Wednesday, July 17, 2024


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Updated 1 day, 9 hours ago

Firefighters pounce on fire at Columbia Falls High School

Firefighters quickly quelled a blaze at the Columbia Falls High School Monday night about 7 p.m.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Run will help Marine with home improvements

After an explosive hit Warren Childs’ truck in Afghanistan in 2009, the Marine was left with a neurological condition that is only getting worse over time.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Finishing the mission: Runner overcomes his own challenges in honor of Winslow Nichols

Running a marathon is no small task for people in great health. Patrick Jones recently completed the Utah Valley Marathon after overcoming both an Achilles ten…

Updated 3 weeks ago
Pennsylvania woman drowns in Virginia Creek below Virginia Falls in Glacier National Park

A 26-year-old woman drowned Sunday in Virginia Creek in Glacier National Park downstream from Virginia Falls.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
St. Mary Canal system near Babb suffers a big leak

The St. Mary Canal at Babb suffered a major leak Monday at its siphon, flooding some structures and businesses nearby.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Millions of years ago, great beasts roamed the Earth ...And local dinosaur enthusiasts are on the hunt

Aamon Jaeger’s friends and family tried to dissuade him when he started buying land in Arizona, site-unseen, off of eBay in the hopes of finding petrified wood.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Folks still skeptical of CFAC cleanup after tour

Busloads of folks toured the Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. Superfund site on June 12 as the company and government officials explained how a slurry wall containm…

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
The Blotter: Dead pizza in the road

There was a report of a whole pizza in the road on Highway 2.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Yesterdays: Belton Bridge pressed into service as entrance to Glacier Park

The arch of the old Belton Bridge withstood the flood at West Glacier and there were plans to put a new deck on it as it would serve as a main entrance to the …

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Police Chief Clint Peters named interim Columbia Falls city manager

A familiar face in city government will run the day-to-day operations of Columbia Falls – at least for a little while.

Updated 1 month ago
Tense moments in Mosquito Flats neighborhood as slope slumps, tipping huge trees over homes

There were some tense moments Tuesday night in the Mosquito Flats neighborhood after a steep slope slumped, tipping several large trees precariously over homes…

Updated 1 month ago
Junior high wraps up year with 8th grade awards

Kamry Young was named most outstanding eighth grader during the junior high’s year-end awards ceremony last week. She also was recognized in several other cate…

Updated 1 month ago
On Tenth Avenue, neighbors complain of speeders

The city will do a speed study on 10th Avenue West after neighbors claimed that some motorists have been blasting down the street as of late.

Updated 1 month ago
Food truck owner competing for Food Network show spot

The owner of a Columbia Falls-based food truck is competing in the Food Network show, “Favorite Chef.”

Updated 1 month ago
Yesterdays: After flood, focus was getting bridge rebuilt into Glacier Park

A young grizzly bear was trapped along the Going-to-the-Sun Road after he chased after visitors along the highway.

Updated 1 month ago
Powers beats Quist in primary

The City of Columbia Falls will undergo a government review and Debo Powers beat Guthrie Quist easily for the Democratic seat on the November ballot in House D…