Monday, October 02, 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 1 day, 19 hours ago

Congress reaches budget deal; Glacier Park will remain open

Visitors will be able to go to Glacier National Park on Sunday, as Congress reached a deal on funding the federa...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Fires close Hungry Horse Reservoir

The Ridge Fire above Emery Bay on the Hungry Horse Reservoir grew substantially in the past week and is expected to get even bigger in the next few days.

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Two people survive plunge off the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park

Two people survived a plunge of the Going-to-the-Sun Road Thursday afternoon.

Updated 2 months ago
Ridge Fire near Martin City, Hungry Horse, more than 600 acres. Area closure around fire, including East Side Reservoir Road

The Ridge Fire on the east side of the Hungry Horse Reservoir is now about 633 acres.

Updated 2 months ago
Wetting rain expected Friday through Sunday, offering some relief from smoke, wildfires

The region should see some relief from the heat and fire weather in the coming days, the National Weather Service is saying.

Updated 2 months ago
Glacier Park reports three small fires

Crews were working to extinguish a few small fires in Glacier National Park today. Spokeswoman Gina Icenoggle said the fires are all less than a tenth of an...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Area going into Stage 1 Fire restrictions Saturday

Northwest Montana, which includes Flathead, Lincoln and Sanders counties, will go into stage 1 fire restrictions starting Saturday at 12:01 a.m.

Updated 3 months ago
2 killed, 3 injured in suspected DUI wreck near Columbia Falls

Two people were killed and three others were injured in a suspected DUI wreck Monday evening on U.S. 2 south of Columbia Falls.

Updated 3 months ago
Glacier Institute hopes to purchase 142 acres adjacent to Bad Rock Wildlife Management Area

The Glacier Institute is hoping to purchase a 142-acre property adjacent to the Bad Rock Wildlife Management Area in Columbia Heights that would serve as a n...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Glacier's Highline Trail opens

Glacier’s National Park's popular Highline Trail has opened for the season from Logan Pass to Granite Park. The relatively flat trail is a favorite for many ...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Sun Road opens for the season to vehicles

Going-to-the-Sun Road officially opened Tuesday morning for the 2023 summer season. The road may now be accessed by motorized vehicles all the way through fr...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Second person dies as result of multi-vehicle crash; victims identified

A second person has died as a result of a seven-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 2 in Coram near the intersection of Old Highway 2 Monday, Montana Highway Pa...

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Woman allegedly shoots at dog in Martin City, resulting in lock down of Sugar Hill

A woman allegedly shot at a dog after a dispute in Martin City, prompting a lockdown of Central Avenue (Sugar Hill) by Flathead County Sheriff’s deputies Mon...

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Judge upholds Columbia Falls Community market lease, for now

Flathead County District Court Judge Robert Allison on Friday issued a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against O’Brien Byrd, Three Byr...

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Multi-vehicle accident on Highway 2, one dead, at least three injured

An eastbound semi truck hauling a load of lumber flipped over on Highway 2 in a multi-vehicle fatal accident about 4 p.m. Monday just outside Coram.

Updated 4 months ago
Lease dispute over Columbia Falls Community Market results in lawsuit

The Community Market and O’Brien Byrd are at odds, and the market’s lease on his property at O’Brien’s Liquor and Wine has been canceled, according to docume...