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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 1 week, 5 days ago
Amtrak to trim service

Amtrak will cut its passenger train service on the Empire Builder to just three days a week starting in October, due to ridership declines from the COVID-19 ...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Meadow Lake Grille reminds folks it’s open to the public

The Meadow Lake Grille at Meadow Lake Resort would like to remind folks that the eating and drinking establishment is open to everyone.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Sky Eco Rentals expands to new location in Coram

Sky Eco Rentals has greatly expanded and now has a new location in Coram at the former general store adjacent to the North American RV Park off Highway 2 in ...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Yesterdays: Big news in waerton? A new swimming pool

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Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Daines said he supports increasing fine for illegal wilderness landings

Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines said he will introduce a bill that would increase the maximum fine for landing any unauthorized aerial vehicle in design...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Bullock encourages Montanans to remain vigilant against coronavirus

Gov. Steve Bullock Wednesday urged Montanans to wear face masks where socially distancing wasn’t possible, as the state’s number of positive coronavirus case...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Windauer recognized by Kalispell Regional Healthcare

Columbia Falls senior Josie Windauer was recently named a “Today’s Achievers, Tomorrow’s Leaders,” selection by Kalispell Regional Healthcare.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Armed robber gets jail time

A Columbia Falls teenager with a criminal history recently was sentenced earlier this spring to serve time in a Montana Department of Corrections facility for an armed robbery he committed last year.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
School projects underway

Construction projects on School District 6 schools will ramp up in the coming weeks and months. Last week the school board OK’d about $3.77 million in funds ...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Columbia Falls Rotary helps with ‘Tippy Taps’ in Guatemala

Have you heard the one about a pandemic, a friendship, and an international service organization? It’s neither a punch line nor a joke, but a story about qui...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Polebridge Merc will be open on July 4, but still doesn’t look like there will be an organized parade

The Polebridge Mercantile will be open for the July 4 weekend, owner Will Hammerquist said.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Community Market sees leadership change

The Columbia Falls Community Market has seen a change in leadership. President O’Brien Byrd has stepped down and will no longer be involved in the market.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
East Glacier man sentenced in DUI death case

An East Glacier Park man convicted after a drunken driving crash killed one passenger and seriously injured a second passenger in Glacier National Park last year was sentenced earlier this month to 18 months in p...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Covid-19 returns to Flathead

Exactly two months after Flathead County had its last reported positive case of COVID-19, the virus has returned to the county, with the Flathead City-County Health Department on Saturday receiving notice from th...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Mayor, councilman, recognize resort tax support

Councilman Darin Fisher and Mayor Don Barnhart both thanked the community for its support of the city’s 3 percent resort tax.