Monday, October 03, 2022


For more information regarding today's news, check out our latest news articles below.

Updated 4 days, 2 hours ago

Bigfork author releases second children's book

Bigfork author John Pogachar has released his second children's book titled "Mom and Dad, 10 Things I Want You T...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Summer Playhouse alum returns for variety show after finding success on Broadway

A Bigfork Summer Playhouse alumni is making his return to the theater by the bay with his wife, and both performers are bringing years of Broadway experience...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
BLUAC meets to consider one application on Thursday

The Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee will meet Thursday to look at one application for consideration, as well as to discuss some ideas for alleviating traffic around Bigfork.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Garceau Fire west of Polson grows to 1,500 acres

A new wildfire that sprung up in the Polson area on Tuesday has grown to roughly 1,500 acres.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
DEQ presses developers of an alpine coaster on possible building violations

The developers of a proposed alpine coaster just north of Lakeside are violating Montana’s Sanitation in Subdivisions Act by moving ahead with construction o...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Kalispell man brought up on felony incest charge

A Kalispell man is being held in the county jail on a $100,000 bond for allegedly sexually abusing a teenage non-blood relative earlier this year.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Bigfork School Board prepares to pass annual budget

The Bigfork School Board looked at a preliminary budget for the 2022-2023 school year at a special called meeting last week.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Mother-daughter team shepherds local youth through the ins and outs of raising pigs

About a year ago, Michelle and Morgan Baker watched as more pigs than they could recall receive white ribbons at the Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo, meanin...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Fire detected in Spotted Bear Ranger District

Flathead National Forest officials have detected a wildfire burning in the Cannon Creek drainage area located in the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
14 candidates pursue open seat on ImagineIF library board

The timeframe to submit an application to be on the ImagineIF Library Board of Trustees has closed and now begins the work of narrowing down the list to the ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Protestors in Lakeside lambast proposed alpine coaster project

Concerned residents took to the streets for a second protest in Lakeside over the weekend to voice their opposition to a proposed alpine coaster development ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Tranel, Zinke, and Lamb spar over abortion, climate and energy

The three candidates for Montana’s newly created western congressional district squared off in person for the first time at a candidate forum in Missoula Monday, landing glancing blows and setting the stage for a...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Longview Lavender Farm adds storefront with homemade products

Longview Lavender Farm has added a storefront to their operation this summer to sell different kinds of lavender products made from their farm. The plants ar...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Volunteers needed for the Bigfork Blood Drive

The American Red Cross needs volunteers for their Bigfork Blood Drive.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Bigfork organizations and projects chosen for Great Fish Challenge

The Bigfork Art and Cultural Center has been invited to participate in this year's Great Fish Community Challenge, among other Bigfork nonprofits and projects.

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Firefighters hold Elmo blaze south of Lake Mary Ronan

Firefighters held the line on the Elmo 2 Fire overnight Thursday, keeping blaze south of Lake Mary Ronan and away from hundreds of structures in the area.