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CHRIS PETERSON

Editor

Chris Peterson is the editor of the Hungry Horse News. He covers Columbia Falls, the Canyon, Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness. All told, about 4 million acres of the best parts of the planet. He can be reached at editor@hungryhorsenews.com or 406-892-2151.

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A perennial problem: Campers stranded at Blankenship
June 7, 2024 7:25 a.m.

A perennial problem: Campers stranded at Blankenship

Flathead National Forest spokeswoman Kira Powell said that now that the area is officially closed, the campers will have to leave — when they can.

A perennial problem: Campers stranded at Blankenship
June 7, 2024 7:25 a.m.

A perennial problem: Campers stranded at Blankenship

Flathead National Forest spokeswoman Kira Powell said that now that the area is officially closed, the campers will have to leave — when they can.

Glacier National Park  plows at  Big Drift, construction paving done on lower end of Sun Road, though shoulder work continues
May 31, 2024 9:45 a.m.

Glacier National Park plows at Big Drift, construction paving done on lower end of Sun Road, though shoulder work continues

Day and night. That might best describe conditions at Glacier National Park’s Logan Pass.

Junior High student projects look to do some good
May 29, 2024 7:25 a.m.

Junior High student projects look to do some good

Aiden Crosswhite brought speakers to the Columbia Falls Junior High to talk about misconceptions about Native Americans.

In split vote, council moves forward with Railroad Street housing
May 29, 2024 5:50 a.m.

In split vote, council moves forward with Railroad Street housing

The Columbia Falls City Council last week formally voted to move forward with a housing project at the baseball field on Railroad Street.

May 22, 2024 9:20 a.m.

East side report

Went east of the divide about a week ago, so I feel like I should give some sort of report, even though the trip was largely uneventful. It was a Sunday and we didn’t even get going until 2:30 p.m., but the Looking Glass Highway was open so we went across to check out Will Hammerquist’s new store at Kiowa Junction.

At Kiowa Junction, a new mercantile has opened
May 22, 2024 7:45 a.m.

At Kiowa Junction, a new mercantile has opened

On Mother’s Day Kiowa Junction, the historic intersection of the Looking Glass Highway and Highway 89 on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation was something it hasn’t been in a very long time: It was busy.

Planning Commission OK’s public participation plan
May 15, 2024 7:50 a.m.

Planning Commission OK’s public participation plan

Following a public hearing Thursday night, the Columbia Falls Planning Commission approved a public participation plan for future planning projects in the city.

Feds say River Plan is back on track with new leadership
May 8, 2024 2 a.m.

Feds say River Plan is back on track with new leadership

The Comprehensive River Management Plan still has a pulse.

Quist, Powers will square off in primary
May 8, 2024 2 a.m.

Quist, Powers will square off in primary

Two Democrats will square off in the June primary to represent House District 3.

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