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Updated 13 hours, 12 minutes ago

Tester, Daines differ on IVF protections vote

Montana’s senators split Thursday on a Democratic-backed bill to establish federal protections for in vitro fertil…

Updated 13 hours, 12 minutes ago
State environmental agency halts rewrite of water quality standards

Three years into a legislatively mandated effort to adopt looser standards for two nutrients abundant in Montana waterways, the state has halted rulemaking on …

Updated 13 hours, 12 minutes ago
Political practices commissioner rules that AG candidate was ineligible

The Montana Commissioner of Political Practices has ruled that Republican Attorney General candidate and Daniels County Attorney Logan Olson was not qualified to run for Montana Attorney General in the 2024 primary…

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Great Outdoors Act funding to spur Flathead National Forest improvements

Thanks to a $26 million investment into the Forest Service’s Northern Region, rental cabin updates, road work, campground improvements are among the upcoming projects slated to occur in the Flathead Valley.

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Kalispell Public Schools, teachers union pause contract negotiations

Teachers will be paid according to a contract that was set to expire this week after the Kalispell Education Association and Kalispell Public Schools failed to…

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Free summer meals available for children and teens

Free meals are available to youths 18 and under in Flathead County over the summer months when school is not in session.

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Don 'K' Subaru fundraiser benefits Flathead K9 Foundation

Don “K” and Subaru last month presented a check in the amount of $21,700 to the Flathead K9 Foundation because they were chosen by the employees and customers …

Updated 2 days, 1 hour ago
PHOTOS: Save America Rally at Snowline Acres

Photos from the Save America Rally featuring Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tim Sheehy and former congresswoman and 2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard…

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
Mountain snow forecast for Glacier Park next week

An abrupt change in weather is expected next week, with below average temperatures and mountain snow likely.

Updated 2 days, 8 hours ago
Backers say nonpartisan primary and majority vote initiatives qualify for fall ballot

Backers advancing a pair of constitutional initiatives that would overhaul how Montana voters elect state and federal candidates said Wednesday that they have …

Updated 2 days, 13 hours ago
Average fire season forecast for the Flathead Valley

Fire experts and officials with state and federal agencies expect an average fire season in the Flathead Valley this year, although they said that June’s weath…

Updated 2 days, 13 hours ago
Sprunger says she supported reconvening Montana Legislature to address immigration

Rep. Courtenay Sprunger, R-Kalispell, said Tuesday that she voted in support of holding a special session of the Montana Legislature to address immigration, bu…

Updated 2 days, 13 hours ago
Montana Supreme Court upholds closing down of Whistlestop Retreat

The Montana Supreme Court has largely upheld a lower court’s decision that effectively shut down a resort on the shores of Lake Five in West Glacier.

Updated 2 days, 23 hours ago
Teenage motorcyclist killed in US 93 collision

A teenaged motorcyclist died Wednesday after striking a sport utility vehicle while swerving to avoid a collision on U.S. 93 near Lakeside, authorities say.

Updated 3 days, 3 hours ago
Former bookkeeper for Kalispell firearms manufacturer stole $159,000

A former bookkeeper for a Kalispell firearms manufacturer admitted stealing $159,000 from her then-employer in a check scheme, spending the money in part on hotel stays in Las Vegas and Quinn’s Hot Springs.