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Updated 2 hours, 5 minutes ago

Kalispell company to manage Glacier shuttles

Glacier National Park has awarded its labor services contract for the 2020 Visitor Transportation Service to LC ...

Updated 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
Webinar to address racism and bigotry during COVID-19

Racial and social justice leaders across Montana will host an online webinar Friday to discuss strategies for reducing racism and bigotry and increasing empathy and compassion as the coronavirus continues to spre...

Updated 10 hours, 32 minutes ago
COVID-19 cases in Flathead climbs to 17

Flathead County’s number of COVID-19 patients jumped to 17 on Wednesday, adding five new confirmed cases for the day.

Updated 10 hours, 58 minutes ago
Directive addresses daycare guidelines during pandemic

Montana Governor Steve Bullock on Wednesday issued a directive providing additional guidance for childcare facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated 11 hours, 14 minutes ago
Whitefish survey calculates business loss at over $700K per day

Whitefish businesses are experiencing total revenue losses of more than $732,000 per day compared to this time last year, according to a survey conducted by ...

Updated 11 hours, 18 minutes ago
Three mussel-infested boats intercepted at Dillon station

Inspectors at the Dillon watercraft inspection station had a busy start to early season boat inspections.

Updated 11 hours, 19 minutes ago
Hospital prepares beds, ventilators as officials point to late April peak

Kalispell Regional Healthcare officials said Wednesday current medical research suggests Montana’s coronavirus outbreak most likely won’t peak until late Apr...

Updated 12 hours, 48 minutes ago
Weyerhaeuser closing Evergreen plant for a week

Weyerhaeuser closing Evergreen plywood plant for a week

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
State warns of stimulus-related scams

The Montana Department of Revenue is warning Montanans about scams related to the recently announced federal stimulus package.

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Bigfork committee recommends approval of retreat center

The Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee recommended approval of a request for a conditional-use permit for a “camp and retreat center” north of Bigfork at its teleconference meeting last week.

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Montanans urged to self-report Census data

Montanans can now fill out their 2020 Census form online, by phone or by mail. Census data can be entered online at my2020census.gov, by phone at 1-844-330-2020 or via mail if a household has received a paper que...

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
New owners hope to add rooftop deck to Whitefish brewery

The new property owners of the Great Northern Brewing Co. in downtown Whitefish have submitted an application to the city for a conditional-use permit that w...

Updated 1 day, 8 hours ago
Idaho earthquake felt in Flathead

A strong earthquake in Central Idaho on Tuesday evening was felt all across Western Montana, including the Flathead Valley.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Evictions, utility suspensions prohibited during order

Gov. Steve Bullock issued a directive on Tuesday to help Montanans who are financially stressed while the state faces a stay-at-home order.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Businesses navigate definition of ‘essential’

Since Gov. Steve Bullock announced a statewide stay-at-home order last week, Montanans have been wondering which businesses are open, which are partially ope...