Saturday, December 03, 2022

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 3 weeks, 1 day 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 newl...

Updated 18 hours, 12 minutes 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 weeks, 1 day 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 3 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 2 months, 1 week 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 4 months 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 4 months, 1 week 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 4 months, 2 weeks 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 4 months, 3 weeks 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 5 months 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.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservativ...

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Whitefish shooter released on own recognizance

The man accused of firing a gun in downtown Whitefish — leaving a bystander injured by a ricochet — has been released on his own recognizance.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Man accused of Whitefish shooting that sent ricochet into bystander

A Rollins man faces a felony criminal endangerment charge after a gun he fired in Whitefish on May 14 left a bystander hospitalized with a wound from a ricochet.

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Whitefish man arrested following police chase, standoff

Authorities report that a Whitefish man is behind bars following a police chase and armed standoff Wednesday evening in the Halfmoon area near Columbia Falls.