Monday, December 05, 2022

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Updated 4 days, 23 hours ago

Uphill skiers must mind new lift

The winter season gets closer every day with more snow last week and colder temperatures in the single digits, m...

Updated 5 days ago
PHOTOS: November Wild

Scenic and wildlife shots taken in and around Glacier National Park at the onset of winter.

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
The Blotter: Stolen car pursuit on Hilltop

Police engaged in a motorized pursuit of a stolen vehicle, which started on Hilltop Road and resulted in spikes deployed on Highway 2.

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
Locals in industry take media training

Flathead Valley residents Shauna Dunn, Shelby George, Brian Hogue, and Cameron Wohlschlegel just returned from three days in Billings as part of REAL Montana (Resource Education and Agriculture Leadership). For R...

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
Columbia Falls Police Association Shop with a Cop coming up; donations sought

Every holiday season the Columbia Falls Police Association hosts shop with a cop, where the department takes less fortunate children selected by the elementa...

Updated 5 days, 3 hours ago
City scales back resort tax penalties

The City of Columbia Falls is still looking at a new law that would implement penalties to businesses that are chronically late paying resort taxes, but it won’t look to implement criminal penalties for non-payme...

Updated 6 days, 4 hours ago
Oberling pleads guilty in electrocution case

Locally renowned landscape painter Nicholas Oberling pleaded guilty to criminal endangerment Monday, testifying that he ran a live wire into his significant ...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Buy a painting, help Owen Sowerine Natural Area

The Flathead Land Trust is currently auctioning off paintings to support a critical conservation easement to preserve the Owen Sowerine Natural Area along th...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Opinion: Swan watching takes a turn

So Sunday morning I was out swan watching. What, you’ve never swan watched before? It’s when you stand on a frozen rock with frozen shoes in freezing weather...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
The Blotter: Collision results in flipped vehicle on River Road

A truck t-boned and flipped a parked vehicle on River Road early in the morning, medical units responded to two injuries.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Yesterdays: Howard G. Satterthwaite was named general manager of the new Anaconda Aluminum Co. plant in Columbia Falls

The type II polio vaccine was coming to Columbia Falls. The cost was 50 cents. Big winds swept across the region and the state. Helena saw a gust of 74 mph a...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Book Review: Trout Town a fun romp

When Montana author Dave Ames gave me a review copy of his latest book, “Trout Town” I expected a tome of essays on trout, and fishing, a la John Gierach.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Lots of work ahead

This past election cycle has really woken me up to the condition of our country and the work that lays ahead. Also this morning I posted on FB “VOTE YOUR FAITH, VOTE YOUR CONVICTIONS VOTE YOUR BIBLE” so FB restri...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Rotary Brunch with Santa returns this year

Kids 12 and younger are free to enter. Adult tickets for the meal are $10. All proceeds from the event go back into the community by means of the charitable ...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Boy Scouts sought for troop

Local Boy Scout Troop 1941