Saturday, May 28, 2022

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Updated 23 hours, 22 minutes ago

Man who led deputies on high speed chase pleads guilty

The man who led law enforcement on a lengthy high speed chase through the Canyon earlier this year pleaded guilt...

Updated 23 hours, 22 minutes ago
Volunteers ensure local Memorial Day events receive an honor guard

The United Veterans of Flathead Valley will once again have a busy Memorial Day.

Updated 23 hours, 22 minutes ago
Lawmakers to DPHHS: birth certificate emergency rule is ‘anti-democratic and insulting to Montanans’

Democrats on a state Legislature interim committee sent a letter Thursday urging the Department of Public Health and Human Services to rescind an emergency rule it enacted this week that closed the door for trans...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Judge orders US to decide if wolverines need protection

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has given U.S. wildlife officials 18 months to decide if wolverines should be protected under the Endangered Species A...

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
State's schools chief cited for illegally passing school bus

HELENA — Police have cited State Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen for a May 19 incident in which Arnzten allegedly illegally passed a schoo...

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
Area students win statewide and divisional awards for wildfire prevention artwork

A Columbia Falls High School sophomore’s art was selected as the statewide winner of a wildfire prevention art contest.

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
Corvettes on display in Whitefish for Memorial Day weekend

The Funseekers Corvette and Yacht Club officially started in Whitefish in 1986 and while the club’s members do have fun and they do have Corvettes, there is ...

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
Exchange Club, Glacier High host Field of Honor over Memorial Day weekend

The Flathead Valley Exchange Club and Glacier High School are teaming up to give the community a chance to recognize their heroes this Memorial Day by hostin...

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
Whitefish shooter released on own recognizance

Wilson Dane Huyser, 33, of Rollins was being held in the county jail on a $75,000 bond for a felony criminal endangerment charge. He was released, with condi...

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
Whitefish Mountain Resort kicks off summer activities Memorial Day weekend

Whitefish Mountain Resort will kick off its summer operating season with Zip Line tours, Alpine Slides, scenic lift rides and other activities this Memorial ...

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
Montana CIT academy teaches participants how to navigate a mental health crisis

Crisis intervention training, including one session held in Kalispell earlier this month, helps prepare local law enforcement for interactions with individua...

Updated 2 days, 6 hours ago
Lake County boy in custody following social media threats

A Lake County boy is charged with felony intimidation after he allegedly made threats on social media about shooting people at a school in St. Ignatius, authorities said Thursday.

Updated 2 days, 8 hours ago
Trump ally Zinke fights claim he's too liberal for Montana

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — When Republican Ryan Zinke first ran for Congress, the former Navy SEAL faced false accusations amplified by Democrats that his military ...

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Truck gets stuck in river at controversial Blankenship camp

Just days after a lawsuit was filed against the Forest Service over the allegedly out-of-control camp at the Blankenship Bridge, yet another vehicle, this time a pickup, got stuck in the adjacent stretch of the F...

Updated 2 days, 23 hours ago
Flathead County named defendant in wrongful death lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against Flathead County over the death of a Kalispell man who was struck by a county-owned semi-truck near Creston in November.