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Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Health board considers tighter restrictions as COVID numbers climb

Health board considers tighter restrictions as COVID numbers climb

Updated 4 months ago
Triple homicide in Olney under investigation

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent triple homicide in Olney.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Montana set to enter second phase of reopening June 1

Montana is set on June 1 to move into phase two of reopening the state, Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday afternoon.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Superintendent recommends remote learning continue for rest of school year

Superintendent Heather Davis Schmidt says Whitefish Schools should continue with remote learning only for the remainder of the school year.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Bullock announces plan to gradually reopen Montana

A gradual reopening of Montana will begin this weekend, Gov. Steve Bullock announced Wednesday afternoon.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
KRH announces pay cuts, furloughs as result of pandemic

Kalispell Regional Healthcare on Monday announced that due to financial impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic that it will implement pay reductions for its executives, physicians and executive directors. Certa...

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Flathead County resident dies of coronavirus

The Flathead City-County Health Department on Monday confirmed the first death of a Flathead County resident related to COVID-19 in Flathead County.

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Bullock extends stay-at-home order through April 24

Gov. Steve Bullock has extended the stay-at-home order for the state through April 24, including the closure of public schools, to slow the spread of the cor...

Updated 6 months, 4 weeks ago
Whitefish prohibits guests for lodging facilities, vacation rentals

Whitefish on Sunday became the first city in Montana to prohibit guests from staying at lodging facilities and vacation rentals in response to the COVID-19 p...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Governor issues stay-at-home order beginning Saturday morning

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Thursday afternoon issued a stay-at-home order beginning on Saturday, March 28, in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavi...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Governor extends school closure, requires social distancing

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday afternoon extended the closure of Montana schools through April 10, and also continued other restrictions on businesses...

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in Flathead County

Two people in Flathead County have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Flathead City-County Health Department announced late Friday afternoon.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Bullock orders K-12 schools to close immediately, recommends limiting public gatherings

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Sunday that all public K-12 schools would close beginning March 16 though March 27.

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Law enforcement responds to false report of shooting

The Whitefish Police Department responded to a call Thursday afternoon of someone claiming he had shot and killed a person on Baker Avenue, but officers quic...

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
SPECIAL OLYMPICS WINTER GAMES CANCELED OVER CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

The Special Olympics winter games set to be held next week at Whitefish Mountain Resort have been canceled due to concerns around the coronavirus.