Tuesday, September 29, 2020


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Updated 7 hours, 54 minutes ago

Autopsy shows man found on shore of Whitefish Lake died of hypothermia

The body of a Columbia Falls man was recovered last week from the shore of Whitefish Lake, the Flathead County S...

Updated 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
Veterans Home working to contain COVID outbreak

The Montana Veterans Home in Columbia Falls is working to contain a COVID-19 outbreak that has infected a total 17 staff members and residents, with nine of those cases being considered “active,” as of Tuesday mo...

Updated 16 hours, 54 minutes ago
Driver's ed fees going up for Flathead, Glacier students

A $40 driver’s ed fee increase will go into effect in September 2021 for Flathead and Glacier high school students, bringing the total cost to $310.

Updated 16 hours, 54 minutes ago
Man cleared in Trumble Creek fatal shooting

A Flathead Valley initially charged with deliberate homicide after a shooting at a Trumble Creek residence earlier this month has been released.

Updated 16 hours, 54 minutes ago
HD 6: Candidates share health-care background, but differ on political policies

The Griz-Cat rivalry isn’t the only thing that divides Montana House of Representatives District 6 candidates Jerramy Dear-Ruel and Amy Regier.

Updated 16 hours, 54 minutes ago
Foundation acquires historic Mountain Brook School campus

From the time Mountain Brook School on Foothill Road in Kalispell was built on donated land using volunteer labor, the property has been a centerpiece and po...

Updated 16 hours, 54 minutes ago
Whitefish couple receive prestigious UM Service Award

The University of Montana Foundation has awarded Summerfield and Julie Baldridge of Whitefish the Neil S. Bucklew Presidential Service Award.

Updated 16 hours, 54 minutes ago
LAW ROUNDUP: Parking issue prompts alley spat

Kalispell Police Department received a parking complaint from a woman who allegedly approached an obnoxious young man after he pulled his truck into an alley.

Updated 20 hours, 54 minutes ago
Montana Senate race centers on health care, Supreme Court

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock tried to keep the focus on the pandemic and health care in the race for a Montana U.S. Senate seat, whil...

Updated 21 hours, 54 minutes ago
Three killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California's wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, destroying hom...

Updated 1 day ago
COVID testing forces Bigfork fifth-graders to go remote

Bigfork fifth-graders will transition to remote learning Tuesday through Thursday as a number of students and staff are being tested for COVID-19.

Updated 1 day ago
Montana Secretary of State appealing later ballot deadline

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's secretary of state has filed notice that he plans to appeal a court ruling that extended the deadline for county elections offices to accept 2020 general election ballots returned b...

Updated 1 day ago
Montana private prison reports COVID outbreak, 29 cases

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Just over two dozen inmates and detainees at a private prison in north-central Montana have tested positive for COVID-19, prison operator CoreCivic said Monday.

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Pedestrian hit and killed in Hungry Horse

A pedestrian died after being hit by a tow truck at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Hungry Horse.

Updated 1 day, 4 hours ago
Eagle Transit curtails service due to COVID-19

Area commuters will be forced to use Eagle Transit’s “on demand” service to get around for at least the next few weeks as the Flathead County public transit ...