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Gazette opinion: Billings’ rising home values reflect healthy economy

Nobody wants taxes to go up, but homeowners are happy to know their investment increased in value. It’s possible that most Montana homeowners will be satisfied on both counts when statewide reappraisal notices are mailed out next summer.

June 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Helena man dies in standoff with officers near Browning

GREAT FALLS — Officials say a 70-year-old Helena man was shot and killed during an armed standoff with officers in the Browning area.

February 22, 2014 9:35 amLoading…

Flathead County woman in custody following fatal shooting

HUNGRY HORSE — Authorities in northwest Montana say a 71-year-old man is dead and a 55-year-old woman is in custody following a shooting on Valentine's Day.

February 15, 2014 2:38 pmLoading…

Former sheriff's office worker admits embezzling

KALISPELL — A former Flathead County sheriff's office employee has pleaded guilty to felony theft after embezzling thousands of dollars from the sheriff's office employees association.

December 28, 2013 12:46 pmLoading…

Search continues for missing duck hunter

KALISPELL — Flathead County officials continue to search for a duck hunter whose overturned kayak was spotted in the Flathead River southwest of Kalispell early Monday afternoon.

October 25, 2013 8:46 amLoading…

Flathead Valley Community College student dies in construction class fall

KALISPELL — A student studying construction at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell has died in a fall.

September 24, 2013 8:21 amLoading…
Remote Kintla Lake no longer Glacier's loneliest spot

Remote Kintla Lake no longer Glacier's loneliest spot

KINTLA LAKE — I got a phone call the other day from a reader who told me: “You never should have written that story about the Dearborn River. Now everyone will know about it and it’ll be ruined.”

July 25, 2013 11:45 am Photos



Officials ID man who drowned in Flathead River

KALISPELL — Officials in northwestern Montana have released the name of a Virginia man who drowned in the Flathead River near Hungry Horse.

January 28, 2013 10:08 amLoading…

Prosecution deferred in priest pornography case

KALISPELL — Flathead County prosecutors have reached a three-year deferred prosecution agreement with a retired Roman Catholic Priest who was charged in a child pornography case last February.

January 08, 2013 10:54 amLoading…

Whitefish woman holds suspect at gunpoint after husband attacked

WHITEFISH – A 26-year-old Kalispell man was arrested Thursday night after leading Flathead County authorities on a car chase, crashing into a patrol cruiser and attacking a man who attempted to detain him, only to be held at gunpoint by the man’s wife.

January 05, 2013 11:14 amLoading…

Panel urged to seek Superfund status for Columbia Falls plant

KALISPELL — A newly elected state senator is asking the Flathead County Commission to pursue a federal Superfund designation for the site of the shuttered Columbia Falls Aluminum Co.

December 26, 2012 12:56 pmLoading…

Man charged with abducting son fights extradition

GREAT FALLS — A man arrested in northwestern Montana after fleeing British Columbia with his 3-year-old son during a supervised visit is contesting his return to Canada.

November 20, 2012 9:20 amLoading…

Massachusetts man dies in NW Montana crash

KALISPELL — Flathead County authorities say a Massachusetts man died in a single-vehicle crash in northwestern Montana.

November 13, 2012 12:04 pmLoading…

Kalispell declines Ten Commandments statue offer

KALISPELL — The Kalispell City Council has declined to take possession of a Ten Commandments statue and move it to a prominent location on city-owned land in downtown Kalispell.

October 27, 2012 4:01 pmLoading…

Marion man dies in rollover

KALISPELL -- A Flathead Valley man has died in a single-vehicle rollover on a county road northwest of Marion.

August 24, 2012 12:24 pmLoading…

Search continues for missing hiker in Glacier Park

WEST GLACIER — Search crews continue to comb Glacier National Park for a 19-year-old hiker who failed to return following a hike Saturday.

July 30, 2012 9:59 amLoading…

Large bighorn horns to go on display in Kalispell

KALISPELL — Wildlife officials in Montana say the fourth largest bighorn sheep horns on record come from a ram that apparently died of natural causes on Wild Horse Island at Flathead Lake.

May 26, 2012 1:40 pmLoading…

Cancer Family Network offers 22nd annual family camp

For the 22nd year, Cancer Family Network is offering "For One Another" family camp June 21-24.

May 22, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…
Salish, Kootenai tribes win national conservation award

Salish, Kootenai tribes win national conservation award

PABLO -– Entertainment has its Oscars, Emmys, Tonys and Grammys.

May 17, 2012 11:30 amLoading…

Whooping cough cancels middle school concert in Kalispell

KALISPELL — The Flathead City-County Health Department asked Kalispell Middle School to cancel a sixth-grade concert after a student was diagnosed with whooping cough.

May 11, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…

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