Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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 3 days, 1 hour ago

Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, cap...

Updated 5 days, 2 hours ago
Drunk driver gets 20 years in prison for killing 2 Flathead women

It was an emotional scene at the Flathead County Justice Center Thursday afternoon as two families heard the sentence for a Minnesota man who killed two Flat...

Updated 5 days, 6 hours ago
Montana virus cases hit record; numbers rise in schools

Newly confirmed coronavirus cases in Montana spiked to another record on Thursday and health officials reported that the number of infections tied to schools...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Three more COVID deaths reported in Flathead County

The Flathead City-County Health Department on Friday afternoon confirmed three additional COVID-19-related deaths in Flathead County.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Bigfork, Flathead high schools report positive COVID-19 cases

Bigfork and Flathead high schools notified families of positive cases of COVID-19 Tuesday evening.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days 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 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Flathead man charged with deliberate homicide

A Flathead Valley man accused of deliberate homicide in connection with a fatal shooting on Thursday is behind held at the Flathead County jail.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Whitefish care center sees four additional COVID deaths

Four additional individuals associated with Whitefish Care and Rehabilitation Center have died from COVID-19-related complications, according to a press release sent Friday morning from the Flathead City-County H...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Four COVID-19 cases reported in Flathead County schools

Flathead City-County Health Department is reporting four active COVID-19 cases among school-aged children.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Man dies in fire he is suspected of starting in Pablo

A Pablo man died in an arson fire he is suspected to have started Sunday at the People's Center in Pablo.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Governor issues fire emergency order

Gov. Steve Bullock on Thursday evening issued an executive order declaring a state of fire emergency due to extremely hazardous wildland fire conditions throughout Montana.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
COVID-19 case reported at Columbia Falls High School

Four days into the school year, Columbia Falls School District is dealing with its first case of COVID-19.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Flathead County switches to mail ballot for Nov. 3 election

The Flathead County commissioners voted 2-1 Thursday morning to move to a mail-in election for the Nov. 3 general election, pivoting from their decision in l...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Board denies permit for West Valley asphalt plant

The Flathead County Board of Adjustment voted unanimously Tuesday night to deny a request for a change to a conditional-use permit that would have allowed a gravel pit in West Valley to operate an asphalt and con...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Columbia Falls man dies after pontoon boat flips near Glacier Rim

A Columbia Falls man died late Saturday afternoon after his fishing pontoon boat flipped while floating on the North Fork of the Flathead River near Glacier Rim.