Friday, March 24, 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 3 days, 2 hours ago

Council postpones decision on subdivision

After a meeting that went past midnight Tuesday, the Columbia Falls City Council did not make a decision on a pr...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Loophole allows inholder to build home along McDonald Creek

A private landowner has built a home along the shore of Lower McDonald Creek in Glacier National Park, but the county planning office said there’s nothing th...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Glacier Park early reservations go quickly

Early reservations to the Going-to-the-Sun Road and the North Fork sold quickly on Wednesday morning. The reservations for the Sun Road, particularly later i...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Columbia Falls speech and debate team wins state A title, its 23rd

The Columbia Falls speech and debate team ran the table, coming away with its 23rd state class A speech and debate championship.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Developer pulls River Highlands application, again

The developers for a massive subdivision just east of the Flathead River have once again withdrawn their application.

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