Friday, December 02, 2022

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Updated 22 hours, 47 minutes ago

Library director apologizes for job search

ImagineIF Director Ashley Cummins apologized to the library’s board of trustees Thursday following the public re...

Updated 2 days, 22 hours ago
Women Who Wine hosts annual giving banquet

Women Who Wine (WWW) welcomes everyone to help them celebrate a successful 2022 fundraising year at their annual giving banquet “Celebrating Our Stars” on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Elks Lodge in Kalispell. Doors ope...

Updated 2 days, 22 hours ago
Culinary event benefits ski foundation

The Flathead Valley Ski Education Foundation is having its 2022 Showcase of the Chefs Tuesday, Dec. 6.

Updated 2 days, 22 hours ago
Prosecutors: Burgess incriminated himself willingly

Bradley Keith Burgess, 37, of Missoula faces a felony count of vehicular homicide while under the influence in Flathead County District Court stemming from the Aug. 27 crash.

Updated 2 days, 22 hours ago
Abortion looms as major issue in upcoming legislative session

Montana voters this year rejected a ballot initiative that would have reshaped infant and obstetric care, a proposed law linked by supporters and critics to the national debate over abortion, even as they handed ...

Updated 2 days, 22 hours ago
Motorist brought up on multiple felony counts after allegedly brandishing rifle

Herbert Hale Brown, 64, was released from the county jail on Nov. 28 after initially being held with bail set at $35,000.

Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago
Hunting season ends with increased elk harvest

The 2022 general big game hunting season wrapped up Sunday with the overall number of Northwest Montana hunters with harvested elk up compared to a year ago.

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
Hank Williams Jr. to headline Under the Big Sky Festival

The Under the Big Sky Festival returns to Big Mountain Ranch in Whitefish July 14-16 with Hank Williams Jr. headlining the music festival. Also slated to p...

Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
Conservation initiative marks two decades of protecting critical lands

Conservationists put together a scientific report pointing to the landscape’s high biological value and one where the natural resources were being threatened...

Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
Veterans deluge VA with claims for toxic exposure benefits, health care

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is processing claims at the fastest rate in its history, hoping to avoid a significant backlog as hundreds of thousands of veterans apply for health care and b...

Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
Local artist pleads guilty to criminal endangerment

Authorities arrested Nicholas Oberling, 59, in July after his then partner reported receiving shocks upon reaching for soap while taking a shower.

Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
Man accused of injuring woman after firing gun in home pleads not guilty

Authorities arrested George Paul Herne, 20, in the early morning hours of July 4 while following up on a report of a person receiving treatment for a gunshot...

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Biden calls on Congress to head off potential rail strike

President Joe Biden on Monday asked Congress to intervene and block a railroad strike before next month's deadline in the stalled contract talks, following p...

Updated 4 days, 12 hours ago
Montana officials urge judge to lift limit on wolf kills

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials on Monday asked a judge to lift a restraining order that restricted wolf hunting and trapping following concerns that ...

Updated 4 days, 22 hours ago
Bigfork Vikings' Jim Benn a coach on and off the field

Jim Benn faced more than his fair share of challenges as the head coach of the Bigfork Vikings football team over the past few seasons.

Updated 4 days, 22 hours ago
Great Whitefish Gingerbread Contest returns

Starting at 5 p.m. on Dec. 9, visitors to the Whitefish Christmas Stroll on Central Avenue are invited to view contest entries and vote for their favorites i...