Saturday, September 19, 2020

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Updated 11 hours, 55 minutes ago

State: COVID contact tracing takes priority over data reports

As COVID-19 cases in Flathead County mount, creating an upswing in contact tracing and case monitoring work for ...

Updated 4 days, 11 hours ago
C-Falls teacher picked for NY Times Teaching Project

As a world traveler who has taught overseas in countries such as Morocco, Columbia Falls English and French teacher Jeanette Price continually seeks to conne...

Updated 4 days, 11 hours ago
New climate plan calls for carbon neutrality by 2050

A report commissioned by Gov. Steve Bullock to help Montana provide a framework to combat and adapt to a warming climate was released Wednesday.

Updated 5 days, 1 hour ago
Smoke blankets western Montana with fire risk high

Air quality in western Montana is suffering as westerly winds carry wildfire smoke in from neighboring states.

Updated 5 days, 11 hours ago
Lakeside filmmaker shares stories from the Flathead Valley

Lakeside’s Ross Yarrow enjoys telling stories, people’s stories that is.

Updated 5 days, 11 hours ago
Kalispell mulls redevelopment of downtown parking lot

The Kalispell City Council will hold a virtual work session tonight to discuss the redevelopment of the parking lot near Valley Bank in downtown Kalispell.

Updated 6 days, 3 hours ago
'Hazardous' air quality impacts NW Montana

Air quality in Northwest Montana was expected to go from bad to worse Sunday into Monday as smoke from Western wildfires impacts the region.

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
History of deficiencies documented at COVID-infected Whitefish care center

Following a recent state investigation into Whitefish Care and Rehabilitation Center, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services stamped the facility wit...

Updated 6 days, 11 hours ago
Whitefish OKs $61.9M capital project plan

Whitefish’s five-year capital improvement program plan calls for funding 124 projects at an estimated total cost of $61.9 million.

Updated 6 days, 11 hours ago
Report suggests how to best manage grizzly bears

Gov. Steve Bullock’s Grizzly Bear Advisory Council issued its final report to the governor on Thursday, offering a host of recommendations by consensus on ho...

Updated 6 days, 18 hours ago
Senior living community confirms death of resident with COVID-19

An 87-year-old woman with COVID-19 has died, according to a press release sent by Immanuel Lutheran Communities on Saturday.

Updated 1 week ago
Vitalant releases antibody positive rates for COVID-19 virus

In an effort to support COVID-19 response and preparedness efforts, Vitalant recently released antibody positive rates for more than 250,000 blood donors across several states from June and July, Montana included.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Flathead man charged with deliberate homicide

A Flathead Valley man accused of deliberate homicide in connection with a fatal shooting on Thursday is behind held at the Flathead County jail.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Whitefish care center sees four additional COVID deaths

Four additional individuals associated with Whitefish Care and Rehabilitation Center have died from COVID-19-related complications, according to a press release sent Friday morning from the Flathead City-County H...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Fire destroys Farm to Market Pork feed mill

A West Valley business was the site of a fire Thursday evening.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Bypass revamp include overpass, more roundabouts

The Montana Department of Transportation’s plan to redesign the interchange at Foy’s Lake Road on the U.S. 93 bypass will replace the heavily trafficked roundabout with a four-lane overpass, but roundabouts will ...