Sunday, April 14, 2024

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 3 days, 11 hours ago

Glacier could see a foot or more of snow next week; but pleasant weather this weekend, as Sun Road will be open to hikers and bikers beyond the Loop

Glacier National Park could see a pretty good spring snowstorm next Tuesday into Wednesday, the National Weather S…

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
CFAC, Ruis announce sale agreement for 2,400 acres of land

The Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. has announced a sale agreement of 2,400 acres of land it owns to Columbia Falls developer Mick Ruis.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Park plows beyond Avalanche

Glacier National Park plow crews made good progress Monday. On the west side they made the initial clearing of the Camas Road and cleared around Fish Creek cam…

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Temporary closures on some city streets

Knife River will be constructing new sidewalks, curb, landscaping, and drainage improvements in the city of Columbia Falls.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Glacier National Park crews plowing Two Medicine Road; will start on Camas Road next week

It’s that time of year again — Glacier National Park has started plowing the Two Medicine Road and will begin plowing the Camas Road Monday, April 1.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Cost to remove CFAC waste could be more than $1 billion, EPA estimates

Responding to calls to remove toxic waste from the former Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. plant, the Environmental Protection Agency said it estimates it would cos…

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
School district will float operational levies, too

Looking down the barrel of some significant operating deficits in both the elementary and high school budgets, the School District 6 Board unanimously approved…

Updated 1 month ago
Montana rancher was trafficking, cross-breeding wild bighorn sheep, Justice Department says

A Montana man pleaded guilty March 12 to two felony wildlife crimes – a conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act and substantively violating the Lacey Act – as part…

Updated 1 month ago
Wildcats drop Butte Central to take third at state A basketball tourney

The Columbia Falls boys battled back through the consolation bracket to take third at the state A basketball tournament in Butte Saturday afternoon, beating Bu…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Sun Road, North Fork reservations selling out in a couple of minutes; Many Glacier reservations available now

Glacier National Park’s advanced reservations for the Going-to-the-Sun Road from the west side as well as the North Fork sold out in about two minutes, the Hun…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Services March 8 for Kilman

A memorial service for Josiah Kilman of Columbia Falls has been set for 5 p.m. March 8 at the Canvas Church in Kalispell.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Columbia Falls teen is dead in Kentucky; man arrested on murder charge

An 18-year-old Columbia Falls man is dead and a 21-year-old suspect has been arrested, according to NBC News in Kentucky.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Coach Cary Finberg retiring at end of season

Cary Finberg, the longtime and legendary basketball coach at his high school alma mater, confirmed Thursday that he is stepping down as coach of the Wildkats’ …

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Sorenson lived a life of adventure and will be sorely missed

In 2019 Cody Sorenson and Dakota Pearle went into the Bob Marshall Wilderness on a September elk hunt. The trip went south almost immediately

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Glacier National Park road reservations open Jan. 25

Glacier National Park reminds visitors that advance vehicle reservations become available on starting Jan. 25 (Thursday) at 8 a.m. Mountain Tim…