Thursday, July 18, 2024

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Updated 4 hours, 14 minutes ago

Authorities searching for woman last seen near Hungry Horse Reservoir

Authorities are searching the Hungry Horse Reservoir area for a 33-year-old woman last seen Tuesday afternoon.

Updated 1 week ago
Tester unsure if Biden can win after debate

Montana Sen. Jon Tester is among three high-ranking Democratic senators to question President Joe Biden’s ability to win reelection in November.

Updated 1 week ago
Efforts persist to rebuild wildlife connectivity with highway crossings

For humans, roads are more than infrastructure. They can be cultural phenoms or a symbol of freedom.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Drowning victims in Glacier National Park identified

Officials identified the two individuals who drowned in Glacier National Park on July 6 as 26-year-old Siddhant Vitthal Patil from India and 28-year-old Raju J…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Proposed Somers subdivision back before county planning board

The Flathead County Planning Board on Wednesday will examine updates to a proposed subdivision located near Somers Middle School. The proposal calls for 252 re…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Glacier National Park’s ‘Going Batty’ field trip takes place next week

The public is invited to join Glacier National Park and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks personnel next Thursday for a “Going Batty” field trip, where attendee…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Waterton-Glacier Science and History Day highlights parks’ partnership and latest insights

The public is invited to hear from scientists and historians about current research and historical topics related to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park …

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Rural Whitefish fire area seeks fee increase

The rural Whitefish fire area is seeking to increase its service fees to better keep up with increasing costs.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Montana gets federal grant to retrain laid off lumber workers

A grant from the U.S. Department of Labor is providing $2 million to the State of Montana to provide workforce retraining and other services to lumber workers …

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Vitalant holds July blood drives in Flathead Valley

Vitalant is holding blood drives this month and urging people to donate, as donations in July are the lowest for the entire year, according to officials with the nonprofit.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Nonprofits selected for Great Fish Community Challenge

The Great Fish Community Challenge is a charitable giving campaign in which donors can choose to give to multiple nonprofit organizations with a single transaction.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Lincoln County seeks money from defendant in animal cruelty case to pay for dogs’ care

Lincoln County authorities are attempting to recoup costs it has incurred while taking care of 11 dogs that were taken from a man facing felony animal cruelty …

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
New Mexico man pleads guilty to stealing items from Montana Historical Society

A New Mexico author who has written several books on Montana pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing several items, including letters from C.M. Russell’s wife, from the Montana Historical Society during the course of a …

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Bear euthanized after breaking into vehicle at campground

State wildlife officials trapped and euthanized a black bear at a Northwest Montana campground on Monday after it broke a vehicle window to get food in a coole…

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
‘Quick construction’ on tap for broken St. Mary canal siphons

Repairs to the broken St. Mary Canal pipes that are part of the Milk River Project can begin immediately through an emergency authorization with the Bureau of …

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Two Libby residents accused of dognapping from animal shelter

Two Libby residents are facing charges after allegedly breaking into the county animal shelter and stealing a dog.