Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Local News

Need more information regarding today's local news? Here, we'll keep you up to date on everything happening in Montana today.

Updated 6 days, 10 hours ago

Logan Health to require vaccination for all employees

Logan Health is requiring its entire staff to have received at least once dose of the Covid-19 vaccine by Dec. 6...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Forest Service says rivers plan will see delays, again

The Forest Service last week said it will release a draft plan of a Comprehensive River Management plan for the three forks of the Flathead River next spring.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Can Glacier Country achieve ‘Destination Stewardship?’

The Flathead Valley has become a tourist destination sought by travelers near and far. Roads are clogged with traffic, there is increasing litter on the tra...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
The Blotter: Harley stolen, recovered

A woman was concerned that a 6-year-old was in a bar late on a Friday night with its mother. But mom wasn’t drinking.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Hunter success rate way up over 2019

Montana’s general hunting season is hitting the midway point and the overall harvest is expected to increase with the onset of the deer breeding season in the coming weeks.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Families look forward to Canada border reopening

It’s been more than 19 months since Brandy Carvey last spent a holiday with her fiancé. While it’s only a short drive from where Carvey lives with her son i...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Community events: Craft sale coming up

On Saturday, Nov. 13, stop by the Pearce Center at St. Richard’s Church in Columbia Falls from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. for a wonderful variety of art, craft items, baked goods, and even frozen meals-to-go.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Speech and debate competes at Kalispell Kickoff

The Wildcat Speech and Debate team opened its season at the Kalispell Kickoff AA Tournament on Saturday at Glacier High School. The Wildcats took second among class A schools.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
The Blotter: Missing bunny found

A bunny that had been missing about a month was found by the owner, but she didn’t know how to approach the neighbors to get it, so she called police for help.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Yesterdays: Elk saved, then shot next day

Five men from Hungry Horse helped rescue a five-point bull elk that was mired in mud in Ashley Creek near Kalispell. The elk didn’t live long, however. The n...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
City residents can now give, take from ‘Blessing Box’

Columbia Falls now has its own blessing box.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Covid-19 was third leading cause of death last year

The state Department of Health and Human Service Monday released a report saying that Covid-19 was likely the third highest cause of death in Montana in 2020...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Ample snow at Sperry Chalet

Last Wednesday, I set out on my own for a hike to the Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park, with hopes of reaching the summit of Lincoln Peak, and the hike...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Winter could be colder, snowier than normal

The region should see another La Nina winter, the National Weather Service is predicting. La Nina is the cooling of ocean currents near the equator, which ty...

Updated 1 month ago
Yesterdays: Glacier Park was considering tent camps for backcountry hikers

A search was on for James Wishart, a 21-year-old hunter who had gone missing in the Doris Creek drainage near the Hungry Horse Reservoir.

Updated 1 month ago
Man charged with rape at assisted living center

A Flathead Valley man faces a charge of sexual intercourse without consent for allegedly raping a woman at a Columbia Falls assisted living facility.