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Updated 3 days, 14 hours ago

Free coronavirus testing coming to Columbia Falls

Flathead Community Health Center will set up a free coronavirus testing location in Columbia Falls near the Cham...

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
The Blotter: Caller gets keys stuck in tree

Tuesday, June 23

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
County reaps $3 million in payments in lieu of taxes

Flathead County will receive just over $3 million this year from the federal government under a long-running program that compensates local governments for nontaxable federal land.

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
Open burning over for summer

County and state officials remind people that spring open burning season ended June 30.

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
Make fair entries online

The 2020 Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo is now accepting online entries for 4-H, FFA and Open Class competitions. The annual event is scheduled for Aug. 19 to 23 at the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell.

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
Man charged for allegedly ripping out 10 commandments monument in Kalispell

A Columbia Falls man was arrested after he reportedly toppled a Ten Commandments monument located on the southwest side of the historic Flathead County Court...

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
Columbia Falls man faces charges for violent bike ride with female

A recent late night bicycle ride apparently descended into an assault with a Columbia Falls man facing charges.

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
Countywide 911 levy gets support from council, but not mayor

The Columbia Falls City Council late last month voted to support a new county 911 levy proposal that could appear on the November ballot.

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
Yesterdays: Roll up those pants for a picture

70 years ago

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
City settles sinkhole lawsuit

The City of Columbia Falls has settled a longstanding lawsuit with Badger Direction Drilling over a water line installation that ended up causing a sinkhole in U.S. Highway 2.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Council talks goals, gives kudos to police department

The Columbia Falls City Council went over its goals for the upcoming fiscal year last week, an exercise it does annually. One of the top goals was to finish up projects that have already been brought up before, b...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Julie’s Park: She loved kids, she loved parks

On a quiet patch of ground in Riverbend Estates, a longtime city councilwoman will be remembered.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Martin City man accused of threatening CPS worker

A Child Protective Services employee called the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office June 10 to report she and other employees had received threatening voicemail messages from a man identified as Tyler Scott Smith, 3...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Authorities looking for Damien Hill

Flathead County law officers are seeking a man who was convicted of negligent homicide more than a decade ago.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Whitefish cancels fireworks

The annual fireworks show over Whitefish Lake on the Fourth of July has been canceled.