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Knudsen campaign says Dems’ complaint lacks specifics

The campaign for Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen has responded to a complaint filed by the executive direc…

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Stillwater Christian senior casts for a future in fishing

The commencement ceremony for the Class of 2024 for Stillwater Christian School is Friday, May 24. Stillwater’s ceremony begins at 11 a.m. in the school gym, w…

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Mystery snails turn up in Flathead Lake

Dumping aquarium pets into local waters can negatively affect the ecosystem — and the consequences don’t always come at a snail’s pace.

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Northwest Montana 2024 state Legislature primary voter guide

Ahead of Montana’s June 4 primary election, the Daily Inter Lake sent questionnaires to state Legislature candidates running in contested races in Northwest Mo…

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A Home at the Samaritan House: Expansion project nearly 20 years in the making

The Samaritan House is adding two apartment buildings and will see an expansion of its administrative office on its campus on former Army Reserve property in K…

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Flathead County administrator's contract renewed

Flathead County commissioners on Tuesday approved extending the contract for the county administrator for another three years.

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Gianforte supports limited financial assistance for Flathead Reservation law enforcement

In a recent letter, Gov. Greg Gianforte said he is amenable to providing temporary financial relief to Lake County for as long as three years in the transition period following the county’s withdrawal from handling…

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A Home at Samaritan House: Service organization aims to help veterans, families with expansion project

When the temperatures dropped this past winter, 70-year-old Dave Anderson faced losing a limb — his second limb — to frostbite.

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Addiction treatment homes say funding fixes don’t go far enough

Montana health officials have started a voucher system to help people with substance use disorders move into transitional housing as they rebuild their lives. …

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16 years after buying a slice of paradise, Columbia Heights family learns home is on a toxic site

When the Sterling family bought their home in Columbia Heights in 2008 they figured they had a little bit of paradise.

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West Valley School tech levy passes by one vote after recount

A West Valley School technology levy passed by one vote following a recount held during a school board meeting Friday.

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Lessons learned — Kindergarten teacher wraps up 40-year career at Lakeside Elementary

For 40 years, Lakeside Elementary kindergarten teacher Coleene Torgerson has been “at the beginning” of students’ education, sending hundreds of children off o…

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Zinke seeks evidence of his own claims about arrival of immigrant family

Despite raising the specter that a nonprofit worked with the Biden administration to relocate immigrants in the country illegally to Kalispell earlier this mon…

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Kalispell FFA shines at state, multiple teams advance to nationals

Kalispell FFA was recognized as the overall state champion team for its top placements in five career development events at the Montana FFA Convention in Billi…

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Montana politicians turn a critical eye toward IVF treatments following Alabama ruling

Kalispell resident Margo Neiman remembers everything it took to get pregnant — medications, money and time spent worrying if her attempts at a baby through in …