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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 months, 3 weeks ago

Whitefish Winter Carnival treasure found

The annual Whitefish Winter Carnival Treasure Hunt is over.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Whitefish Mountain Resort closed due to extreme weather

Whitefish Mountain Resort will not open on Friday, Jan 12. The resort opened on Thursday, Jan. 11, at its usual time and slowly began closing lifts down thr…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
District cancels school, activities for Friday due to weather

Whitefish School District has canceled school tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 12, due to unsafe road and weather conditions.

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Voters reject $33.7M Whitefish School District bond

Voters have turned down a $33.7 million bond issue put forward by the Whitefish School District that would have funded an expansion of the high school and its …

Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Woman survives bear attack along Trail Creek

A 73-year-old woman was hospitalized on Sunday following a bear attack along Trail Creek just west of North Fork Road, state officials say.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Great Fish Community Challenge sets fundraising record

The ninth annual Great Fish Community Challenge ended Sept. 15 with more than $5.2 million donated to 77 Flathead Valley nonprofit organizations in five weeks.

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Mandatory evacuation ordered near Olney amid red flag warning

A wildfire west of Olney expanded its footprint Friday as authorities warned nearby residents to leave the area as critical weather conditions threatened to fu…

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Pre-evacuation warning issued for homes near Olney, Stryker

Residences near the East Fork Fire south of Stryker were placed under a pre-evacuation warning Thursday evening as winds whipped up fire activity.

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Hot, dry weather increases fire activity

A wildfire burning on the Swan Range blew up Tuesday afternoon, sending off a massive plume of smoke that was visible across the Flathead Valley.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Simulated active shooter training exercise at middle school Friday

Emergency service personnel will be conducting a training exercise that will simulate an active shooter incident on Friday, Aug. 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Whitefish High School.

Updated 10 months ago
Machinery sparked fire north of Whitefish Lake

A heavy aerial and ground attack kept a wildfire near homes on the north end of Whitefish Lake in check over the weekend.

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Missing mushroom hunter found alive in Canada

An 87-year-old Whitefish man who went missing in the Frozen Lake area last weekend was found alive Tuesday afternoon in Canada.

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Searchers seek Whitefish man who disappeared in Lincoln Co.

The search continues for an 87-year-old Whitefish man who went missing in the Frozen Lake area Saturday night.

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Bad weather forces cancellation of annual fireworks over Whitefish Lake

A bout of bad weather including wind, rain and lightning on Tuesday night forced the cancellation of the annual fireworks display at City Beach that is part of…

Updated 10 months, 4 weeks ago
2 killed, 3 injured in suspected DUI wreck near Columbia Falls

Two people were killed and three others were injured in a suspected DUI wreck Monday evening on U.S. 2 south of Columbia Falls.