Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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Updated 22 hours, 49 minutes ago

Forever chemicals detected in Kalispell water, leading to surprise and action

In recent tests, the Environmental Protection Agency detected cancer-linked PFAS contaminants in Kalispell’s drink…

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Flathead Food Bank holds Mardi Gras gala fundraiser

The fundraising event features a festive New Orleans atmosphere with vibrant decorations, lively music and delicious Cajun-inspired cuisine.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Tickets go on sale for FVCC’s Festival of Flavors spring event

The Flathead Valley Community College Foundation’s Festival of Flavors spring event tickets go on sale March 8 at 9 a.m

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Roundup for Safety awards funds toward six safety projects

Fair-Mont-Egan School, established in 1967, sought support to replace its campus security and emergency communications systems. The school’s intercom and entrance door are both beyond repair.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
DECA students take the lead in business competition

Emerging business leaders and entrepreneurs from Glacier, Whitefish and Flathead high schools advance to the DECA International Career Development Conference April 27-30 in Anaheim, California.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Whitefish library series continues with program on local literary culture

Whitefish Community Library’s Winter Writers Series continues Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. featuring Montana writer Tami Haaland.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Accused drug smuggler sees felony case dismissed

A 23-year-old accused of smuggling fentanyl into the Flathead County Detention Center last year saw the felony charge filed against her dismissed in January.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Man suspected of pointing gun at homeless people earns deferred sentence

A man accused of threatening a group of homeless people along Kalispell’s Parkline Trail with a gun last fall earned a deferred sentence in Flathead County Dis…

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Flathead Classic sled dog races this weekend in Olney

The unique event that includes sled races, skijor races and bikejor races runs Feb. 24 and Feb. 24. The event begins at 9 a.m. on both days.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Flathead Warming Center's Roadmaps program provides homeless with one-on-one counseling and encouragement

Although Patty Archambault and her son Josh Erickson once knew the Flathead Warming Center as guests, they return these days as volunteers.

Updated 1 week ago
Busse brings Helena attorney Raph Graybill on as running mate

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Ryan Busse has tapped a constitutional attorney known for challenging Montana abortion restrictions and other Republican-backe…

Updated 1 week ago
Kalispell City Council to prioritize infrastructure projects eligible for state aid

Kalispell City Council is set Tuesday to finalize a priority list of needed infrastructure projects eligible for state dollars as well as consider a request fr…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Injured skier rescued from avalanche near Essex

A skier was air-lifted from backcountry terrain near Essex on Saturday after they were seriously injured in a large avalanche set off by their partner from the…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Kalispell mother named Montana Mom of the Year

Tiffany Geer has been recognized as the 2024 Montana Mother of the Year through American Mothers, Inc., a national nonprofit with the goal of valuing mothers t…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Whitefish aims to join state property improvement loan program

Whitefish is looking to implement a program that would assist businesses and other organizations make improvements to their property through loans.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Presidents Day: From George Washington's modest birthdays to big sales and 3-day weekends

George Washington was uneasy about the idea of commemorating his life. He was the first leader of a new republic — not a tyrant. And yet the nation will once a…