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For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Republicans sweep Lake County statehouse seats

Lake County voters on Tuesday favored all Republicans in contested statehouse races.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
MDOT hosts meeting Wednesday on Ninepipes corridor

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) will host an in-person open house from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, in the banquet room at Ninepipes Lodge to share the findings of a study of the U.S. Highway 93 Ni...

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Presumptive case of monkeypox reported in Lake County

The Department of Public Health and Human Services Lake County Health Department and CSKT Tribal Health Department today confirmed a single probable case of ...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Garceau Fire west of Polson grows to 1,500 acres

A new wildfire that sprung up in the Polson area on Tuesday has grown to roughly 1,500 acres.

Updated 6 months ago
Lake County enters stage 1 fire restrictions

KALISPELL — Lake County is entering stage 1 fire restrictions, effective Friday.

Updated 6 months ago
Elmo Fire consumes 7,000 acres in one day

Evacuation orders were issued Friday night after a wildfire quickly ballooned near Elmo on the west side of Flathead Lake.

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Sheriff Bell wins re-election in Lake County

Don Bell holds a firm lead in his re-election bid for Lake County sheriff.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Lake County boy arrested following social media threats

A Lake County boy is charged with felony intimidation after he allegedly made threats on social media about shooting people at a school in St. Ignatius, authorities said Thursday, May 26.

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Ronan man charged with arson for Boulder 2700 fire, two others

Craig Allen McCrea, 36, has been incarcerated at the Lake County jail since about May 4 on unrelated drug charges.

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Polson man in custody after homicide near Flathead Lake

Tyler Uhrich is in custody in the Lake County jail following a homicide the night of Tuesday, May 10.

Updated 9 months ago
Polson voters reject two school bond requests

The Polson School Board voted in February to proceed with a bond request of up to $32.2 million for the elementary district and $17.7 million for the high school district.

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Authorities identify kayakers who died at Swan Lake

Both are from Flathead County.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
One dead after tactical team responds to Ronan; suicide suspected

Authorities responded to a residence in the area of Grizzly Drive, east of Ronan, following a report of an assault just after 7:30 a.m.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Montana marijuana industry sees strongest month yet in March

The adult-use or recreational market saw its most robust month yet in March, with $15.9 million in sales as compared to $13.5 million in February and $14.1 million the month before.

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
St. Ignatius woman killed in Highway 200 crash

A St. Ignatius woman died following a one-vehicle crash Thursday night in Sanders County.