Friday, August 12, 2022

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Updated 2 days, 14 hours 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 opposit...

Updated 2 days, 14 hours 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 2 days, 14 hours 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 2 days, 14 hours ago
Volunteers needed for the Bigfork Blood Drive

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

Updated 2 days, 14 hours 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 week 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.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Elmo Fire bears down on hundreds of homes

Fire crews lost ground on the Elmo 2 Fire as it made a run toward hundreds of structures in the Lake Mary Ronan area on Wednesday evening.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Lake Mary Ronan area evacuated as Elmo Fire moves closer

Three structures have been destroyed in a wildfire that continues to expand its reach west of Flathead Lake.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
After a dream fulfilled, Lyle Aklested says goodbye to Ford museum

After sharing his collection with the public for nearly 40 years, Lyle Aklested is ready to say goodbye to his museum.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Bigfork's 'bridge to nowhere' coming down

Bigfork’s ‘bridge to nowhere’ is slated to come down this winter after years of legal battles.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Montana FWP gets community input for amenities at Somers Beach State Park

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks is seeking community input as officials begin planning for amenities at the newly created Somers Beach State Park.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Bigfork Festival of the Arts returns this weekend

The 44th annual Bigfork Festival of the Arts is set to take place this weekend in downtown Bigfork.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Swan Lake Ranger District offering temporary firewood cutting opportunity

The Swan Lake Ranger District is offering a temporary firewood cutting opportunity in the Condon Mountain Area.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Flathead Sheriff’s Office looking for information about recent fires

Authorities are investigating a series of fires started in the south valley and Bigfork areas in recent days and calling on the public for help.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Elmo Fire threatening 50 structures

More evacuation orders were issued overnight Monday as winds pushed the Elmo 2 Fire precariously close to U.S. 93 near Chief Cliff, prompting a temporary clo...