KALISPELL — While Flathead County is among the state’s most populous counties, Whitefish business owner Dave Fern said it’s a mistake to call it an “urban” county — and that’s one reason why it’s so reliably Republican.
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.
Spring and summer open-burning season begins Saturday, March 1, and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality reminds people that only clean, untreated wood and plant material can be burned legally.
WHITEFISH – A tree well at Whitefish Mountain Resort has claimed the life of another skier, the second person to die in a tree well at the resort in the past five weeks, and the fourth since 2010.
WHITEFISH – Flathead County authorities on Monday identified the California skier who died when he fell into a tree well at Whitefish Mountain Resort over the weekend as 54-year-old Douglas Spring.
WHITEFISH - A 54-year-old man from California died while skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort Saturday afternoon. According to the Flathead County Sheriff’s Department, the man was skiing with his son when he fell into a tree well and died.
The restaurant economy in this quaint Rocky Mountain community never captures front-page headlines like Oracle or Big Sky Resort, but without a doubt, the industry is sizzling.
KALISPELL — A Whitefish woman is charged with felony assault with a weapon after her husband was stabbed in the chest.
Sen. Max Baucus has taken on the gargantuan task of reforming our nation’s tax code. If done right, it could turn out to be the most significant accomplishment of his career. But with well-established special interest groups standing in the way, it might be more likely that we just get more …
HELENA -- The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has confirmed cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in both Cascade and Flathead counties.
KALISPELL -- It's been nearly a decade since Troy McGarvey was sentenced to 110 years in prison for two murders that he says he didn't commit, and he's now awaiting a Flathead County judge's decision to either reverse the conviction and grant him a new trial or to uphold a jury's guilty verdict.
WHITEFISH - The Flathead Valley has long been depicted in postcard tableaus for its rugged beauty, billed as a unique travel destination where the mountains meet Main Street and frontier towns are transformed into hubs of recreation.
COLUMBIA FALLS -- Flathead County officials have released the name of a 48-year-old Columbia Falls man who was killed when a rented tractor slipped down an embankment and pinned him against a tree.
KALISPELL - Flathead County officials have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a Glacier Bank branch in Lakeside who may be connected to other robberies in northwestern Montana dating back to 2009.
KALISPELL - A 19-year-old Kalispell man charged with firing a semi-automatic rifle at a Flathead County sheriff's deputy has pleaded not guilty to attempted deliberate homicide.
MISSOULA --Two Flathead County men pleaded guilty in federal court oon Tuesday to charges related to coordinated statewide raids of medical marijuana dispensaries in March.
KALISPELL - An attorney for a Kalispell man charged with a Christmas Day double homicide is arguing that the state's death penalty law violates the U.S. constitution.
KALISPELL — A 19-year-old man who authorities say jumped out of his vehicle and opened fire on a Flathead County sheriff's deputy with an assault rifle is in custody on suspicion of attempted deliberate homicide.
KALISPELL — Flathead County officials say a Dumpster diving ban at a garbage container site in Columbia Falls hasn't resulted in more waste heading to the county landfill.
KALISPELL -- Two pretrial hearings have been set in the case of a man charged with killing his former girlfriend and her 15-year-old daughter just east of Kalispell on Christmas Day 2010.