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Updated 2 days ago

Firefighters battle remote Swan Mountain Range fire

The Lion Creek Fire was reportedly 75 acres in size as of Tuesday evening.

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
Missoula Loyola AD selected as head football coach

For new Vikings head football coach Jim Benn, football is a lot more than just a game. The gridiron is an extension of the classroom, he said.

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Vikings ready to tackle unpredictable season

Bigfork High School’s new head football coach Jim Benn will be looking to appreciate every moment this year as he and the Vikings look to improve on their 3-6 record from a year ago.

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Bethany Lutheran Church welcomes new pastor

Shawn Osborne was recently hired as the pastor of Bethany Lutheran Church in Bigfork.

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Outdoor restrooms fall through cracks of COVID guidance

The COVID-19 pandemic has created quandary for restroom use at campgrounds and trailheads, where management must decide how best to keep facilities clean, st...

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Bio Station fights shoreline erosion with innovative gravel beach

The UM station has lost 1.6 acres of shoreline property since the regulation of Flathead Lake’s water level began in 1938.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Wildfire flares up on small island in Flathead Lake

A wildfire flared up Tuesday on Bird Island in Flathead Lake, sending up a column of smoke visible from Kalispell and Bigfork.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
ACES adjusts for COVID-19 while seeking new home

Much like everyone else, the staff and children at the ACES After School Program in Bigfork have been adjusting to change this summer.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Bank reopens after ‘deep cleaning’

Glacier Bank customers in Bigfork will likely be relieved to know the bank’s drive-thru reopened Monday after the location closed completely for about a week.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Survey shows families supportive of going back to class

The vast majority of parents of Bigfork students are in favor of returning to in-person classes this fall, according to a survey conducted by Bigfork Schools.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
County eyes Methodist church for interim senior facility

As Flathead County continues the process of determining the best option for a future new home for the Bigfork Community Center, the Community United Methodis...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Bigfork man dies after vehicle hits tree

Geremy Madsen, 51, of Bigfork died after his car hit a tree near Ferndale on Saturday.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Ringing in 100

Harriet Dent turned 100 years old last Tuesday and celebrated her birthday with a drive-by parade.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Wakeboard Academy teaches people how to shred on water

What started in high school as a way to earn some summer cash on the lake continues to be a thriving business for Bigfork’s Drew Hollinger and his Flathead W...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
My Glacier Village helps seniors age in place

Getting older doesn’t have to mean leaving home.