Monday, December 05, 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 6 days, 4 hours ago

Oberling pleads guilty in electrocution case

Locally renowned landscape painter Nicholas Oberling pleaded guilty to criminal endangerment Monday, testifying ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Reminder: Logan Pass closes to vehicles midnight on Sunday

The Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park will close for the season this Sunday, Oct. 16 at midnight. The Going-to-the-Sun Road typically closes eac...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Abandoned dogs up for adoption

Some of the multitude of dogs that were abandoned up the Hungry Horse Reservoir a few weeks ago are now up for adoption.

Updated 2 months ago
EPA says cyanide gas a concern with CFAC cleanup

The prospect of physically removing waste from the former Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. site appears slim, according to data presented by the Environmental Pro...

Updated 2 months ago
Flathead Hotshots heading to Florida to help with post-Ian cleanup

The Flathead Hotshots are heading to Florida to help with recovery efforts after hurricane Ian devastated the state with historic flooding and damage.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
A dip in enrollment at Glacier Gateway is a complicated tale: Housing, daycare, play into it

With a housing market booming, one might expect a surge in enrollment across the board at Columbia Falls schools.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
More than 11 abandoned dogs found up Hungry Horse Reservoir; one had been shot

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Department is looking for leads on a person or persons who left more than 11 dogs in the Doris Creek area of the Hungry Horse R...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Columbia Falls homecoming is this week

Tuesday — “Adam Sandler Day” and home volleyball match against Whitefish with frosh starting at 4 p.m.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Folks could see smoke plumes as prescribed burns are planned

The Flathead National Forest is planning to conduct fall prescribed fire projects when weather, fuel conditions, and air quality become favorable.  Smoke wil...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Columbia Falls man charged in stabbing death

A Columbia Falls man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing another man to death on Tuesday.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Nine candidates seek open city council seat

Nine people have thrown their proverbial hats into the ring for an open Columbia Falls City Council seat.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Planning board OK's Ruis Hotel in split vote

The Columbia Falls City-County planning board Tuesday night approved a plan for a new hotel at the Glacier Inn Motel site on Highway 2 in a 4-2 vote.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tense moments on Glacier Park's Sun Road as man crashes into stone wall

Glacier National Park rangers had some tense moments Friday night on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Columbia Falls passes emergency bear law

The Columbia Falls City Council Tuesday night passed an emergency ordinance that will require residents to secure garbage and other attractants, like fruit f...

Updated 3 months ago
Kalispell woman killed in Martin City rollover

A Missoula man is behind bars and a Kalispell woman is dead following a rollover car accident on the South Fork Road in Martin City Aug. 29.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Golf cart argument may have led to Martin City shooting; Go Fund Me set up for family

An Hungry Horse woman is dead and her husband is critically injured after a shooting at the South Fork Saloon in Martin City over the weekend that apparently...