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Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago

Weyerhaeuser closing plywood plant for a week

Weyerhaeuser closing plywood plant for a week

Updated 4 days, 9 hours ago
Company that bought Weyerhaeuser lands assures it will stay in block management program

The company that purchased 630,000 acres of Weyerhaeuser timberlands in Montana said it fully intends to keep the property in the state’s block management pr...

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Want to help hospitals? Here’s how

Kalispell Regional Healthcare has launched Project PPE (personal protective equipment) and has supplied information about how the public can help KRH health-...

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Police outfitted with emergency medical bags thanks to FEC grant

The Columbia Falls Police Department has moved towards equipping its officers for more advanced on-the-scene medical care. The department recently purchased ...

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
City council will hold public hearing on Ruis development via video conferencing

The Columbia Falls City Council plans to go ahead with a public hearing scheduled for the Mick Ruis development on Nucleus Avenue at its April 6 meeting.

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Schools will start remote classes this week

Columbia Falls School District 6 began gearing up to teach students remotely this week as the novel coronavirus has shuttered schools for what school leaders expect will be at least the month of April and likely ...

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Bears awake, lion sighted in River’s Edge Park

“Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” Dorothy exclaims in the Wizard of Oz.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Flathead National Forest also closes campgrounds, cabins

The Flathead National Forest has also closed its developed campgrounds and rental cabins due to the CODID-19 outbreak.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Helena Lewis and Clark national Forest closes campgrounds, rental cabins and day use areas

The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest announced it is closing its campgrounds, day use sites and rental cabins to stop the spread of the covid-19 virus.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Flathead National Forest allowing personal use firewood gathering without permit until June 1

The Forest Service announced Wednesday that personal firewood cutting will be free to the general public from April 1 through June 1 on the Flathead National...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Columbia Falls woman stuck in Peru for now as border is closed

A Columbia Falls woman has been stuck in Peru after the country closed its borders due the coronavirus and she couldn’t get out. Brooke Sample was working as...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Volunteers making gowns for hospital

Volunteers are sewing isolation gowns for North Valley Hospital. An isolation gown is typically a disposable paper gown that healthcare staff like doctors and nurses wear when attending to a contagious patient, s...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
The Blotter: Woman tries to drill her ex, literally

Tuesday, March 17

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
City council briefed on coronavirus at meeting

Flathead City-County Health Department Deputy Health Officer Kerry Nuckles last week briefed Columbia Falls City Council on the latest county policies concerning the coronavirus.