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Avalanche warning issued: Stay out of avalanche terrain

Avalanche warning issued: Stay out of avalanche terrain

January 17, 2019 at 9:10 am

The Flathead Avalanche Center has issued a backcountry avalanche watch for the Swan, Whitefish, Flathead Ranges and Glacier National Park as a winter storm is expected to dump additional snow combine...

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Committee narrows down Columbia Falls Elementary school projects to two options: $29 million and $34 million

January 16, 2019 at 3:09 pm | Lake County Leader The School District Six Long Range Planning Committee narrowed its construction and renovation possibilities for the Ruder and Glacier Gateway elementary schools down to two Tuesday. L’Heureux Page ...

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Bennett says support for new $5.5 million Boys and Girls Club strong

January 16, 2019 at 7:12 am | Hungry Horse News Freedom Bank President Don Bennett again pitched a new community center and Boys and Girls Club facility to the School District 6 School Board Monday night. This time, however, the club came prepare...

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They earn their turns doing snow surveys the old-fashioned way

January 16, 2019 at 7:10 am | Hungry Horse News Northwest Montana has a host of remote stations that keep track of the region’s snowpack. But in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, crews keep track of the snowpack annually the old-fashioned way. They sk...

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Allegiant to offer direct flight to Phoenix

January 16, 2019 at 7:27 am | Hungry Horse News Hungry Horse News Las Vegas-based Allegiant airlines will offer a new direct flight from Kalispell to Phoenix beginning May 15. The year-round route will operate twice weekly, flying from Glacier P...

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Two tough winters hurt deer numbers, but hunters also cry wolf

January 16, 2019 at 7:25 am | Hungry Horse News Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Region 1 will ask for “emergency” whitetail doe take restrictions in the Thompson Falls and Swan Valleys after deer populations have dropped dramatically after two bad...

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Public hearing on vacation rentals next month

January 16, 2019 at 7:24 am | Hungry Horse News The Flathead County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Feb. 27 on regulations to vacation rentals in the middle Canyon area, including West Glacier. Under the proposed changes, shor...

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Yesterdays: CFAC decides to stop dumping sludge, in 1979

January 16, 2019 at 7:23 am | Hungry Horse News 70 years ago Jan. 14, 1949 Ernie Harter and Norman Watkins of fish and game surveyed into Spotted Bear through the snow. They counted 523 elk in small herds of about three to 25 in Dry Park and tem...

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City seeks input on TIF funds

January 16, 2019 at 7:21 am | Hungry Horse News In 2015 the City of Columbia Falls set up a tax increment financing district for the business district along U.S. Highway 2 and downtown Nucleus Avenue. A tax increment financing district capitalize...

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