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Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago

Bigfork Schools votes against on-campus mask requirement

Students and staff will no longer be required to mask up on campus at Bigfork Schools starting March 15.

Updated 1 year, 6 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 1 year, 8 months ago
Bigfork blaze destroys Eagle Bend clubhouse

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

Updated 1 year, 11 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 1 year, 11 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 1 year, 11 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 1 year, 11 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.

Updated 1 year, 12 months ago
2 detained in suspected Kalispell homicide

Two people were detained Saturday evening in connection with a suspected homicide in Kalispell.

Updated 1 year, 12 months ago
C-Falls man sentenced to 20 years for homicide

A Flathead Valley man who pleaded guilty to shooting a Coram resident to death on Valentine’s Day this year received a 20-year sentence Wednesday in Flathead County District Court.

Updated 2 years ago
Moncrief permanently retires lease in Badger-Two Med

The Wilderness Society and Moncrief Oil and Gas Master LLC reached an out-of-court settlement on Tuesday resulting in the permanent retirement of a federal oil and gas lease in the Badger-Two Medicine area near G...

Updated 2 years ago
Huge waves, power outages likely

A high wind warning was issued Friday for Flathead and Mission valley residents as a rare and potentially historic winter storm was expected to roar into the region overnight.

Updated 2 years ago
Septem-brrrr! Valley braces for 'historic' storm

A rare and potentially historic winter storm is expected to bear down on Western Montana this weekend, bringing damaging winds and several inches of snow to most valley locations.

Updated 2 years ago
West Valley home destroyed in blaze

A home west of Kalispell was destroyed in a fire Thursday afternoon.

Updated 2 years, 1 month ago
Whitefish city manager abruptly resigns

Whitefish City Manager Adam Hammatt has resigned from his position with the city.

Updated 2 years, 1 month ago
Lake County plane crash victims ID'd

Three Indiana men died in a plane crash outside of St. Ignatius Thursday afternoon, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

Updated 2 years, 1 month ago
Fire damages Weyerhaeuser's C-Falls plant

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of a fire that occurred around 8 p.m. Wednesday night at the Weyerhaeuser medium-density fiberboard plant in Columbia Falls, according to plant officials.