Saturday, June 10, 2023

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Updated 10 hours, 52 minutes ago

Gianforte touts Sprunger’s fentanyl bill in Kalispell

Gov. Greg Gianforte joined Kalispell Rep. Courtenay Sprunger in the Flathead County Courthouse on Friday to cere...

Updated 23 hours, 52 minutes ago
Country star Russell Dickerson to perform at Northwest Montana Fair

The fair is scheduled for Aug. 16-20 at the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell.

Updated 1 day ago
Second lawsuit filed alleges Gianforte used ‘procedural trickery’ to stop popular marijuana bill

A second lawsuit challenging how Senate Bill 442 was handled by Gov. Greg Gianforte and Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen has been filed in Lewis and Clark County District Court.

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Judge weighs challenge to gag order in University of Idaho killings

A judge overseeing the case against Bryan Kohberger, charged with killing four University of Idaho students last fall, is set to hear arguments Friday over a...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Flathead Electric awards scholarships

A total of $118,000, funded by the co-op's unclaimed capital credits, was awarded to local students this year.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Whitefish group awards scholarship

The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship recognizes the accomplishments of graduating high school young women planning to pursue post-secondary education.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Man accused of pulling knife sentenced to state prison

A Kalispell man accused of pulling a knife on men confronting him for shoplifting earlier this year received a partially suspended 10-year sentence in the Mo...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Summer Experience kicks off at ImagineIF Libraries

The library will be celebrating by hosting a Kids Summer Kickoff Party at the Ark Building, which is the future home of ImagineIF Bigfork, located at 162 Bri...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Kalispell man sentenced in intimidation case

A Flathead County judge has handed down a trio of suspended sentences to a Kalispell man accused of harassing and threatening his ex-girlfriend.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Work underway to build trail system near Bigfork

The Bigfork Harrell Forest Trails project, which at its completion will consist of 4.5 miles of single track trail alongside an existing two track road syste...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Chief Justice Mike McGrath, Justice Dirk Sandefur will not seek re-election to Montana Supreme Court in 2024

Neither Montana Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike McGrath nor Justice Dirk Sandefur will run for re-election in 2024, they independently told Montana Free Press this week.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Blackfeet Nation seeks to drop lawsuit over state vaccine discrimination ban

The question of whether a controversial Montana law banning vaccine discrimination can be enforced on Native American reservations will remain unanswered after the Blackfeet Nation and a local economic developmen...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Kalispell receives $750K on behalf of manufactured home community

A resident-owned manufactured home community seeking to hook into Kalispell’s water and sewer system has received a boost from the Montana Coal Endowment Program.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
RV park pitched for Columbia Falls

The Flathead County Planning Board at its June 14 meeting will take up an application by Michael Faktor for a 21 space RV park on six acres at Narrow Way.

Updated 2 days, 1 hour ago
Melt out: Flathead Basin snowpack all but gone

Northwest Montana’s mountain snowpack is nearly melted out already, setting up a dire forecast of below normal water supply for rivers across the region.