Thursday, July 07, 2022

Local News

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Updated 1 day, 8 hours ago

The Springs residents in Fourth of July spirit

Mariel Cole, a resident at The Springs at Whitefish, was prepared for Independence Day with her red, white and b...

Updated 1 week ago
Rockslides, slump close section along Hungry Horse Reservoir

Approximately 10 miles of road is closed along the west shore of Hungry Horse Reservoir due to unstable terrain causing rockslides and a slump.

Updated 1 week ago
Boat sinks on Whitefish Lake; no injuries reported

The Whitefish Police Department and Fire Department responded to a report of a capsized boat on Whitefish Lake Monday evening around 7:30 p.m.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Developer who proposed Mountain Gateway now looking to create large subdivision in CFalls

A developer is proposing a major subdivision on farmland east of the river just outside Columbia Falls.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Council Briefs: Bears already a problem; city budget, zoning change approved

Since the start of May, there have already been nearly 100 bear and wild animal conflict calls from the Whitefish area reported to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Council adopts increased fees for trash collection; continuing alley pickup possible

Whitefish residents will see their monthly fee for garbage service rise from its current rate of $10.78 to $17.25 along with the arrival of new bear-resistan...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Overturn of Roe shifts Montana abortion debates to state courts

Montana’s elected officials reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Friday overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which had made abortion legal nationwide for nearly 50 years.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
New on the block: Slow Burn Records opens on Spokane Ave

For several years, Mike and Dyan Colby often traveled from Texas to spend time in Whitefish and enjoy the rhythm of mountain living. Now they own the only re...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Weed Rodeo helps restore native landscapes along Flathead River

When one knapweed plant has 30,000 seeds that will remain viable for up to 25 years, ridding the shoreline of them and other noxious weeds is a daunting task.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Police Calls: Bear rifling through garbage asleep on lawn

Police calls for June 10-12

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Looking Back for June 29

Activities in Whitefish over the Fourth of July weekend were expected to contain something for everyone as the Annual Charles Nelson Memorial Babe Ruth tournament kicked off on Friday and the 37th Annual Whitefis...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Homeward for Heroes: Healing together in peace of the great outdoors

Relaxing around the campfire in the company of good friends — it’s a quintessential summer pastime for many. It’s also one of the most effective ways the non...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
City Council preview for July 5

Whitefish City Council meets on Tuesday, July 5 beginning at 7:10 p.m. at City Hall.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Wellness retreat farm blends healing arts, medicinal herbs

A secret oasis near Whitefish is creating a space for visitors to slow down and reconnect with nature.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
WTC offers summer theatre camps

Enrollment is now open for Whitefish Theatre Company’s Summer Performance Camps. WTC is offering programs for all age groups, from first through 12th grades.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Whitefish’s Barnes to compete in Miss Montana Competition

The Miss Montana competition will be held in Billings at Movement Montana, 925 Broadwater Avenue on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at 7 p.m. Five women will compete...