Monday, October 02, 2023

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 10 months, 3 weeks ago

Republicans sweep Lake County statehouse seats

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

Updated 8 months, 4 weeks 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 1 year, 1 month 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 1 year, 1 month 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 1 year, 1 month ago
Lake County enters stage 1 fire restrictions

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

Updated 1 year, 2 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 1 year, 3 months 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 1 year, 4 months 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 1 year, 4 months 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 1 year, 4 months 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 1 year, 5 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 1 year, 5 months ago
Authorities identify kayakers who died at Swan Lake

Both are from Flathead County.

Updated 1 year, 5 months 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 1 year, 5 months 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 1 year, 6 months ago
St. Ignatius woman killed in Highway 200 crash

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