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, 10 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 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Speech and debate win Western A title

The Columbia Falls Speech and Debate team won the Western A Divisional title Saturday in Stevensville in convincing fashion, outpacing rival Whitefish 236-136.…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Essex reports 2 feet of snow; Columbia Falls 19.5 inches

An overnight blizzard that struck the Flathead Valley brought some impressive snowfall totals, with Essex reporting the most at 24 inches of new snow, accordin…

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Blizzard warning up for Flathead tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning from 5 p.m. Wednesday night through 5 a.m. Thursday morning.

Updated 3 months ago
After another record cold night, upwards of a foot more snow on the way

In the past four days firefighters have responded to 19 calls, including three where sprinkler systems froze, sending water into buildings.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Wintry blast expected later this week

Winter will finally arrive later this week with a cold blast and about 6 inches of fresh snow coupled with blustery winds and low temperatures that could flir…

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Nicosia, longtime city manager, to retire at end of June

After a 40-year career in government, including more than 25 years in Columbia Falls, city manager Susan Nicosia tendered her resignation Monday night to city …

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Community choir starts practices

The Columbia Falls Community Choir is gearing up for its 46th year of singing. Under the direction of Steven Holte, this choir will meet every Sunday at Our S…

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Ousted Spotted Bear District Ranger speaks out

The former Spotted Bear district ranger claims he was removed from his post last spring, in part for trying to protect the Bob Marshall Wilderness’ natural val…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Wolverine proposed for listing under the Endangered Species Act

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tuesday announced it was proposing listing the wolverine as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in the contiguous Un…

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Two survive plane crash in Hungry Horse Reservoir

Two people survived a plane crash in the Hungry Horse Reservoir Saturday.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Wildcats lose heartbreaker to Dillon in OT

Coaches, players and fans often use the cliche “hard fought battle,” but this game was all of that and more.

Updated 5 months ago
Hearing officer upholds Flathead Conservation District's authority in Glacier Park inholder case. District, in turn, orders house removed by April 1

Flathead Conservation District Hearing Officer Laurie Zeller Monday found that the Flathead Conservation District has jurisdiction over a house the board claim…

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Glacier eases back on reservation requirements in 2024; Sun Road access from St. Mary will be available without reservation

Glacier National Park announced Thursday that it has made changes to the reservation system for the Going-to-the-Sun Road and other road access to the park for…

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Unofficial city election results

Here's the unofficial Columbia Falls city election results. Top three gain seats.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Judge keeps bond at $100,000 in hit and run death in Martin City

Christopher Gilham’s voice broke as he remembered watching Kenneth James Floyd’s pickup truck run over his wife, Kimberly Gilham, on June 18 and drive off into…