Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Local News

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Updated 4 hours, 35 minutes ago

Grants help fire department with units

A host of local grants have helped the the Columbia Falls Fire Department purchase 21 new self-contained breathi...

Updated 1 week ago
Man faces charges after stabbing in Columbia Falls bar

A Columbia Falls man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly stabbed another man during a bar fight recently.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
FWP commission approves ban on motorized watercraft on Tepee Lake

The Montana Fish Wildlife Parks Commission Thursday in an unanimous vote approved a ban on motorized watercraft on Tepee Lake up the North Fork.

Updated 2 weeks ago
The Blotter: Woman partially pays for pup?

A fight that broke out between five men peaked and began to disperse once a gun was wielded. A woman was concerned someone was walking through her yard.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Boys and Girls Club welcomes new staffers

The Boys and Girls Club of Glacier Country recently welcomed Melissa Dunning as its director of development and Amanda Wilson as its marketing coordinator.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Vaccine now available for all eligible adults starting April 1

Gov. Greg Gianforte recently announced that all eligible adults can now get the coronavirus vaccine starting April 1.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Yesterdays: Burning garbage at Many Glacier

Work was to start soon on excavating and rebuilding Nucleus Avenue. The city was going to replace and 16-inch water main that ran under the road, as well as ...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Woman enters Alford plea in case where girl was hit by car at school bus stop

A Fortine woman accused of striking a little girl while driving on U.S. 93 near Whitefish more than a year ago entered an Alford plea in relation to the offense Thursday afternoon in Flathead County District Court.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Permits to park, one-way hiking on Highline Trail, just some of changes that could be coming to Glacier National Park

The plan could add more parking spaces inside the park, potentially make a portion of the popular Highline Trail a one-way hike, and ban most overnight parki...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Gianforte gets warning in wolf trapping incident

Gov. Greg Gianforte was issued a warning by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks for having failed to take a required trapping education course after he trapped and killed a collared wolf on private land about 10 mil...

Updated 3 weeks ago
At Whitefish Mountain Resort, a protest over racism, diversity

A group of about 30 people held a protest at Whitefish Mountain Resort on Sunday for what organizers say was an effort to raise awareness of a culture of rac...

Updated 3 weeks ago
The Blotter: A juvenile’s glasses were broken after being punched in the face on the school bus

An aunt thought her niece was staying at a big party house. A driver ran through a stop sign, nearly hitting someone. A neighbor kept ripping by a resident’s house on a dirt bike. A woman reported an ongoing issu...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Opinion: Friends have fond memories of Greg Bauska

He could run a business, dominate the low blocks and pour a mean pitcher, but Greg Bauska’s impact on the Flathead Valley is best measured in the friendships...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Quilt Guild show and sale coming up

The Teakettle Quilt Guild of Columbia Falls is set to host its annual two-day spring Quilt and Craft Sale from 10 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 9 and from 9 to 2 p...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Columbia Falls man dies in wreck

Lincoln County officials have released the name of a Columbia Falls man who died in a vehicle crash March 13.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Owner of resort on Lake Five seeks permits for docks

The owner of a resort on Lake Five has asked for a lakeshore permit to build some docks. Whistlestop Retreat is scheduled to have one lakeshore permit go in ...