Tuesday, May 17, 2022


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Updated 27 minutes ago

Kila man accused of using bear spray in attack

Randaell Charles Stilson, 18, was booked in the Flathead County Detention Center on May 10 and released on his o...

Updated 27 minutes ago
Nonprofit spearheading creation of large youth center with development

The Flathead Valley Youth Center, a publicly accessible youth center, is planned to be constructed on Church Drive just south of Majestic Valley Arena on U.S...

Updated 27 minutes ago
Robbery suspect back in jail after allegedly trying to buy a gun

A man facing state and federal charges for allegedly holding up an area pharmacy at gunpoint last month is back in the county jail after trying to to buy a f...

Updated 27 minutes ago
State reverses course on federal food assistance

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services announced Friday that it is seeking another round of pandemic-era food assistance funding from the federal government, reversing a decision the agency ma...

Updated 27 minutes ago
Law roundup: Repeat beating prompts police response

A woman allegedly broke into a house and beat up a resident. The resident said they didn’t need medical attention, had security footage of the incident and wanted to press charges. They said the woman had done th...

Updated 27 minutes ago
Q&A with U.S. House candidate Mitch Hueur

Editor’s Note: The Daily Inter Lake is republishing select answers from questionnaires completed by the candidates for U.S. House District 1 and submitted to...

Updated 11 hours, 39 minutes ago
EPA nixes Montana’s new water quality standards

The Environmental Protection Agency thwarted Montana lawmakers’ attempt to loosen water quality standards yesterday, telling the state that it acted out of turn by adopting a new regulatory framework without firs...

Updated 12 hours, 27 minutes ago
Man killed in accident at Koocanusa boat ramp

A man was killed Sunday after his truck and boat trailer was submerged in Lake Koocanusa near Libby following an apparent medical issue.

Updated 15 hours, 47 minutes ago
Suspect in Flathead Lake homicide arrested

A Polson man wanted for questioning regarding the death of the mother of his child was taken into custody in Lake County on Friday night.

Updated 1 day ago
Local Titanic expert gains large following telling tales of passengers on social media

Kaylee Jukich-Fish can’t remember what sparked her interest in the Titanic, the passenger liner that slipped into the North Atlantic after hitting an iceberg...

Updated 1 day ago
Whitefish Council takes on contested rezone

Whitefish City Council on Monday will consider a rezone for a 7-acre piece of property near the end of Pheasant Run. The request has drawn opposition from re...

Updated 1 day ago
Kalispell Council considers small fee for Evergreen sewer customers

The change is in response to the Evergreen Water and Sewer District instituting a new meter fee of $3 per account monthly for meter data from each of the sew...

Updated 1 day ago
Law roundup: Man chased out of library, threatened with knife

A man went to the Kalispell Police Department after a man wearing thick glasses and a bright orange jacket reportedly threatened a man with a knife and chased him out of the library and then went back inside.

Updated 1 day, 9 hours ago
CSKT River Honoring teaches kids about the landscape

MOIESE, Mont. (AP) — A sunlit field along the Flathead River outside of Moiese was home base for all kinds of student learning this week.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Man killed after recycling bin he sheltered in was picked up

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A man who apparently sought shelter in a cardboard recycling bin in Montana's capitol city was killed after the container was picked up by a garbage truck, the Helena Police Department said.