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Updated 1 day, 3 hours ago

Court filings show Whitefish man had threatened to murder ex-wife

The Whitefish man accused of brutally murdering his ex-wife, daughter and another man near Olney early Tuesday m...

Updated 2 days ago
Whitefish Police explain response to Lion Mountain home following 911 call

The Whitefish Police Department has issued a statement related to law enforcement’s response to a call to Larch Lane on Lion Mountain on June 14.

Updated 2 days, 2 hours ago
Four people dead in Olney murder-suicide

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday was investigating an apparent triple homicide and suicide in Olney.

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Police calls: The French launch projectiles on highway

Thursday, June 18

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
County sets preliminary budget with $6M increase

A proposed $6 million increase to the preliminary Flathead County budget is on the table for the county commissioners.

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
In the wilderness, girls learning life lessons

This year marks the fifth anniversary for Girls in The Bob – a program of the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation designed to introduce young women to wildern...

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
FORLOH looks to build better threads

Andy Techmanski, founder of FORLOH outdoor apparel company, was on a trip up the North Fork recently while wearing one of his company’s shirts. The mosquitoe...

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Resort’s pass sales lead to food bank donation

Whitefish Mountain Resort recently presented a check for $2,500 to the North Valley Food Bank.

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Lawsuit results after building begins sinking

A mixed-used building on East Second Street is at the center of lawsuit involving the building’s owner, along with the construction companies and engineering...

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Fireworks allowed in city July 3-4

The Whitefish Police Department is reminding folks that fireworks are allowed in Whitefish only on July 3 and July 4.

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Council looks at housing project

Whitefish City Council meets on Monday, July 6 at 7:10 p.m. at the City Hall at 418 E. Second St. The following agenda items will be discussed, subject to change:

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Library reopens with restrictions

The Whitefish Community Library has reopened to the public with certain restrictions in place related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
COVID-19 testing site opens for front-line workers

Free COVID-19 testing is available in Whitefish for front-line workers who interact with the public frequently, but are asymptomatic.

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Hot, dry summer could still dictate fire season

It was a wet June, but forecasts still predict a hot and dry summer in northwest Montana.

Updated 2 days, 20 hours ago
Increased patrols for holiday weekend

Law enforcement is increasing patrols on the roads in Whitefish, along with the Montana Highway Patrol statewide, around the Fourth of July holiday to remind motorists to drive sober or get pulled over.