Friday, March 24, 2023


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Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago

Family finds themselves victims of mold

About four years ago Pastor Nick Picklesimer’s wife, Sarah, started getting sick with respiratory problems — she...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Still time to file for school board election

Five people are running for three open seats on the Columbia Falls School District 6 board in this spring election.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Old Gateway School sale closes March 31

Columbia Falls School District 6 earlier this month approved the final purchase and sale agreement of the old Glacier Gateway Elementary School to Ruis Gateway LLC, owned by Columbia Falls developer Mick Ruis.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Yesterday: Mysterious flash across the night sky

Seventeen companies were bidding on the contract to construct the Anaconda Aluminum Co.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Mayor wants Columbia Falls residents to speak up at hearing

Columbia Falls Mayor Don Barnhart said he hoped that “citizens of Columbia Falls” attend an upcoming public hearing on a proposed subdivision east of the Flathead River next week.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Woman sentenced in dog shooting case

The Flathead Valley woman who became the target of international outrage last year after allegedly shooting a dog she mistook for a wolf and then boasting about it on social media received a six month deferred se...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Pancake supper

A pancake supper is planned at the North Valley Senior Center in Columbia Falls from 4 to 7 p.m. March 31.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Night at the Movies

The Columbia Falls High School Choir will have a “Night at the Movies” concert featuring songs from the stage and screen at 7 p.m. March 21 at the Columbia Falls Little Theater.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Women meet

Columbia Falls Women’s Connection will host a luncheon on Wednesday, March 22 at 11:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church located at 827 9th St West in Columbia Falls.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Little Cat track

Little Cats track for grades 1-6 is now taking registrations through April 10.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Garner senior fraud talk coming up at FVCC in April

The public is invited to the second annual Senior Fraud Protection Summit on April 1 to learn about how to protect against fraud scams that target seniors.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Gianforte signs property tax relief bill

Flanked by dozens of Republican lawmakers on the steps of the state Capitol, Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a tax cut, rebate and spending package totaling more than $1 billion Monday.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Art, furniture, lighting, clothing, Coyote a unique shop

An eclectic new shop has opened on Nucleus Avenue next to Brooklyn Bagels.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
The Blotter: Too many dogs in city limits

A homeowner on Columbia Drive was concerned about their neighbor’s dogs barking, they had at least eight dogs which is beyond the city ordinance of four.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
The Building is his Canvas

Grand vistas that many would recognize. Striking portraits. Wildlife on the move through the Montana landscape.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Cleanup of Kaiser Mead plant lends clues into CFAC future

The cleanup at the former Kaiser Mead aluminum smelter near Spokane, Washington could provide insight as to how the Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. plant is ulti...