Friday, March 24, 2023

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 6 hours, 12 minutes ago

Flathead boys basketball coach Johnsrud steps down

Flathead High is looking for a new boys basketball coach, after word came Friday that Dirk Johnsrud will no long...

Updated 5 days, 11 hours ago
Robbery suspect killed after shooting hostage in St. Regis

A suspect in an Idaho robbery was killed by law enforcement after shooting a hostage near a travel center in western Montana, authorities said.

Updated 1 week ago
Jury finds Zackary Maas guilty of deliberate homicide

Prosecutors accused the 26-year-old of firing the shot that eventually killed Gabriel Wagoner in the early morning hours of March 13, 2022.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Kalispell superintendent offered top job at Missoula schools

Kalispell Public Schools Superintendent Micah Hill has been offered a position as superintendent of Missoula County Public Schools.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Commissioners reject property purchase in Lower Valley for septage plant

Commissioners Brad Abell and Randy Brodehl voted against the purchase of 36.9 acres on Wiley Dike Road, while Commissioner Pam Holmquist voted in favor.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
21-year-old pedestrian killed near Columbia Falls

A Columbia Falls pedestrian is dead after he was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. 2 and Montana 40 about 2:07 a.m. Saturday morning.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Columbia Falls High School boosts police presence after threatening email received

The Columbia Falls High School saw an increased law enforcement presence Monday morning after the school received a threatening email late Sunday night.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Authorities arrest suspected leaders of local Pagan Motorcycle Club chapter

Flathead County authorities announced Friday the arrest of two men thought to be leaders of the local chapter of a motorcycle club linked to last month’s bra...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Hunter who mistook dog for a wolf given deferred sentence

Amber Rose Barnes initially pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of cruelty to animals, but struck a deal with prosecutors in time for a Feb. 28 hearing in Flathead County Justice Court.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Kalispell man charged with making threats to kill Sen. Tester

A Kalispell man accused of threatening to injure and murder Montana U.S. Senator Jon Tester was arraigned on Feb. 23 on an indictment, according to informati...

Updated 1 month ago
County Attorney's Office not pursuing charges in Snowslip Inn shooting

The Flathead County Attorney’s Office will not pursue charges in an April 2022 fatal shooting outside the Snowslip Inn near Essex.

Updated 1 month ago
Blizzard conditions target Flathead Valley

Weather forecasters are confident that heavy snowfall will impact all of Northwest Montana beginning Monday.

Updated 1 month ago
Former President Jimmy Carter in hospice care

The Carter Center said Saturday that former President Jimmy Carter has entered home hospice care.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Logan Health, Billings Clinic discuss potential deal

Logan Health and Billings Clinic, two of Montana’s largest hospital systems, have opened discussions about uniting as a single health-care organization. Bil...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
One facing felony charge after boxing match devolves into general brawl

Authorities took two into custody after a brawl involving members of two motorcycle clubs broke out during a boxing match at Majestic Valley Arena on Saturda...