Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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Kalispell Chamber CEO to step down this fall

Updated 7 hours ago
Police seek person in alleged drive-by shooting

The Kalispell Police Department is searching for a person who allegedly committed a drive-by shooting Sunday evening.

Updated 14 hours, 45 minutes ago
Polson man arrested for forgery, burglary

A Polson man is facing charges from a 2019 incident after he was recently arrested in Flathead County.

Updated 14 hours, 45 minutes ago
Sentence of six years for meth trafficker

A California woman who admitted bringing methamphetamine to the Flathead Valley for distribution after officers found more than 10 pounds of the drug in her vehicle was sentenced Friday to six years in prison and...

Updated 14 hours, 45 minutes ago
Local woman tapped for hospital administration job

Following a nationwide search, officials with North Valley Hospital in Whitefish recently hired Julia Drishinski as the organization’s new senior director of quality, risk and process improvement.

Updated 14 hours, 45 minutes ago
Whitefish antique boat show canceled

Whitefish Woody Weekend 2020, presented by the Big Sky Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society and hosted by the Lodge at Whitefish Lake, has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, organizers announced i...

Updated 14 hours, 45 minutes ago
‘Play in your backyard’ program urges people to explore locally

Members of the local tourism industry hope to see a lot more Montana license plates at restaurants, trailheads and other local attractions this summer. Since...

Updated 1 day, 3 hours ago
Person shot dead after firing at deputies

Law enforcement officers shot and killed a man during a standoff Sunday evening after the man fired his weapon at officers, according to information from Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
A career of caring for veterans

After a career of caring for wounded soldiers in the U.S. Army Reserve, Joren Underdahl is continuing his care of veterans as the Administrator of the Montan...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Land committee to take second look at Bigfork farm proposal

The Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee will review three applications for amendments or zone changes to Bigfork-area properties at their May 28 meeting, including a request for a conditional use permit to operat...

Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago
New bar approved for 93 in Whitefish

Whitefish City Council on May 4 approved the operation of a bar in an existing commercial building on Highway 93 South.

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Gone but not forgotten: Cemetery association maintains historic graveyard

One hundred twenty-one years of Bigfork history is laid to rest in Lone Pine Cemetery.

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Col. Falls considers resort tax on June 2 ballot

Columbia Falls voters will have the final say on the city’s proposed resort tax June 2 as part of the state’s mail-in primary election.

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Flathead veterans to honor acclaimed military officer with flag ceremony

Maj. Gen. Neil Van Sickle was the oldest living West Point graduate when he left this world at 104 years old on Sept. 29, 2019, and while it’s a marvel to re...

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Commissioners table scenic sign reg changes

Flathead County Commissioners last week unanimously voted to table a change to sign regulations in the scenic corridor, citing concerns about the public’s ability to comment on the changes.