Monday, August 15, 2022

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 5 days, 21 hours ago

Montana abortion laws remain blocked during legal challenge

The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling that temporarily blocks three abortion laws pas...

Updated 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
Shooting in southwest Kalispell under investigation

Kalispell Police are investigating a weekend shooting that left one man in critical condition.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Presumptive case of monkeypox discovered in Flathead

A day after the federal government declared a public health emergency for monkeypox, state officials announced that Flathead County likely is home to Montana...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Firefighters hold Elmo blaze south of Lake Mary Ronan

Firefighters held the line on the Elmo 2 Fire overnight Thursday, keeping the blaze south of Lake Mary Ronan and away from hundreds of structures in the area.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Books riddled with bullet holes found in library book return bin

ImagineIF Libraries closed all of its locations Wednesday after staff discovered books in a book return bin that had been damaged by a firearm.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Lake Mary Ronan area evacuated as Elmo Fire moves closer

Eight structures have been destroyed and as many as 150 are threatened by a raging wildfire that continues to expand its reach west of Flathead Lake.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Elmo Fire threatening 50 structures

More evacuation orders were issued overnight Monday and Tuesday as winds pushed the Elmo 2 Fire precariously close to U.S. 93 near Chief Cliff, prompting a t...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
300 firefighters join attack on Elmo Fire

Nearly 300 firefighters have converged on the Flathead Reservation to battle the unconfined Elmo 2 Fire that has charred nearly 13,000 acres in three days we...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Woman dies after falling at Columbia Falls High School

A 20-year-old woman died after falling through a skylight at Columbia Falls High School over the weekend.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Elmo Fire balloons to 7,000 acres

Evacuation orders were issued Friday night after a wildfire quickly ballooned near Elmo on the west side of Flathead Lake.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Hiker dies in Glacier National Park trying to ascend Rising Wolf Mountain

Glacier National Park saw its third hiking fatality in two days Monday as a 79-year-old male from Florida fell while attempting to ascend a steep off-trail s...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Bodies of two overdue hikers found in Glacier National Park

The bodies of two men were found in Glacier National Park on Monday morning after the pair were reported overdue from a climb on Dusty Star Mountain on Sunday.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
New York motorist arrested after fatal crash in Kalispell

A New York motorist faces a vehicular homicide while under the influence felony charge after allegedly striking and killing a pedestrian on U.S. 2 in Kalispell early Saturday morning.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Man hits family with pickup, kills 2 with shotgun in East Glacier rampage

A man drove his pickup truck into a family as they walked in East Glacier and opened fire with a shotgun, killing one man and mortally wounding a toddler who...

Updated 1 month ago
Full length of Going-to-the-Sun Road opens to vehicles

Matching the latest opening on record, the full length of Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park opened to vehicles Wednesday morning for the 2022 su...