Monday, July 13, 2020


The latest news on COVID-19 and how it affects Northwest Montana.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Local businesses struggle to find seasonal staff

As local businesses have been ramping up again in the wake of the coronavirus restrictions, many employers are f...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
United Way establishes COVID-19 relief fund

Northwest Montana United Way in Kalispell is currently accepting applications for the organization’s recently established COVID-19 relief fund that offers re...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Yoga Hive closes studios in Kalispell, Columbia Falls

Yoga Hive is closing its Columbia Falls and Kalispell locations due to the economic hardship caused by COVID-19. Because of the pandemic, founder Mollie Busb...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Psychologist: Kids feel stress of pandemic too

As adults around the country continue to adjust to the new normal brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s younger generation is also having to navi...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Next phase of Montana's reopening plan begins June 1

Gov. Steve Bullock announced on Tuesday that Montana would move to phase two of the state’s reopening plan starting June 1.

Updated 2 months ago
Outdoor graduation ceremonies set

Flathead and Glacier high school graduation ceremonies will be held outdoors with a limited number of guests allowed in order to follow social distancing guidelines.

Updated 2 months ago
Montana coronavirus cases decline amid retail re-openings

The rate at which Montanans are diagnosed with COVID-19 continues to decline as the state begins its third week in which retailers have been able to reopen

Updated 2 months ago
Out-of-state person tests positive for COVID-19 in Lake County

An out-of-state individual tested positive for COVID-19 in Lake County this week, according to a press release from the Lake County-CSKT COVID-19 Incident Command System.

Updated 2 months ago
Virus prompts spike in telehealth demand, services

When it came time for Alan Gianoli to meet with his doctor at the Woodland Clinic in Kalispell, he first hesitated, and then eventually canceled his appointment. At 72 years old, he figured the risks associated w...

Updated 2 months ago
Kalispell Regional picked for alternate care facility

Kalispell Regional Healthcare was recently selected by Montana’s COVID-19 Task Force as a location where an alternate care facility will be constructed to serve the region in the event of pandemic escalation.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Flathead currently has no confirmed active COVID-19 cases

As of Tuesday morning, data from the Flathead City-County Health Department showed Flathead County currently has no active confirmed cases of novel coronavirus.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Bullock announces $123 million in coronavirus relief

Gov. Steve Bullock announced the first round of emergency grants on Tuesday funded through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security – or CARES – Act.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
New Glacier Institute director navigating park closure, uncertain summer

When Anthony Nelson was a kid growing up in Minnesota, he already knew he wanted to retire in Northwest Montana near Glacier National Park.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Local retail shops, hair salons open to eager customers

The highly anticipated reopening of some local businesses began Monday after weeks of closures. Most retail shops, hair salons and the other businesses that ...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Walk-in services resume at Kalispell city offices

The Kalispell City Hall and Parks and Recreation lobbies will reopen to the public beginning Monday, May 4, with respective safety measures for social distancing in place per guidance from the Governor’s Phase 1 ...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Some churches reopen while others continue online

It has been over a month since churches in the Flathead Valley shut their doors, and after Gov. Steve Bullock lifted the stay-at-home order for Montana on Ap...