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Kalispell man transferred from Washington prison faces felonies

A Kalispell man with a lengthy criminal history was transferred to Flathead County from a Washington prison over the weekend to face local charges. Joseph Michael Crowell, 39, was booked into the Flathead County Detention Center on three felony counts of aggravated assault, theft and the revocation

BIGFORK EAGLE - 2018-03-24 13:00:00

Kalispell firefighters attack bedroom blaze

March 23, 2018 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Theres a lot of buzz about the Alta Views housing project thats ready to take off in Whitefish, and with good reason. The townhouse subdivision to be built on the former Par 3 golf course property... March 23, 2018 at 5:39 pm | Daily Inter Lake Kalispell

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-03-23 22:39:00

2nd man arrested in Helena double homicide

Posted: Updated: Missing toddler found hiding behind Crock PotMissing toddler found hiding behind Crock Pot Updated: Thursday, March 22 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-03-22 15:22:50 GMT MANHATTAN- A father is thankful for the community's response when his daughter went missing. MANHATTAN- A father is thank

ABCFOXMONTANA.COM - 2018-03-23 19:17:00

Proposal aims to increase Kalispell bypass speed limit

The Montana Department of Transportation is drafting a proposal to increase speed limits on the U.S. 93 bypass. It starts on the south end of Kalispell and cuts through to the north end. Many cars frequent the Kalispell bypass. Bigfork resident Nick Mcwhorter said he drives it every day. The speed l

NBCMONTANA - 2018-03-23 22:04:51

Woman jets off with the gas money

According to the Lincoln County Sheriffs Office, a resident said a car was parked in their driveway and they couldnt get around it to get out. A woman said her daughters ex-boyfriend was coming into her workplace and threatening her. According to the Flathead County Sheriffs Office, a female custome

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-03-24 02:07:00

County rejects Raceway Park subdivision

Saying they want a firm plan for a road access to Church Drive, the Flathead County commissioners on Thursday voted 2-1 to deny the preliminary plat for a proposed subdivision on the Montana Raceway Park site north of Kalispell. Commissioners Gary Krueger and Phil Mitchell voted against the subdivis

BIGFORK EAGLE - 2018-03-24 13:00:00

Kalispell Gears Up for Major Wastewater Project

Work is expected to begin on a multi-million dollar wastewater project in Kalispell this spring that will simultaneously help alleviate an over-burdened sewage system and clear the way for continued development on the west side of town. The West Side Interceptor Project has been on the Kalispell Pub

FLATHEAD BEACON - 2018-03-24 15:33:57

Columbia Falls manufacturer furloughs 60 workers

COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A battery manufacturer in Columbia Falls has furloughed more than 60 workers. The Hungry Horse News reports the layoffs at ViZn Energy happened on March 16. The company was founded in 2009. Its batteries are the size of shipping containers and are designed to be used for

KULR8 - 2018-03-24 18:03:00

Bigfork plans for downtown parking lot

Plans for additional parking in downtown Bigfork have begun a slow march forward following the Bigfork Center of the Performing Arts purchase of a 0.8-acre plot of land on the north side of Grand Avenue to be renovated for public parking. Funded largely by the Bigfork Community Development Foundatio

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-03-23 12:00:00

Flathead authorities investigate Hungry Horse shooting

The Flathead County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Wednesday morning shooting in Hungry Horse. Deputies responding to an 11:45 a.m. report of a shooting on Mountain Drive found a 57-year-old woman lying outdoors with a single gunshot wound to her abdomen, according to a release from Sheriff Chu


Thorough test drive worries seller

The case was closed on a possibly stolen vehicle after it was reportedly returned following an extended test drive. Kalispell Police Department initially received a report from a man who said he was selling his vehicle and a buyer, who was supposed to take it for a test drive around the block, alleg

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-03-23 12:00:00

Workforce housing project to break ground

An architectural rendering shows the design of the Alta Views townhomes in Whitefish. Theres a lot of buzz about the Alta Views housing project thats ready to take off in Whitefish, and with good reason. The townhouse subdivision to be built on the former Par 3 golf course property off JP Road will

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-03-23 12:00:00

State: Hecla violated bad actor' law

Hecla Mining Company equipment. (Paul Sievers/The Western News file photo) Hecla Mining Company has hit another obstacle in its effort to mine the Cabinet Mountains. This past fall, the Forest Service gave its subsidiary, RC Resources, permission for the first phase of its Rock Creek Mine, which, t


For the Love of the Bob

Living and playing in Montana and the vast expanses of wilderness therein means relying on a tried-and-true way of living, one based on the experiences of those who came before us, enhancing our lives with their know-how and what they learned from indulging their outdoor passions. But in modern time


Flathead students tested for TB following diagnosis

Nurses began testing students for tuberculosis at Flathead High School on Wednesday morning following a diagnosis at the school Tuesday. The Flathead City-County Health Department reported that about 200 students could have been exposed to the bacterial disease due to contact with the infected stud


New renovations come to Flathead High School

It's the end of an era for one of Kalispell's most historic buildings. Construction started on the Flathead High School Gymnasium to make room for a new gym and new buildings. Built in 1929, Flathead High School's gym is one of the oldest buildings on one of Montana's oldest high schools. However,

ABCFOXMONTANA.COM - 2018-03-23 07:27:00

Error prompts repeat of mobile-home park hearing

The Flathead County Board of Adjustment is starting over on a public hearing for a proposed Evergreen mobile home park because of a procedural error. The board March 6 approved a conditional-use permit for Michael V. Seaman and Garry Seaman to allow a manufactured home park on West Evergreen Drive.


Well-known Flathead Valley appraiser Jim Kelley dies

John Goroski, left, of Kalispell gives cheers to Jim Kelley as they finish a Dels Tuesday Night Series race in June of 2017. (Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake file) Jim Kelley, a longtime Kalispell appraiser whose real estate statistical data was a vital resource for local business and real-estate lea


Woman charged with assault with a rifle

A Kalispell woman has been charged with a felony after she allegedly pointed a rifle at a man and shot bullets into his vehicle. Andrea Marie Brass, 38, was booked into Flathead County Jail Friday after police responded to a disturbance with a weapon in Columbia Falls. After talking to witnesses, po


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Name: Sandy Matheny Age: 65 City: Whitefish Name: Karla West Age: 69 City: Kalispell Profession: Band members of Cowboy Country and the Gold Dust Girls Q: How did you get into music? Sandy: My whole family on both sides is musical. Daddy had a voice like Jim Reeves, a real mellow, easy voice. He a