Saturday, January 28, 2023

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 17 hours, 27 minutes ago

Developer pulls River Highlands application, again

The developers for a massive subdivision just east of the Flathead River have once again withdrawn their applica...

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
Hungry Horse artist Oberling gets suspended sentence, time served, in electrocution case

Hungry Horse artist and convicted felon Nicholas H. Oberling painted himself as the victim at his Wednesday sentencing in Flathead County District Court, eve...

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
Glacier National Park reservations available Feb. 1

The first block of reservations to access Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road and the North Fork will become available next week.

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago
Snowstorm expected in coming days

The region could see 10 inches or more of snow Friday into Saturday as old man winter returns to the Flathead Valley this weekend.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Columbia Falls Speech and Debate wins Western A title

The Columbia Falls speech and debate team won the Western A Divisional title over the weekend, easily outpacing the competition.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Planning board rejects River Highlands, again

For the second time in five months, the Columbia Falls City County Planning Board Tuesday night voted down a request for a massive subdivision just east of t...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Denis Twohig, a founding father of the Glacier Mountaineering Society, dies

“While we know that climbing demands much, in return it has much to offer. As a recreation it could hardly be a healthier activity,” he said

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Columbia Falls first paid firefighters look forward to serving community

Jade Thomas, Ryan Smith and Brad Peterson saw their first day on the job Dec. 27.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Council postpones vote on Tamarack Meadows subdivision

After a lengthy public hearing Tuesday night, the Columbia Falls City Council voted to postpone a vote on the Tamarack Meadows subdivision at Meadow Lake Res...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Fire north of Polebridge heavily damages home

A home up Moose Creek about 10 miles north of Polebridge was heavily damaged, but not destroyed by a fire Thursday night.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Haney celebrates 30 years of photography

Whitefish photographer Chuck Haney’s career has morphed over the years as the industry changed with new technology and digital cameras became available to mo...

Updated 1 month ago
Glacier Park visitation at 2.9 million for the year

The surge started in 2016, when the National Park Service celebrated its 100th anniversary and it began a nationwide “Find Your Park” campaign.

Updated 1 month ago
Company proposes tram up Columbia Mountain

Pursuit Glacier Park Collection is considering a tram that would run from Hungry Horse to about 1,000 feet below the summit of Columbia Mountain, vice presid...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
River Highlands developer back, now wants more than 300 units

Like the previous project, this one is also sure to draw public scrutiny, as most of the surrounding zoning is low density rural farmland and/or single famil...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Brutal cold Thursday, then chance of rain by Saturday

The region is expected to see an arctic blast of arctic air Thursday morning that could be the coldest we’ve seen in 40 years, or perhaps, ever.