Monday, August 15, 2022


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Updated 4 hours, 59 minutes ago

Deadline looms for drought-stricken states to cut water use

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Banks along parts of the Colorado River where water once streamed are now just caked mud a...

Updated 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
Shooting in southwest Kalispell under investigation

Kalispell Police are investigating a weekend shooting that left one man in critical condition.

Updated 6 hours, 29 minutes ago
New election system on track to go live in January

Tests for Montana’s new elections system, ElectMT, went smoothly during the primary election in June, and it will be ready to go live in January, according to Elections and Voter Services Manager Stuart Fuller.

Updated 14 hours, 49 minutes ago
Kalispell Council to vote on $115 million budget

The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the City Hall, 201 First Avenue East.

Updated 14 hours, 49 minutes ago
Mother-daughter team shepherds local youth through the ins and outs of raising pigs

Michelle and Morgan Baker serve as swine superintendents at the annual fair, meaning they oversee the hog barn, ensuring both children and animals stay safe ...

Updated 14 hours, 49 minutes ago
Whitefish Council set to OK budget

City Council meets at 7:10 p.m. at City Hall, 418 E Second St.

Updated 14 hours, 49 minutes ago
Law roundup: Woman tires of ding-dong ditch prank

A woman requested extra patrol from Kalispell Police Department because she was reportedly tired of youths playing ding-dong ditch and banging on her door.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
ALERT medical rescue helicopter marks milestone

For 47 years, the bright red chopper synonymous with Logan Health has been on call, day and night, rain, snow or sunshine, providing rescue for those in need...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
When mental illness leads to dropped charges, patients often go without stabilizing care

For seven years, Timothy Jay Fowler rotated between jail, forced psychiatric hospitalization, and freedom.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
DEQ presses developers of an alpine coaster on possible building violations

The developers of a proposed alpine coaster just north of Lakeside are violating Montana’s Sanitation in Subdivisions Act by moving ahead with construction o...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Law roundup: Reeky woman goes to workplace for nap

A couple of times an employee allegedly arrived to work smelling of weed and methamphetamine. On this particular day, she showed up

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
PHOTOS: The 4-H Horse Show at the Northwest Montana Fair

Scenes from the 4-H Horse Show at the Northwest Montana Fair on Saturday, Aug. 13.

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
Pipeline break spills 45,000 gallons of diesel in Wyoming

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A diesel pipeline in Wyoming owned by a company that's being sued by federal prosecutors over previous spills in two other states crac...

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Church Slough Work Group to meet Aug. 18

A group of citizens tasked with discussing recreational boating on Church Slough south of Kalispell is scheduled to meet for the second time on Aug. 18.

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
FWP secures new home for orphaned grizzly cubs

A pair of local bear cubs are headed to a Pennsylvania wildlife sanctuary after officials with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks euthanized their mother following repeated attempts to break into human food sources...