Monday, September 20, 2021


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Updated 1 week, 4 days ago

Woman's body recovered in Glacier Park

A Two Bear Air helicopter crew on Tuesday afternoon recovered the body of a 34-year-old woman who went missing l...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Starbucks coming to Columbia Heights

A new Starbucks coffee shop is opening at the Glacier Basecamp Lodge in Columbia Heights.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Fire restrictions lifted across most of Flathead Valley

Stage II fire restrictions have been lifted across the region as wetter and cooler weather has become entrenched in the Flathead.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
City looks to reduce mill levy significantly, but taxes might still go up

The City of Columbia Falls 2021-22 budget could mean a slight tax decrease for some folks and slight increase for others, depending on how their properties were assessed in the latest revaluation.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Alleged car thief leads police on chase from Columbia Falls to Browning

A Browning man is in custody after he allegedly stole a car in Columbia Falls and led police on a chase across the valley to Browning before he was eventually stopped on a gravel road off Highway 89.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
The Blotter: Dogs attack goats at garden

Man claimed he was victim of a loan scam. Reckless driver reported heading into town on Highway 2. Dog bit a person on Diane Road. Possible fight on 13th Street.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
FWP commision approves more liberal wolf hunting, trapping regs

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved several new wolf hunting and trapping regulations last week.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Yesterdays: Whitefish banker falls off Mount Siyeh in Glacier National Park

Whitefish banker Gordon Ochenrider was killed descending Mount Siyeh in Glacier National Park. He apparently fell off a cliff on the southwest slope of the m...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Man faces numerous charges after shooting incident Saturday outside of Dam Town Tavern

A Hungry Horse man faces numerous charges after he allegedly shot a handgun at the Dam Town Tavern about 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Updated 1 month ago
Yesterdays: Man dies skiing on Sperry Glacier

Researchers spotted at least seven wolf pups from the air in Glacier National Park. It was the second successful pack in the park since the Magic Pack of 198...

Updated 1 month ago
The Blotter: A woman called to say her husband was drunk and being mean to her.

A woman wanted her mom escorted off the premises.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Wanted man taken into custody after pursuit on Highway 206

A wanted man is in custody after a police chase and standoff Wednesday morning on Montana 206 near Columbia Falls.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Highway 35 reopens through Boulder 2700 Fire

A stretch of Montana 35 east of Polson was reopened Wednesday to residents previously displaced by the Boulder 2700 Fire.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
City department heads see pay raise

The Columbia Falls city council recently approved its annual salary for top city officials. The chief of police salary is now $100,088 per year, public works director $76,220 per year, fire chief $77,174 per year...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
BBQ, Paint the Paws, coming up next week

A host of school related events begin this week and next.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Fair starts next week, get your tickets now

The 2021 Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo opens Aug. 18 at the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell with a theme of “Montana’s Best Traditions.”  The fai...