Monday, October 02, 2023

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Updated 1 day, 20 hours ago

Congress reaches budget deal; Glacier Park will remain open

Visitors will be able to go to Glacier National Park on Sunday, as Congress reached a deal on funding the federa...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Road rage incident ends in arrest

A 29-year-old is behind bars after an apparent road rage incident in Columbia Falls over the weekend that allegedly nearly ended in gunfire.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
City takes look at diagonal parking on Fifth

Since the city of Columbia Falls put in diagonal parking on Fifth Street, some motorists have expressed concern on whether two cars can pass each other on th...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Swap meet, more, coming up this weekend in Columbia Falls

On Saturday, Sept. 23, boaters, trail runners, and winter recreationists and anyone else interested are invited to gather at Marantette Park in Columbia Falls for an afternoon of community activities.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
End of an Era

It’s the end of an era in Columbia Falls. The Klothes Kloset thrift store at the north end of Nucleus Avenue will close in December, after about 70 years of ...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Judge upholds police search in rape case

A district court judge last week upheld the police search of a Columbia Falls man’s home who has been charged with sexually abusing children in the community.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
In Glacier National Park, this toilet melds into the landscape

Over the years, Glacier Park has added a host of bathrooms along the Going-to-the-Sun Road at several pullouts.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
County approves buying land for septage facility

Flathead County will purchase 36.9 acres in Lower Valley with the intention of developing a regional septage treatment facility on the site.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
City looks to partner with skateboarders on grant

The Columbia Falls city council Monday night approved an application for a federal grant that would help finance a skatepark in the city.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Free meals

The Columbia Falls Community Kitchen will be serving free meals on Sept. 29 and 30 at 6 p.m. in the basement of St. Richard’s Catholic Church.  CFCK is nondenominational and everyone is welcome

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Climbing competition returns to Stone Hill

In rock climbing lingo, to crank is to pull on a climbing hold as hard as possible.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Opinion: A tight spot

One of my favorite films of all time is “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” starring George Clooney.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Yesterdays: Glacier beetle discovery

Entomologist Mike Ivie discovered 55 different members of a family of beetles that were previously unknown to inhabit Glacier National Park.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
The Blotter: Third Ave dog poo battle

A disorderly was reported on Third Avenue, where the caller had been walking their dog and it defecated in the road; they went inside to get a bag, and a man driving a gold lifted truck with a Confederate flag on...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Volunteers invited to Hawk Watch in Glacier Park

Glacier National Park will host its annual Mount Brown Hawk Watch Program on Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. near Lake McDonald Lodge.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Forest announces prescribed burns as fall weather approaches

The Flathead National Forest is planning to conduct fall prescribed burning, when weather, fuel conditions, and air quality become favorable.