Sunday, August 09, 2020

Local News

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Updated 15 minutes ago

Bear causes grass fire, dies

Updated 18 hours, 10 minutes ago
Alleged drive-by shooter returns to jail

A man accused of a drive-by shooting earlier this summer is back in jail after he allegedly violated his release conditions.

Updated 18 hours, 10 minutes ago
Neighbors, agencies voice concerns about proposed development

A proposed new housing development east of Kalispell is expected to be a major topic of discussion at Wednesday’s Flathead County Planning Board meeting.

Updated 18 hours, 10 minutes ago
Outdoor restrooms fall through cracks of COVID guidance

The COVID-19 pandemic has created quandary for restroom use at campgrounds and trailheads, where management must decide how best to keep facilities clean, st...

Updated 18 hours, 10 minutes ago
Frontline workers keep Flathead Valley moving

Under the new designation of “essential workers,” employees from grocery stores to hospitals seem to be taking the situation in stride on the front line of d...

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Building, real estate bright spots in Montana economy

At the mid-point of the year, the national and state economies look predictably bleak as businesses continue to contend with the fallout of the COVID-19 pand...

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Kalispell man accused of assault at restaurant

A Kalispell man is facing a felony charge of burglary after a violent incident at a local taco restaurant.

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
COVID-19 among the many reasons students seek additional help

High school students participating in summer school may come in with a variety of circumstances, but all share the same reason to recover enough credits to g...

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Kalispell council OKs development projects in virtual meeting

The Kalispell City Council held its first meeting of the month via Zoom video conference Tuesday night after the City Council chambers were inundated by unmasked protesters Monday evening.

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
North Fork camp and retreat proposals denied

North Fork residents showed up en masse to Tuesday’s Flathead County Board of Adjustment meeting to speak against three separate proposals for conditional-use permits that would allow for multiple camp and retrea...

Updated 1 day, 18 hours ago
Whitefish’s Depot Park renovation completed

Depot Park is the open space at the heart of downtown Whitefish. The park plays host to family gatherings, lunchtime picnics and major events, and is often t...

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
Libby restaurants bear brunt of mask ire

It started a couple of weeks ago with occasional insults from tourists. By Aug. 4, the abuse from customers refusing to wear masks had reached such a horrify...

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago
On Flathead Lake’s islands, trespassing, improper use are growing concerns

This week’s fire on Bird Island has rekindled trespassing and unauthorized land-use concerns among landowners on Flathead Lake’s islands.

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago
Polson selects new city manager

The city of Polson has offered its city manager position to Livingston’s former City Manager Ed Meece.

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago
Neighbors aim to change name of Lost Coon Lake

A group of neighbors who live around Lost Coon Lake, along with the city of Whitefish, are expected to soon file a petition in court to change the name of th...