Friday, March 05, 2021

Breaking News

For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago

UK variant of COVID detected in Gallatin County

Three cases of the U.K. COVID-19 variant have been identified in Gallatin County, the Department of Public Healt...

Updated 2 days, 10 hours ago
Trooper shoots fleeing suspect during traffic stop near Ronan

A Montana Highway Patrol trooper fired a sidearm at a suspect attempting to flee a traffic stop Tuesday night a few miles southwest of Ronan, according to a press release from the state attorney general.

Updated 3 days, 9 hours ago
Convicted murderer Wood gets 100 years with no parole

Even at the end, convicted murderer Danielle Wood proclaimed her innocence.

Updated 4 days, 9 hours ago
Officials identify man killed by Kalispell police officer

Authorities have released some of the names of those involved in a deadly shooting Friday night in Kalispell.

Updated 6 days, 16 hours ago
Man dead following officer-involved shooting in Kalispell

A man was shot and killed by a Kalispell Police officer Friday night following a disturbance in the area of Cemetery Road and U.S. 93 South in Kalispell.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Crews conduct avalanche mitigation work in Glacier

A contractor for BNSF Railway used a helicopter to drop charges onto several avalanche prone slopes in the John F. Stevens Canyon area of Glacier National Pa...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Montana relaxes gun restrictions, allows guns on campuses

HELENA (AP) — A bill signed into law Thursday by Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte allows concealed firearms to be carried in most places in the state without a pe...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Senate votes to acquit Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was acquitted Saturday of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that spare...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Montana governor lifts statewide mask mandate

Montana's statewide mask mandate that had been in place since July was lifted Friday by Gov. Greg Gianforte. But some cities and counties are keeping local m...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Man arrested after C-Falls elementary school threat

A local man has been arrested after threatening a local elementary school Tuesday.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Governor signs liability shield, intends to lift mask rule

Saying he will lift a statewide mask requirement later this week, Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a bill Wednesday intended to protect businesses and heal...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Flathead County getting additional 1,000 vaccine doses

Flathead County received an auxiliary shipment of 1,000 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, the Flathea...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Allegiant Air expands California service from GPIA

Allegiant Air is adding twice-weekly service to San Diego from Glacier Park International Airport starting May 28.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Avalanche warning extended for Northwest Montana

An avalanche advisory was extended through Tuesday in the Northwest Montana backcountry as dangerous conditions persist.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Snowmobiler killed in Swan Range avalanche

One snowmobiler was killed in an avalanche while riding in the Swan Range east of Kalispell on Saturday, the Flathead Avalanche Center reported Sunday morning.