Tuesday, December 05, 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 2 months 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 fu…

Updated 7 months ago
Prescribed fire north of Whitefish planned for this week

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

Updated 7 months ago
Whitefish School District election results

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

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks 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 7 months, 4 weeks 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 9 months, 2 weeks 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 9 months, 3 weeks 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 10 months, 2 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 11 months, 1 week 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 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 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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 year, 1 month 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 1 year, 2 months 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 1 year, 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.