Saturday, October 01, 2022

Breaking News

For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago

Flathead Hotshots heading to Florida to help with post-Ian cleanup

The Flathead Hotshots are heading to Florida to help with recovery efforts after hurricane Ian devastated the st...

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
A dip in enrollment at Glacier Gateway is a complicated tale: Housing, daycare, play into it

With a housing market booming, one might expect a surge in enrollment across the board at Columbia Falls schools.

Updated 4 days, 15 hours ago
More than 11 abandoned dogs found up Hungry Horse Reservoir; one had been shot

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Department is looking for leads on a person or persons who left more than 11 dogs in the Doris Creek area of the Hungry Horse R...

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Columbia Falls homecoming is this week

Tuesday — “Adam Sandler Day” and home volleyball match against Whitefish with frosh starting at 4 p.m.

Updated 1 week ago
Folks could see smoke plumes as prescribed burns are planned

The Flathead National Forest is planning to conduct fall prescribed fire projects when weather, fuel conditions, and air quality become favorable.  Smoke wil...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Columbia Falls man charged in stabbing death

A Columbia Falls man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing another man to death on Tuesday.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Nine candidates seek open city council seat

Nine people have thrown their proverbial hats into the ring for an open Columbia Falls City Council seat.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Planning board OK's Ruis Hotel in split vote

The Columbia Falls City-County planning board Tuesday night approved a plan for a new hotel at the Glacier Inn Motel site on Highway 2 in a 4-2 vote.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Tense moments on Glacier Park's Sun Road as man crashes into stone wall

Glacier National Park rangers had some tense moments Friday night on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Columbia Falls passes emergency bear law

The Columbia Falls City Council Tuesday night passed an emergency ordinance that will require residents to secure garbage and other attractants, like fruit f...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Kalispell woman killed in Martin City rollover

A Missoula man is behind bars and a Kalispell woman is dead following a rollover car accident on the South Fork Road in Martin City Aug. 29.

Updated 1 month ago
Golf cart argument may have led to Martin City shooting; Go Fund Me set up for family

An Hungry Horse woman is dead and her husband is critically injured after a shooting at the South Fork Saloon in Martin City over the weekend that apparently...

Updated 1 month ago
Story: Climbers were descending Dusty Star when they plummeted to their deaths

A pair of local mountain climbers who died in Glacier National Park were coming down the mountain after summiting the peak, photos recovered from one of the ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Developer pulls application for River Highlands subdivision

The developer proposing the River Highlands subdivision has pulled its application. City manager Susan Nicosia confirmed the developer had pulled the applic...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Glacier National Park closes campgrounds and trails near Quartz Fire as it grows to 150 acres

Glacier National Park has announced the closure of two wilderness campgrounds and the Quartz Lake Loop Trail due to the Quartz Fire.