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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, 20 hours ago
Woman wants to foster discussions about racial injustice

Samantha “Sami” Francine is ready to have some hard conversations.

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Whitefish Safeway completes remodel, adds services

The Whitefish Safeway has gotten a facelift over the past couple months, adding features that make life easier during a pandemic.

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
Triple homicide in Olney under investigation

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

Updated 1 week ago
Sun Road won’t open to Logan Pass by July 4

Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road will not be open to vehicles to Logan Pass by the July 4 holiday, park spokeswoman Gina Kerzman said.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Searchers recover Whitefish man’s body in Flathead River

Flathead Valley search and rescue teams on Wednesday morning recovered the body of a man who likely drowned in the Flathead River Tuesday near the old Columb...

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Fern given award for work on affordable housing

Rep. Dave Fern says he recognized how important and complex housing issues are early on in his first campaign for the state Legislature.

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Workman honored for stewardship efforts

Much of Whitefish Public Works Director Craig Workman’s job is to plan for the future.

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Fire board says it’s negotiating with city on contract

The Whitefish Fire Service Area board has yet to vote on how it plans to handle its contract for fire service with the City of Whitefish, but the board says ...

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Three generations of same family taught at Muldown Elementary

The Maddox-Snipes family has a deep connection to Muldown Elementary School — three generations of family members have taught in the building.

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Amtrak to reduce service to 3 days per week

Amtrak will cut its passenger train service on the Empire Builder to just three days a week starting in October, due to ridership declines from the COVID-19 ...

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Board recommends ice cream facility

The Whitefish Planning Board last week recommended approval for a Sweet Peaks ice cream manufacturing building, as well as a separate request for a West Seco...

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Rain leads to blooms in Glacier National Park

It may have been a soggy start to Glacier National Park’s reopening to visitors, but all that rain has proven largely beneficial to Glacier’s plants.

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City looks to work with owners on property line adjustment

Whitefish City Council last week said it wanted to work with the owners of a Dakota Avenue property who are seeking to change the boundary lines of their property to create four lots for future homes.

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Council approves construction for long-planned Baker Ave. underpass

Construction of a pedestrian underpass for Baker Avenue near Depot Park is set to begin this summer following years of planning.

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Police calls: Chickens unharmed after bear break-in

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