Saturday, September 18, 2021

Local News

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Updated 1 week, 2 days ago

Woman's body recovered in Glacier Park

A Two Bear Air helicopter crew on Tuesday afternoon recovered the body of a 34-year-old woman who went missing l...

Updated 2 days, 20 hours ago
The Blotter: A woman said she was punched in the face by a friend of the neighbor

Four teens fighting on Highway 2. Teen drivers reported speeding on 13th St. West.

Updated 2 days, 20 hours ago
Ribbon cutting coming up

Join the Columbia Falls Area Chamber of Commerce at Glacier Family Chiropractic & Wellness on Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 4-4:30 p.m. for an official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Updated 2 days, 20 hours ago
Community events on tap

Girls basketball registrations for Grades 1-6 are now available. Once registration closes on Sept. 20, there will be time needed to determine the number of teams for each age group and create a schedule.

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
City OK’s budget, slight tax increase possible for most

The Columbia Falls city council last week approved a $17.767 million budget, which is up by about $4.3 million over last year.

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
Residents want their pickleball

During a public hearing last week, several members of the public supported the city of Columbia Falls in its efforts to apply for a new Montana Department of Commerce’s Community Development Block Grant Program C...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Community events: Firemen's Ball coming up

The 46th Annual Coram-West Glacier Firefighter’s Ball is Saturday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Dew Drop Inn in Coram, which is newly remodeled. The Don Lawrence Orchestra, live big band dance music will play. Ther...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Woman's body found in Glacier National Park

A woman who had been missing in Glacier National Park was found dead Sunday. Jennifer Lee Coleman, a 34, of Virginia was believed to be hiking around Logan P...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Columbia Falls brewery part of class action lawsuit claiming overcharges by Secretary of State's office

A Columbia Falls business and seven others across the state have filed a class action lawsuit claiming the Montana Secretary of State’s of Office is double c...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Logan Health now releasing weekly coronavirus numbers

Logan Health in Kalispell will now release a weekly Covid-19 census of its patients as the coronavirus continues to surge across the state and Flathead County.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Opinion: Toadlets

So the boy and I hiked up to a high mountain lake over the weekend. The hike was a long one — 17 miles one way and about 3,000 feet of elevation gain, give o...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Glacier Distilling announces 10-year whiskey

Glacier Distilling Company of Coram has announced the upcoming release of a 10-year-old expression of its award winning “North Fork” rye whiskey.  It will be...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
County reduces mill levy in 2022 budget

Flathead County’s budget has been completed, according to county administrator Pete Melnick. The $117.6 million spending plan looks to hold the line on taxes, largely through growth in the housing market, Melnick...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Waterton-Glacier science and history week coming up

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is hosting a second virtual Science and History Week live webinar series Sept. 13 to 16 at noon Mountain Daylight T...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Fair had near record numbers

A little rain and an ongoing pandemic didn’t stop the Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo from reaching a near-record level of attendance.