Wednesday, June 29, 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 2 days, 15 hours ago

Sun Road won't be open over Logan Pass by July 4 weekend. Meanwhile tickets are selling out in a couple of minutes

Reservations are going fast — the Hungry Horse News tried to purchase a ticket at 8:01 a.m. Monday and received...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Plane crash victims identified

Authorities on Thursday identified the two people who died in a small plane crash April 30 in the West Valley area.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Suit looks to shut down Blankenship camp

The gravel bar used to be a place where the occasional local set up camp for the night at the free access site on Forest Service land. But during the pandem...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Glacier National Park weekend update: Bowman Lake, Two Medicine Roads open to vehicles

Glacier National Park has opened the Two Medicine Road and Bowman Lake Road to motor vehicles for the season.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Glacier Park's Camas Road, Quarter Circle Bridge Road open to vehicles

Glacier National Park has opened the Camas Road and the Quarter Circle Bridge Road to motor vehicles.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Cheff, Mumby, win school board seats

Justin Cheff and incumbent Heather Mumby won the School District 6 board race Tuesday in a mail-in ballot.

Updated 2 months ago
Glacier Park weekend road update: Chief Mountain Road is open to vehicles

Like last weekend, Glacier National Park will allow hikers and bikers to go as far as the Loop on the west side of the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
In Glacier Park, hikers and bikers can get to the Loop this weekend

Glacier National Park says hikers and bikers can go as far as the Loop this weekend on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Man dies in shooting at Snowslip

A man is dead after a shooting at the Snowslip Inn near Essex, the Flathead County Sheriff’s office reported Monday afternoon.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Park plows to West Side Tunnel, but expect plenty of ice on Going-to-the-Sun Road

Glacier National Park plow crews have made it to the west side tunnel, the Park Service reports.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
After June 1, Glacier’s west entrance won’t open before 6 a.m.

Glacier National Park spokeswoman Gina Kerzman clarified Monday that the west entrance to the park will be closed to motor vehicles before 6 a.m. when constr...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Garage, camper damaged in fire

The Columbia Falls Fire Department responded to a garage fire late Thursday morning at a home on Third Avenue East North.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Construction promises to curtail early morning access to Logan Pass; Sun Road plowing starts

Folks looking to get to Logan Pass from the west side of the park before 6 a.m. without a reservation are out of luck this year.

Updated 3 months ago
Woman sentenced in Columbia Falls teen's death

Lifting a blue urn containing Brooke Hanson’s remains up to eye level, Jessie Hanson stared at her daughter’s killer from the witness stand in Flathead County District Court on Thursday.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Pursuit buys Glacier Raft Co.

Pursuit Glacier Park Collection announced Thursday that it has purchased the Glacier Raft Co. in West Glacier.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Chain reaction wreck on Highway 40

Air bags and seat belts probably mitigated a chain reaction accident at the intersection of Highway 40 and Sandy Hill Lane about 11:30 a.m.. Monday morning.