Saturday, July 11, 2020

Breaking News

For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago

Sheriff: At least 8 killed in plane collision at Idaho lake

No survivors after Sunday afternoon collision; as many as eight were aboard

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Montana records 3 additional deaths as cases soar

Yellowstone County health officials say an outbreak of COVID-19 at a memory care facility in Billings has led to three deaths

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
Montana virus infections hit new high as nursing home hit

A Billings nursing home says 58 residents and staff have tested positive for the coronavirus and the facility has been put under quarantine

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Governor, education head release separate school guidelines

The Montana Governor’s Office and the Office of Public Instruction have issued separate plans advising schools how to safely reopen in the fall

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Court filings show Whitefish man had threatened to murder ex-wife

Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino has released the names of the four people who died in a murder-suicide incident that occurred Tuesday morning in the Olne...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Sheriff: 4 people dead in Olney murder-suicide

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent triple homicide in Olney.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Fire in C-Falls destroys trailer house, vehicles

A trailer house and three vehicles were destroyed in a fire Sunday evening at the North Fork Trailer Park in Columbia Falls, though firefighters were able to...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Local man arrested for toppling Ten Commandments monument

A Columbia Falls man was arrested after he reportedly toppled a Ten Commandments monument located on the southwest side of the historic Flathead County Court...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Bullock lifts restrictions on visitation to long-term care facilities

Montana’s nursing homes and assisted-living facilities can now allow “safe visitation,” according to an updated directive issued Thursday by Gov. Steve Bullock.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
State reports record number of daily COVID-19 cases

Montana’s COVID-19 Task Force announced 37 new cases Thursday morning, the highest number of daily positives reported since the start of the state’s outbreak.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Searchers recover man’s body in Flathead River

Flathead Valley search and rescue teams on Wednesday morning recovered the body of a man who likely drowned in the Flathead River Tuesday near the old Columb...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Search and rescue teams seek man in Flathead River

Flathead Valley search and rescue teams were searching for a man in the Flathead River Tuesday afternoon after a raft he and three others were in capsized ju...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Alcohol, speed suspected in fatal crash near Ronan

A motorcyclist died in a traffic crash in near Ronan at 11:48 a.m. on Sunday.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Whitefish cancels July 4 fireworks show

The Whitefish Chamber of Commerce has canceled the Fourth of July fireworks show after working for more than a month to try and save the popular event.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Montana reports 25 new cases; 4 in Flathead

Montana reported 25 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, matching the state’s highest daily total since March 28.