Saturday, April 17, 2021

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 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Report of plane crash west of Polson was unfounded

Emergency response personnel from Lake and Sanders counties responded to a report Monday morning of a plane cras...

Updated 2 days, 15 hours ago
Planning Board recommends denial of outdoor recreation park zoning request

Torsten and Jessica Wedel are asking the board to change zoning regulations so they can build the park on the west side of U.S. 93, just south of Goose Bay and Table Bay.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Crews contain 316-acre brush fire west of Dixon

The wildfire burned 316 acres along the Flathead River 5 miles west of Dixon.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Human remains found near base of Mission Mountains

Authorities believe the body is that of 74 -year-old Allen Ray, who was reported missing on Aug. 1, 2020.

Updated 1 month ago
Lake County rescinds mask directive

Lake County commissioners voted unanimously to rescind Resolution 20-4, put in place March 17, 2020, which declared a state of emergency in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated 1 month ago
Multi-agency investigation yields 10 drug arrests in Polson

The Polson Police Department announced a string a drug-related arrests that began with a traffic stop Thursday.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Dayton woman, daughter among 3 killed in crash east of Kalispell

Three people died in a fiery head-on collision on Montana 35 in the Creston area.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
MHP trooper shoots fleeing suspect during traffic stop near Ronan

The trooper attempted to stop a vehicle near the intersection of Beaverhead Drive and Eagle Lane.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lake County extends mask directive for 30 days

Lake County Commissioners on Tuesday extended the county’s mask directive for 30 days in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Polson voters reject resort tax proposal

A proposal to initiate a resort tax for the city of Polson was rejected by the city’s voters in a special election Tuesday.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Missing person alert issued for Polson man

Ben J Griffing, 62, has gone missing from Polson.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Sheriff releases ID of Polson man killed in crash on Back Road

The crash was first reported just before 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

Updated 4 months ago
CSKT leaders say 'Big Sky' producers exploiting tribes

Leaders of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are calling out ABC Studios for actions they deem exploitative.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Pablo man arrested after two people shot

A man was arrested and booked into the Lake County jail Friday night following a report of a shooting in Pablo.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Former Board of Control assistant sentenced to prison for embezzlement

A former Flathead Joint Board of Control employee accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars over a span of three years has been sentenced to federal prison.