Saturday, July 31, 2021


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Updated 14 hours, 29 minutes ago

Forest projects planned in Lone Pine State Park, Troy

Crews will harvest Douglas fir logs, plant western larches and ponderosa pines, and use prescribed burns to revi...

Updated 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
New fire forces evacuations along Montana 35

Residents were ordered to evacuate Saturday morning as a new wildfire cropped up in the Mission Mountains east of Polson.

Updated 14 hours, 29 minutes ago
Law roundup: ‘Creepy druggies’ not welcome in parking lot

A descriptive caller told the Kalispell Police Department there were “creepy druggies...yelling at each other” in a parking lot.

Updated 14 hours, 29 minutes ago
Polson man convicted of drug trafficking

A federal jury in Great Falls has convicted a Polson man of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

Updated 14 hours, 29 minutes ago
Unequal economic recovery challenges Montana, analyst says

At midyear, the numbers show quite a few forks in the road to recovery for various sectors of the Montana economy.

Updated 21 hours, 29 minutes ago
Court administrator fired for 'insubordination'

The administrator of Flathead County Justice Court was recently fired after judges accused her of "insubordination" as well as mistreating and "micromanaging...

Updated 23 hours, 3 minutes ago
Private timberlands closed due to fire danger

Private timberlands across Northwest Montana are closing to public access and recreation due to extreme fire danger.

Updated 1 day ago
Whitefish teacher resigns amid probe into messages with students

A Whitefish Middle School teacher has resigned amid an investigation into inappropriate communications he had with several students, the school district said Friday.

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Explainer: How Montana will use funds to limit evictions

A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. T...

Updated 1 day, 3 hours ago
Gianforte tells Biden 'it's a tinderbox situation' in Montana

President Joe Biden met virtually with governors from Western and Midwestern states on Friday to discuss how federal intervention can best aid states battlin...

Updated 1 day, 3 hours ago
Kalispell man killed in ATV crash

A Kalispell man died in an ATV crash Thursday evening in a remote area east of Helena.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Kalispell launches GIS hub for city maps, documents

The city of Kalispell on Wednesday launched its new Geographical Information System Hub, a website that houses all of the city's maps and applications in one place.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Traffic delays expected during work at Hungry Horse Dam

Traffic will be slow-moving across the Hungry Horse Dam for about 11 days next month, as crews conduct an inspection of a fixed-wheel gate that's part of a p...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Law roundup: Young women counseled for ‘obnoxious’ behavior

A caller said some young women on a four-wheeler were being “loud and obnoxious.”

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Murder trial will remain in Flathead County

The trial of a Kalispell man accused of murdering his wife in December 2020 will remain in Flathead County.