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Child sex offender back in jail for alleged parole violation
July 28, 2021 midnight

Child sex offender back in jail for alleged parole violation

A man convicted of seeking sex with a 12-year-old girl is locked up in the Flathead County Detention Center after authorities say he violated his probation by viewing online pornography.

Roger E. Gallo, 67
July 28, 2021 midnight

Roger E. Gallo, 67

Roger E. Gallo, 67, passed away on July 19, 2021.

Bradly Anthony Nieves Sr., 41
July 28, 2021 midnight

Bradly Anthony Nieves Sr., 41

Bradly Anthony Nieves Sr., 41, was born June 30, 1980, in Martinez, California, and was a resident of Columbia Falls since he was a teen.

Restoration aims to preserve legacy of Werner Peak Lookout
July 28, 2021 midnight

Restoration aims to preserve legacy of Werner Peak Lookout

Fire lookouts have a story shaped by the memories of people and events of the past. The Werner Peak Lookout is among the fire lookouts in Northwest Montana still standing, and a nonprofit's restoration effort aims to preserve the structure for many more years to come.

July 28, 2021 midnight

Law roundup: Man in boxer shorts poses a threat

A man decided to keep his family inside their residence with the doors locked and called Kalispell Police Department reportedly because a man, who could usually be seen “working on wood,” was standing outside in his boxers and told the patriarch he had “another thing coming” and that his family needed to “watch out.”

Deanna Jean Spletstoser, 83
July 28, 2021 midnight

Deanna Jean Spletstoser, 83

Deanna Jean Spletstoser, 83, was born on Nov. 28, 1937, in Great Falls, and passed away Dec. 25, 2020.

Hotel project mulled at Kalispell council session
July 28, 2021 midnight

Hotel project mulled at Kalispell council session

A proposed hotel in downtown Kalispell got its first round of public perusal during a Kalispell City Council work session Monday night, with proponents and opponents weighing in on the sizable development project.

Free air filters available to those with health conditions
July 28, 2021 midnight

Free air filters available to those with health conditions

Low-income Flathead Valley residents at risk of serious health problems from wildfire smoke may be eligible to receive portable HEPA air cleaners at no cost.

North Valley Food Bank gets $25,000 grant for expansion project
July 28, 2021 midnight

North Valley Food Bank gets $25,000 grant for expansion project

A $25,000 grant from the Whitefish Community Foundation will help the North Valley Food Bank expand its facility amid skyrocketing demand for nutrition assistance.

July 28, 2021 midnight

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