuel pricing fixi...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Seventh grader pens book on Montana

Did you know that Montana has 522 different species of moss, or that Montana has 442 species of birds and the most common is the American robin?

Updated 3 weeks ago
New Farmers’ Market showcases eclectic vendors

There’s a new Farmers’ Market in town.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Eighth graders recognized at ceremony last week

The Columbia Falls Junior High had its eighth award ceremony last week.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Audubon bird outings on tap

Flathead Audubon is offering a field trip with refuge wildlife biologist Beverly Skinner on June 10 or Saturday, June 11 from 7:45 a.m. until noon at the Los...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Martin City man charged in strangulation case

Prosecutors have brought a Martin City man up on multiple felony charges for allegedly lifting a child by his neck and later strangling his girlfriend earlier this month.

Updated 4 weeks ago
The Blotter: Neighbors fighting all the time prompted a call to police.

Lots of swearing heard on Seventh Street.