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Updated 6 days, 1 hour ago

Senior transfer looks to make a splash on Bigfork swim team

Senior Shelby Thompson has been swimming competitively since the second grade

Updated 6 days, 1 hour ago
Vikes, Vals stomach home losses while wrestlers win big

The Vikings basketball squad dropped a tough game to Thompson Falls Tuesday

Updated 6 days, 2 hours ago
Freezin’ for a reason

Special Olympics Penguin Plunge goes virtual

Updated 6 days, 2 hours ago
School board discusses teacher standby list for vaccine

Bigfork Schools may permit educators to leave campus on short notice to obtain COVID-19 vaccine

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Many still without power as restoration efforts continue

Flathead Electric crews worked through the night to restore power

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Gym use down 20-25%, but costs and cleaning are up

The MAC has taken cleanliness seriously — Mahlum estimates that the gym has spent more than $20,000 in air sanitation alone.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Stimulus checks hit Bigfork bank accounts

Residents' stimulus spending plans don't include local merchants

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Firearms sales set new records

“We’ve seen shortages before, but never anything quite this widespread."

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Conservation groups oppose clear cuts proposed near Bigfork

The Bug Creek’s timber sales proposed action lists openings that are 326, 321, 126 and 106 acres, which exceeds the Forest Plan’s suggestion that openings be limited to 40 acres.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Local CrossFit gym under new ownership

“It’s really exciting to see what the human body is capable of.”

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
COVID vaccines to be given by appointment only for time being

The health department is gearing up to transition from Phase 1A to Phase 1B of Gov. Greg Gianforte’s statewide vaccine distribution plan.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Montana Legislature begins 2021 session

The top priority for many lawmakers will be fixing an economy ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Caring for creatures

Veterinarian reflects on three decades of animal care

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Bigfork library campaign crests $500,000 mark

As of Dec. 18, the initiative had collected $520,000 to bring a new ImagineIF Library to Bigfork.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Bigfork woman to serve 15 years for Ambien-induced crash

Fulford was driving a gold GMC Acadia south on U.S. 93 on June 22, 2019, when she crossed into the northbound lanes and struck a Jeep Patriot