Sunday, October 02, 2022

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Updated 19 hours, 36 minutes ago

Saving the history carved into landscape of Canada's Waterton Lakes National park

Using cutting edge laser scanning technology, archaeologists with the University of Calgary have created an extr...

Updated 19 hours, 36 minutes ago
Libby clinic holds asbestos screening in Kalispell

Under a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CARD can provide free asbestos-related disease screening for everyone who qualifies under the grant.

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
Arraignment in Columbia Falls homicide case continued

The arraignment of accused killer Zain Alexander Ray Glass was delayed this week after his defense attorney requested additional time to secure a fitness eva...

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
Officials sound the alarm on feral swine

The carcass of a dead pig found west of Lake Koocanusca prompted the Montana Department of Livestock (DOL) to hold meetings in both Libby and Eureka last wee...

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
PHOTOS: Great Northwest Oktoberfest in Whitefish

Attendees of the Great Northwest Oktoberfest in downtown Whitefish had a rollicking good time at Local's Night. The Oktoberfest celebration featured German f...

Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago
DEQ drops violation against alpine coaster developers

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality retracted late last month allegations that developers planning an alpine coaster in Lakeside violated state c...

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
2 flu cases confirmed in Flathead

Flathead County health officials have confirmed the first cases of the seasonal flu in the state.

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Zinke put on defensive over past lies in US House debate

BUTTE (AP) — Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke faced sharp attacks for past dishonesty from his Democratic opponent in a Montana U.S. House race debate on...

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago
Hiring: Employers get creative in pursuit of local workers

In the face of ongoing hiring challenges, local employers across all industries are taking creative measures to remove barriers in the hiring processes and a...

Updated 2 days, 19 hours ago
Whitefish Community Foundation awards $20,000 for pickleball courts at Smith Fields

Project Whitefish Kids is the sponsoring nonprofit organization and donated land for the courts.

Updated 2 days, 19 hours ago
Hospital names award after Winslow Nichols

Beginning this school year, Logan Health will be renaming their Today’s Achievers, Tomorrow’s Leaders program after Winslow Nichols, one of the program’s fir...

Updated 2 days, 19 hours ago
Attorney General’s Office discriminated in hiring, human rights investigation finds

The Montana Human Rights Bureau found reasonable cause to believe the Attorney General’s Office engaged in unlawful discrimination during the hiring process following an investigation into the Montana Department ...

Updated 3 days, 6 hours ago
Flathead Hotshots make way to Florida to assist following hurricane

The Hotshots are better known as elite crews that fight wildfires, but are also well-equipped for natural disaster assistance.

Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago
Montana health officials call for more oversight of nonprofit hospitals

Montana health officials are proposing to oversee and set standards for the charitable contributions that nonprofit hospitals make in their communities each ...

Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago
New charge filed against man linked to Whitefish shooting

Wilson Dane Huyser, 33, initially was brought up on a felony criminal endangerment charge following the May 14 shooting outside the parking garage attached t...