Monday, January 17, 2022

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, 4 hours ago

Covid-19 cases surge yet again

The disease is being felt in local schools. The Ronan-Columbia Falls home basketball game was canceled Thursday,...

Updated 3 months 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 4 months, 1 week 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 5 months 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 5 months, 1 week 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 5 months, 2 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 5 months, 3 weeks 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 5 months, 3 weeks 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 5 months, 3 weeks 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 5 months, 3 weeks 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 5 months, 4 weeks 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...

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Hay Creek Fire near Polebridge shows growth

Stoked by a warm, dry, wind, the Hay Creek Fire up the North Fork was showing growth Thursday afternoon, though an official estimate of the fire’s size wasn’...

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
50 acre fire reported just northwest of Polebridge

The Flathead National Forest reported a 50 acre wildfire about 3 to 5 miles and slightly northwest of Polebridge Wednesday night.

Updated 6 months ago
U.S. Highway 2 closed beyond West Glacier due to homicide investigation

U.S. 2 is closed between West and East Glacier this morning after a lengthy police chase left one person dead early Thursday morning.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Law enforcement looking for Columbia Falls man who allegedly stole pickup

Flathead County law enforcement are asking the public’s help in locating a Columbia Falls man who allegedly stole a pickup truck and went on a crime spree o...

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Ovando grizzly shot, killed

A grizzly bear that pulled a California woman from her tent and killed her earlier this week was fatally shot early Friday by wildlife officials, who used ni...