Friday, September 17, 2021

Local News

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Updated 4 hours, 17 minutes ago

Interior Secretary signs Montana tribes water rights compact

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland signed the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes water rights compact on Friday...

Updated 5 hours, 17 minutes ago
West Valley School District keeps masks optional

Masks will remain optional for students and staff at West Valley School District following a long discussion about Covid-19 protocols at Wednesday’s school b...

Updated 5 hours, 47 minutes ago
Officials ID Kalispell man who died in shooting

The shootings at Fuel Fitness in Kalispell also left two others injured. They were taken to Logan Health in Kalispell.

Updated 6 hours, 17 minutes ago
Pacific storm to bring mountain snow this weekend

The coldest temperatures of the season are expected across Western Montana this weekend, along with a good chance of mountain snow.

Updated 6 hours, 17 minutes ago
Local pastor to talk with astronaut on space station

A Flathead Valley pastor will broadcast a live interview this Sunday with an astronaut on the International Space Station.

Updated 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Proposed zone change for marinas would affect Bigfork development

The Flathead County commissioners will consider a zone change regarding the use of marinas that affects Bigfork Bay during a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

Updated 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Therapy goats on the mend following dog attack

Therapy goats at the Farming for the Future Academy in Columbia Falls are recovering after being attacked by dogs last month.

Updated 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Convicted rapist headed to prison after probation violations

Convicted rapist Kaleb James Arends had more than one opportunity at reform, but after his latest probation violation he will now spend time in prison.

Updated 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Idaho fugitive arrested in Jewel Basin area

A fugitive from Idaho is lodged in the Flathead County Detention Center after a series of incidents that ended Labor Day weekend in the Jewel Basin area.

Updated 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Assessment for 911 center will be on November tax bills

Flathead County property owners will begin seeing a new assessment supporting the consolidated 911 dispatch center on tax bills that go out in November.

Updated 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Libertarians meet in Kalispell this weekend

The 2021 Montana Libertarian Party State Officers Convention will be held in Kalispell Friday through Sunday, Sept. 17-19, at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Updated 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Logan Health earns awards for heart care

Logan Health has been recognized as a leading heart-care hospital in Montana.

Updated 23 hours, 17 minutes ago
Fire crews battle Batavia Lane blaze

A Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation firefighter monitors a barn fire on Batavia Lane, west of Kalispell, Thursday afternoon. Officials...

Updated 1 day ago
Glacier reports year-to-date dip in visitation

Officials said Thursday that Glacier National Park tallied more than 2.35 million visitors from the start of the year through the end of August — fewer than ...

Updated 1 day, 3 hours ago
Logan Health nurses reach union contract

Following two years of contentious contract negotiations and a three-day strike in June, unionized nurses at Logan Health in Kalispell have reached a deal wi...