Saturday, September 19, 2020


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Updated 5 hours, 17 minutes ago

State: COVID contact tracing takes priority over data reports

As COVID-19 cases in Flathead County mount, creating an upswing in contact tracing and case monitoring work for ...

Updated 4 days, 5 hours ago
Walk to End Alzheimer’s has virtual and physical support options

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Flathead Valley residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s and all dementia by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday, Sept. 19 a...

Updated 4 days, 5 hours ago
C-Falls teacher picked for NY Times Teaching Project

As a world traveler who has taught overseas in countries such as Morocco, Columbia Falls English and French teacher Jeanette Price continually seeks to conne...

Updated 4 days, 5 hours ago
New climate plan calls for carbon neutrality by 2050

A report commissioned by Gov. Steve Bullock to help Montana provide a framework to combat and adapt to a warming climate was released Wednesday.

Updated 4 days, 5 hours ago
Man can’t get a cab, so he called 911

A man complained to dispatchers that he reportedly tried to call a taxi cab service for the last 15 minutes, but couldn’t get through.

Updated 4 days, 9 hours ago
Pence says reelecting Sen. Daines key to Trump agenda

Vice President Mike Pence is due to headline a campaign rally in southcentral Montana Monday as Republicans in the state seek to take back the governor's man...

Updated 4 days, 15 hours ago
Easing fires not as simple as climate change vs. forest work

Deadly West Coast wildfires are dividing President Donald Trump and the states' Democratic leaders over how to prevent blazes from becoming more frequent and...

Updated 4 days, 17 hours ago
Wildfires during pandemic intensify economic pain in West

The fires consuming the forests of California and Oregon and darkening the skies over San Francisco and Portland are also damaging a regional economy already...

Updated 4 days, 19 hours ago
Smoke blankets western Montana with fire risk high

Air quality in western Montana is suffering as westerly winds carry wildfire smoke in from neighboring states.

Updated 5 days, 5 hours ago
Lakeside filmmaker shares stories from the Flathead Valley

Lakeside’s Ross Yarrow enjoys telling stories, people’s stories that is.

Updated 5 days, 5 hours ago
Kalispell mulls redevelopment of downtown parking lot

The Kalispell City Council will hold a virtual work session tonight to discuss the redevelopment of the parking lot near Valley Bank in downtown Kalispell.

Updated 5 days, 5 hours ago
Man attempts high chair scam at store

A store employee told<strong> Kalispell Police Department</strong> a man tried to commit fraud by returning a high chair with the same receipt he used to return a different high chair last week.

Updated 5 days, 5 hours ago
County attorney: Montana shooting death was self-defense

A Montana county attorney does not plan to press charges in a shooting death categorized as self-defense.

Updated 5 days, 21 hours ago
'Hazardous' air quality impacts NW Montana

Air quality in Northwest Montana was expected to go from bad to worse Sunday into Monday as smoke from Western wildfires impacts the region.

Updated 5 days, 23 hours ago
Death toll from wildfires reaches 33 on the West Coast

Nearly all of the dozens of people reported missing after a devastating blaze in southern Oregon have been accounted for, authorities said, as crews continue...

Updated 6 days, 3 hours ago
History of deficiencies documented at COVID-infected Whitefish care center

Following a recent state investigation into Whitefish Care and Rehabilitation Center, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services stamped the facility wit...