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Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Firefighters battle remote Swan Mountain Range fire

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

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Bigfork man jailed following armed standoff

Ronald Dean Clackler, 63, is facing pending charges of assault with a weapon, resisting arrest and criminal mischief.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
The latest Montana election results

Results as of 6 a.m. Wednesday morning

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
COVID-19 cases confirmed at Bigfork middle and high schools

Students test positive for coronavirus, school begins notifying parents

Updated 6 months 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 6 months, 1 week ago
Kalispell woman dies in three-vehicle collision

An 80-year-old Kalispell woman died in a three-vehicle collision Saturday on Montana 82 and Sportsman’s Bridge near Bigfork.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Motorcyclist dies in collision with deer

A Bigfork man died in a motorcycle crash Thursday night when he collided with a deer near Woods Bay.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
State directive mandates face coverings

HELENA — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock issued a directive Wednesday requiring face coverings at indoor public spaces and at larger outdoor gatherings in countie...

Updated 7 months ago
Bigfork to offer free COVID-19 testing

A free coronavirus testing clinic is now open to people in the Bigfork area on Tuesdays from 1-6 p.m. Bigfork Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rebekah King said the clinic is geared toward people who a...

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Fourth of July parade called off

Chamber cites community safety, social distancing concerns as reasons for canceling event

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Bigfork voters OK school levies, Sandry and Kreiman elected to board

Bigfork voters narrowly approved general fund levies for the elementary and high school, according to unofficial results released Wednesday morning.

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
Woman, police exchange gunfire in Bigfork

A woman accused of exchanging gunfire with Flathead Valley law officers Tuesday morning in Bigfork has a prior record of assault with a weapon.