Friday, May 07, 2021


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Updated 3 minutes ago

Fees increase as Bison Range opens under tribal management

Less than six months after former President Donald Trump signed Bison Range Restoration legislation, there are b...

Updated 5 hours, 3 minutes ago
Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks to resume bus operations

BILLINGS (AP) — Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks have resumed large group tours with safety measures intended to limit the spread of COVID-19, including wearing masks and being tested with 72 hours befo...

Updated 7 hours, 24 minutes ago
Gianforte signs bills slashing income taxes

Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a pair of bills slashing Montana's top income tax rate and making various changes to the state's tax code during a visit to Kalisp...

Updated 8 hours, 11 minutes ago
Day of Giving donations top $394,000

Local nonprofit organizations raised more than $394,000 for programs and projects during the Day of Giving & Unity campaign May 4 and 5.

Updated 8 hours, 32 minutes ago
Board rejects short-term rental project in Bigfork

The Flathead County Board of Adjustment on Tuesday rejected a proposal to build nine short-term rental units in Bigfork after neighbors raised objections about the character of the neighborhood and the potential ...

Updated 9 hours, 3 minutes ago
Biden unveils '30 by 30' conservation plan

The Biden administration plans to broadly define conservation and encourage private landowners to adopt sustainable practices to meet a goal of protecting 30...

Updated 9 hours, 3 minutes ago
Fundraiser set up for family of sisters killed in crash

An online fundraiser has been set up for the family of two Columbia Falls young women who were killed in a multi-vehicle accident outside Great Falls Monday.

Updated 11 hours, 3 minutes ago
Sheriff: Girl shoots 3 at Idaho school; teacher disarms her

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A sixth-grade girl brought a gun to her Idaho middle school, shot and wounded two students and a custodian and then was disarmed by a tea...

Updated 12 hours, 3 minutes ago
'Piano Pat,' Montana Tiki bar entertainer for decades, dies

GREAT FALLS (AP) — Patricia Sponheim, known as "Piano Pat," who entertained crowds at a Tiki bar in downtown Great Falls, Montana, for more than 50 years, ha...

Updated 14 hours, 3 minutes ago
Feud breaks out among GOP lawmakers over Snake River dams

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Some Republican members of Congress from the Northwest are accusing a GOP Idaho lawmaker of conducting secret negotiations with the Dem...

Updated 15 hours, 3 minutes ago
Vigils, rallies mark day of awareness for Indigenous victims

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some shared agonizing stories of frustration and loss. Others prayed and performed ceremonies. All called for action.

Updated 1 day ago
Trout Unlimited's Flathead Valley chapter cleans up access sites

Last Saturday, several members of the 53-year-old Flathead Valley chapter of Trout Unlimited gathered to clean up several state-owned fishing access sites.

Updated 1 day ago
Turner rebuilds lead over Mahlen in Mack Days

With two weekends left, Kolton Turner rebuilt some of the lead he had lost recently in the 2021 Spring Mack Days lake trout fishing event.

Updated 1 day ago
Flathead hospitals to train for school shooting

Staff from Kalispell Regional Medical Center, North Valley Hospital and the Whitefish Fire Department will participate in an emergency communications drill F...

Updated 1 day ago
Woman accused of pointing gun at men in park

A woman was arrested and charged after law officers said she pointed a rifle at two men in a local park last week.

Updated 1 day ago
Law roundup: Woman freaks out, but agrees to pay for room

Someone reportedly had a “lady in a room” who “freaked out about having to pay.” They explained that by “freaked out” the woman yelled at her, tried to kiss her, promising to pay tomorrow, and then started yellin...