Friday, May 14, 2021

Local News

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Updated 15 hours, 15 minutes ago

Planning board OK's Twin Peaks zone change

The Columbia Falls city-county planning board again recommended for approval a request for a zone change on a 10...

Updated 1 day, 17 hours ago
The Blotter: A woman was being stalked in a grocery store.

A three-legged dog was on the loose.

Updated 1 day, 17 hours ago
Yesterdays: Mysterious critter eating dogs, goats, near Columbia Mountain

Plum Creek Logging Co. was the high bidder for 15.8 million board feet of timber on Hungry Horse Creek as part of the Hungry Horse Dam project. Top bid was $...

Updated 1 day, 17 hours ago
City reminds landowners of river, flooplain regulations

Columbia Falls city leaders continue to raise concerns about city residents cutting trees and clearing brush on properties along the Flathead River.

Updated 1 day, 17 hours ago
Library back to normal

The Columbia Falls Public library recently lifted its mask mandate and will allow patrons to stay longer than a half hour, librarian Tony Edmundson told the Columbia Falls city council last week.

Updated 1 day, 17 hours ago
Bird field trips

Flathead Audubon is offering a couple of field trips this month. A bird expert from Audubon and a land conservation specialist from Flathead Land Trust will ...

Updated 6 days, 11 hours ago
Landowners look to split lot east of Columbia Falls

The owners of a plot of land east of Columbia Falls will now ask the city to allow them to change the zoning from suburban agricultural 10 acres to suburban agricultural five acres. The zone change would allow t...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
School board OK’s contract for Ruder Elementary heating, cooling

The Columbia Falls School District 6 board last week approved a $1.284 million contract to replace the heating and cooling system in the old Ruder Elementary School.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
FWP nabs graffiti artist

A Flathead County woman with a recent history of alleged criminal activity was recently caught by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens for spray pai...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Search scaled back for missing Blackfeet toddler

The search for a missing Blackfeet 3-year-old girl has been scaled back. Arden Pepion was reported missing April 22 in the area surrounding Joe Show east of Highway 89 southeast of Browning.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
The Blotter: Someone’s truck, left running with the doors unlocked, was stolen, leading to an extensive car chase that ended after road spikes were deployed.

Someone’s truck, left running with the doors unlocked, was stolen, leading to an extensive car chase that ended after road spikes were deployed.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
SD6 election results

Challenger Wayne Jacobsmeyer was the top vote getter in the School District 6 election with 1,286 votes.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Forestry Expo is self-guided this year

The Family Forestry Expo is an annual event that offers hands-on exposure to the role forests play in our everyday lives. The Family Forestry Expo returns in...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Familiar North Forkers new owners at Home Ranch Bottoms

After passing through a string of different landholders throughout its 40 year history, the ownership of Home Ranch Bottoms, a rustic restaurant located 30 m...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Grad party could still use some help

The Columbia Falls Class of 2021 graduation committee is still in need of help on a year-end graduation party planned for the Coop.