Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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 1 month ago

Montana Highway Patrol trooper injured in Lincoln County chase

A Montana Highway Patrol trooper is in stable condition at a Kalispell hospital after being run over by a vehicl...

Updated 1 month ago
Logan Health, Billings Clinic discuss potential deal

Logan Health and Billings Clinic, two of Montana’s largest hospital systems, have opened discussions about uniting as a single health-care organization.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Shooting at apartments in Whitefish leaves one dead

A 32-year-old man is behind bars after he allegedly shot and killed another man Tuesday morning at a U.S. 93 South apartment complex in Whitefish.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Rain creates ‘downright dangerous’ avalanche conditions

Heavy rain falling on fresh snow is causing very dangerous avalanche conditions in the Northwest Montana backcountry.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Avalanche warning issued through Friday

Northwest Montana avalanche forecasters issued a special warning Thursday for elevated danger in the backcountry due to recent heavy snowfall.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Zinke wins Montana's western district U.S. House seat

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republican Ryan Zinke has prevailed over his Democratic challenger in the race for a newly-drawn Montana U.S. House district.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Flathead County opens emergency shelter after storm causes power outages

Flathead County has requested assistance from American Red Cross to open an emergency shelter for the general population that is being affected by the extend...

Updated 5 months ago
Prescribed fire near Whitefish Mountain Resort Thursday

If conditions align with air quality, the Tally Lake Ranger District will prescribe burn an area directly adjacent to the Whitefish Mountain Resort on Thursday, Oct. 20.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Prescribed fire on Big Mountain Monday

The Tally Lake Ranger District is planning to prescribe burn an area directly adjacent to Whitefish Mountain Resort on Monday.

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Woman arrested following alleged shooting in Olney

An Olney woman is behind bars for allegedly shooting a man during a disturbance in the community north of Whitefish on Friday, authorities said.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Lake Mary Ronan area evacuated as Elmo Fire moves closer

Three structures have been destroyed in a wildfire that continues to expand its reach west of Flathead Lake.

Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Bodies of two overdue hikers found in GNP; Park announced another hiker fatality Tuesday

The bodies of two men were found in Glacier National Park on Monday morning after the pair were reported overdue from a climb on Dusty Star Mountain on Sunday.

Updated 8 months ago
Man hits family with pickup, kills 2 with shotgun in East Glacier rampage

A man drove his pickup truck into a family as they walked in a tourist village bordering Glacier National Park and opened fire with a shotgun, killing one ma...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Full length of Going-to-the-Sun Road opens to vehicles

Matching the latest opening on record, the full length of Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park opened to vehicles Wednesday morning for the 2022 su...

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Boat sinks on Whitefish Lake; no injuries reported

The Whitefish Police Department and Fire Department responded to a report of a capsized boat on Whitefish Lake Monday evening around 7:30 p.m.