Saturday, January 28, 2023


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Updated 10 hours, 51 minutes ago

Board of Public Ed offers support of financial literacy, civics requirement

The Montana Board of Public Education has given their vocal support for a proposal to add financial literacy and...

Updated 2 days, 13 hours ago
Gov. Gianforte wants tax rebates, cuts with budget surplus

HELENA — Gov. Greg Gianforte reiterated his administration's priorities to improve Montana's economy in his State of the State address delivered Wednesday to...

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Disagreement over noise preceded fatal shooting, officials say

The victim of Tuesday’s shooting in Whitefish died from a bullet to the head after a disagreement over noise escalated, according to newly-filed court docume...

Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago
Kalispell weighs new rules for public parks prompted by homeless presence

It was standing-room only at a four-hour Kalispell City Council work session Monday evening as the body debated ordinances that would place limits on access ...

Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago
Brothers return to ranching roots to teach next generation

Mark Casazza is launching a post-secondary trade school, with the intention of training the next generation of construction and agriculture teachers for Mont...

Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago
Bill allowing for death certificates for miscarriages passes committee after tweaks

Legislation allowing families to request a death certificate for miscarriages met with approval in the House Judiciary Committee on Monday after a week of di...

Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago
Seminar provides analysis of state’s economy

The University of Montana's Bureau of Business and Economic Research brings its economic seminar to Kalispell on Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago
New abortion rules will be challenged in court, opponents warn

As the State of Montana considers changing rules to make getting an abortion using Medicaid more difficult and restrictive, a group of health care providers sent a letter via their attorneys warning the state and...

Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago
Sexual assault investigation yields alleged cache of child porn

A Bigfork man faces a child sex abuse charge in Flathead County District Court after an investigation into a sexual assault allegedly turned up images of chi...

Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago
Law roundup: Woman lets neighbors know she’s sorry

Kalispell Police Department received a report of a woman heard repeatedly screaming, “I’m sorry,” which a neighbor thought could be a physical disturbance. It turned out she just had a rough night and a few apolo...

Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago
Shooting in Whitefish leaves one dead

A 32-year-old man is behind bars after he allegedly shot and killed another man Tuesday morning at a U.S. 93 South apartment complex.

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Essex residents wary of CenturyLink's solution for poor phone service

CenturyLink customers in Essex may soon see a stop-gap solution to outages and poor phone service there, but the plan proposed by the telecommunications gian...

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Experts say schools, students and parents need to join forces on bullying

Annmarie Edwards’ family links her struggles to bullying, and Julie Hertzog, director of the PACER National Bullying Prevention Center, said it also exacerba...

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Warrant issued for man accused of shooting at kayakers

Jeffrey Allen Smith, 49, of Whitefish faces four counts of felony criminal endangerment in connection with the June 18 alleged shooting.

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Senators petition Biden administration to examine housing challenges for wildland firefighters

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines last week called on the Biden administration to address housing challenges for wildland firefighters.

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago
Lawsuit claims insurance company deliberately stalling in Libby asbestos cases

Just weeks after a Cascade County judge agreed with a jury that the insurance company that represented a Libby asbestos mine should pay a former miner there $36.5 million, attorneys for that miner filed a complai...