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Breaking News

For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 4 months ago

Bigfork to compete in Class A beginning in 2023-24

For the first time since 2008, the Vikings and Valkyries will compete in Class A beginning in the 2023-24 season.

Updated 1 year, 11 months ago
COVID-19 cases confirmed at Bigfork middle and high schools

Students test positive for coronavirus, school begins notifying parents

Updated 2 years ago
Firefighters battle remote Swan Mountain Range fire

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

Updated 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years, 1 month 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 2 years, 2 months ago
Fourth of July parade called off

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

Updated 2 years, 3 months 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 2 years, 4 months ago
Shots fired in Bigfork after deputies locate driver of stolen vehicle

Shots were fired this morning in an officer involved shooting that took place on Grand Drive in Bigfork after the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office located the driver of a stolen vehicle. No injuries were reported...

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
Bigfork blaze destroys Eagle Bend clubhouse

A fire destroyed the clubhouse at Eagle Bend Golf Club early Sunday morning in Bigfork.

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Bigfork schools on lockdown following casino robbery

Bigfork schools are on lockdown today as the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office looks for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday morning at the Jackpot Casino in Bigfork.

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Strong winds knock out power in Whitefish area

A power outage Friday afternoon affected more than 7,000 households served by Flathead Electric Cooperative in the Whitefish area and the U.S. 93 corridor between Whitefish and Kalispell.

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Cyberattack on Kalispell Regional breaches patient data

A data breach at Kalispell Regional Healthcare earlier this year may have compromised the personal information of nearly 130,000 patients, hospital officials reported on Tuesday.

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Kalispell man ID'd in fatal shooting

A 53-year-old Kalispell man is dead after he was fatally shot by a man he knew at an Eighth Avenue West residence Saturday evening.