Sunday, September 19, 2021

Local News

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Updated 4 hours, 2 minutes ago

New Kalispell restaurant offers authentic Chinese ramen

John E. Watson hopes to bowl people over with the soup at Hokkaido Ramen House.

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
Logan Health earns awards for heart care

Logan Health has been recognized as a leading heart-care hospital in Montana.

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Fire crews battle Batavia Lane blaze

A Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation firefighter monitors a barn fire on Batavia Lane, west of Kalispell, Thursday afternoon. Officials...

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
Glacier reports year-to-date dip in visitation

Officials said Thursday that Glacier National Park tallied more than 2.35 million visitors from the start of the year through the end of August — fewer than ...

Updated 2 days, 15 hours ago
Logan Health nurses reach union contract

Following two years of contentious contract negotiations and a three-day strike in June, unionized nurses at Logan Health in Kalispell have reached a deal wi...

Updated 2 days, 16 hours ago
Kalispell shooting leaves one man dead, two injured

Officers found three men with gunshot wounds, including one who died at the scene. The other two were taken to the Logan Health.

Updated 3 days, 4 hours ago
County hits pause button a second time on vote tabulators

The purchase of new vote tabulators for Flathead County elections has been tabled again by the county commissioners to enable further evaluation of the propo...

Updated 3 days, 4 hours ago
Latest Covid surge at Libby care facility leaves at least 10 dead

At least 10 Libby Care Center residents died due to complications related to Covid-19 after the coronavirus spread through the local nursing home last month.

Updated 3 days, 4 hours ago
Board hones pot rules; OKs big housing projects

Local marijuana legislation began to take shape this week when the Kalispell Planning Board recommended approval of a zoning text amendment regarding recreat...

Updated 3 days, 4 hours ago
WWII soldier's medals presented to family in Kalispell

John T. Mulder had just graduated from Oregon State College when he joined the U.S. Army in 1942. A basketball player from the small town of Raymond, Washing...

Updated 4 days, 4 hours ago
Study finds Whitefish High School nearing capacity

The Whitefish High School building is nearing its student capacity level based on current enrollment figures, according to a draft facilities plan being deve...

Updated 4 days, 4 hours ago
Commissioners weigh in on congressional redistricting

The Flathead County commissioners have recommended to the Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission that Flathead County be kept within a Western Montana congressional district.

Updated 4 days, 4 hours ago
Extended-stay hotel proposed in Whitefish

A second new hotel could be coming to Whitefish. Last month, Averill Hospitality unveiled plans to build a three-story boutique hotel at the northwest corner...

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
West Reserve upgrades come with $68M price tag

A cost summary of the full slate of recommended improvements on West Reserve Drive between Hutton Ranch and U.S. 2 estimates intersection improvements at $20...

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Unsecured garbage in Whitefish a smorgasbord for bears

Following recent reports and sightings of 19 black bears getting into garbage and eating fruit in Whitefish, and the capture and relocation of a grizzly bear...

Updated 5 days, 4 hours ago
Bonus incentive extended for Kalispell subs

Kalispell Public Schools is looking to fill up its substitute pool as it experiences another shortage at the start of another school year operating during th...