Monday, August 15, 2022

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Updated 16 hours, 3 minutes ago

Mother-daughter team shepherds local youth through the ins and outs of raising pigs

Michelle and Morgan Baker serve as swine superintendents at the annual fair, meaning they oversee the hog barn, ...

Updated 3 hours, 23 minutes ago
Shooting in southwest Kalispell under investigation

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

Updated 7 hours, 43 minutes ago
New election system on track to go live in January

Tests for Montana’s new elections system, ElectMT, went smoothly during the primary election in June, and it will be ready to go live in January, according to Elections and Voter Services Manager Stuart Fuller.

Updated 16 hours, 3 minutes ago
Kalispell Council to vote on $115 million budget

The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the City Hall, 201 First Avenue East.

Updated 16 hours, 3 minutes ago
Whitefish Council set to OK budget

City Council meets at 7:10 p.m. at City Hall, 418 E Second St.

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
ALERT medical rescue helicopter marks milestone

For 47 years, the bright red chopper synonymous with Logan Health has been on call, day and night, rain, snow or sunshine, providing rescue for those in need...

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
When mental illness leads to dropped charges, patients often go without stabilizing care

For seven years, Timothy Jay Fowler rotated between jail, forced psychiatric hospitalization, and freedom.

Updated 1 day, 16 hours ago
DEQ presses developers of an alpine coaster on possible building violations

The developers of a proposed alpine coaster just north of Lakeside are violating Montana’s Sanitation in Subdivisions Act by moving ahead with construction o...

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
PHOTOS: The 4-H Horse Show at the Northwest Montana Fair

Scenes from the 4-H Horse Show at the Northwest Montana Fair on Saturday, Aug. 13.

Updated 2 days, 16 hours ago
Church Slough Work Group to meet Aug. 18

A group of citizens tasked with discussing recreational boating on Church Slough south of Kalispell is scheduled to meet for the second time on Aug. 18.

Updated 2 days, 16 hours ago
FWP secures new home for orphaned grizzly cubs

A pair of local bear cubs are headed to a Pennsylvania wildlife sanctuary after officials with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks euthanized their mother following repeated attempts to break into human food sources...

Updated 2 days, 16 hours ago
Community groups prepare for Ukrainian refugees

Through the Uniting for Ukraine Sponsor Circle program, community groups in Kalispell and Whitefish are preparing for the arrival of two Ukrainian refugee families fleeing the violence of war.

Updated 2 days, 22 hours ago
PHOTOS: 4-H Dog Show at Northwest Montana Fair

Scenes from the 4-H Dog Show at the Northwest Montana Fair at the Flathead County Fairgrounds on Friday, Aug. 12.

Updated 3 days, 1 hour ago
Court: Proposed judicial election changes unconstitutional

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a proposal to change the way state Supreme Court justices are elected is unconstitutional and cannot appear on the November ballot.

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
Kalispell Public Schools to operate on a $77.8 M budget

Kalispell Public Schools will operate on $77.8 million for the 2022-23 school year.