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Updated 1 week, 6 days ago

Body of missing man found near Marias Pass

The body of a man who went missing several weeks ago near Marias Pass has been found. Flathead County Sheriff B...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Massive fire at Columbia Falls apartment building

A multiplex apartment building on Fourth Avenue West was ruined by an afternoon fire Sunday in Columbia Falls, but no one was injured.

Updated 3 months ago
Man dies after falling off Dragon’s tail in Glacier National Park

A 20-year-old man is dead after he fell from a mountain in Glacier National Park Tuesday evening about 7:30 p.m.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Hiker apparently drowns trying to cross Middle Fork of Flathead

A hiker trying to cross the Middle Fork near Essex to go camping has apparently drowned, the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Fire destroys trailer home, vehicles

Columbia Falls firefighters and several other fire companies at this hour were on the scene of a trailer home fire at the North Fork Trailer Park.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Man charged after alleged stabbing at the Silver Bullet Bar

A Columbia Falls man faces an assault with a weapon charge after he allegedly stabbed another man in the neck at the Silver Bullet Bar.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Yellowstone National Park announces phased reopening starting May 18

Yellowstone National Park has announced it will reopen two of its Wyoming entrances May 18 and will allow partial day use only inside the park. Gov. Steve Bu...

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Glacier Park will open, but not until state reaches Phase III. Superintendent says park should be ready by mid-June

“The park will open this summer,” Glacier National Park superintendent Jeff Mow said in an interview Wednesday.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Gov. Bullock looks to ramp state up to 60,000 tests per month

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said he wants to ramp up to 60,000 novel coronavirus tests per month. In addition to testing people who have shown symptoms of cor...

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Glacier Park plows making progress, but park remains closed to public

Glacier National Park plow crews are making progress on plowing the Going-to-the-Sun Road. The goal is to make it to the Loop by week’s end, a park official ...

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
First Flathead County COVID-19 related death announced

The first related death from the COVID-19 virus has been recorded in Flathead County, the city-county health department reported Monday morning.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
FWP kills wounded sow grizzly that bit hiker

A hiker is recovering after fending off a bear attack with his pistol Wednesday evening in the prairie east side of the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Another arctic blast expected Friday into Saturday

Another blast of arctic weather will hit the Flathead Valley late Friday into the weekend with cold and snow and lows down to about 10 degrees by Saturday ni...

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Warning: Disease carrying ticks out in full force in local woods

A lot of folks are out recreating in the woods during the novel coronavirus outbreak — even with Glacier National Park closed, there are still millions of ac...

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Glacier Park will continue to plow roads, visitors or not

Glacier National Park is proceeding with snowplowing as planned, Jim Foster, chief of facilities management for the park, confirmed in an email Wednesday.