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Toys for Tots program needs storage space

The Flathead Valley Toys for Tots program is looking for someone to donate some warehouse or other storage space...

Updated 6 days, 17 hours ago
Election 2020: Kyle Waterman, Senate District 2

Editor’s note: This week the Democrats state their case for seats in House District 3 and Senate District 2 in the state Legislature. Both seats cover the No...

Updated 6 days, 17 hours ago
Election 2020: Debo Powers, House District 3

But she’s also been spending her summers in the North Fork since 1979 she said, and since she retired in 2011, she’s been a full-time Montana resident.

Updated 1 week ago
Environmental assessment available for Lost Trail Conservation easement

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week released a formal environmental assessment of a proposed conservation easement near the Lost Trail National Wildlife Refuge. If created, the Conservation Area would au...

Updated 1 week ago
Yesterdays: Chris Johnston of California shot and killed a grizzly bear near Moose City up the North Fork that charged him.

Chris Johnston of California shot and killed a grizzly bear near Moose City up the North Fork that charged him.

Updated 1 week ago
The Blotter: A woman said a driver almost ran her over after she threatened to call the cops

A woman said a driver almost ran her over after she threatened to call the cops.

Updated 1 week ago
Opinion: You press the button, we do the rest

So a few months ago I bought some Kodak stock, not particularly because I have any sort of stock market acumen, but because it was A) cheap and B) Really cheap.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
In Hungry Horse, RV destroyed in fire

No one was injured, but an RV was destroyed after it caught fire at 235 1st Ave. South in Hungry Horse at around 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Whitefish Care facility had history of deficiencies

Following a recent state investigation into Whitefish Care and Rehabilitation Center, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services stamped the facility with the most serious deficiency rating possible in early ...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
The Blotter: Men drinking and swearing cause for concern

A woman who hadn’t slept all night said her neighbors were harassing her. A black and white dog was at large, dragging a chain behind; a passerby tied it up to a lampost. Someone requested help backing up a truck.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
More Covid deaths at Whitefish care facility

This brings the total number of deaths associated with the Whitefish Care and Rehabilitation Center to 10.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Yesterdays: Grizzly almost gets Jonkel

Thirty-six young men had turned out for football practice. The first game was against Libby on Sept. 22.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Whitefish native working on coronavirus vaccine

Whitefish graduate Dr. Colin Fields is part of research efforts to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Men face lengthy prison terms in drive-by shooting in Kalispell

Two Flathead Valley men were sentenced to 15 years in the Montana State Prison Thursday afternoon in Flathead County District Court for their roles in a drive-by shooting last year.

Updated 3 weeks ago
County opts for mail in-ballots after all

The Flathead County commissioners voted 2-1 Thursday morning to move to a mail-in election for the Nov. 3 general election, pivoting from their decision in late August to opt for a poll election.