Breaking News

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 ago

Barron wins 3rd term on commission

Lake County voters on June 2 gave incumbent County Commissioner Bill Barron a third term in office.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
New wildfire flares up near Dixon

A new wildfire cropped up early Monday morning west of Dixon on the Flathead Reservation.

Updated 1 month ago
Polson directive ‘strongly’ encourages masks as cases spike

In consideration of a recent uptick of COVID-19 cases in Lake County, the city of Polson on Thursday issued a directive “strongly encouraging” the use of masks in public.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lake County Sheriff investigates Ninepipes shooting

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred early Thursday morning in the Ninepipes area.

Updated 3 months ago
Voters elect Ronan, Charlo school trustees

Voters in Ronan and Charlo school districts elected school board members on Tuesday.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Lake County records second COVID-19 case

Lake County recorded its second COVID-19 patient Saturday.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
2 children, 1 man dead in possible murder-suicide in Polson

Two young children and a man were found dead inside a Polson home on Monday in what law officers said was a possible murder-suicide.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Lake County resident visiting Maryland tests positive for virus

HELENA (AP) — A Montana resident who is visiting Maryland has tested positive for the new coronavirus, Maryland’s governor said Wednesday.