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Updated 7 hours, 11 minutes ago

State park visitation dips during cool spring

Temperate weather with a few cold spells during the first quarter of 2022 contributed to a slight decrease in th...

Updated 7 hours, 51 minutes ago
Suit seeks to end camping on gravel bar near Blankenship Bridge

A group of residents calling itself Friends of the Flathead River filed suit against the Forest Service on May 16, claiming the agency is violating the Wild ...

Updated 11 hours, 31 minutes ago
Montana Supreme Court says no to Election Day voter registration

Under an order issued Tuesday by the Montana Supreme Court, Election Day voter registration will once again be prohibited in the state.

Updated 11 hours, 31 minutes ago
BNSF changes controversial attendance policy

Montana’s largest railroad company is making changes to a controversial new employee attendance policy after receiving pushback from railroaders and unions. ...

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
Cayuse Prairie administrator selected as superintendent of the year for Northwest Montana

Cayuse Prairie School Superintendent and Principal Amy Piazzola was chosen by her peers as the 2021-22 Superintendent of the Year for the Northwest Montana r...

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
Q&A with U.S. House candidate Matt Jette

Editor’s Note: The Daily Inter Lake is republishing select answers from questionnaires completed by the candidates for U.S. House District 1 and submitted to...

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
Flathead County Superintendent of Schools Election: Ketchum wants to do what’s best for kids

Two Republicans — Cal Ketchum and Erin Arneson — are running for the position of Flathead County Superintendent of Schools in the primary election on June 6....

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
Flathead County Superintendent of Schools Election: Arneson wants to bridge gaps caused by division

Two Republicans — Cal Ketchum and Erin Arneson — are running for the position of Flathead County Superintendent of Schools in the primary election on June 6....

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
Whitefish-raised UM grad succeeds with molecular biology, marching band

Hunter Grimes played an important role in Dr. Stephen Lodmell’s on-campus research lab for three years, working to identify interactions of the protein RIOK3...

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
Kalispell Council approves Evergreen sewer fee

The change is in response to the Evergreen Water and Sewer District instituting a new meter fee of $3 per account monthly for meter data from each of the sewer customers connected to water service.

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
FEC awards scholarships to local students

Flathead Electric Cooperative recently announced its 2022 Scholarship Program recipients. A total of $117,000 — funded by unclaimed capital credits — was awarded to local students this year.

Updated 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
Eco groups say timber sale threatens Yaak grizzlies

A collection of environmental groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a forest project on the Kootenai Forest that they claim will negatively affect grizz...

Updated 1 day, 6 hours ago
Ronan man charged with arson for Boulder 2700 fire, two others

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that a Ronan man suspected of igniting the Boulder 2700 fire that burned homes and private property last s...

Updated 1 day, 8 hours ago
Daily service on Amtrak's Empire Builder set to resume

Daily service on the Empire Builder, the only Amtrak line that traverses Montana, will resume May 23, the federally funded passenger rail service announced l...

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Country star Lee Brice to headline fair concert

Country music singer and songwriter Lee Brice is slated to headline the 2022 Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo concert, fair officials announced Tuesday.