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Ron Bond, longtime community leader, dies at 86
Bond was best known in Columbia Falls for founding and leading the Columbia Falls Community Choir for decades.
Bad Rock firefighters save home, but barn, shop destroyed in early morning blaze
A fire destroyed a barn and a garage with hundreds of thousands of dollars of equipment inside early this morning. Bad Rock Fire Chief Kirk Katzenmeyer said...
Woman drowns in Avalanche Creek
A 28-year-old female from Kansas fell off a rocky overhang into Avalanche Creek in Glacier National Park and was swept into the gorge and died Monday, park o...
Park plows close in on Logan Pass
Glacier National Park plows have closed in on Logan Pass, going about 3 miles in the past week.
City looks to narrow scope of bear law
The Columbia Falls City Council Monday night mulled a new Animal Conflict Prevention ordinance, but decided to further discuss the matter rather than go ahea...
Sun Road opens to Avalanche Creek Saturday
The Going-to-the-Sun Road will open to Avalanche Creek for motor vehicles beginning Saturday morning for the season.
Missing Glacier Park hiker found cold, but alive
After spending nearly four days in the woods of Glacier National Park’s backcountry, a 19-year-old man was found cold, but alive.
Search underway for missing hiker in Glacier
Search efforts are underway in Glacier National Park for a 19-year-old man missing since Friday.
Firefighters douse shed fire in Martin City
Hungry Horse and Martin City firefighters responded Thursday shortly after noon to a shed fire next to a home in Martin City.
Close call on Sun Road as rock hits fuel truck
Glacier Park Engineering Equipment Operator Herb Ferguson recently had a close call on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.
Best Of Columbia Falls to Essex... 2023
Welcome to the 2023 edition of the Best of Columbia Falls to Essex, where we celebrate the businesses, people and landscapes that makes the area one of the b...
Head-on wreck on Highway 2
Columbia Falls firefighters and Three Rivers Ambulance responded to a head-on collision between two pickup trucks on Highway 2 in front of Flathead Homes abo...
Bill Sapa, coach of Columbia Falls baseball team, owner of Blue Moon, dies
Bill Sapa, the owner of the Blue Moon Bar and Nite Club in Columbia Falls and the coach of the Columbia Falls High School baseball team has died, multiple pe...
In 5-2 vote, Columbia Falls City Council council denies 180 unit Kapoor subdivision
The Columbia Falls City Council Monday night voted against a zone change 5-2 that would have allowed a Florida developer to build an 180-unit subdivision jus...
Glacier National Park's Camas Road opens to vehicles for the season
The Camas Road is now open to motor vehicles for the season in Glacier National Park. It opened earlier this week.