Friday, April 19, 2024

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 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Whitefish Winter Carnival treasure found

The annual Whitefish Winter Carnival Treasure Hunt is over.

Updated 11 months ago
Kansas woman dies in Avalanche Creek

On Monday afternoon, a 28-year-old woman from Kansas fell off a rocky overhang into Avalanche Creek and was swept into the gorge.

Updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Missing Glacier Park hiker found alive after extensive search

After spending nearly four days in the woods of Glacier National Park’s backcountry, a 19-year-old man was found alive on Monday evening.

Updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Search underway in Glacier Park for missing 19-year-old

Search efforts are underway in Glacier National Park for a 19-year-old man missing since Friday.

Updated 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Prescribed fire north of Whitefish planned for this week

Smoke will be visible this week from a prescribed fire north of Whitefish.

Updated 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Whitefish School District election results

The preliminary results for the Whitefish school election that occurred on Tuesday, May 2, are tallied.

Updated 1 year ago
Four rescued after falling through ice on Lower Stillwater

The Whitefish Fire Department rescued four people who fell through the ice at Lower Stillwater Lake on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 12.

Updated 1 year ago
City concerned over bills relaxing regs on short-term rentals, ADUs

The Whitefish City Council held a special meeting Monday, April 10, to discuss what action to take on two senate bills that could potentially hinder workforce housing efforts in Whitefish; the bills will both be ad…

Updated 1 year, 2 months 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 vehicle during a police chase Thursday afternoon in n…

Updated 1 year, 2 months 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 year, 2 months 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 1 year, 3 months 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 1 year, 4 months 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 1 year, 5 months 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 1 year, 5 months 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 extended…

Updated 1 year, 6 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.