Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Fatal House Fire on Hodgson Road

Firefighters from Columbia Falls and a host of other companies were on the scene of a massive house fire on Hodg...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Barnhart easily wins re-election

Incumbent Columbia Falls Mayor Don Barnhart easily won re-election over two write-in candidates.

Updated 1 month ago
Search underway for man missing up the North Fork

A search is underway for a man up the North Fork in the Hay Creek area.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Judge rules ARCO responsible for 35% of CFAC cleanup

A federal judge has ruled the the Atlantic Richfield Co. is at least partially responsible for the cleanup of the former Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. site jus...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Portion of Scapegoat Wilderness goes to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions as humans keep causing fires

Following two new human-caused fire starts, the Rocky Mountain Ranger District, and the entirety of the Scapegoat Wilderness on the Lincoln Ranger District, ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Logan Pass closes for the season

Glacier National Park announced Wednesday that access to Logan Pass would close for the season due to persistent snow and ice on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Woman's body found in Glacier National Park

A woman who had been missing in Glacier National Park was found dead Sunday. Jennifer Lee Coleman, a 34, of Virginia was believed to be hiking around Logan P...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Columbia Falls home damaged in early morning fire; no one injured

Columbia Falls firefighters saved a First Avenue East home from destruction early Wednesday morning. The fire started on a deck outside the home and the occu...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Hay Creek Fire gets its predicted inch of rain

An inch of rain fell on the Hay Creek Fire over the weekend, good new for the North Fork community.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Snow should come to Glacier this weekend. Hay Creek fire could see an inch of rain

The valleys should get rain and the high peaks of Glacier National Park could see a couple of inches of now over the weekend as a cold front drops down out o...

Updated 4 months ago
Favorable winds and chance of rain by Sunday could help Hay Creek Fire

Favorable winds and a chance of rain could help the Hay Creek Fire in the coming days.

Updated 4 months ago
On the lines of the Hay Creek fire

Crews were working on containment lines on the Hay Creek Fire Wednesday, cutting fuel breaks, soaking down duff with hose lines and setting small burnouts in...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Hay Creek Fire near Polebridge now more than 1,000 acres

The Hay Creek Fire near Polebridge is now more than 1,000 acres. Crews were considering doing burnouts in front of the blaze on Friday, but windy conditions ...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Another fire in Whitefish Range

Firefighters were pouncing on a 35-acre blaze south of Werner Peak and north of Big Mountain Friday night, the Forest Service reported.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Evacuation warning issued for residents in path of Hay Creek Fire

The Flathead County Office of Emergency Services Thursday night issued an evacuation warning for residents in the North Fork that are in line of the Hay Cree...